Sounds of Tokyo train station visualized in trial for deaf travelers


Kyodo -- Jun 15
A train station in Tokyo on Wednesday started reproducing platform announcements and the sounds of train arrivals and departures onto a screen in the form of text and sign language to help the hearing impaired on their journeys.
In the trial project that began at JR Ueno Station and will run through Dec. 14, East Japan Railway Co. aims to provide the hearing impaired with a safer and more convenient travel experience.

Jun 15 (ANNnewsCH) - 耳が不自由な人のため、電車が近付く音などを文字や手話で視覚的に表示する実証実験が始まりました。  ...continue reading

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