Kuchikomi: Will a pastoral town in Nagano be the model for a ‘super smart city’ of the future?
27/12/2020 – 10:29
…”Just before 3 p.m. on a certain day in November, a compact drone came softly buzzing over the public meeting hall, located in Hase-Nakao district of Ina City, Nagano Prefecture. It landed precisely at a predetermined spot, and a volunteer removed a pink-colored package. After receiving a battery replacement, the drone lifted off and flew off, across the nearby Mibu River.”