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An international experts workshop on "ubiquitous network societies" was held in April 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland.

For more information about the research project and workshop, please contact Ms. Lara Srivastava at <lara.srivastava(a)>.  


Related ITU Activities

(SPU) SPU NEWSLOG on "Mobile" and "Wireless Networks" and "Ubiquitous Networks"

(SPU) ITU Internet Report "The Portable Internet," September 2004
(SPU) ITU Internet Report "Birth of Broadband", September 2003
(SPU) ITU Internet Report "Internet for a Mobile Generation", September 2002"
(SPU) Research project on "Mobile overtakes fixed" (2003)
Resources and Links on HCI
Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience Design, University of Salzburg
Direct Brain-Computer Communication Project, EPFL, Lausanne
Ambient Intelligence Group, MIT Media Lab
Things That Think Consortium, MIT Media Lab
HCI and Tele-Learning Laboratory, University of Waterloo
Tampere Unit for Computer-Human Interaction, University of Tampere, Finland
Centre for Human-Machine Systems Research, Georgia Institute of Technology
Carnegie Mellon's Human-Computer Interaction Institute
Human-Machine Interaction Lab, Denmark's Riso National Laboratory
The Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Human & Machine Cognition, United States
Supporting Personalized Interaction in Public Spaces , University of Bari, paper presented at Artificial Intelligence in Mobile Systems (AIMS'04)
Ubiquitous Interaction - Using Surfaces in Everyday Environments as Pointing Devices , Lancaster University, 2002
Mobile phones as a platform for ubiquitous societies: The case of youth, Santiago Lorente, Universidad PolitÚcnica de Madrid, Spain, 2002
See also original article in issue number 57 from June 2002 of the Spanish Journal "Revista de Estudios de Juventud" (Journal of Studies on Youth), entitled "Youth and Mobile Phones" .
VideoProbe: Sharing Pictures of Everyday Life , Rapport de recherche, LRI, UniversitÚ Paris-Sud, April 2004


Additional Resources on ICT and Disabilities

Physical disabilities and ICT , BECTA Guidance Document, UK

Discussion Paper "When the Tide Comes In: Towards Accessible Telecommunications for People with Disabilities in Australia", Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, 2003
Disability Issues, Federal Communications Commission, United States
Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities - Technology and Telecommunications Taskforce, United States



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