International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems

Special Issue

The Application of Metaverse Technology in Smart Cities

Submission deadline: Mar. 30, 2024
Status: Open for Submission
Metaverse technology has great potential to enhance smart city services and improve the lives of citizens. Some ways it can be applied include:
City planning and simulation: Virtual replicas of cities can be built using metaverse to simulate urban planning proposals, disaster response strategies and traffic flows before implementation.
Citizen services: Metaverse platforms allow for virtual city halls, schools and hospitals where citizens can access government services, attend classes and consult doctors from anywhere.
Tourism promotion: Immersive virtual tours of cities can promote tourism by show attractions to potential visitors from around the world.
Emergency response training: Emergency response personnel can train for different disaster scenarios in virtual environments to improve preparedness.
Infrastructure monitoring: AR interfaces integrated with IoT sensors can provide real-time data on issues like pollution, traffic and infrastructure faults to concerned agencies.
Smart utilities: Virtual power plants, smart grids and water networks can be monitored and managed virtually through interconnected 3D models of the systems.
Citizen engagement: Public consultation, urban design workshops and cultural events can better engage citizens in city governance through metaverse.
In conclusion, metaverse opens up new possibilities for delivering smart city services, improving emergency response, enhancing citizen experience and enabling better management of urban infrastructure and resources.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Application of Metaverse Technology in Smart Transportation
  2. Application of Metaverse Technology in Smart Energy Managemen
  3. Application of Metaverse Technology in Smart Buildings
  4. Application of Metaverse Technology in Smart Healthcare
  5. Application of Metaverse Technology in Smart Surveillance
  6. Application of Metaverse Technology in Smart Education
  7. Application of Metaverse Technology in Other Fields of Smart Cities
  8. Metaverse Technology Theory Research, e.g., AI, Blockchain, VR, AR, XR, IoT, Cryptography, Cloud Computing, Big Data
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