Category: Technology

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Japan to Appoint 20,000 to Help Elderly with Digital Devices

The Japanese government plans to launch a system by the end of fiscal 2022 to have over 20,000 personnel help elderly people with their smartphones and other digital devices, it was learned Wednesday.

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Tsukuba City tests ‘MaaS’ app to help elderly and people with disabilities access medical care

An experiment is being carried out in Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture, to demonstrate a service that would allow users to use a single app to make cab reservations and arrange for vehicles to be automatically driven around hospitals so that elderly people and people with disabilities who have difficulty getting around can visit medical institutions smoothly.

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Japanese technology advisor supports US IT firm Gartner’s prediction that by 2023, employment opportunities for the disabled will be tripled

“US IT firm Gartner predicts that in 2023 the employment opportunities for people with disabilities will triple. Opportunities will open not only to people with disabilities, but also to many people who have not been able to work for various reasons.”