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NEC Technology Recognizes People based on Partial Images
Feb 08, 2019 10:07 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the development of a "Person Re-identification Technology" that is capable of matching images of people whose figures are partially hidden from cameras, even if the image is taken from behind or from the side.
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NEC Hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Feb 06, 2019 12:39 JST
NEC Corporation has announced that German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel visited the company's Tokyo headquarters on Tuesday, February 5, where she was introduced to NEC's advanced ICT technologies, including AI and biometric identification solutions, and engaged in dialogue with employees about technology, regulations and privacy protection.
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NEC Revamps Obbligato Platform to Support Enterprises in Transforming Business Models
Feb 05, 2019 21:01 JST
Sales of this latest version of NEC's Obbligato PLM software are scheduled to begin today.
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NEC Contributes to High-Definition Video Transmission Test Utilizing 5G Conducted by NTT Communications, NTT DOCOMO and TOBU RAILWAY
Feb 05, 2019 08:31 JST
NEC Corporation has contributed to a high-definition video transmission test utilizing 5G to a high-speed train conducted by NTT Communications Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, INC. and TOBU RAILWAY CO., LTD. through the provision of a 5G base station.
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KDDI, Obayashi and NEC use 5G in Successful Remote Control of Construction Machinery
Jan 28, 2019 12:47 JST
NEC Corporation, KDDI Corporation and Obayashi Corporation today announced that they had successfully carried out an operation in which the next-generation mobile communication system 5G was used to remotely control two construction machines in a cooperative manner.
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NEC Concludes 5th Multi-Vendor Wireless Transport SDN Proof of Concept with the Open Networking Foundation and ONAP
Jan 22, 2019 17:18 JST
The aim of this 5th PoC was to further advance the achievements from the prior 4 PoCs, and to move a step closer to commercially deployable SDN controllers integrated into an Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP).
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NEC: Adoption of "Inter-AI Cooperative Fundamental Technology" in NEDO Business
Jan 22, 2019 17:08 JST
As the utilization of AI progresses in a variety of fields in society, the adjustment of interest that cannot be undertaken by a system is required. However, the use of inter-AI cooperative technology enables the creation of significant value.
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NEC Highlights New Business Creation for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) based on 5G at MWC 2019
Jan 17, 2019 08:09 JST
NEC Corporation today announced its participation in Mobile World Congress 2019, in Barcelona, Spain, from February 25 to 28, where it will highlight new business opportunities for CSPs based on 5G in the IoT/AI era.
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NEC Provides Face Recognition Demo System Utilizing MEC to DOCOMO 5G Open Lab OKINAWA
Jan 16, 2019 14:12 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the provision of a facial recognition demo system utilizing Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), a network architecture concept for next-generation communications, to DOCOMO 5G Open Lab OKINAWA, a 5G technology verification center established in Okinawa prefecture on January 9 and run by NTT DOCOMO, INC.
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NEC Contributes to Ultra-High-Definition Live Video Transmission Test Utilizing 5G Conducted by NTT DOCOMO and TOBU RAILWAY
Jan 14, 2019 08:31 JST
NEC Corporation announced that it contributed to a video transmission test utilizing 5G conducted in November 2018 by NTT DOCOMO, INC. and TOBU RAILWAY CO., LTD. through the provision of 5G base stations that support 4.5GHz and 28GHz bands.
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NEC Acquires the Largest Danish IT Company, KMD
Dec 27, 2018 22:07 JST
NEC is acquiring KMD for approximately 8 billion Danish Kroner (DKK) from Advent International, one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity investors.
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NEC Completes Construction of Earthquake Detection System in Indonesia
Dec 21, 2018 10:05 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has completed a wide-area disaster prevention system in Indonesia that quickly and effectively detects earthquakes.
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NEC Successfully Demonstrates Real-Time Digital OAM Mode Multiplexing Transmission in the 80GHz-Band for the First Time
Dec 19, 2018 19:04 JST
NEC Corporation announced today the world's first(1) successful demonstration of real-time digital wireless Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM) mode multiplexing transmission over 40 meters in the 80GHz-band.
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NEC Welcomes Greater Industry Collaboration on Facial Recognition Technology
Dec 19, 2018 18:31 JST
As a world-leading provider of facial recognition and other biometric, as well as information and communications technologies, NEC Corporation welcomes greater industry collaboration and effective discussion for the future of facial recognition technology and business.
