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NEC and Hortonworks to Co-develop High Performance Analytics Platform for Big Data with SX-Aurora TSUBASA
Oct 15, 2018 11:37 JST
NEC Corporation and Hortonworks, Inc. today announced plans for the co-development of a high performance Big Data analytics platform for AI integrating the "SX-Aurora TSUBASA" vector engine, a new hardware platform by NEC to accelerate computing using vectorization.
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NEC C&C Foundation Awards 2018 C&C Prize
Oct 10, 2018 10:33 JST
The NEC C&C Foundation today announced that the 2018 C&C Prize will be awarded to two groups for their contributions to quantum annealing and to research into random spin systems which underlie the fundamental mechanism enabling the development of quantum annealing machines, and to discovery and pioneering development of thin-film organic light-emitting devices.
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NEC Provides LoRaWAN-Compliant Network Server for Trials of Remote LP Gas Meter Reading
Oct 10, 2018 09:14 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the provision of a LoRaWAN-compliant network server in trials of remote liquefied petroleum (LP) gas meter reading performed in Tochigi City, Japan, through a LoRaWAN (low-power and wide-area wireless technology) network that utilizes a cable television (CATV) network.
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NEC Hosts C&C User Forum and iEXPO 2018 in Tokyo
Oct 09, 2018 18:08 JST
NEC Corporation will host the C&C User Forum and iEXPO 2018, a showcase of the company's latest technologies, on November 8 and 9 at the Tokyo International Forum.
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NEC Joins Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) for Sharing Cyber Threat Information
Oct 05, 2018 11:11 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced its membership in the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), a U.S.-based nonprofit organization that facilitates the sharing of cyber threat information among member companies in order to improve products and services and elevate security for customers.
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NEC Completes World's First Submarine Cable Crossing the South Atlantic
Oct 01, 2018 17:25 JST
Angola Cables S.A. and NEC Corporation announced today that the construction of the world's first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic has been completed and is now ready for commercial service.
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NEC Outlines "Materiality" for Accelerating Social Value Creation
Sep 28, 2018 18:30 JST
NEC Corporation announced details on its view of "materiality," the Company's priority management themes from an environmental, social and governance (ESG) perspective, under the Mid-term Management Plan 2020.
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NEC Maintains "Gold" CSR Rating by EcoVadis for Advanced Sustainability Performance
Sep 28, 2018 09:19 JST
NEC Corporation has been awarded a "Gold" Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating by EcoVadis, a leading evaluator of supplier sustainability. NEC has maintained this position since 2012, and is ranked in the top 1% of all suppliers assessed.
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NEC Empowers Smart Digital Transformation in Business and Society at GITEX 2018
Sep 27, 2018 15:31 JST
NEC Corporation today announced its participation in the GITEX 2018 Technology Week, the biggest technology show in MENA and South Asia, taking place 14-18 October at the Dubai World Trade Center. NEC will showcase the latest solutions for equipping organizations and society for smart transformation in today's digital landscape at booth Z1-D20 in Za'abeel Hall.
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NEC Showcases Aviation Security Solutions at AVSEC World Day and GAPS in Greece
Sep 26, 2018 14:42 JST
NEC Corporation today announced its participation in AVSEC World Day 2018 and the GAPS, where leaders in the aviation field gather to showcase the latest products, solutions and innovative ideas for improving the industry, from October 1-4 in Athens, Greece, at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel Athens.
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NEC Expands Innovation Ecosystem with Launch of Open Innovation Centre in Singapore
Sep 26, 2018 07:24 JST
NEC Corporation announced the opening of the NEC Open Innovation Centre (OIC) in Singapore, which forms a part of the wider NEC innovation eco-system, and reaffirms NEC's commitment to foster open innovation and partnerships with the private and public sectors.
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NEC Joins the ITxPT for Promoting Public Transport Technology Standards
Sep 21, 2018 14:04 JST
NEC is the first Japan-based company to join the ITxPT, a non-profit association which consists of 90 members from 17 countries.
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NEC Biometrics Contribute to Security at the 18th Asian Games
Sep 21, 2018 13:23 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that it provided information and communications technology (ICT) systems for the 18th Asian Games, including a facial recognition system and a behavior detection system, as a supporting sponsor in the category of ICT security.
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NEC Showcases the Latest in Intelligent Public Transport Solutions at APTA's 2018 Annual Meeting
Sep 20, 2018 09:03 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced its participation in the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) 2018 Annual Meeting, September 23 - 26, 2018, in Nashville, TN, USA.
