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NEC: Industrial Internet Consortium Approves Testbed of Negotiation Automation Platform for coordinating interests among AI systems
Aug 21, 2019 10:24 JST
The IIC Negotiation Automation Platform Testbed leverages a variety of AI infrastructure technologies, which automatically negotiate trading conditions and resource assignment with each other in order to coordinate interests among various AI systems.
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NEC to Install More than 20MW of Municipal Energy Storage Projects in New England
Aug 21, 2019 10:01 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES), a wholly-owned subsidiary, has been awarded six additional energy storage projects of more than 20 MW at municipal power plants throughout New England including Madison, Maine, and Ashburnham, Templeton, Wakefield, Middleton and Taunton, Massachusetts.
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NEC Signs Sponsorship Agreement with MLB's Los Angeles Angels
Jul 30, 2019 15:00 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the signing of a sponsorship agreement with Major League Baseball's (MLB) Los Angeles Angels for the 2019 season.
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NEC Begins Shipping 5G Radio Equipment to DOCOMO
Jul 30, 2019 14:00 JST
NEC Corporation announced today the provision of radio units (RU) for 5G base station equipment to NTT DOCOMO, INC.
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NEC Acquires Norwegian Bioinformatics Company, OncoImmunity AS
Jul 29, 2019 16:49 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the acquisition of OncoImmunity AS, a Norway-based bioinformatics company that develops proprietary machine learning software to support the fight against cancer.
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Star Alliance and NEC Corporation Sign Partnership Agreement to Enhance Passenger Experience through Biometric Data Recognition Technology
Jul 26, 2019 19:13 JST
Star Alliance today signed a partnership agreement to develop a biometric data-based identification platform that will significantly improve the travel experience for frequent flyer program customers of Star Alliance member airlines.
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NEC Provides Smart City Solutions in Cordoba, Spain
Jul 25, 2019 09:54 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that NEC Iberica was selected by to provide smart city solutions to Diputacion de Cordoba, a public institute that provides economic and technical services to residents of 77 municipalities of Cordoba, as part of "Enlaza, the Smart and Sustainable Project for Municipalities in the Province of Cordoba".
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NEC: Autonomous Backhoe Operation System Improves the Productivity and Safety of Construction Sites
Jul 19, 2019 14:13 JST
OBAYASHI CORPORATION, NEC Corporation and TAIYU Co., Ltd. have jointly developed an autonomous backhoe operation system that automates sediment loading as an important step in the autonomy of construction machinery.
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NEC Provides Facial Recognition System for Admission Control at EU Summit
Jul 17, 2019 09:03 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and its Romanian Branch office, part of NEC Eastern Europe, announced the provision of a facial recognition system for admission control at the EU Summit held in Sibiu, Romania on May 9, 2019.
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NEC Successfully Transmits Live 8K Video Using 5G with the Largest Television Station in France
Jul 16, 2019 09:14 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the successful transmission of live 8K video using 5G at an international tennis tournament recently held in Paris, France.
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NEC to Provide Customs Procedure System With Face Recognition for Six Major Airports in Japan
Jul 10, 2019 08:49 JST
NEC Corporation has announced an order from Japan Customs, under the Ministry of Finance, for an electronic customs procedure system utilizing face recognition to be installed at the customs inspection areas of six major airports in Japan: New Chitose Airport, Narita International Airport, Haneda Airport, Chubu International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Fukuoka Airport.
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NEC Server Software Enables Advanced and Secure Login to Websites in Compliance with FIDO2
Jul 01, 2019 09:50 JST
NEC Corporation announced today the availability of its enhanced NC7000-3A server software, which will enable simple, secure and swift authentication of users for access to websites and mobile applications through biometric authentication.
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NEC Participates in INTERPOL World 2019
Jun 26, 2019 17:04 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced its participation in INTERPOL World 2019 at Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore, from Tuesday, July 2 to Thursday, July 4, 2019.
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NEC and Samsung Enhance Global Sales Structure for 5G Solutions
Jun 25, 2019 16:08 JST
NEC Corporation and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has announced enhancements to their sales systems for accelerating the provision of 5G solutions to global markets.
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NEC Fingerprint Identification Contributes to the Provision of Legal Identity for Newborn Children in Developing Countries
Jun 20, 2019 14:09 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced the successful conclusion of fingerprint identification technology trials with newborn children from as young as 2 to 24 hours old in the Republic of Kenya.
