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Osakikamijima, Hiroshima Prefecture
Pick- up and drop-off transport service for residents
Osakikamijima is located near the center of the Inland Sea of Japan and is the only remote island in Hiroshima prefecture.
Osakikamijima has a decreasing population and is facing the risk of losing its public transport network. A growing number of its residents have difficulty driving their own cars due to ageing. A new means of transport network and to support daily lives.
- Pick- up and drop-off service, using self driving vehicles, combining on-demand traffic and self-driving technology, also enabling users to make reservations by phone or online
- Delivery service using self-driving vehicles arranged by the providers of home delivery items, based on orders placed by residents
- In light of the experience gained from the initial pilot activities, Fujitsu is now expanding the demonstration, introducing more applications and partners in order to realize a monthly as a service (Maas) solution that support people´s lives on remote islands
- In addition to addressing the transport challenge, Fujitsu will continue its ongoing collaboration wiht the town to explore how ICT can help solve wider problems facing remote communities