Tokyo Paralympics Notebook - Day 8

Yuki Goto

Reporter Yuki Goto (right) was used as a model for NHK's sign-language sports commentator for the Tokyo Games. On the left is her computer generated image.

Photo credit: Pool | NHK

What you need to know:

  • The Paralympic Games are being broadcast for the first time in sub-Saharan Africa, now reaching 49 countries on the continent.
  • The Games’s opening ceremony on YouTube was watched by 8.1 million viewers, which was quite impressive considering that in Rio 2016 entire Games video content was viewed by 8.5 million people.

Computer generated sign language interpreters take over TV screens


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