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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.
NEWSApr. 18, 2017 A press release about "The Release of a Multilingual Speech Translation App for Emergency and Rescue Teams in Japan" was issued.
EventMar. 30, 2017 We exhibited “VoiceTra” at "Global Event for Digital Business (CeBIT2017)," which was held in Hannover, Germany from Mar. 20 to 24.
Press ReleaseJan. 26, 2017 A press release regarding the development of a technology to increase space weather forecast accuracy was issued.
EventJan. 20, 2017 We will be exhibiting at "Inbound Business EXPO Japan 2017 (IBEJ2017)," which will be held at TOKYO BIG SIGHT from Feb. 1 to 3 (Wed-Fri).
Press ReleaseJan. 18, 2017 A press release regarding "the release of a high-precision and secure machine translation system for English patent documents" was issued.

NEWSDec. 1, 2016 Website renewed.
NEWSJun. 03, 2016 New releases in the ASTREC Video Library: “The near-future scenarios of VoiceTra” in three domains – healthcare, transport, and hospitality.
Press ReleaseApr.17, 2016 Emergency response to the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake
NEWSAug. 24, 2015 Launch of ASTREC website

Media Coverage

MediaAug. 8, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in The Kyoto Shimbun.
MediaAug. 2, 2017 Multilingual speech translation technologies were featured in the article of The Mainichi Shimbun commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Keihanna Science City.
MediaAug. 1, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by the Tottori Prefectural Police was published in The Nihonkai Shimbun.
MediaJul. 31 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by Kofu City was published in The Asahi Shimbun.
MediaJul. 22, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by the Fukuoka Prefectural Police was published in The Yomiuri Shimbun.
MediaJul. 10, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in the August 2017 Issue of The Chuo Koron.
MediaJul. 8, 2017 An article on "The development of practical technology for machine translation using neural network (deep learning)" was published in The Asahi Shimbun.
MediaJul. 7, 2017 An article on "The development of practical technology for machine translation using neural network (deep learning)" was published in The Science News.
MediaJul. 3, 2017 An article on "The development of practical technology for machine translation using neural network (deep learning)" was published in The Dempa Times.
MediaJun. 30, 2017 An article about the lecture on “VoiceTra” given at Hosei University was published in Sports Nippon.
MediaJun. 29, 2017 An article on "The development of practical technology for machine translation using neural network (deep learning)" was published in The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun.
MediaJun. 23, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by Suzaka City was published in The Dempa Times.
MediaJun. 19, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in Weekly Economist.
MediaJun. 15, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was published in The Saga Shimbun.
MediaJun. 15, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by Suzaka City was published in The Nikkei Business Daily.
MediaJun. 14, 2017 An article on the release of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster(NRIFD), was published in The Fukushima Minyu Shimbun.
MediaJun. 13, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by Suzaka City was published in The Nikkei.
MediaJun. 7, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was published in The Hokkaido Shimbun Press.
MediaJun. 7, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was published in the July 2017 Issue of The Nikkei WOMAN.
MediaJun. 4, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in The Nikkei Veritas.
MediaJun. 2, 2017 An article on the release of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster(NRIFD), was published in The Yomiuri Chukosei Shimbun.
MediaJun. 1, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was published in THE MID-JAPAN ECONOMIST.
MediaJun. 1, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in The Dempa Times.
MediaMay 26, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was published in The Dempa Times.
MediaMay 22, 2017 Multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was introduced on Mainichi Broadcasting System.
MediaMay 19, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation system for healthcare was published in The Fuji Sankei Business i.
MediaMay 15, 2017 An article on the development of a machine translation engine for English patent documents was published in The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun.
MediaMay 12, 2017 An article on the release of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster(NRIFD), was published in The Yomiuri Shimbun.
MediaMay 2, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by the Nagano Prefectural Police was published in The Yomiuri Shimbun.
MediaMay 1, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by the Yamagata Prefectural Police was published in The Asahi Shimbun.
MediaApr. 29, 2017 Multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was introduced on TV TOKYO "Miraidane".
MediaApr. 27, 2017 Multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was introduced on NHK "English Through the News".
MediaApr. 27, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in The Nikkei Business Daily.
MediaApr. 24, 2017 An article on the release of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster(NRIFD), was published in The Dempa Times.
MediaApr. 20, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was published in the May 2017 Issue of CALL CENTER JAPAN.
MediaApr. 19, 2017 An article on the release of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster(NRIFD), was published in The Japan News.
MediaApr. 22, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in The Nikkei.
MediaApr. 21, 2017 An article on the release of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster(NRIFD), was published in The Tokyo Shimbun, The Fukushima Minpo, The Yamanashi Nichinichi Shimbun, The Shizuoka Shimbun, The Kyoto Shimbun, The Kochi Shimbun, The Saitama Shimbun, The Daily Touhoku Shimbun, The Iwate Nippo, The Akita Sakigake Shimpo, The Shinano Mainichi, Chiba Nippo, Gifu Shimbun, Osaka Nichi-Nichi Shimbun, Nihonkai Shimbun, The Shikoku Shimbun, Saga Shimbun, San-in Chuo Shimpo, Kitanippon Shimbun, Fukushima Minyu, Hokkoku Shimbun, The Toyama Shimbun, The Tokushima Shimbun, and Sanyo Shimbun.
MediaApr. 18, 2017 "The Release of a Multilingual Speech Translation App for Emergency and Rescue Teams in Japan" was introduced on TV Asahi News.
