【Source Next Co., Ltd.】
Adopted as a customer service tool in the AI ​​airport “POCKETALK (R) (Pocket Talk)” Hiroshima Airport


【Source Next Co., Ltd.】
Adopted as a customer service tool in the AI ​​airport “POCKETALK (R) (Pocket Talk)” Hiroshima Airport
To the press people Sourcenext Corporation AI interpreting machine “POCKETALK (R) (Pocket Talk)” adopted as a customer service tool in Hiroshima Airport Start of use from March 15 (Fri) ………………………………………………………………………………………… Sourcenext Co., Ltd. (Head office: 1-32, Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Shiodome City Center, 33rd floor President and CEO: Noriyuki Matsuda) We will announce that our AI interpreter “POCKETALK (Pocket Talk) W” will be available from March 15 (Fri) at Hiroshima Airport. This product corresponds to 74 languages ​​in the world (as of December 2018), and it is an AI interpreter that can talk as if you have an interpreter by just talking with pressing a button. At Hiroshima Airport, Hiroshima Airport Building Co., Ltd. (Head office: 34, 31, Hongo Town, Mihara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer: Kenichi Yamamoto) handles the operation and management of terminal buildings and restaurants. Of the approximately 2.97 million passengers a year in fiscal 2017, the number of international passengers is approximately 330,0001. As the number of international passengers is 106.3% of the previous year due to the increase in the number of passengers on China routes and new flights on Singapore routes, this product is introduced because it is expected to increase further in the future. We aim to realize the mission of eliminating the language barrier, and we will continue to expand the product offering through many companies. Note 1 2017 (April 29-March 30, Hiroshima Airport Promotion Division Survey)
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【The number of foreign visitors to Japan in Hiroshima Prefecture in 2017 will increase by about 20% over the previous year】
According to “Trends in the number of tourists in Hiroshima Prefecture” compiled by Hiroshima Prefecture in 2017, the number of foreign tourists who visited Hiroshima Prefecture in 2017 was about 2,430,000 overall, compared with about 20 It increased by%. By country, Singapore, a new destination, is up 147% YoY, and Korea is up 186% YoY.
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【What is “Pocket Talk W”
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“Pocket Talk W” is a palm-sized AI interpreter that supports 74 languages ​​worldwide. You can talk as if you have an interpreter just by talking. We adopt touch panel on big screen of 2.4 inches. The built-in 4G compatible global communication function that can be used in 126 countries Note 2 and regions in the world Note 3 troublesome settings are unnecessary and can be used immediately. The number of languages ​​corresponds to accents such as Indian English and Australian English, and 74 languages ​​are available. This product has been developed by our company, and the “IFA 2018” in Germany is also awarded the Innovation Award at IFA. We will expand sales channels not only in Japan but all over the world. Note 2 as of February 1, 2019 Note 3 With global communication (2 years) Product press release sourcenext.co.jp/pressrelease_html/JS/2018/2018072601 Detailed URL pocketalk.jp/
【Hiroshima Airport Building Co., Ltd.】

■ Company Name: Hiroshima Airport Building Co., Ltd.
■ Head office location: No. 64, Hongo Town, Mihara City, Hiroshima Prefecture 64 31
■ Details: www.hij.airport.jp/ About copyright notation
■ The copyright notice on the product screen etc. is as follows. (C) SOURCENEXT CORPORATION Customer Contact
■ Source Next Customer Support Center
■ Consultation dial before purchase: 0570-035-333 (From IP phone: 082-553-1081)

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