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NEC Enhances Cybersecurity for ASEAN-member States with Training System in Thailand
Sep 14, 2018 08:24 JST
NEC Corporation announced the building and operation of a system in cooperation with NEC Thailand for the ASEAN-Japan Cybersecurity Capacity Building Centre (AJCCBC), which develops cybersecurity human resources for ASEAN-member states at the request of the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (Public Organization) or ETDA, a Thailand government agency.
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NEC and Sightline Systems Collect, Analyze and Visualize IIoT Data in Coordination with AI
Sep 12, 2018 12:24 JST
NEC Corporation and Sightline Systems Japan K.K. today announced the launch of a global solution to collect, analyze and visualize Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) data in coordination with Sightline Japan's real-time performance management software and NEC's artificial intelligence (AI) engine.
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NEC Showcases the Latest in Intelligent Public Transport at InnoTrans 2018 - Berlin
Sep 11, 2018 07:21 JST
NEC Corporation announced its participation in InnoTrans 2018 -- Berlin, an international trade fair for transport technology which takes place every two years in Berlin.
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NEC and Solace Collaborate on Data Connectivity
Sep 05, 2018 07:47 JST
NEC Corporation and Solace Corporation, a Canada-based developer of message broker products, today announced a global partnership in the development and provision of data connectivity.
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NEC Invests in Tascent, a U.S.-based Iris Biometric System Company
Aug 27, 2018 15:57 JST
NEC Corporation announced an investment in Tascent, Inc., a U.S.-based biometric system company, with the aim of accelerating the global expansion of its safety business. The amount of the investment is not disclosed.
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NEC's Transfer of Lithium Ion Battery Business
Aug 03, 2018 16:18 JST
The transfer of NEC Energy Devises shares to Envision and AESC shares to Nissan is subject to the fulfillment of the conditions outlined in the transfer of shares. If these transfers are executed, capital gain will occur.
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NEC: Northgate Public Services Acquires i2N Ltd to Expand its Justice Offering
Aug 02, 2018 10:04 JST
NEC Corporation and Northgate Public Services (NPS), a wholly owned NEC subsidiary, today announced that NPS acquired i2N, which supplies specialist software to the UK's Ministry of Justice's HM Prison and Probation Service and the Youth Justice Board.
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NEC Enhances Traffic Management Solution for 5G
Aug 01, 2018 08:38 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the launch of an enhanced Traffic Management Solution (TMS) for 5G that improves the throughput of high speed networks that support data transfer rates of more than 5Gbps.
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NEC Provides Demo System Utilizing MEC to DOCOMO 5G Open Lab Yotsuya
Jul 23, 2018 15:34 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the provision of a demo system for intrusion detection solutions utilizing Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), a network architecture concept for next-generation communications, to DOCOMO 5G Open Lab Yotsuya, a 5G technology verification center run by NTT DOCOMO, INC.
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NEC to Revise Operating Segments
Jul 20, 2018 16:31 JST
In line with these structural changes, NEC's operating segments will be revised as of its consolidated financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, being announced on July 31, 2018.
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NEC and dotData Use AI to Accelerate Data Science for the SMBC Group
Jul 17, 2018 10:29 JST
NEC Corporation and dotData, Inc., a Silicon Valley venture in the automation of data science, today announced the provision and full operation of "dotData" platform for the Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMBC Group) in order to strengthen the Group's analytical capabilities.
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BSNL Selects NEC to Build Submarine Cable System between Chennai and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Jul 12, 2018 10:46 JST
NEC Corporation, the parent company of NECTI, will manufacture the optical submarine cable and provide technical assistance during the turnkey implementation.
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NEC Extends Upgrade of NSW Police Microwave Radio Network
Jul 10, 2018 17:38 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that NEC Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC and a leading Australian ICT solutions and services firm, has been awarded the next phase of the New South Wales (NSW) Police Force's microwave radio communications network upgrade contract.
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NEC to build the Bay to Bay Express Cable System
Jul 09, 2018 13:35 JST
The Bay to Bay Express Cable System consortium, composed of China Mobile International, Facebook and Amazon Web Services, signed an agreement with NEC Corporation to build a high performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.
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Neoenergia Group Implements Energy Storage System in Fernando de Noronha Using NEC Technology
Jul 05, 2018 18:17 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES), is supplying the Neoenergia Group with NEC's DSS distributed storage solution.
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