Cloud4all: Scope, Evolution and Challenges

  • Manuel Ortega-Moral
  • Ignacio Peinado
  • Gregg C. Vanderheiden
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07509-9_40

Volume 8516 of the book series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
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Ortega-Moral M., Peinado I., Vanderheiden G.C. (2014) Cloud4all: Scope, Evolution and Challenges. In: Stephanidis C., Antona M. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Design for All and Accessibility Practice. UAHCI 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8516. Springer, Cham

Abstract

There are currently important barriers that hinder the access to ICT, especially for the elderly and people with disability. This paper presents the approach adopted by the Cloud4all Consortium to create the technical core of the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII). The GPII aims at producing a real impact on achieving global access to ICT. Already in the second half of the project, the current status of developments and main outcomes are presented together with the key components of the architecture. Cloud4all is compared to other approaches to the same problem, defining the scope of the project and unveiling the upcoming new challenges as a result of the research.

Keywords

Cloud4all Auto-Personalisation from preferences cloud accessibility personalisation GPII context-awareness matchmaking 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Ortega-Moral
    • 1
  • Ignacio Peinado
    • 1
  • Gregg C. Vanderheiden
    • 2
  1. 1.Fundosa TechnositeMadridSpain
  2. 2.Trace R&D Center & Raising the Floor-InternationalGenevaSwitzerland