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Universal Access Issues in an Ambient Intelligence Research Facility

  • Constantine Stephanidis
  • Margherita Antona
  • Dimitrios Grammenos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4555)

Abstract

An Ambient Intelligence Research Facility is being set up at ICS-FORTH, with the goal of providing an experimentation platform for Ambient Intelligence (AmI) technologies and for studying their potential impact on users as individuals and as society. This paper discusses the opportunities that such a facility will offer towards the investigation of AmI from a Universal Access perspective, focusing in particular on issues related to Design for All.

Keywords

Ambient Intelligence Research Infrastructure Universal Access Design for All 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Constantine Stephanidis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Margherita Antona
    • 1
  • Dimitrios Grammenos
    • 1
  1. 1.Foundation for Research, Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Institute of Computer Science, Heraklion, GR-70013Greece
  2. 2.University of Crete, Department of Computer Science 

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