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June 6, 2024
Bureau of Citizens, Culture and Sports

Installing transparent displays with multi-language display functions at 38 Tokyo metropolitan government facilities!
Utilizing State-of-the-art technology capable of realizing smooth communication

Using the World Athletics Championships Tokyo 25 and the Tokyo 2025 Deaflympics as opportunities, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is advancing approaches to the realization of an inclusive Tokyo, where everyone can enjoy interactions with anyone, anytime, and anywhere.
To promote the use of digital technology by an even greater number of people as well as people throughout society, we are planning to install transparent displays with multi-language display functions at 38 locations as follows.
Please experience smooth communication with and without disabilities and across language barriers with this display.


A transparent display scheduled to be installed
Provided by Japan Display Inc.

Note

1.Period

From Friday, June 14, 2024

2.Location

Installed at 38 facilities, including Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building General Information Desk(See the attachment(PDF:128KB) for details.)

3.Operation Hours

Same as the operating hours at each facility

4.Specifications of the Display

  • (1)The device can convert dialogue into 32 languages※ and display them in real time.
  • (2)Individuals with hearing impairments who have trouble speaking can also type on the attached tablet to display.

※Examples of corresponding languages
English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Russian, French, Italy, etc.

See the website( External link ) for details.

This project is to promote the "Future Tokyo," Tokyo's Long-Term Strategy.
Strategy10 Smart Tokyo: TOKYO Data Highway Strategy
Strategy19 Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Strategy

※Please click here for the original Japanese release.

Inquiries

(Assistance in Japanese only)
International Sports Projects Division BUREAU OF CITIZENS, CULTURE AND SPORTS
S1120908(at)section.metro.tokyo.jp
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