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Accessible Smart Cities Initiative

Accessible Smart Cities Initiative

By Panagiotis Tsarchopoulos on 6 February 2017.

Posted in Intelligent Cities / Smart CitiesG3ict – the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies – and World Enabled teamed up to create the Defining Accessible Smart Cities Initiative.Sponsored by Microsoft, the initiative’s goal is to increase awareness of the role that accessible technology must play in the planning, deployment, and functioning of smart cities worldwide and how smart cities can better engage persons with disabilities and aging communities in those processes.

The objective of the initiative is to bring together global industry, government, and civil society experts and practitioners to define how a Smart City can also be a digitally inclusive city.

 

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