Making Smart and Accessible Cities - An Urban Model based on the Design of Intelligent Environments

Raquel Pérez-delHoyo, Clara García-Mayor, Higinio Mora-Mora, Virgilio Gilart-Iglesias, María Dolores Andújar-Montoya


Improving citizens' quality of life is one of the main goals of Smart Cities development. Accessibility of urban public spaces absolutely determines the living conditions for people. Technology provides new opportunities of autonomy for an increasing group of inhabitants with specific disabilities. This work proposes an urban model for improving accessibility based on the design of intelligent environments, with the automation of processes and functions in urban spaces, as a safe and effective way to promote inclusion and participation of all citizens. Finally, the most appropriate technologies to implement the model are discussed.


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Pérez-delHoyo R., García-Mayor C., Gilart-Iglesias V. and Andújar-Montoya M. (2016). Making Smart and Accessible Cities - An Urban Model based on the Design of Intelligent Environments . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS, ISBN 978-989-758-184-7, pages 63-70. DOI: 10.5220/0005798100630070

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author={Raquel Pérez-delHoyo and Clara García-Mayor and Virgilio Gilart-Iglesias and María Dolores Andújar-Montoya},
title={Making Smart and Accessible Cities - An Urban Model based on the Design of Intelligent Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS,
TI - Making Smart and Accessible Cities - An Urban Model based on the Design of Intelligent Environments
SN - 978-989-758-184-7
AU - Pérez-delHoyo R.
AU - García-Mayor C.
AU - Gilart-Iglesias V.
AU - Andújar-Montoya M.
PY - 2016
SP - 63
EP - 70
DO - 10.5220/0005798100630070