[Globalization] UD for people around the world - Products and Services -

World-leading technology that takes you directly to your destination.

Verifying the technology for better accessibility.
Using ICT to help people cleverly move around

photo: Virtual reality for impaired sight, Wheelchair user virtual reality

Accessibility solutions

This technology is for assisting first-time foreign visitors to Japan, the elderly, wheelchair users
and also the visually impaired to move around safely and smoothly. Panasonic is verifying its
new ICT initiatives in accessibility at Haneda Airport and other places.

Explanatory graph: Support structure for those who use various facilities

Other UD examples[Globalization]

Toward 2020 and beyond.
Panasonic will also develop foreign-friendly universal design to meet the needs of our increasingly globalized world.

photo: LinkRay in use

Helping people move directly and safely


Simply wave your smart phone or tablet over the LED light to immediately see a multi-language information display

photo: Barrier-free route navigation in use

Helping people move directly and safely

Barrier-free route navigation

High-precision indoor positioning technology guides users to the most mobile-friendly route, even in places with no GPS access.

photo: Megaphone translator

Automatic speech translation

Megaphone translator

Japanese announcements are replayed in four languages. Highly-accurate and easy-to-operate voice translation using recorded standard sentences.

photo: The shower

Providing to sports facilities towords 2020

The shower

Easy posture sitting shower with less burden on the body.
Supplied to the Shintoyosu Running Stadium.

photo: 4KTV Japanese model / European model

Voice–operated TV that’s also popular overseas


Panasonic has also developed an overseas model of its voice–operated TV for the visually impaired. Multilingual to suit the destination, it supports up to 25 languages from around the world.
Applied models (example)
(Left) Japanese model: TH-60DX850
(Right) European model: TX-65DX900