Adolfo P. Guimarães

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Brazil began in 2007 a new phase in the transmission of terrestrial television: the deployment of Digital TV. Since the beginning, the Brazilian proposal has made it clear its association with digital inclusion as it arose a need of ensuring full accessibility and usability for users of terrestrial TV, among them individuals with special needs. It is in(More)
Vehicle congestion is a serious concern in metropolitan areas. Some policies have been adopted in order to soften the problem: construction of alternative routes, encouragement for the use of bicycles, improvement on public transportation, among others. A practice that might help is carpooling. Carpooling consists in sharing private vehicle space among(More)
Mashups is a new way to develop Web applications by combining preexistent Web services, features and content in order to provide new features and services. Location systems are maybe the most popular mashups. An example of a location system is RotaCerta. This system makes use of Google Maps API to generate textual route descriptions between two locations(More)
The larger amount of motor vehicles produces many problems to cities around the world as poor urban mobility, environment concerns and people's health. The encouragement to use alternative means of transport, such as bicycles or subways is one of the steps to solve the problem. Another way is to encouraging the optimal usage of private automobiles. In(More)
The larger amount of motor vehicles produces many problems to cities around the world as poor urban mobility, environment concerns and people's health. The encouragement to use alternative means of transport, such as bicycles or subways is one of the steps to solve the problem. Another way is to encouraging the optimal usage of private automobiles. In(More)
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