About NHK and NHK STRL

Japan’s only public broadcaster, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is leading the development of broadcast technologies such as satellite broadcasting, HDTV, and 8K UHDTV. NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories (STRL), a department in NHK, conducts research and development related to broadcast technology. Please visit

History of NHK STRL since 1930


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NHK WORLD-JAPAN is the international service of Japan’s public media organization NHK. It provides the latest information on Japan and Asia through television, radio and online to a global audience. Please visit https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/