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Accessibility Guidelines For Designers, Engineers, Project Manages and More

Screenshot-2018-4-22 Vox Product Accessibility Guidelines

Accessibility Guidelines Making all things accessible creates a better experience across the board. Use this checklist to help build accessibility into your process no matter your role or stage in a project. There’s information and resources for: Designers, Engineers, Project Managers and more. There’s a a Quality Assurance Section and links to relevant Accessibility websites and toolkits. While visiting the…

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Tech Companies Are Expanding Accessibility Services

Screenshot-2018-4-22 Tech Companies Like Google and Airbnb are Expanding Their Accessibility Services

Nearly one in five individuals report having a disability. This number is expected to rise as the baby boomer generation continues to age. Technology is part of the answer to addressing the lack of overall accessibility the disability community faces on a daily basis. Tech companies have taken note and entered into a market that represents $1 trillion in annual…

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How Paint Can Make Smart Cities Safer and Smarter

Screenshot-2018-4-22 How a paint developed at Ohio State can make cities safer and smarter BTN LiveBIG

How a paint developed at Ohio State can make cities safer and smarter: BTN LiveBIG By Matthew Wood, 2 days ago end post-meta The Ohio State University How a paint developed at Ohio State can make cities safer and smarter: BTN LiveBIG By Matthew Wood, 2 days ago end post-meta Following the “yellow brick road,” or any road, has never…

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Cary, N.C., Turns Existing Government Campus into a Simulated Smart City

Cary, N.C., Turns Existing Government Campus into a Simulated Smart City

As cities around the globe adopt new smart cities road maps and strategic plans for new technology implementations, the town of Cary, N.C., has taken an entirely different approach — one that leverages a combination of their existing facilities, citizens and private-sector companies. Rather than overlaying sensors or building new infrastructure from the ground up, Cary is inviting private-sector companies to…

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Co-Creation is Shaping the Future of Smart Cities

Co-Creation is Shaping the Future of Smart Cities

How co-creation is shaping the future of cities As the famous urban activist Jane Jacobs once wrote, “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” It’s a truth that lies at the heart of a number of urban co-creation projects, which tap into the collective knowledge of citizens to…

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