As our society is rapidly shifting to ageing society, one of the most important subjects is converting our circumstances into “barrier-free,” and new technology required to realize it is the ICT technology. On March 5, 2015, a seminar of such ICT-based barrier free environment is to be held at Toshima Kumin Center. This seminar features keynote speech by Professor Ken Sakamura from the University of Tokyo who has been working on the ICT-based support for physically challenged people for many years. It also features “experience session” that offers demonstrations of barrier-free navigation systems designed for wheel chair users and baby buggy users.
Sponsor: Yokosuka Telecom Research Park
Co-sponsor: Toshima City, TRON Enableware Research Group, Institute of Infrastructure Application of Ubiquitous Computing (the University of Tokyo)
Time/Date: 14:00-17:00 (doors open at 13:30) / March 5, 2015
Venue: 5th Floor, Toshima Kumin Center
Fees: Free of charge
Click the following URL for detailed information: http://lab.ubin.jp/gcity-seminar/