The collaboration between Fujitsu Japan and Kanazawa Institute of Technology in local revitalization initiatives using digital technology highlights the potential of NFTs and advanced technologies to connect the real and virtual world, while also addressing societal issues in communities with declining birthrates and aging populations.
Fujitsu Japan and Kanazawa Institute of Technology have announced a collaboration to promote the practical application of technology for local revitalization. They will launch an initiative to issue NFTs utilizing Fujitsu’s Web3 Acceleration Platform to visitors of the Kanazawa Tsukimikoro illumination event. The NFTs will be displayed through an AR application called “Connect Kanazawa 2,” aiming to connect the real and virtual world.
The collaboration aims to raise positive awareness around NFTs and provide participants with a new local experience that combines advanced technologies with cultural events in Kanazawa. It also highlights the potential of NFTs in the development of various local services. This collaboration aligns with Fujitsu’s goal of leveraging digital technologies to contribute to the solution of societal issues in communities with declining birthrates and aging populations.
The Kanazawa Institute of Technology, through its Izuhara Laboratory, focuses on using digital technology in local communities to solve societal issues. By collaborating with the Fujitsu Group, they aim to attract new interest in the Kanazawa region and contribute to the promotion of Society5.0 and the SDGs in Japan.
Overall, this collaboration showcases the potential of NFTs and advanced technologies in local revitalization initiatives, offering a unique and engaging experience for visitors while addressing societal challenges.