▼Business Development
We have also been accumulating a number of intellectual properties and much know-how through our research activities. One of our major missions is to offer this wealth of “soft assets” for society’s use in a broad range of applications, thus making a significant contribution to society.

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▼ATR Affiliate Companies

Business affiliates were established to commercialize products and services based on ATR's research outcomes.They have served as the core agents of commercialization in the ATR Group and have achieved successful results since 2004.

ATR-Promotions Inc.

Our missions are to develop and to market products relating to speech and sensor technologies developed by ATR. We also promote to support neuroimaging researches with functional MRI(fMRI)and magnetoencephalography(MEG).

ATR Learning Technology Corp

We create new learning environment in collaboration with foreign-language learning technology "ATR CALL" based on ATR's studies and know-how in education support of Uchida Yoko Co.,Ltd.

ATR-Trek o.,Ltd.

We promote speech recognition, translation, and speech synthesis technologies by combining speech recognition technologies of ATR and embedded software of Fue Trek Co.,Ltd.

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▼Venture Companies -Keihanna ATR Fund

Keihanna ATR Fund* was established in 2015. We provide research outcomes and technical support to venture companies founded through the fund as well as implementing a program to accelerate commercialization, thus enhancing commercialization efforts and contributing to the vitalization of Keihanna Science City.


We are developing technologies to remotely control multiple drones with ATR, They utilize the UNR-PF* which enables ux to efficiently create robotic services.
* Ubiquitous Network Robot Platform

Yukai Engineering Inc.

We collaboratively work with ATR to create new communication robots based on ATR's sound environment intelligence technologies like 3-D sound extimation and paralinguistic recognition.

FIT CO.,Ltd.

We collaborate with ATR to evolve our AI-based editing/distribution system by applying ATR-born speech recognition/synthesis technology, and to develop an AY-based communication robot.

ATR-Icubator Inc.

We support commercialization of ATR's R&D outcome, such as prototyping, proof of concept, business model/plan creation, in order to promote the ATR's businesses creation.(Established in april 2016)

Aidea Inc.

We collaborate with ATR in the development of a conventional ship-tracking system which enables us to easily accommodate quite a lot of ships by applying ATR’s UNR-PF technology.

Supreme System Co., Ltd.

We strengthen our service "Moptar," using a flow line analysis system originated in part from ATR's person position measurement software "HumanTracker".

A. I. Viewlife co. ltd.

We aim to realize communication type nursing robot and then health solution with the help of ATR 's life support robot technology.

WaveArrays Inc.

We are considering application of ATR's wireless communication technology to improve our novel 3-dimensional phased array antenna for satellite earth station business, which outperforms current mechanical antenna in terms of beam steering speed and ease of maintenance.

BackTech Inc.

In collaboration with ATR, we are promoting efforts to improve our "Pocket Therapist" service which provide therapy through smartphone to relieve low back pain by applying ATR's life log technology to the service.

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▼Business Support

To support the growth of venture companies we provide high-quality indirect-operation services, through ATR Research Partners Co.,Ltd. (100%owned subsidiary of ATR),as well as opportunities for interaction between researches and entrepreneurs.

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Our research outcomes over the years have enabled us to license patents and other intellectual properties to collaborations, who in some cases have gone on to develop their own products from these outcomes.In this wey, we help partners to achieve value creation.

XNef Inc.

We are developing diagnostic equipment, therapeutic equipment, software, etc. applying the decoded neurofeedback (DecNef).

Karydo TherapeutiX, Inc.

We license patents based on the R&D activities in The Thomas N. Sato BioMEC-X Laboratories to facilitate the development of robust therapeutics, diagnostics and other medical technologies.


We provide new communication services for elderly people requiring long-term care, based on tele-operated type android robot, "Telenoid®," developed by Hiroshi Ishiguro Labs.

Stroly Inc.

Run a business around "Stroly", a web delivery service for pictorial maps based on a map information system ATR developd.

AI, Inc.

We develop and market the "AITalk®" series, which is a high-quality text-to-speech engine that enables us to synthesize the human voice, developed using ATR's own method called corpus-based speech synthesis.

FEAT Limited

We provide technologies and solutions to assist communication among people based on language-processing technologies.