Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets in Human Rights

Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets in Human Rights

Sajid Umair (National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan) and Muhammad Yousaf Shah (Ministry of Human Rights, Pakistan)
Release Date: October, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 304
ISBN13: 9781522569398|ISBN10: 1522569391|EISBN13: 9781522569404|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6939-8

Description

In recent years, technology has permeated every aspect of daily life and has drastically increased accessibility and empowerment for all demographics. Smart technologies and mobile applications now have the ability to promote and protect the basic rights of children, women, and men alike. A child’s right to education and mental growth or a woman’s socio-economic stability and protection from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse can all be attributed to these advancements.

Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets in Human Rights provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical applications of technology in relation to human ethical treatment and interactions. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as public safety, augmented reality, and safety apps, this book is ideally designed for researchers, students, activists, academicians, policymakers, and government officials seeking current research on the influence of portable technologies in human rights and ethics.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Augmented Reality
  • Children’s Rights
  • Human Detection
  • Human Rights
  • Mobile Devices
  • PIR Sensor
  • Public Safety
  • Remote Patients
  • Safety Apps
  • Smart Technology
  • Students With Disabilities
  • Technology Accessibility
  • Women Empowerment

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Sajid Umair was born in Nowshera KPK, Pakistan in 1992. He received his M.S. in computer science from School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad Pakistan, in 2016. He completed his B.S. in computer science from Institute of Business and Management Sciences (IBMS), The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan, in 2014 with a Silver Medal. His areas of interest includes Android/Desktop Applications Development, Mobile Cloud Computing, Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets, Mobile Technologies and Electronic Media, and Mobile Journalism.

His research papers have been published in different journals, conferences and also as book chapters. His recently published book, Handbook of Research on Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets in K-12 Education by IGI Global USA 2017, was indexed by SCOPUS. He is also an Editor-in-Chief of the book: Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets in Human Rights. He is former member of High-Performance Computing (HPC) Lab and Excellence for Mobile Computing (EMC) Lab at School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad Pakistan. He achieved many awards as an outstanding boy scout, most important among them being: Chief Commissioner Award from Pakistan Boy Scouts Association.