A ubiquitous city or U-city is a city or region with ubiquitous computing. All information systems are linked, and virtually everything is linked to an information system through technologies such as wireless networking and RFID tags.
The concept has received most attention in South Korea, which is planning to build some 15 ubiquitous cities. The largest of these will be the Songdo International Business District, Incheon. The first U-City, Hwaseong-Dongtan U-City, has been partially completed and opened in 2007. It characterizes diverse U-Services that include U-Traffic, U-Parking, and U-Crime Prevention service. Future-X development in Daejeon is scheduled to open in 2009.
In the United States, the first Ubiquitous city is the Manhattan Harbour project in Dayton, Kentucky. Along the banks of the Ohio River, just minutes from downtown Cincinnati, the 142-acre (0.57 km2) riverfront project will be built as a Ubiquitous city from the ground up. Currently, a division of The LG Group, LG CNS, has over 100 ubiquitous concepts to implement in the plan.
Near Hobbs, New Mexico, a high-tech scientific experimental "Ghost-Town" will be created with approximately one billion dollars in funding/investment.
- "대전에 유비쿼터스 복합도시 '퓨처렉스' 건설 (Daejeon-e yubikwoteoseu bokhapdosi 'pyucheorekseu' geonseol, Combined ubiquitous city "Future-X" to be constructed in Daejeon)". Ohmynews. 2005-12-21. Retrieved 2006-08-01.
See also 
- Education : u-city Department