U-City: New Trends of Urban Planning in Korea Based on Pervasive Ubiquitous Geotechnology and Geoinformation - Myungjun Jang

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U-City: New Trends of Urban Planning in Korea Based on Pervasive Ubiquitous Geotechnology and Geoinformation - Myungjun Jang

  1. 1. U-City: New Trends of Urban Planning in Korea Based on Pervasive Ubiquitous Geotechnology and Geoinformation<br />Mar. 24, 2010<br />Institute of Urban Sciences, University of Seoul<br /><ul><li>Dr. Myungjun Jang </li></li></ul><li>Contents<br />Background<br />Def. & Char. of U-City <br />Trend And Status of U-City <br />Future of U-City<br />Core Success Factors & Activation Direction of U-City<br />Concluding Remarks<br />2<br />
  2. 2. Definition And Characteristics of U-City (1)<br />Definition of U-City<br />A fuse of spatial concept and high-tech information<br />Enables all human activities through high-tech infrastructure and ubiquitous information service<br />Ubiquitous : <br />‘existing anywhere’ in Latin<br />Accessible regardless of place<br />Next-generation informatization city <br />Place of innovation and improvement of quality of life <br />3<br />
  3. 3. Definition And Characteristics of U-City (2)<br /><ul><li>Characteristics of U-City
  4. 4. Intelligence</li></ul>Manages and optimizes urban functions<br /><ul><li>Network</li></ul>Wired and wireless communications network connections<br /><ul><li>Platform</li></ul>Electronic spatial embodiment<br />Common platform and integrative management for universal service<br /><ul><li>Service</li></ul>Provide just intime service to enhance the urban functions<br />4<br />
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  6. 6. Definition And Characteristics of U-City (3)<br />Types of U-City Service<br />u-Home, u-Work, u-Traffic, u-Health, u-Environment, u-Public service and u-Education, and etc. <br />Combined with<br />communication infrastructure wired and wireless service (ex: xDSL, FTTH, RFID, Wi-bro, mobile communication)<br />construction infrastructure such as high-tech intelligent building and intelligent road<br />solutions such as home networking, building management system <br />6<br />
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  8. 8. Trend And Status of U-City (1)<br />Driving Factor for Developing U-City<br />Convergence of many fields in urban life<br />Information technology, construction, home-appliances and etc.<br />Positive expectations for developing U-City for future urban forms<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Trend And Status of U-City (2)<br />Current examples of development of U-City<br /><ul><li>Hong Kong: cyber port</li></ul>Building strategic cluster to support for finance, communication, trade and etc<br />Promoting intelligent building management, super –high networking connection s, informatization of the regional area<br /><ul><li>Dubai: Technology and Media Free Zone</li></ul>Internet city, media zone, and knowledge village<br />Alluring media industries and universities based on high-tech infrastructure<br /><ul><li>Malaysia: MSC(Multimedia Super Corridor)</li></ul>Smart town project <br />Building multi-media complex based on IT industry<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Finland : Arabianranta project<br />Germany: Media Park of Cologne<br />Japan: Fukuoka Soft Research Park <br />10<br />
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  14. 14. Trend And Status of U-City (3)<br />Development in Korea<br />U-City as promoting local economies<br />Partnerships among local governments, private companies and publicly owned companies <br />U-City as promoting urban quality of life<br />Combination of IT and local services<br />Promoting ubiquitous connections<br />About 20 cities in Korea planning to construct U-Cities<br />High-level of technology in wired wireless infrastructure<br />Competitive construction infrastructure <br />14<br />
  15. 15. Future of U-City<br />Fundamental questions for future of U-City<br />Whether it can give useful added value to human beings?<br />Can computation will catch the human behavior patterns?<br />Can market opportunity will be realized?<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Core Success Factors And Activation Direction of U-City<br />Construction of IT infrastructure <br />Self-sufficient function of the city<br />Development of successful business model<br />Reinforce differentiated urban industry strategy and specialization of the city<br />Supplementary but necessary factors such as laws and policy support<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Conclusions<br />Dev. of U-City can respond from demand rather than the U-City as policy propaganda<br />Amalgam of the local needs, business opportunity, technology, and strategy <br />Growth engine of the region<br />Ubiquitous is the innovative way, not new way<br />Need more cooperation and standardization<br />17<br />

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