NHK STRL Open House is an open house event held by the NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories (NHK STRL) to showcase our latest research results for all of our viewers. It is held every year in May at our location in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo. It was first held in 1947, and has been very popular, giving our visitors a close look at broadcast technology research that they would not ordinarily be exposed to.

However, this year it has been necessary to limit our “NHK STRL Open House 2021” to an online event. We are very sorry that we cannot see you all face-to-face and show you our research, but we have created video and experiential content that we hope you will enjoy on this event web site.

The theme for our open house this year is “Pursuing science and technology. Enriching your experience.” We are pursuing research on broadcast technology every day, to bring new experiences and excitement to all of our viewers. Our researchers have worked hard to find ways to convey details of their latest research in terms that are easy to understand, creating web pages for each exhibit. Please explore this site to experience the latest results in broadcast technology research.

Future Vision 2030-2040

The top page of this site has buttons for each of these R&D focal points, which will display pages for each R&D focal point.

* Comprehensive measures to prevent infection were taken in the filming of research presentation videos on this site, including thorough disinfection and ventilation, maintaining appropriate distance between staff and performers, and screening with acrylic panels.