MediaApr. 18, 2017 An article on the release of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster (NRIFD), was published in The Yomiuri Shimbun.
MediaApr. 17, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in The Nikkei.
MediaApr. 3, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation system for healthcare was published in The Yomiuri Shimbun.
MediaApr. 1, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in the April 2017 Issue of The Monthly Keidanren.
MediaMar. 16, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation system for healthcare was published in The Yomiuri Shimbun.
MediaMar. 8, 2017 “VoiceTra” was introduced in an article on disaster response published in The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun.
MediaFeb. 10, 2017 An article on the development of a technology to increase space weather forecast accuracy was published in The Yomiuri Shimbun.
MediaFeb. 10, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation system for healthcare was published in The Yomiuri Shimbun.
MediaFeb. 8, 2017 Multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was introduced on Nippon BS Broadcasting (BS11).
MediaFeb. 8, 2017 An article on the implementation of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the Sapporo Fire Bureau and the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster (NRIFD), was published in The Nikkei Marketing Journal.
MediaFeb. 8, 2017 The verification testing of multilingual speech translation technology being carried out in taxis was featured on NHK World Television Network.
MediaFeb. 6, 2017 An article about a research collaboration between Maebashi City and Toppan Printing, carried out as part of the commissioned research by NICT: "R&D on a speech translation system for municipalities, " was published in The Information Industries and Markets News.
MediaFeb. 3, 2017 An article on the development of a technology to increase space weather forecast accuracy was published in The Science News.
MediaFeb. 2, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by the Yamagata Prefectural Police was published in The Kahoku Shimpo.
MediaFeb. 2, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” by the Yamagata Prefectural Police was published in The Yamagata Shimbun.
MediaFeb. 2, 2017 An article about a research collaboration between Maebashi City and Toppan Printing, carried out as part of the commissioned research by NICT: "R&D on a speech translation system for municipalities, " was published in The Mainichi.
MediaFeb. 2, 2017 An article on the development of a technology to increase space weather forecast accuracy was published in The Nikkei Business Daily.
MediaFeb. 1, 2017 An article on the implementation of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the Sapporo Fire Bureau and the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster (NRIFD), was published in The Hokkaido Shimbun.
Media Feb. 1, 2017 An article on the development of a technology to increase space weather forecast accuracy was published in The Dempa Times.
MediaJan. 31, 2017 An article on the implementation of a multilingual speech translation application for emergency and rescue teams, which was developed in collaboration with the Sapporo Fire Bureau and the National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster (NRIFD), was published in The Nikkei.
MediaJan. 31, 2017 An article on the development of a technology to increase space weather forecast accuracy was published in The Chemical Daily.
MediaJan. 30, 2017 An article on the development of a technology to increase space weather forecast accuracy was published in The Denkei Shimbun.
MediaJan. 30, 2017 An article about a research collaboration between Maebashi City and Toppan Printing, carried out as part of the commissioned research by NICT: "R&D on a speech translation system for municipalities," was published in The Tokyo Shimbun.
MediaJan. 30, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was published in The Asahi Shimbun.
MediaJan. 30, 2017 An article on multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was published in The Nikkei.
MediaJan. 27, 2017 An article on the development of a machine translation engine for English patent documents was published in The Science News.
MediaJan. 26, 2017 An article on the development of a technology to increase space weather forecast accuracy was published in The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun.
MediaJan. 27, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” and “SpeechCanvas” at The Shimane Bank was published in The Japan Financial News.
MediaJan. 26, 2017 An article about a research collaboration between Maebashi City and Toppan Printing, carried out as part of the commissioned research by NICT: "R&D on a speech translation system for municipalities," was published in The Nikkei.
MediaJan. 23, 2017 An article on the development of a machine translation engine for English patent documents was published in The Dempa Times.
MediaJan. 20, 2017 An article on the development of a machine translation engine for English patent documents was published in The Nikkei Business Daily.
MediaJan. 19, 2017 An article on the development of a machine translation engine for English patent documents was published in The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun.
MediaJan. 6, 2017 An article on machine translation technologies and multilingual speech translation system for healthcare was published in The Nikkei Business Daily.
MediaJan. 6, 2017 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” and “SpeechCanvas,” at The Shimane Bank was published in The Nikkei Marketing Journal.
MediaJan. 3, 2017 Multilingual speech translation technology was introduced on NHK World Television Network.

MediaDec. 29, 2016 An article on the implementation of “VoiceTra” and “SpeechCanvas” at The Shimane Bank was published in The Nikkei.
MediaDec. 27, 2016 An article on the verification testing of multilingual speech translation technology being carried out in taxis was published in The Nikkei Business Daily.
MediaDec. 27, 2016 An article about “Omotenashi Guide,” a sound universal design support system developed by YAMAHA in collaboration with NICT, being awarded the Cabinet Office Extraordinary Minister Commendation Excellence Award of “ 2016 barrier-free universal design promotion distinguished service award,” was published in The Dempa Shimbun Daily.
MediaDec. 13, 2016 Articles about demonstration experiments using “VoiceTra” which are planned to take place in elementary and junior high schools in Oyama City, were published in The Yomiuri Shimbun and The Shimotsuke Shimbun.
MediaDec. 11, 2016 An article on multilingual speech translation application “VoiceTra” was published in THE KOGANEI SHIMBUN.
MediaDec. 2, 2016 An article on multilingual speech translation technologies was published in The Nikkei.