Month: February 2017

Accessible Smart Cities Initiative

By Panagiotis Tsarchopoulos on 6 February 2017. Posted in Intelligent Cities / Smart Cities G3ict – the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies – and World Enabled teamed up to create the Defining Accessible Smart Cities Initiative. Sponsored by Microsoft, the initiative’s goal is to increase awareness of the role that accessible technology […]

Urban infrastructures should be visually-impaired- friendly

The city planners underscored the need for installation of visually-impaired-friendly infrastructure in urban development projects. Participating in a workshop held at Bhubaneswar, the Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary � Dr. R. Balakrishnan said  “there should be ramps, machines and smart features for visually challenged persons in all new infrastructure projects to come up in the city […]