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May 2, 2017
Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau

Start of Tourist Information Map Service Using Digital Signage

Digital signage:
Side view image (left) and front view (right)

Front panel (enlarged)
FREE Wi-Fi & TOKYO hotspot

With the aim of increasing convenience for foreign tourists, from FY 2015, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau have been preparing digital signage in multiple languages, throughout the city, to provide sightseeing information and more. The locations where these services will be newly launched from May have been decided.

1 Service locations

Twelve locations (See attachment for specific launch dates and times)

2 Service hours

6:00 a.m. to midnight

Note: The digital signage in Ueno Park, installed in FY 2015, can only be used until 11:00 p.m.

3 Information provided

Sightseeing spots, accommodations, eateries, ATM locations, etc. (The route to their destination will be displayed on the screen for users.)

Note: It is also a hotspot for FREE Wi-Fi & TOKYO, a free Wi-Fi service that can also be used at metropolitan facilities with one registration.

4 Available languages

Japanese, English, Chinese (traditional and simplified) and Korean

List of digital signage service locations (PDF:52.1KB)
Digital signage features (reference material) (PDF:691KB)


Regarding the project:
Welcoming Environment Promotion Section, Tourism Division,
Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Phone:+81-3-5320-4766 (Assistance available in Japanese only) (Assistance available in Japanese only)

Regarding details on the digital signage units:
Tourism Infrastructure Maintenance Division, General Affairs Department,
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone:+81-3-5579-8463 (Japanese or English)