Inclusive Smart City
What is a Smart City? How does is it improve the well-being of its inhabitants? We often hear that data is a the heart of a Smart City but how does it work exactly?
You will discover that Smart City revolves around other fascinating topics such as: accesssiblity, mobility, Tech for Good, inclusive city…
Let’s get inspired to build a more accessible and connected city of tomorrow!
The city of Barcelona is about to host the 9th edition of the Smart City’s flagship international event: the Smart City Expo World Congress.
Emerging digital alternatives such as MaaS offer an innovative mobility experience for smart cities of the future. Focus on the trip planner of tomorrow.
Let’s explore initiatives from around the world that showcase new accessibility technologies. Here are some projects that caught our attention.
Road deaths and serious injuries are unacceptable. Dozens of cities in the World are committing to eliminating all road hazards. What is the secret to their success?
Universal design sits at the heart of the European Accessibility Act. The legislation is expected to improve the daily lives of 80 million disabled Europeans while enlarging the market for suppliers of goods and services.
Digital tools have entered every part of our daily lives. Is it possible for everyone to be able to use them regardless of their specific needs? Find out more about digital accessibility!
6 Tips to Communicate with a Blind or Visually Impaired PersonDo you feel uncomfortable, distraught, clumsy… when you see a blind person? No need to worry, we’ve made up a quick survival guide with 6 key points to make sure everything goes well. Before all, stay...
The Montreal Metro on the Way to Universal AccessibilityWith 1.36 million passengers per day, the Montreal metro is the first network in Canada and the third in North America behind New York City and Mexico City. The network, which was inaugurated on October 14, 1966...
Creating an Accessible and Barrier-Free Society through Inclusive Design: a Constant Renewal Inclusive design has a major role in enhancing accessibility. Though both concepts don’t exactly encompass the same ideas, they are undeniably linked together because of...
Invisible Disabilities: 80% of Disabled People Are Concerned! Having a disability = using a wheelchair. That’s one persisting cliché! Actually, only 2% of people with disabilities are wheelchair users but 80% have invisible disabilities! What we mean by “invisible...
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