Multilingual audio tourist guide app offered for Japan's Imperial sites

May 24, 2017

Multilingual audio tourist guide app offered for Japan's Imperial sites

The Imperial Household Agency started offering a multilingual tourist guide using a smartphone application Tuesday in a bid to attract more foreign visitors to places with Imperial connections. The new service, called Imperial Palaces Guide, provides Apple iOS users with detailed information in English, Chinese, ...

High-tech 'menu-for-all' system helps foreign diners

Dec 31, 2014

High-tech 'menu-for-all' system helps foreign diners

An information technology company in Sapporo has come up with a system to help foreign visitors enjoy their stay in food-rich Hokkaido without being hampered by language barriers. Developed by Sekai Menu Inc., the smartphone-based service aims to connect restaurants with foreign customers. The Sekai ...