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Lake Biwa Development Integrated Operation & Maintenance Office digitizes operating instructions and maintenance via IoT-based Head Mounted Displays

"We wanted to implement a solution that would make individual differences in skill levels no obstacle to executing operations in a fast, safe and controlled manner."

Yasuo Aoi Lake Biwa Development Integrated, Operation & Maintenance Office, Incorporated Administrative Agency Japan Water Agency

Fujitsu IoT Solution UBIQUITOUSWARE enables Lake Biwa’s management team to react to emergencies, improve reporting, and make effective use of remote resources.

Customer

Lake Biwa is the largest freshwater lake in Japan. It provides a source of water for 14 million people in the Shiga region, and is home to more than 1,000 species of plants and animals. The lake is managed by the Lake Biwa Development Integrated Operation & Maintenance Office, a subsidiary of Japan Water Agency.

Challenge

Lake Biwa Development Integrated Operation & Maintenance Office needed a digital solution to maximize effectiveness of remote resources during emergency flooding by delivering clear instructions and access to off-site expertise.

Solution

Built on a Fujitsu IoT Solution UBIQUITOUSWARE platform, a Head Mounted Display (HMD) was developed for local staff, featuring an easy to read screen, location specific information, and the capability to connect wearers with experienced personnel in real-time.

Benefit

  • Improved flood response with simplified operations
  • Secured connectivity with remote expertise
  • Established a platform for future digital improvements
  • Standardized incident reporting

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