Panasonic has developed a sustainable smart city in Suita City, Osaka Prefecture. It is the third city after Fujisawa and Tsunashima which were both built in Kanagawa Prefecture. This smart and sustainable city of Suita has been developed thanks to the cooperation between the inhabitants, the local government, the administration, the university and the partner companies.
Panasonic CEO Yuki Kusumi said, “We, Panasonic, are promoting the creation of a sustainable smart city aimed at solving the global environmental problem and making everyone mentally and physically happy. For many years, Panasonic has been manufacturing consumer electronics and other products as a manufacturer. and based on the idea of a starting point of life, we will design the city and realize interdisciplinary services and solutions. The smart city has optimal amenities like a condominium, a service apartment, a shopping center and a daycare centre,” said the CEO. added.
He further stated that Panasonic has declared Japan’s first 100% renewable energy city supported by nearly 100% renewable energy from Kansai Electric Co.
“The reception of electricity from outside is provided by both regular and spare lines. This residence is intended for the elderly. Support for maintaining health based on personal data is available. It includes a recommendation of ingredients for the meal,” he said.
“Careful monitoring of the elderly is the hallmark of this city. Daily behavior data is collected by sensing technology. This enables original care programs and supports the healthy life of the elderly,” he added. .
Panasonic’s Yoshiyuki Miyabe said, “Children and the elderly can live together. In collaboration with the nearby Health and Medical City Initiative, various supports for the well-being and health of these people are also included in our council menu. There are many visitors from other countries, and there is also a demand to build a city based on this kind of place, mainly in Asia and China.
“The city offers a comfortable lifestyle and proper security features, including daycare, community space, rental e-bikes, and 4K security cameras. Residents of the sustainable smart city of Suita can have a life safe and satisfying. It’s the happiest life offered by Panasonic,” he added.
(With ANI inputs)
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Posted: Tuesday May 03 2022, 1:48 PM IST