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NEC to Deploy Direct-Liquid Cooled, AMD EPYC Processor Powered Supercomputer for the German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Jun 18, 2019 14:26 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced that Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) - the German Aerospace Center - has awarded NEC with the delivery and installation of a new High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster solution, which constitutes one of the largest recent HPC tenders in Europe.
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NEC Partners with C-DAC to Deploy Automated Fingerprint Identification System for Kerala State Police in India
Jun 18, 2019 10:10 JST
NEC Corporation has announced that NEC Technologies India (NECTI), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, has partnered with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)(1) to deploy its industry-leading automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) for the Kerala State Police in India.
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NEC Receives EUR50 Million Order from Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)
Jun 17, 2019 17:07 JST
NEC Corporation has received an order with a value of 50 Million Euro for a supercomputer "NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA" from the Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), the German weather forecasting service located in Offenbach, Germany, one of Europe's major meteorological service agencies.
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NEC Introduces Unique, Adaptive Energy Warranty to Optimize Value for Energy Storage Customers
Jun 13, 2019 10:21 JST
NEC Corporation has announced that NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES) introduced a unique, Adaptive Energy Warranty which uses energy storage system usage data to adapt a system's energy capacity warranty to fit a customer's use profile.
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NEC and Aviat Sign Channel Partner Agreement for North America Microwave Business
Jun 11, 2019 10:00 JST
NEC Corporation and Aviat Networks, Inc. has announced an agreement under which the North American sales channel for NEC's microwave business changes hands from NEC Corporation of America to Aviat.
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NEC Provides TOP500 Supercomputer to RWTH Aachen University in Germany
Jun 10, 2019 16:05 JST
NEC Corporation and NEC Deutschland GmbH today announced that RWTH Aachen University - one of the leading technical universities in Germany - has started operations of the new High Performance Computing (HPC) Cluster solution, CLAIX-2018, which has been delivered by NEC.
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Gavi, NEC, and Simprints to Deploy World's First Scalable Child Fingerprint Identification Solution to Boost Immunization in Developing Countries
Jun 06, 2019 10:00 JST
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, NEC Corporation, and Simprints Technology Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding on the use of biometrics to improve immunization coverage in developing countries.
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WorkFusion and NEC Partner to Bring AI-driven Robotic Process Automation to Global Markets
Jun 05, 2019 14:17 JST
WorkFusion, the leading intelligent automation and robotic process automation (RPA) software company, and NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, today announced a partnership to bring artificial intelligence-driven RPA to global markets.
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Rakuten Mobile and NEC to build Open vRAN Architecture in Japan
Jun 05, 2019 13:17 JST
Rakuten Mobile, Inc., the mobile network subsidiary of Rakuten Group, and NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, announced that the two companies have formed a partnership to build the world's first 5G open vRAN architecture in Japan.
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NEC: A More Accurate, Low-Cost 39 GHz Beamforming Transceiver for 5G Communications
Jun 04, 2019 08:14 JST
Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology and NEC Corporation, Japan, present a 39 GHz transceiver with built-in calibration for fifth-generation (5G) applications. The advantages to be gained include better quality communications as well as cost-effective scalability.
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NEC Named 2019 Frost & Sullivan's Asia-Pacific Biometrics Company of the Year
May 29, 2019 12:55 JST
The award recognizes NEC's leading position in the industry and is a testament to NEC's foresight in innovating and developing biometric solutions for the future that maximizes customer value and experience.
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NEC Initiates AI-Driven Drug Discovery Business Targeting a Business Valuation of ¥300 Billion by 2025
May 27, 2019 13:37 JST

NEC Awarded Intelligent Transportation System Project in Oman
May 17, 2019 10:15 JST
NEC Corporation has been awarded an intelligent transportation system (ITS) project for the public transport network in the Sultanate of Oman from Oman National Transport Company S.A.O.C (MWASALAT), the government owned public transportation company in Oman.
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NEC and CSC e-Governance Services Form a Strategic Alliance to Deliver Innovative Digital Services for Rural Areas in India
May 15, 2019 12:12 JST
NEC Corporation has announced that NEC Technologies India (NECTI), a wholly owned subsidiary, and CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd (CSC SPV) have formed a strategic alliance to jointly develop and deliver new digital services to approximately 900 million citizens living in rural areas of India.
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