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Promoted the significance of ".kyoto" at Kyoto Smart City Expo

“Kyoto Smart Open Expo Center” is an academic research facility operated by the Kyoto International Conference Center and Kyoto Prefecture on June 1-3, 2016. (KICK, Kizugawa City, Seika Town), sponsored by The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) Cyber Kyoto Research Laboratory (CKL), and KCGI is the management operator We appealed about the significance of the geographical name top-level domain “.kyoto” serving as (registry).

Director Kido made a speech titled "Aiming for the Integration of Real World and Cyber Society - Expanding the Use of Dot Kyoto" at the Smart City Seminar "Innovation from KICK for the Formation of Smart Community" held on March 3 at KICK, and he said about ".kyoto", "The domain has an extremely important meaning that indicates the publisher of content.In the cyber world, it is important for Kyoto to provide centralized information dissemination.The significance of this new domain is to maintain the dignity of the Kyoto brand, which is well known worldwide," he stressed.CKL, which opened in June last year after receiving the first certification from the prefectural government as the center's research utilization plan, is a center that fuses the cyber world on the Internet with the real world, and "Dot Kyoto is managed and operated by an educational institution and is positioned as a joint industry-government-academia public service project.Unfortunately, many other top-level domains are not properly managed due to overuse and overselling, but ".kyoto" is a clean domain name that we hope will lead to further enhancement of the international recognition and brand power of Kyoto as a whole and to the revitalization of social and economic activities," he said.On the other hand, many visitors came to CKL's exhibition booth.

. kyoto" was created in cyberspace in June 2015 and is now open for public registration.On May 26, 2015, CKL concluded a comprehensive agreement for collaboration and cooperation with Kyoto Prefecture, which includes the use of ".kyoto" to strengthen the dissemination of the Kyoto brand.