Accessibility Research by Mitsubishi and Ikeno Thuken, Japan
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[bottom left] Researchers (from left) Takayoshi Matsumura (of Ikeno Thuken) and Hirohiko Ohkubo and Kunio Kurachi (of Mitsubishi) with Dona at their test site at the University of Tokyo.
[bottom right] Dona and Stephan hold prototypes of the device that combines GPS, RAIS, and other features.
[bottom left] Dona follows detectable strip with prototype device which "reads" messages at points along the strip.
(photo courtesy of Hirohiko Ohkubo, Mitsubishi Precision Company) [bottom right] Hirohiko Ohkubo (left) and Kunio Kurachi with Dona at a "Pedestrian Information and Communications Systems" installation in Tokyo, Japan