Sekisui House, Toshiba and Honda Announce Overview of Joint Exhi

Sekisui House, Toshiba and Honda Announce Overview of Joint Exhibition for the
Tokyo, Nov 7, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) -  Sekisui House, Ltd., Toshiba Corporation
and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have announced that the three companies will jointly
exhibit at the SMART MOBILITY CITY 2013, an organizer-themed project to be held
from November 22 through December 1, 2013 within the venue of the 43rd Tokyo
Motor Show (organizer: the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.) 
Under the joint exhibition theme of "Being Smarter! Being Freer!"
the companies will propose a future lifestyle where deeper links among houses,
electric appliances and automobiles make people's lives more secure, more
convenient and more fun. A smart house that fully utilizes IT and personal
mobility will be presented along with the vision of smart community where smart
house is seamlessly combined with mobility, energy and information. Hydrogen
based clean energy future will be illustrated in the smart community vision. 
Sekisui House will exhibit "Slow Living," a display space that
pursues the comfort of people, and "Mobility Life," fun living while
being connected with mobility products. Furthermore, Sekisui House presents how
homebuilders can serve as a hub and incorporate the latest technologies of
Toshiba and Honda in people's lives within the houses they build.
Moreover, Sekisui House will announce its future home concept that expands the
current functions of home management and provides residents with enhanced peace
of mind and comfort in various forms including health monitoring, health-care,
nursing-care and a monitoring service. Together with an announcement of a new
service that utilizes the latest sensing technologies, Sekisui House will
propose a "SLOW & SMART" lifestyle for the future. 
Toshiba will propose a new lifestyle where people enjoy convenient and
comfort-focused services which become possible through connecting them via
cloud computing. Toshiba will exhibit a diorama of a smart community, which
describes the links between homes and mobility products within a community,
which enable a stable supply of renewable energy through the utilization of
batteries and management of EV recharging. Moreover, the Toshiba exhibit will
also include "smart" home appliances (refrigerator, washing machine,
LED lighting apparatus and air-conditioning unit), REGZA 84V-type 4K-compatible
LCD TV that inspires viewers with its high-quality images, the latest models of
the "dynabook" notebook computer as well as the advanced REGZA
Honda will exhibit the MC-beta, a micro-sized short distance EV commuter which
will be used in field tests jointly with Kumamoto Prefecture, Saitama City and
Miyakojima City in Japan. Other items on display include the UNI-CUB and the
Walking Assist Device with Bodyweight Support System, which help people realize
free mobility in an indoor environment, and the FCX Clarity, Honda's fuel
cell electric vehicle that creates the ultimate in clean performance as well as
new value by supplying external electric power from the car to the home. 
Sekisui House supports the safety and comfort of people's lives by
employing advanced household-related technologies from the construction stage.
Toshiba pursues the realization of a smart community through the stable supply
of energy and creation of efficient living space for people. Honda continues
providing people with the joy of mobility with its next-generation mobility
products. Together, these three companies will collaborate beyond the
boundaries of industries and propose a more secure, more comfortable and
smarter lifestyle of the future with hydrogen based clean energy. 
The companies are planning to hold a joint press conference at the booth at
10:15 a.m. on November 21, 2013. 
List of items on display 
Sekisui House 
- SLOW&SMART - realizing SLOW life with the latest SMART technologies
- Smart Healthcare Support that utilizes wearable sensors
- Slow Living - comfortable space designed based on scientific analysis of
human physiology and behavior
- Mobility Life - fun living while being connected with mobility products
- Airkis - providing environmentally-responsible and human-friendly air
- Hybrid SHEQAS that makes large home windows possible while maintaining the
ability to mitigate seismic motion by 50 percent. 
- FEMINITY-compatible smart home appliances (refrigerator, washing machine,
air-conditioning unit and LED lighting apparatus)
- REGZA 84V-type 4K-competible LCD TV
- dynabook notebook computers
- REGZA Tablet 
- MC-beta, micro-sized EV
- UNI-CUB, personal mobility device
- Walking Assist Device with Bodyweight Support System
- FCX Clarity, fuel cell electric vehicle 
The following items will also be exhibited at the test-driving/demonstration
event organized by JAMA 
- MC-beta, micro-sized EV (test driving)
- Micro Commuter Prototype, micro-sized EV (demonstration of autonomous
- UNI-CUB, personal mobility device (test driving) 
About Honda 
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manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of
motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine
satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing
facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products,
including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden
equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19
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