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. 12, 2017 The media coverage page has been updated.
Press ReleaseJun. 28, 2017 A press release about "Achieving higher accuracy in the speech translation app “VoiceTra” using neural machine translation" was issued.
EventJun. 15, 2017 “VoiceTra” will be exhibited at the "INTERNATIONAL MODERN HOSPITAL SHOW 2017" which is scheduled to be held at Tokyo Big Sight from Jul. 12 to 14.
Press ReleaseApr. 18, 2017 A press release about “The Release of a Multilingual Speech Translation App for Emergency and Rescue Teams in Japan” was issued.