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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 16

Position Papers of the 2018 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Towards a Supportive City with Smart Urban Objects in the Internet of Things: The Case of Adaptive Park Bench and Adaptive Light

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2018F118

Citation: Position Papers of the 2018 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 16, pages 5158 ()

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Abstract. Internet of things technology is a key driver to build smart city infrastructure. The potentials for urban management problems which require process control and allocation mechanisms has long been acknowledged. However, up to now the potentials of equipping urban objects with sensors, information processing capability, and actuators to enable adaptation to pedestrians' individual needs is exploited only hardly. The objective of our research is to design smart urban objects that enhance usability and safety of the urban space for pedestrians. Therefore, we report on our conceptual design for an internet of things platform which connects the novel smart urban object adaptive park bench with an innovative adaptive light system to actively support pedestrians in the urban environment, in particular to enhance participation for senior citizens with handicaps.


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