Around the world, initiation to use networks and the Internet of Things (IoT) in manufacturing fields are now coming out. In Japan, the use of such networking will not be limited to manufacturing. Instead, it will be extended to various other fields in order to promote economic growth, the formation of a healthy and long‐living society, and social transformation. Officials from the central governments in Japan will share each vision of the future, which is characterized by the sophisticated integration of cyberspace with physical space (“the real world”) and work to enhance it, while further pursuing a series of measures aimed at its realization, under the concept of “Society 5.0". Specifically, traffic jam decrease by intelligent transport system and the automated driving and improvement of the distribution efficiency are realized. In addition, there is the spread of next-generation battery and electric cars, and action for the problem solution for the solar light, the wind-generated electricity that is an unstable power supply fluctuation.
Speakers: Japanese Government Officials (TBC)