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.


MediaApr. 4, 2018 The media coverage page has been updated.
EventApr. 2, 2018 "VoiceTra" was exhibited at the "Kansai Inbound Exchange Meeting 2018" held at My Dome Osaka on Mar. 20.
EventApr. 2, 2018 On Apr. 3, Dr. Sumita, Associate Director General of Advanced Speech Translation Research and Development Promotion Center, will give a talk about "The Latest AI Translation Technology and Prospects for the Tokyo Olympics" at a press conference to be held at the Japan National Press Club.
Press ReleaseMar. 28, 2018 A joint press release about the "Full-scale implementation of a multifunctional translation application for railways to all stations on the Keikyu Line" was issued.