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NEC Qualifies 20 Fiber Pair Subsea Telecom Cable Systems, with Further Advances Soon
Jan 15, 2020 11:00 JST
NEC Corporation and its subsidiary OCC Corporation announced today that they have completed full qualification of subsea repeaters and optical cable containing up to 20 fiber pairs (40 fibers).
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NEC Concludes an Advisory Agreement with Former NGA Director Robert Cardillo
Jan 14, 2020 16:00 JST
NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, has announced that it has concluded an advisory agreement with former National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Director Robert Cardillo.
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NEC Joins The Valuable 500
Jan 10, 2020 16:43 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, today announced that it has officially joined The Valuable 500, an international initiative aimed at promoting disability inclusion in business, pledging to support its efforts and vision going forward.
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NEC to Provide Aircraft Radar Systems for International Airports in Myanmar
Jan 08, 2020 12:17 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the signing of a contract with the Department of Civil Aviation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for aircraft surveillance systems, including radar for air traffic control, for international airports in the leading cities of Yangon, Mandalay, and Naypyidaw, for a total of approximately 2.3 billion yen.
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KMD Company Buys Foqus Finance
Jan 07, 2020 16:58 JST
NEC Corporation has announced that Banqsoft, a Norway-based subsidiary of KMD, a Denmark-based subsidiary of NEC, has acquired part of the Danish software company E Foqus, specifically the activities and assets related to the Foqus Finance product.
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Transgene and NEC Start Two Clinical Trials with TG4050, an AI-Powered Cancer Vaccine for Ovarian and Head & Neck Cancers
Jan 07, 2020 09:27 JST
Transgene, a biotech company that designs and develops virus-based immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer, and NEC Corporation, a leader in IT and network technologies, today announced that the first patients have been enrolled in the first-in-human trials evaluating TG4050, a therapeutic vaccine based on the myvac technology and powered by NEC's cutting-edge AI capabilities.
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NEC "Traffic Management Solutions" Certified by VMware
Dec 23, 2019 09:17 JST
This certification was acquired through detailed evaluations that verified the operability of software combinations from both companies. Information that is certified through these evaluations is disclosed in the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX).
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NEC: Demonstration of Secure Data Backup of Medical Records Using Secret Sharing on Secure Communications Network
Dec 12, 2019 15:17 JST
This technology would be useful for medical support in disaster situations as well as sharing and cross-referencing medical records between various hospitals in ordinary situations.
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NEC Provides "Waiting Time Forecast System" at Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport)
Dec 12, 2019 12:44 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced the provision of a "Waiting Time Forecast System" that analyzes and visualizes the status of congestion in airport security inspections at Haneda Airport's (Tokyo International Airport) International Passenger Terminal.
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KMD buys IT System for Disaster Assistance from Plass Data
Dec 05, 2019 11:31 JST
KMD, a Denmark-based NEC Corporation subsidiary, has just acquired the DVI (Disaster Victim Identification) System International system area from Plass Data.
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NEC and INTERPOL Partner to Strengthen Cybersecurity
Nov 25, 2019 09:37 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, today announced the conclusion of a global cybersecurity agreement with the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL).
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Sojitz, NTT Com, NEC, NEC Networks & System Integration to Upgrade Communications Infrastructure in Myanmar
Nov 20, 2019 16:33 JST
The Communication Network Improvement Project, valued at about 7 billion yen (about 62 million USD), will be the first ODA loan project in Myanmar's communications field carried out under the auspices of the Japanese government.
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NEC Showcases Industry-leading Digital Finance Solutions at Inaugural SFF X Switch 2019
Nov 06, 2019 14:11 JST
NEC Corporation and NEC Asia Pacific today announced their participation at the inaugural SFF X Switch event at the Singapore EXPO Convention & Exhibition Centre from 11 to 15 November 2019.
