Soft Bank Mobile supporting Deaf children's participation in events through captioning system

Soft Bank Mobile, one of the popular mobile phone companies in Japan, announced on August 3 that it would make its mobile service for the Deaf free until September 30.

The company supports the participation of Deaf/hard of hearing children in events during summer vacation with the system called the "Mobile type remote information system", which what the speaker says is summarized in caption on the display of iPhone.

An equipment needed for the system and iPhone 3G are loaned free of charge by the company. It also supports the system use fee and the operation to the third party that does work on captioning in the remote area.

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