Executive Summary

When environmental problems and climate change become point of concern in most city around the world as the city environment has significantly impacted on its tourists’ decision making on visiting the city. Bad environment has discouraged current tourists and damaged destination’s image for the future arrivals. Smart Environment refers to the city that concerns about the impact on environment by deploying autonomous technologies and management system in order to help monitoring and controlling any activities that harm the environment such as Air Quality monitoring and air pollution reduction, Smart Energy and water management, Waste Management and AI Disaster Prediction.

Key Takeaways for MICE

  •  Air pollution problem increases the costs for business travelers including the cost of seeing health professional which is about 1,000 baht per person per visiting and about 120 baht for a piece of N95 mask. 
  • Oslo, the capital city of Norway monitors the city’s air quality by deploying ThingFarm Smart Air, providing real-time information for the authority to consider actions toward solving and improving air quality problem.
  • Singapore’s solar power generation capacity is likely to exceed 420 GWh which considers as 5% of the country’s total energy consumption. And by 2030, it aims to increase solar energy production to power 350,000 homes. 
  • Japanese AI-based tsunami-forecasting system will be ready in 2020. The system will allow japan to predict the chance of tsunami and its damage scale which help limiting the loss of life and properties.