Sensing Systems


Visible to the public A Cloud-assisted Framework for Improving Pedestrian Safety in Urban Communities using Crowdsourced Mobile Wearable & Device Data

Pedestrian safety continues to be a significant concern in urban communities and pedestrian distraction is emerging as one of the main causes of grave and fatal accidents involving pedestrians. The advent of sophisticated mobile and wearable devices, equipped with high-precision on-board sensors capable of measuring fine-grained user movements and context, provides a tremendous opportunity for designing effective pedestrian safety systems and applications.