Ambient Intelligence in the City Overview and New Perspectives

  • Marc BöhlenEmail author
  • Hans FreiEmail author


Ambient intelligence has the potential for improving urban life specifically and the commonwealth in general. As artists and architects working in and with ambient intelligence, our hopes and anxieties towards ambient intelligence are not primarily in the technical domain. Our interest lies in re-making urbanity with pervasive technologies as a means to invigorate urban life. For this we need to take a break, after almost two decades of ambient intelligence related research, and recalibrate all instruments.


Public Space Ubiquitous Computing Urban Life Ambient Intelligence Smart Environment 
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  1. 1.Dept. of Media StudyUniversity at BuffaloBuffaloUS
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