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2014

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
Railway Information App for Smart Phone [JR East App.]
Business Owner
East Japan Railway Company
Category
Service or system for individuals/home
Company
East Japan Railway Company (Japan)
JR East Consultants Company (Japan)
NTT Software Corporation (Japan)
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION (Japan)
Award Number
14G131056
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2014

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Outline

The JR East App is a smartphone app for use on JR train lines in eastern Japan . The app provides needed information according to the user's present location, regularly used stations, etc. Simple operations on the app allow quick access to weather at nearby stations, train operation information on lines the user rides regularly, train locations, car-by-car seat availability status, and train interior temperature, as well as station facilities, shops, and other supplementary information.

Producer

Mikiko Sakamoto, Customer Service Quality Reformation Department, East Japan Railway Company

Director

Takayuki Matsumoto, Customer Service Quality Reformation Department, East Japan Railway Company / Mitsuaki Kobayashi, ICT Business Dept.,JR East Consultants Company

Designer

Satoshi Yamazaki, Industrial Design Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

More information

http://www.jreast-app.jp/

Already in service/use
2014/3/10
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