Sekisui House, Toshiba and Honda announce overview of joint exhibition for the SMART MOBILITY CITY 2013

Sekisui House, Toshiba and Honda have announced that the three companies will jointly exhibit at the SMART MOBILITY CITY 2013, an organizer-themed project to be held from November 22 through December 1, 2013 within the venue of the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show. Under the joint exhibition theme of “Being Smarter! Being Freer!” the companies will propose a future lifestyle where deeper links among houses, electric appliances and automobiles make people’s lives more secure, more convenient and more fun. A smart house that fully utilizes IT and personal mobility will be presented along with the vision of smart community where smart house is seamlessly combined with mobility, energy and information. Hydrogen based clean energy future will be illustrated in the smart community vision.

Sekisui House will exhibit “Slow Living,” a display space that pursues the comfort of people, and “Mobility Life,” fun living while being connected with mobility products. Furthermore, Sekisui House presents how homebuilders can serve as a hub and incorporate the latest technologies of Toshiba and Honda in people’s lives within the houses they build.
Toshiba will propose a new lifestyle where people enjoy convenient and comfort-focused services which become possible through connecting them via cloud computing. Toshiba will exhibit a diorama of a smart community, which describes the links between homes and mobility products within a community, which enable a stable supply of renewable energy through the utilization of batteries and management of EV recharging.
Honda will exhibit the MC-β, a micro-sized short distance EV commuter which will be used in field tests jointly with Kumamoto Prefecture, Saitama City and Miyakojima City in Japan. Other items on display include the UNI-CUB and the Walking Assist Device with Bodyweight Support System, which help people realize free mobility in an indoor environment, and the FCX Clarity, Honda’s fuel cell electric vehicle that creates the ultimate in clean performance as well as new value by supplying external electric power from the car to the home.

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