Multilingual Speech Translation Application
VoiceTra

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* Data communication via the Internet is required to use the app and users are responsible for the fees incurred.

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What's new

Jun. 1, 2017
VoiceTra ver.6.1 for Android has been released.
Spanish speech recognition has been supported.
May 25, 2017
VoiceTra ver.5.5 for iOS has been released.
Spanish speech recognition has been supported.
Apr. 25, 2017
The following updates have been made to the server:
  • Added names of food and drink menus provided by BizitJapan Inc. to the dictionary. (ja, en)
  • Added proper nouns related to sightseeing in Kyushu provided by Kumamoto Institute of Computer Software Co., Ltd. to the dictionary. (ja, en, zh, ko)
  • Added proper nouns related to sightseeing in Hokkaido provided by Docon Co., Ltd. to the dictionary. (ja, en, zh, ko)
  • Added terms related to shopping which were provided by Panasonic System Solutions Japan Co., Ltd. as part of the results from the contract research carried out by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, to the dictionary. (ja, zh)
  • Added terms related to school/education which were provided by the following organizations, with the support from Visiting Associate Professor Hideki Wakabayashi of Faculty of International Studies, Utsunomiya University, to the dictionary (Speech Translation: ja, en, zh, ko / Text Translation: (in addition to ja, en, zh, ko) Spanish, Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Filipino):
    - Faculty of International Studies, Utsunomiya University:
     “Vocabulary List of Junior High School Subjects”
    - Sano City Board of Education:
     “List of Event Names in Multiple Languages”
    - Council of Local Authorities for International Relations:
     “Standard Translation List in Multiple Languages”
    - Hyogo Prefectural Board of Education Secretariat:
     “List of Sample Words and Conversations in School Life”
  • Added the following proper nouns to the dictionary:
    - Names of local mascot characters (ja, en, ko)
    - Names of VIPs (key officials) of the world (ja, en, ko)
    - Names of roadside stations (ja, en)
  • Improved Japanese, English, Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Myanmar speech recognition accuracies.
  • French speech recognition server, formerly operated by The Computer Science Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering Sciences (LIMSI – Laboratoire d'Informatique pour la Mécanique et les Sciences de l'Ingénieur), is now being operated at NICT.

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What's VoiceTra…

Using VoiceTra

VoiceTra is a speech translation app that translates your speech into different languages. With an easy-to-use interface, you can also check whether the translation is correct.

VoiceTra translates between 31 languages *.

*Includes dialects of Chinese and Portuguese.

Download and use for free.**

**Data communication via the Internet is required to use the app and users are responsible for the fees incurred.

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Supported OS versions

iOS

8.0 or later.

Android

4.1 or later

*Operation is not guaranteed for all devices running on the above OS versions.

Contact

This application utilizes speech recognition, machine translation, and speech synthesis technologies developed by the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT). Users who wish to use the technologies for commercial purposes, etc. are requested to contact NICT.

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