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Advanced Speech Translation
Research and Development
Promotion Center

ASTREC promotes R&D of multilingual communication technology
and industry-academia-government collaboration for its social implementation,
with the goal of bringing about a world without language barriers,
where people can interact globally at will.

ASTREC promotes R&D of multilingual communication technology and industry-academia-government collaboration for its social implementation, with the goal of bringing about a world without language barriers, where people can interact globally at will.

Multilingual conference system and AI simultaneous interpretation system will be exhibited at the "NICT OPEN HOUSE 2023" which is scheduled to be held from Jun. 23 to 24. May. 22, 2023Event
A press release about "creating posters to raise awareness of multilingual speech translation technology" was issued. Feb. 27, 2023Press Release
The website has been renewed. Mar. 24, 2022News
Mr. HIGASHIYAMA Shohei, Mr. IDEUCHI Masao, Dr. UCHIYAMA Masao, and Dr. SUMITA Eiichiro of the Advanced Translation Technology Laboratory were awarded the "Fiscal 2020 Best Paper Award" at the Association for Natural Language Processing, for their paper titled "Character-to-Word Attention for Word Segmentation".
- 2 other papers authored/coauthored by the members above were awarded the same "Fiscal 2020 Best Paper Award," respectively. See here for details.
Mar. 15, 2021Award