Inside Kashiwa-no-ha: Hitachi Smart City near Tokyo


Health room at Kashiwa-no-ha

The city’s healthcare room is run by volunteers and aims to promote a healthy lifestyle for the residents of Kashiwa-no-ha.

The healthcare room is free for residents to visit. It uses technologies to check health and wellbeing and to suggest positive changes to lifestyles.

The room is sponsored by nutrition companies, so residents can come and learn about healthy eating.

The sign over the door says “Healthy for Tomorrow.”

Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City is a collaboration between government agencies, universities, research institutions, Mitsui Fudosan and Hitachi.

Located just outside of Tokyo, the city aims to provide an environmental-symbiotic city, a city of health and longevity, and a city of new industry creation.

Hitachi provides area energy-management solutions that operate, monitor, and control energy across the city.

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