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NEC Introduces 5G Vertical Business Platform at Futurecom 2019
Oct 25, 2019 14:13 JST
NEC Corporation, a leader in communications and IT, today announced its participation in Futurecom 2019, Latin America's largest content and digital transformation event, at Sao Paulo Expo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, from October 28-31, 2019.
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Monumental Sports & Entertainment, NEC Announce Partnership with Washington Wizards
Oct 16, 2019 16:45 JST
Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) has announced a partnership with NEC Corporation, marking the first international partnership for the Washington Wizards since the NBA allowed teams to sell global marketing rights to two international partners beginning with the 2019-20 season.
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NEC Announces First International Partnership with Professional Basketball Player Rui Hachimura
Oct 16, 2019 16:33 JST
NEC Corporation has announced their first international partnership with Washington Wizards first round pick, Rui Hachimura.
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Ministry of Movement and NEC to Collaborate on Future of Urban Mobility
Oct 16, 2019 14:04 JST
As part of this partnership, the companies jointly launched 'Ally', an app offering AI-based, personalized road planning functions coupled with an on-demand bus booking service.
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Verizon and NEC Just Made Fiber Sensing a Whole Lot Easier
Oct 08, 2019 13:56 JST
In a recent proof-of-concept field trial, Verizon and NEC Corporation were able to use network infrastructure with existing fiber optic cables already laid in the ground as distributed optical sensors to collect information on city traffic patterns, road conditions, road capacity, and vehicle classification information.
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Successful Outcome for NEC Corporation in United States ITC Investigation Brought by Xtera, Inc.
Oct 07, 2019 08:08 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that the company has received a favorable Final Determination in the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) matter brought by Xtera, Inc., Xtera Topco Ltd., and Neptune Subsea IP Ltd. (collectively Xtera).
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NEC Face Recognition Technology Ranks First in NIST Accuracy Testing
Oct 03, 2019 18:04 JST
NEC's technology ranked No. 1 in NIST testing for the fifth time, following its top placement in the face recognition testing for video in 2017.
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NEC Provides Energy Storage Solution to SP Group's Award-Winning Hybrid Energy Storage Pilot
Sep 27, 2019 15:50 JST
NEC Energy Solutions and NEC Asia Pacific jointly revealed today that NEC provided its 400kW, 400kWh GSS end-to-end Grid Storage Solution and AEROS proprietary energy storage controls software as part of SP Group's innovative hybrid system which recently received the Singapore Minister for National Development's R&D Merit Award at the 2019 Urban Sustainability R&D Congress.
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NEC to Develop Energy Storage Systems with Cells from Ambri Inc.
Sep 24, 2019 17:59 JST
NEC Energy Solutions (NEC), a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, and Ambri has announced they have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) in which NEC will design and develop an energy storage system based on Ambri's Liquid Metal Battery technology.
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Introducing a Next-Generation ATM with Face Recognition and QR Code Reader
Sep 12, 2019 14:11 JST
Seven Bank, Ltd. and NEC Corporation hereby announce the development of a next-generation ATM, which has a facial recognition engine with the world's No.1 certification accuracy.
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UNIDO and NEC to Work Together on ICT Solutions for Inclusuve and Sustainable Industrial Development
Aug 27, 2019 16:22 JST
During an official side event of the seventh Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD7), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and NEC Corporation (NEC) agreed on a global collaboration and partnership framework to develop Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions for inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID).
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NEC, IDB Lab and NGO Bitcoin Argentina to Deploy a Blockchain-based ID System in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Aug 26, 2019 09:11 JST
NEC Argentina S.A., the Civil Association DECODES (NGO Bitcoin Argentina) and IDB Lab, the Innovation Laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop the Blockchain-based Digital Identity for Inclusion Project, which aims to improve the access to quality goods and services for inhabitants of Buenos Aires through a portable, safe, transparent and self-sovereign digital identity.
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NEC Receives Order for Intelligent Transportation System in Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Aug 23, 2019 10:42 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced an order from Modern Bus Company, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, for an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) to improve the performance of the city's bus traffic. The system is scheduled to launch operations in 2020.
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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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