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Technical Review

JR EAST Technical Review No.24-Autumn 2012

We published this JR East Technical Review to provide information of our R&D. We expect more people be informed about the characteristics of our R&D, and thereby to encourage people to suggest how the progress can be made if new technologies are applied at our R&D efforts.
Special feature article
Providing High-quality Services for Railways: Efforts Centered on Stations Utilizing ICT

Tetsuo Ishizuka
Director, Frontier Service Development Laboratory,
Research and Development Center of JR East Group
New Information Services Created out of “Empathy” and “Sharing”

Fumio Hasegawa
Technical Advisor, Frontier Service Development Laboratory,
Research and Development Center of JR East Group
Special edition paper
Development of an Information Service System for Individuals Using Smartphones and Proving Tests of the System (JR × AR)

Yousuke Hidaka, Hideaki Michita and Takeshi Nakagawa
Train Net Onboard Information Service for Individuals

Takayuki Matsumoto and Takeshi Nakagawa
Development of the Analyzing Security Camera System with a View its Actual Introduction

Ryunosuke Kondo, Yuichiro Shoji and Takeshi Nakagawa
Development of More Comfortable Train Seats

Akira Tamatsuki, Yoshihiko Yokoyama, Masahiko Mizuguchi, Shin’ichi Hasegawa and Ryohei Shimamune
Research for Promoting Suica Use at In-station Shops Through Behavior Observation Method

Akiko Ito and Naoki Takiyama
Development of a Cleaning Robot for Use in Stations

Tetsuya Mita and Naoki Takiyama
Proving Tests for Countermeasures Against Localized Torrential Downpours at Stationhouses

Hideki Osumi and Kiyoshi Sakamoto
Development of a Simulation System Allowing Prediction of Changes in Flow of Passengers on Platforms

Shiro Kase, Toshihiko Sato and Kiyoshi Sakamoto
Basic Research into Countermeasures for Station Restroom Odors

Akiko Kameda and Kiyoshi Sakamoto
Research on Appropriate Service Guidance for Visitors from Abroad

Takeshi Ikebe, Takashi Matsuda and Satoshi Fujii