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

photo:A virtual attendant in a smartphone app  provides service to tourists.

A virtual attendant in a smartphone app provides service to tourists.

Panasonic is conducting proving tests aimed at practical application of a new experience for domestic and foreign tourists.
Your own dedicated avatar supports you on your tour.

Explanation diagram:Supporting users on walking tours Tours can even be set up as a “stamp rally,” in which users collect a stamp for each sightseeing spot they visit. Spots can be displayed using radar, so tourists can visit them all even without a route guide.

Accessibility solutions

Operating on a smartphone or tablet, this novel technology provides information tailored to each individual’s precise location, using audio, video, text and vibration*.
This entertaining mode of information delivery opens new possibilities for enjoying sightseeing.
* Available in Japanese, English, Chinese (traditional and simplified) and Korean.

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Visual measures
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Auditory measures
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Voice guidance
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Multilingual support
When you reach the appropriate spot, voice guidance begins automatically.

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.

Helping people move directly and safely LinkRay

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Visual measures
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Measures for peace of mind
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Multilingual support

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

Voice–operated TV that’s also popular overseas 4KTV

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Auditory measures
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Voice readout
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Multilingual support

A voice readout feature to assist visually impaired TV viewers is available in models for the overseas as well as Japanese markets.
Multiple-language service is provided, varying by region, with up to 25 languages supported globally.

Automatic speech translation Megahonyaku®
 

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Auditory measures
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Multilingual support

Japanese announcements are replayed in four languages.
Highly-accurate and easy-to-operate voice translation using recorded standard sentences.
* Translation is provided using a preregistered menu of stock phrases. New phrases can be added.

Interpreting-free smart support for inbound visitors Encounter Translator
Multi-lingual audio translation service

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Auditory measures
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Voice readout
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Multilingual support

This translation device can be used while talking face-to-face with customers.
Nine languages are supported: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Spanish, French and Brazilian Portuguese. It is loaded with useful support features for communication between foreign visitors and natives.

Providing to sports facilities towords 2020 The shower

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Somatic measures
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Measures for peace of mind
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Comfortable posture

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

Use in sports scene Power assist suit

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Somatic measures
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Measures for peace of mind

This solution alleviates strain posed on assistants’ lower-back when placing and removing weights on and from barbells in Para Powerlifting competitions.