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Mobile Solutions and Their Usefulness in Everyday Life

  • Sara Paiva

Benefits

  • Features practical, tested applications of technological mobility solutions for visual impaired people

  • Presents topics such as obstacle detection systems, urban mobility, smart home services, and ambient assisted living

  • Includes a number of application examples in education, health, electronics, tourism, and transportation

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. IoT Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Marwa F. Mohamed, Abd El-Rahman Shabayek, Mahmoud El-Gayyar
      Pages 47-61
  3. Mobility and Accessibility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Paulo Faria, Ana Filomena Curralo, Sara Paiva
      Pages 65-82
    3. Jayden Khakurel, Jari Porras, Helinä Melkas, Ainara Garzo
      Pages 83-104
    4. S. Comai, E. De Bernardi, F. Salice, A. Vali
      Pages 105-125
  4. Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Yugal Kumar, Geeta Yadav, Pradeep Kumar Singh, Punkhari Arora
      Pages 129-144
    3. Raluca Maria Aileni, George Suciu, Victor Suciu, Jean Ciurea, Pasca Sever
      Pages 209-224
    4. You-Chiun Wang
      Pages 225-249
    5. Serkan Ballı, Ensar Arif Sağbaş, Musa Peker
      Pages 275-294
  5. Usability

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an insight into recent technological trends and innovations in solutions and platforms to improve mobility of visually impaired people. The authors’ goal is to help to contribute to the social and societal inclusion of the visually impaired. The book’s topics include, but are not limited to, obstacle detection systems, indoor and outdoor navigation, transportation sustainability systems, and hardware/devices to aid visually impaired people. The book has a strong focus on practical applications tested in a real environment. Applications include city halls, municipalities, and companies that must keep up to date with recent trends in platforms, methodologies and technologies to promote urban mobility. Also discuss are broader realms including education, health, electronics, tourism, and transportation. Contributors include a variety of researchers and practitioners around the world.

  • Features practical, tested applications of technological mobility solutions for visual impaired people;
  • Presents topics such as obstacle detection systems, urban mobility, smart home services, and ambient assisted living;
  • Includes a number of application examples in education, health, electronics, tourism, and transportation.

Keywords

Mobile Solutions Mobile technology Mobile Applications Mobile solutions in daily life Personal technology Consumer technology

Editors and affiliations

  • Sara Paiva
    • 1
  1. 1.Applied Research Centre for Digital Transformation - ARC4DigiTPolytechnic Institute of Viana do CasteloViana do CasteloPortugal

About the editors

Sara Paiva has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and is an invited professor at Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, where she has acted as course coordinator since 2008. Her main research areas are mobile solutions applied to the social realms. Sara manages several mobile studies such as final projects from degree and master courses, projects in partnership with companies, and projects for social institutions. She co-edited a book, has more than 20 publications among peer-reviewed journals, written book chapters and has been published in conferences proceedings. Since December 2016, Sara has been the coordinator of the Inclusive School Project, which counts more than 20 students and 20 professors that collaborate with about 10 social institutions.

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