Developing method for emergency by touching on mobile device screen without sounds

2016/3/21 

The Fire-Defense Agency  under the Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications  made the outline of "Net 119 system" that a person who is Deaf/deaf touches the emergency number 119 on the screen of a smart phone without using sound until March 21, aiming at  introduction of the same mechanism nationwide.

The Agency is planning to advance stuffing of a technical aspect for practical use in the 2017 fiscal year and thereafter.

A user connects an exclusive Internet site on the smart phone, selects a fire or first aid on the screen and sends a written message explaining the situation of the fire or the symptom of the injury to a fire fighting head office.


Japanese source:
http://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXLASDG17HCI_R20C16A3000000/

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