The Advanced Speech Translation Research and Development Promotion Center (ASTREC) pursues the research and development of multilingual speech translation technologies and verification testing of those technologies in the community through collaborations between industry, academia and government, with the goal of eliminating the “language barriers” of the world and to realize free interaction between people on a global level.


MediaMay 29, 2018 The media coverage page has been updated.
EventMay 21, 2018 "VoiceTra" and other multilingual speech translation systems will be exhibited at the "NICT Open House 2018" which is scheduled to be held at the Headquarters of NICT from Jun. 29 to 30.
Press ReleaseApr 17, 2018 A joint press release about the "Joint development of an automatic translation system for the pharmaceutical industry using artificial intelligence by AstraZeneca and NICT" was issued.
EventApr 2, 2018 "VoiceTra" was exhibited at the "Kansai Inbound Exchange Meeting 2018" held at My Dome Osaka on Mar. 20.