Technologies and Researches


Metaverse is the next milestone in the development of the Internet and one of the six core research areas of ASTRI. The development of metaverse needs to start from both hardware and software to promote the virtualisation of the world and build a new work and life model.

ASTRI is committed to developing metaverse related technology such as AR, VR, virtual asset trading, and cost-effective metaverse gadgets such as smart glasses, so that the technologies can be promoted to all walks of life, improve work efficiency and enhance Hong Kong’s overall competitiveness.

Research Areas & Focus


A chatbot is a software application that can help businesses automate the conversations with customers and interact with them using avatars through messaging platforms. Chatbots can also be applied to intelligent home, smart city and AI telephone customer service.


Augmented reality (AR), virtual reality(VR), mixed reality (MR), are all elements of extended reality(XR). From gaming to virtual production, XR has enabled businesses to create, collaborate and explore in computer-generated environments like never before.


Building applications on major blockchain platforms, including Bitcoin, Monax, Corda, Ethereum, zCash and Hyperledger, etc, to enhance the blockchain consensus algorithm and network security.

Secure Identity Verification

Secure identity verification with privacy protection, built on blockchain security

Digital Twin

Digital twin is a virtual representation of a physical object or process. The insights provided by the digital twin can enhance design, improve productivity and reduce maintenance costs.


5G network offers high speed, low latency and high connectivity, with great potential for business solutions. ASTRI strives to research, develop and commercialise leading-edge 5G technologies to provide innovative and value-added applications and services.