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We’d Like To Partner with Other Smart City Living Labs | @openlivinglabs

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We would like to partner with other regions and cities regarding exchange of ideas and learning about Living Labs and Smart Cities. We would like to invite you to collaborate with us. Please contact us if you are interested Digital Urban Living Lab (DULL) is a collection of several living lab installations in different physical locations and targeting different sectors. We…

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Support the Smart City You Want to Call “Home”

Will You Donate $5 to the Smart Cities Library™ Today? Your donation to Smart Cities Library™ will support social inclusion and the global advancement of people-centered urban planning. Support the Smart City You Want to Call “Home”  

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New South Wales Smart City Disability Inclusion Plan

New South Wales Smart City Disability Inclusion Plan

The NSW Disability Inclusion Plan was launched on 26 February 2015 at the Sydney Opera House. The plan is the NSW Government’s commitment to identifying and breaking down the barriers which prevent those with disability from enjoying the same opportunities and choices as everyone else. It aligns with the Australian National Disability Strategy and our obligations under the United Nations…

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Net Neutrality Accessibility and the Disability Community

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Net Neutrality, Accessibility, and the Disability Community Let’s face it, social media can be a troll-infested, fetid dumpster fire polluting our timelines. There are days when I don’t want to be online. As I try to practice self-care, I invariably return to the Internet because it is my second home, my playground, my workshop. Net neutrality is important to me…

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What About the People? Unlocking the Key to Socially Sustainable and Resilient Smart Cities | TheCityFix

What About the People? Unlocking the Key to Socially Sustainable and Resilient Communities | TheCityFix

  Children play in flood waters after torrential rains in Kampung Melayu, Jakarta. Photo by Kate Lamb, Freelance journalist Rapid urbanization, economic growth and climate change are putting increasing pressure on urban communities around the world. While strong physical structures are important, social relationships play a key role in determining urban communities’ resilience during adverse weather events. Community resilience is…

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Cities and Counties Are Turning Towards Smart City Strategies

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For many local governments and cities, the initiatives around smart and connected communities are becoming more strategically defined, with many CIOs and IT leaders starting to orchestrate urban visions. During the Smart City Local Government Best Practice Breakfast at the Gartner’s Symposium and IT Expo in Orlando, Bill Finnerty (@digbfinn), Gartner Research Director, and I found a very collaborative and…

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Smart Cities: Building Inclusive Digital Societies for All – @RuhGlobal

Smart Cities: Building Inclusive Digital Societies for All – Ruh Global Communications

Photo of Nabil Eid Written by Eng. Nabil Eid.  Strategic Disability Inclusion ICT Accessibility consulting services & solutions Middle East and North Africa. Today, 54 per cent of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66 per cent by 2050. Projections show that urbanization combined with the overall growth of the world’s…

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Accessibility Programming and Exhibits Featured at CES 2018

Accessibility-Related Programming, Exhibits Featured at CES 2018 – Rehab Managment

On display at CES 2018 will be the AccessibleOlli, an accessible self-driving vehicle featuring technologies produced by IBM and Local Motors. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation announces the accessibility-related programming and exhibits at CES 2018, which will take place January 9-12 in Las Vegas. CTA Foundation will host two panels: Living Independently in Smart Homes, focusing on smart home…

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“Four-Hospitality: Friendly Smart City Design for Disability”

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“Four-Hospitality: Friendly Smart City Design for Disability” Hatma Suryotrisongkoa, Reginia Cindy Kusumaa, RV Hari Ginardib   There are four standards that we define to make the right smart city designs for the disabled people. Namely Four-Hospitality, which consists of accessible, safety, problem solve, and flexible. The Four-Hospitality will become the standard benchmark assessment of smart city design. In this research…

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