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East Japan Railway Co., or JR East, is considering providing station staff employees with wearable cameras as early as April to help them deal with problems involving customers quickly, it was learned Tuesday.

The company conducted a test in 2020 in which security personnel with wearable cameras patrolled shinkansen. With live images captured by the cameras viewed from a remote location, JR East concluded that the use of such cameras would be helpful in responding to unexpected events on moving trains.

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