Laboratories’ Outline


NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories (STRL) is the sole research institute in Japan specializing in broadcasting technology.
As a division of NHK, Japan’s national public broadcaster which broadcasts on two terrestrial television channels, two satellite television channels, and three radio channels, STRL has the role of leading Japan in broadcasting technology and enriching broadcasting culture. To fulfill its role, STRL conducts a wide range of research and development activities and proactively engages in international and domestic standardization efforts for the technology it develops.