Making Onlife Principles into Actionable Guidelines for Smart City Frameworks and #IoT Policies

  • Nenad Gligoric
  • Christine Hennebert
  • Srdjan Krco
  • Carmen Lopez
  • Ignacio Maestro
  • Colin Ő Reilly
  • Michele Nati
  • Antonio Skarmeta
  • Rob van Kranenburg
  • Nathalie Stembert
  • Alberto Serra
Chapter

Abstract

The EU project SocIoTal research identified the following as main barriers to broad IoT adoption in ‘smart’ cities: (i) lack of understanding by SME’s and City Councils, (ii) lack of third-party trust providers and (iii) lack of involvement of end users in building use cases and developing new services. The project conceived the following measures to overcome them: meetups, to address the lack of understanding introducing research questions and listening to the local stakeholders, and co-creation workshops to involve citizens from the city of Novi Sad in Serbia together with researchers from University of Cantabria, Santander. These measures and solutions warrant an ethical framework to inform and educate decision-making regarding #IoT system architectural options, and the Onlife Manifesto and initiative of the European Commission might be relevant in this context.

Keywords

Co-creation Internet of things Local Citizen-centric Ethics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nenad Gligoric
    • 1
  • Christine Hennebert
    • 2
  • Srdjan Krco
    • 1
  • Carmen Lopez
    • 3
  • Ignacio Maestro
    • 3
  • Colin Ő Reilly
    • 4
  • Michele Nati
    • 5
  • Antonio Skarmeta
    • 6
  • Rob van Kranenburg
    • 7
  • Nathalie Stembert
    • 8
  • Alberto Serra
    • 8
  1. 1.DunavNetNovi SadSerbia
  2. 2.CEAGrenaobleFrance
  3. 3.University of CantabriaSantanderSpain
  4. 4.University of SurreyGuildfordUK
  5. 5.Digital CatapultLondonUK
  6. 6.University of MurciaMurciaSpain
  7. 7.Resonance Design/CouncilTilburgNetherlands
  8. 8.sociotal.euGuildfordUK

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