September 27, 2019
Bureau of Transportation
The Bureau of Transportation, Tokyo Metropolitan Government has started to provide station information in multiple languages easily on your smartphone, etc. without connecting to the Internet by using “Omotenashi Guide” near the 26 ticket gates in 11 stations nearest to the Tokyo 2020 Games venues, so that foreign visitors to Japan and people with hearing impairments can use Toei Transportation with greater peace of mind.
The multi-language information is available near 26 ticket gates of the following 11 Toei Subway stations:
Japanese, English, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Korean, Thai, French, Spanish
Scheduled at the end of this year
Information is transmitted by Bluetooth signal, So, turn on Bluetooth of your smartphone.
* The above is an image of services.
Omotenashi Guide is the “Sound Universal Design Support System” (SoundUD) developed by Yamaha Corporation. Character information translated into multiple languages can be checked on smartphones, etc. at the corresponding locations of the “Omotenashi Guide”.
*This project is a collaboration of 15 companies including railways, buses and airlines in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
|Toei Transportation Customer Center
Phone:03-3816-5711 (9:00 -20:00, seven days a week, all year round)