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NEC Takes Top Spot as Worldwide Market Leader in MZA's Global Call Control (PBX-IP PBX) Market Report
Dec 14, 2018 14:40 JST
NEC Corporation has become the leading vendor in the global Call Control (PBX-IP PBX) extensions/licenses market, taking the top position as worldwide market leader in MZA's latest Call Control (PBX-IP PBX) report for Q3 2018.
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NEC: Members Selected for the Research Program for the Development of a Quantum Annealing Machine Enabling High-Efficiency, High-Speed Processing
Dec 13, 2018 16:37 JST
NEC Corporation, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Waseda University, and Yokohama National University have been selected to participate in the "Project for Innovative AI Chips and Next-Generation Computing Technology Development," a new project launched by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).
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NEC to Provide Air Traffic Control Radars for Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, South Korea
Nov 30, 2018 09:27 JST
NEC Corporation has received an order for air traffic control radars for Gimpo International Airport from South Korea's Seoul Regional Aviation Administration. The radars are to begin operation by October 2020.
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NEC to Showcase Futuristic Technologies at the NEC Innovative Solutions Fair 2018 in Mumbai
Nov 26, 2018 10:52 JST
NEC Corporation and NEC Technologies India Private Limited, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, will be hosting the NEC Innovative Solutions Fair (NISF) 2018 in Mumbai on December 3, 2018.
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International Standards Adopted by ITU-T to Address Soft Errors Affecting Telecommunication Equipment
Nov 23, 2018 08:01 JST
ITU-T, which is a United Nations specialized agency, approved standards about soft errors(1) affecting telecommunication equipment on November 13, 2018.
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NEC Energy Solutions Awarded Two Projects Totaling 19MW from Gore Street Energy Storage Fund Plc. Portfolio
Nov 21, 2018 23:36 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that NEC Energy Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary, has been awarded contracts for two UK energy storage projects totaling 19MW. Origami Energy developed both projects that were acquired by Gore Street Energy Storage Fund Plc.
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Spirit Telecom Selects NEC's 10Gbps Radio Solution
Nov 16, 2018 11:45 JST
NEC Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation and a leading Australian ICT solutions and services firm, have been selected to supply 10Gbps E-band radio equipment and professional services for Spirit Telecom.
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NEC's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative
Nov 12, 2018 10:49 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that its targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by FY 2031/3 have been approved by the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative, a partnership between the CDP, UN Global Compact, WRI and WWF, which helps companies determine how much they must cut emissions.
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NEC Takes Passenger Experiences to New Heights at the Future Travel Experience Asia Expo 2018
Nov 08, 2018 18:48 JST
NEC Corporation announced today its participation in the Future Travel Experience (FTE) Asia Expo 2018 from 13 to 14 November, at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Hall A, booth no. D41.
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NEC to Provide Facial Recognition at Airport Customs
Nov 07, 2018 11:39 JST
NEC Corporation it has received an order from Japan Customs for an electronic customs procedure gate featuring facial recognition for use at the customs inspection area at Japan's busiest international airport.
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NEC Technology Automatically Identifies Cyberattack Risks for ICT Systems and Important Infrastructure
Nov 06, 2018 15:26 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the development of a technology for automatically identifying the risk of cyberattacks. The new technology uses simulations in order to create a comprehensive evaluation of cyberattack risks for ICT systems and important infrastructure, such as electricity, gas, water, and transport facilities.
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NEC Collaborates with A10 Networks in the Network Security Area
Nov 05, 2018 09:19 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE:6701) today announced that it will strengthen its partnership with A10 Networks, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, in the network security area to enhance security solutions for service providers, including telecommunication carriers and data center operators.
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NEC Showcases Biometrics and Blockchain Technologies for the Financial Sector at the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018
Nov 02, 2018 10:56 JST
NEC Corporation and NEC Asia Pacific announced today their participation in the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 from 12 to 16 November as a gold sponsor of the event in hall 3, booth no. 3E17.
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NEC Expands Broadband Availability in Sweden with the iPASOLINK EX-Advanced Radio
Nov 01, 2018 17:05 JST
NEC Corporation and NEC Scandinavia AB announced today the successful expansion of broadband availability in Mossberg, Sweden, through the installation of the iPASOLINK EX-Advanced for Alingsas Energi, a regional supplier of energy and infrastructure services.
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NEC and Transgene Announce a Collaboration in the Field of Individualized Cancer Immunotherapy, Leveraging NEC's AI and Transgene's myvac Platform
Oct 30, 2018 10:10 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Transgene today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a strategic collaboration aimed at the treatment of solid cancers.
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