Research and Development
Creating a fruitful future through ICT
We will give life to new and previously unimagined value by means of cutting-edge technologies which "reach the soul"
October 31, 2017
Started joint experiment for drastic labor saving / automation by applying open source technology to optical transmission network between data centers -Joint experiments with Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories toward application of open source software and white box switch to optical transmission network-
October 19, 2017
Development of Cooperative Wireless LAN Technology with Distributed Smart Antenna System for High Density Scenarios
~ Successful field trial in a stadium ~
September 25, 2017
News Release "NTT and Toyota Begin Joint Research Aimed at Promoting the Use of Lifestyle Support Robots - Working towards a society in which humans and robots coexist harmoniously-"
R&D Facts 2017
R&D implement wide-ranging and multi-faceted research based on the ideal of creating world-leading technologies and contributing to the progress of society, economy and academic discipline. This takes in basic research through to research to realize practical implementation aimed at business expansion. This is facilitating the creation of new value through open innovation and collaboration with corporations, universities and research institutions with an emphasis on the realization of highly competitive advanced technologies.
NTT R&D numbers at a Glance
Overview of NTT R&D
We will introduce an overall perspective on NTT R&D, who enjoy a stellar reputation on the international stage, including details such as the number of patents acquired, the numbers of researchers and the annual output of research papers.
We will introduce our research ideals, vision and roles, which can be thought of as constituting the foundation of R&D activities.
Technologies and Contribution
A guide to case studies of NTT R&D, who enjoy a stellar reputation on the international stage. We will introduce research outcomes which have greatly contributed to academia bringing together the status with regards to presentations at international conferences and leading academic journals, and favorable assessments of actviities such as overseas awards and commendations at international competitions.
People of NTT R&D
We will introduce NTT R&D's top-level researchers, who are spearheading revolutionary research in essential fields.
Projects and Partners
We present standalone projects with a view to deployment overseas and initiatives for cutting-edge technologies through partnerships with global corporations and academic bodies.
We introduce commentaries on our new technologies and services which R&D have been involved in developing in English. Please take the time to explore our multi-faceted and broad-scope research outcomes.
Automotive Solution: Microphone Module for Car Navigation System
NTTs Intelligent Microphone shows very much Superior performance under the noisy environment caused by air conditioner, higher speed driving.
Shifting from “watching” to “experiencing.”Delivering the attraction of Kabuki performance to the world.
CYBER TELEPORTATION TOKYO at SXSW2017 (digest·English)
Powered by NTT's immersive telepresence technology Kirari!® Featuring 2017 Grammy Award nominated starRo in Austin and artists in Tokyo including Japanese dancer duo AyaBambi, Rapper Ryohu (KAYNDYTOWN), singer Taichi Mukai, Cheeky Parade.
NTT Technical Review: a monthly academic journal. Here you will find regular updates of information on academic undertakings of a highly-specialized nature which introduce NTT R&D'S activities carried out over expansive domains of research and development.
January 2018 Vol. 16 No. 1
Research and Development of Life-cycle Maintenance of Telecommunication Infrastructure
NTT has published the latest issue of NTT Technical Review, its monthly online technical journal. The contents of the issue include View from the Top featuring Hiromichi Shinohara, NTT Senior Executive Vice President and Head of R&D Strategy Department, Feature Articles highlighting the R&D of life-cycle maintenance of telecommunication infrastructure, and Feature Articles describing terrestrial wireless systems for disaster recovery.