TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today it will exhibit 17 universal-design products that offer maximized ease of use and accessibility for people of all ages and abilities, during the 6th International Conference for Universal Design at the Nagoya Congress Center in Nagoya, Japan from December 9 to December 11. The exhibits will range from consumer electronics to industrial products.
Mitsubishi Electric’s universal design initiatives are based on the concept of usability for each individual, aiming to make products accessible to the largest number of people possible. In recent years, the need for such products has been growing fueled by aging societies and evolving work environments, prompting Mitsubishi Electric to broaden the scope of its universal design initiatives beyond the consumer-electronics and public-facility sectors to include industrial products as well.
Mitsubishi Electric’s Exhibits
|Voice-activated drawing function||Particle-beam treatment system room design|
RakuRaku rice cooker
|RakuRaku quick audio guide for home appliances|
Mitsubishi HEMS-ST03 (Home Energy Management System)
|Air conditioner (MSZ-Z Series)|
|Refrigerator (CX Series)||
Car navigation and head-up display system
(NR-MZ200 Series and DU-200HU)
Programmable automation controller
(MELSEC iQ-R Series)
|More efficient manufacturing sites supported by Universal Design|
|RakuRaku Assist: Initiative to develop products that are safe, fun and easy to use||CNC machine controller (M800 and M80 Series)|
|Standard elevator (AXIEZ Series) with side-wall control panel; stainless raised character buttons||4K Ready TV LCD (LS3 Series)|
|Train vision||iNSTICK cordless stick cleaner|
|Road-illuminating directional indicators for automotive use|
About the International Conference for Universal Design
Universal design is the purposeful designing of products, buildings, and public/private environments to enable access and usage by the greatest possible number of people, irrespective of ethnicity, culture, customs, nationality, gender, age or ability. The International Universal Design Declaration, released at the First International Conference for Universal Design in Yokohama, Japan in 2002, referred to universal design as the creation of the social environments that respect and support the dignity of humans.
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