INHABITAT: What Panasonic electronics will be available in each home? Will homeowners be able to choose which electronics come with the house or will every house come standard with these devices?
Mr. Ishio: Panasonic’s solar panels and storage batteries will be standard equipment in each home. Of course, homeowners are able to choose other brands for their other electronics. But Panasonic will do its best to make it attractive for consumers to buy and use Panasonic electronics for to enrich their lifestyles in addition to solar panels and storage batteries.
INHABITAT: What part of Fujisawa SST do you feel still needs the most improvement?
Mr. Ishio: At this point, we have no idea of what will need the most improvement.
INHABITAT: What is the part of Fujisawa SST that you are most proud of?
Mr. Ishio: Panasonic is proud of the following: We can showcase customers all of our home energy solutions including the home itself. We can show overseas customers the realization of the advanced smart house concept developed in Japan. We can demonstrate concrete proposals on several services to maintain sustainability in the home and town.