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.


MediaSep. 27, 2019 The media coverage page has been updated.
EventOct. 01, 2019 Multilingual speech translation systems will be exhibited at the "Keihanna Information and Communication Fair 2019" which is scheduled to be held at Keihanna Plaza from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.
Press ReleaseOct. 01, 2019 A press release about "Multilingual Speech Translation Contest Vol. 2" was issued.
NewsOct. 01, 2019 Multilingual speech translation app "VoiceTra" can now automatically identify which of the 8 languages are being spoken.