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EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing

Mobile Solutions and Their Usefulness in Everyday Life

Editors: da Cruz Maia de Oliveira Paiva, Sara Maria (Ed.)

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  • 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
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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.

About the authors

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.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Integrated Mobile Solutions in an Internet-of-Things Development Model

    Pages 3-31

    Damaj, Issam (et al.)

  • The Role of Mobile Edge Computing Towards Assisting IoT with Distributed Intelligence: A SmartLiving Perspective

    Pages 33-45

    Rahman, Hasibur (et al.)

  • IoT-Based Framework for Crowd Management

    Pages 47-61

    Mohamed, Marwa F. (et al.)

  • A Case Study for the Promotion of Urban Mobility for Visually Impaired People

    Pages 65-82

    Faria, Paulo (et al.)

  • Human-Centered Design Components in Spiral Model to Improve Mobility of Older Adults

    Pages 83-104

    Khakurel, Jayden (et al.)

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eBook $129.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-93491-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-93490-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mobile Solutions and Their Usefulness in Everyday Life
Editors
  • Sara Maria da Cruz Maia de Oliveira Paiva
Series Title
EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-93491-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-93491-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-93490-7
Series ISSN
2522-8595
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 341
Number of Illustrations
27 b/w illustrations, 103 illustrations in colour
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