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Tohoku University and NEC Collaborate to Accelerate the Development of Composite Materials for Aircraft
Jul 01, 2020 12:41 JST
Tohoku University Graduate School of Engineering, Graduate School of Information Sciences, and NEC Corporation today announced the start of research and development of a materials integration system utilizing NEC's vector supercomputer SX-Aurora TSUBASA to accelerate the development of carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) for aircraft.
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NEC Platforms provides highly functional bioplastic, "NeCycle," helping to solve environmental issues such as marine plastic waste
Jun 29, 2020 11:34 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that NEC Platforms has begun global sales of "NeCycle," a cellulosic, highly functional bioplastic that contains approximately 50% non-edible plant ingredients and biodegrades in natural environments in approximately four years.
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NEC: Alliance for Joint Research and Development and Global Rollout of ICT Products Utilizing Innovative Optical and Wireless Technologies
Jun 25, 2020 14:06 JST
NTT Corporation and NEC Corporation today agreed to form a capital and business alliance for the purpose of joint research and development and the global rollout of ICT products utilizing innovative optical and wireless technologies.
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NEC and D-Wave Begin Joint Quantum Product Development, Marketing and Sales
Jun 18, 2020 08:00 JST
NEC has made a USD10 million investment in D-Wave in connection with this initiative.
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NEC: Researchers Develop a Compact 28 GHz Transceiver Supporting Dual-polarized MIMO
Jun 17, 2020 16:13 JST
Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology and NEC Corporation have jointly developed a 28 GHz phased-array transceiver supporting dual-polarized MIMO for fifth-generation mobile communications system (5G) radio units.
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NEC: Asia Direct Cable Consortium to Build New Asia Pacific Submarine Cable
Jun 11, 2020 12:30 JST
The consortium has selected NEC to construct the 9,400-kilometer long ADC cable, which is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2022.
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NEC's Netcracker 2020 Puts Service Providers at the Center of the Digital Economy
Jun 04, 2020 08:15 JST
Netcracker Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, announced today the launch of its Netcracker 2020 portfolio to help service providers focus on their customer's digital lifestyle.
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Rakuten Mobile and NEC Agree to Jointly Develop Containerized Standalone 5G Core Network
Jun 03, 2020 09:34 JST
Rakuten Mobile, Inc. and NEC Corporation today announced that the two companies have reached an agreement to jointly develop the containerized standalone (SA) 5G core network (5GC) to be utilized in Rakuten Mobile's fully virtualized cloud-native 5G network.
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Tokyo Metropolitan Government to trial 5G Antenna-equipped Smart Poles in Cooperation with Sumitomo Corporation and NEC
May 25, 2020 09:44 JST
Sumitomo Corporation has concluded an agreement with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government on the preliminary/trial installation and verification of smart poles being carried out by the government.
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Transgene and NEC Demonstrate High Accuracy of AI-based Neoantigen Prediction for the Design of Individualized Cancer Vaccine TG4050
May 15, 2020 13:10 JST
Transgene and NEC Corporation today announce that they will present data demonstrating that the prediction algorithm used to customize TG4050 for each patient is accurate at identifying immunogenic cancer mutations even among a large set of candidate mutations.
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NEC Develops Learning-based Communications Analysis Technology-enabling High-quality Local 5G Without Network Specialist
May 13, 2020 09:43 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the development of a learning-based communications analysis technology for private radio communications networks, including local/private 5G networks (local 5G).
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NEC to Provide Vietnam with "LOTUSat-1" Earth Observation Satellite System
Apr 23, 2020 09:56 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that it received an order from Sumitomo Corporation for the manufacture and launch of the "LOTUSat-1" Earth observation satellite system for the Vietnam National Space Center (VNSC).
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NEC Publishes Design Blueprints for SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines Using its Artificial Intelligence Technology
Apr 23, 2020 09:46 JST
NEC Corporation today announced analysis results from efforts using AI prediction platforms to design blueprints for SARS-CoV-2 vaccines that can drive potent T-cell responses in the majority of the global population.
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NEC and Intermedia Announce Strategic Global Partnership to Deliver Cloud Communications, Collaboration, and Contact Center Solutions
Apr 22, 2020 13:22 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced a global strategic partnership with Intermedia, a leading provider of cloud-based Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) solutions.
