Mobile Applications and Solutions for Social Inclusion, 1st Edition

  • Sara Paiva
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  • ISBN-10: 1522552715
  • ISBN-13: 9781522552710
  • DDC: 006.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 354 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Advancements in technology have allowed the creation of new tools and innovations that can improve different aspects of life. Mobile technologies are an ever-expanding area of research that can benefit users. This title provides emerging research on the use of mobile technology to assist in improving social inclusion in several domains and for users in their daily lives. While highlighting topics such as alert systems, indoor navigation, and tracking and monitoring, this publication explores the various applications and techniques of mobile solutions in assistive technology. This book is an important resource for researchers, academics, professionals, and students seeking current research on the benefits and uses of mobile devices for end users and community acceptance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Wireless Technologies and Telecommunication (AWTT) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: An Approach for Detecting Social Interactions on Mobile Devices.
2: The Urbis Prototype Development: A Touristic Guide Application.
3: Mobile Apps for Acting on the Physical Space.
4: Development of a Framework for Technological Embedding in Private Social Solidarity Institutions: Technology for Inclusion in the Daily Activities of Third Sector Institutions – The Portuguese Case.
5: Use of Mobile Devices in Science Education in a Brazilian Public School Located in a Region of High Social Vulnerability: A Case Study.
6: Mobile Games for Language Learning.
7: Mobile Payment and Its Social Impact.
8: Factors for Resistance to the Use of Mobile Banking: A Study on the Resistance of Brazilian Internet Users Aged 45 Years or Older.
9: Monitoring the Physical Activity of Patients Suffering From Peripheral Arterial Disease.
10: Continuous Stress Assessment: Mobile App for Chronic Stress Prevention.
11: Mobile Technologies for Managing Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries.
12: UX Design Guideline for Health Mobile Application to Improve Accessibility for the Visually Impaired: Focusing on Disease Retinitis Pigmentosa.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.