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Smart Cities

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Living in a Smart City

Eight Scenarios for the Lifestyles of Smart City Rsidents

  • Well-balanced Lifestyles in Tune with How People Live
  • Dealing with Administrative Procedures Securely and Safely through a One-stop Service
  • Freedom to Work When and Where you Want
  • Waste-free Manufacturing Conscious of the Global Environment
  • Study Options that Suit Individual Needs
  • Growth of Learning Opportunities that Transcend Age and Status
  • Convenient Vehicle Use as Part of the Community
  • Trouble-free Transportation Choices that Suit the Pattern of Activity

Smart cities provide people with a way of life that is more convenient and comfortable, while still being conscious of the environment. Here we consider peoples lifestyles in terms of the different activities they engage in during their daily lives: living, work, study, and travel.

Living

Linking electrical products in the home via a network can provide the people who live there with a well-balanced lifestyle.

By using authentication techniques together with the cloud and other technologies to automate the procedures associated with public administration and financial institutions, people can enjoy living anywhere, as if it were a place with which they were already familiar.

Work

When combined with security technology, the cloud can provide businesses with safe access to those resources they actually need.

Waste-free, energy-saving factories can be constructed by coordinating factory production plans with energy management systems that cover an entire industrial district.

Study

Making schools and other educational institutions smarter by linking them together in networks can free students from restrictions, such as those of place or the progress of their academic career.

Opportunities for learning that transcend age and status can be created by needs matching based on data that has been collated on who wants to teach and who wants to learn.

Travel

Through practices such as car sharing or the use electric vehicles (EVs), it is possible to use vehicles in a way that does not waste energy and is kind to the environment.

Coordinating the operation of different forms of public transportation helps people to get where they are going efficiently and easily.