KKU Smart City researchers welcome visitors from Ministry of Digital Economy and Society

KKU Smart City researchers welcome visitors from Ministry of Digital Economy and Society

On December 12, 2019, a team Smart City researcher from KKU welcomed visitors from two departments under Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, Office of the National Economics and Social Development Council and State Enterprise Policy Office. A team of 30 guests were taken to KKU Smart City Operational Center in KKU Science Park in the Northeast. The team was greeted by the Dr. Apirachai Wongsriworapol, a director of the science park.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wanida Kanarkard, a director of KKU Library and smart city researcher, said KKU Smart City was developed in accordance with the national development strategy to help foster social and economic sustainability in Khon Kaen. Particulary for economy, the project should help the city to achieve economic competitiveness and become healthy economic platform in the region.  With the assistance of smart city research, Khon Kaen people would be able to live their lives with happiness and safety. KKU has developed many applications to help Khon Kaen people to live a happy life. KAN App (Khon Kaen Smart City Mobile Application for New Innovation) has many interesting applications as listed below.

  1. SMART MOBILITY: Smart Parking (showing parking space availability),/ KKU Smart Transit – Khon Kaen City Bus
  2. SMART LIVING: CCTV and  Drone (real time monitoring of Khon Kaen city),  /Medical and Healthcare Services / City Free Wifi
  3. SMART ECONOMY: Smart Farm
  4. SMART CITIZEN: Robotics health care-taking
  5. SMART ENVIRONMENT: PM 2.5 monitoring App, Smart Solar Farm, Net Zero Energy Building / E-Waste Smart Bin, NB-IoT / Smart Trash (capable of indicating the emptiness level of the trash can and depicting smell), Smart Parking Solar Rooftop
  6. SMART GOVERNMENT:IoT program is linked with public data from different government offices to help distribute state information to the public.

Interested person may learn more about KAN at:

ios: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/kk-smart-city/id1450798173

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details

News/Photos: Nittaya Choom-Apai

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