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NEC Charts Global Growth by Appointing New CEO of Indian Business
Apr 01, 2020 12:17 JST
NEC Corporation and NEC Technologies India today announced the appointment of Mr. Aalok Kumar as the new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEC Technologies India, effective from today.
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NEC and Kagome to Provide AI-enabled Services that Improve Tomato Yields
Mar 31, 2020 09:45 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the conclusion of a strategic partnership agreement with Kagome Co., Ltd. to launch agricultural management support services utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) for leading tomato processing companies.
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NEC and Sharp Announce Joint Venture to Combine Display Solution Businesses
Mar 25, 2020 11:36 JST
NEC Corporation and Sharp Corporation have agreed to create a joint venture by combining NEC Display Solutions, Ltd. (NDS), a subsidiary of NEC, with Sharp.
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Rakuten Mobile and NEC Begin Production of Open RAN 5G Radio Equipment
Mar 24, 2020 11:02 JST
Rakuten Mobile, Inc. and NEC Corporation today announced that production of the 5th generation mobile communications system (5G) radio unit (RU) jointly developed by the two companies has started at NEC Platforms, Ltd.'s Fukushima Plant, and the first unit has been shipped.
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University of the Ryukyus and NEC Discover a Novel Diagnostic Biomarker for Acute Adult T-cell Leukemia/Lymphoma
Mar 24, 2020 11:01 JST
A study jointly conducted by Dean and Professor Takuya Fukushima, M.D., Ph.D., Graduate School of Health Sciences, University of the Ryukyus, and NEC Corporation has discovered a novel diagnostic biomarker for acute adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma and been published in Blood Advances, a medical journal from the American Society of Hematology.
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Viettel Rolls Out Nationwide 5G-ready Timing Solution with ADVA and NEC
Mar 20, 2020 09:22 JST
ADVA and NEC Corporation today announced that Viettel, a global telecommunications service provider based in Vietnam, has deployed ADVA's Oscilloquartz timing solution throughout Laos and Myanmar to provide nationwide 4G services and prepare its synchronization network for 5G.
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Konica Minolta and NEC Strengthen Cooperation to Promote DX by Utilizing Local 5G
Mar 13, 2020 08:28 JST
Konica Minolta, Inc. and NEC Corporation today announced that they have agreed to collaborate as partners to promote digital transformation (DX) utilizing 5G in the fields of imaging IoT/AI technologies, working styles, healthcare, and manufacturing.
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NEC Successfully Demonstrates Real-time Digital OAM Mode Multiplexing Transmission Over 100m in the 150GHz-band for the First Time
Mar 10, 2020 09:19 JST
This technology is expected to help solve increasing demands for high-capacity wireless connections for networks in the 5G era and beyond.
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NEC and Siemens Partner to Provide AI Monitoring and Analysis Solution to Accelerate Digitization in Manufacturing
Mar 09, 2020 14:02 JST
NEC Corporation today announced a collaboration with Siemens in the IoT field to provide a monitoring and analysis solution for manufacturing that connects MindSphere, the cloud-based, open Internet of Things (IoT) operating system from Siemens, and NEC's System Invariant Analysis Technology (SIAT).
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NEC Wins Multiple iF DESIGN AWARDs
Mar 05, 2020 09:25 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that its designs for "Smart Airport" and "NEC Walking Analysis Technology" were named winners of this year's iF DESIGN AWARD, a globally recognized award for design.
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NEC Successfully Demonstrates 10Gbps Outdoor Transmission in the 150GHz-band
Mar 04, 2020 09:07 JST
NEC Corporation announced today the successful demonstration of bidirectional 10Gbps outdoor transmission.
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NEC's Unified Communications Platform "UNIVERGE SV Series" Reaches 500,000 Shipments
Feb 28, 2020 13:32 JST
NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, today announced that its acclaimed "UNIVERGE SV9000 Series" of communications platforms has reached 500,000 global shipments.
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NEC Releases "Open & Virtualized RAN" White Paper
Feb 27, 2020 11:15 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, today announced the publication of "Open & Virtualized RAN - The Future of Radio", a white paper that focuses on the evolution of RAN, including the importance of Open vRAN for building an interoperable multi-vendor ecosystem in support of 5G networks.
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NEC Partners with Juniper Networks to Enable Telefonica Chile's IP Network Fusion Project
Feb 26, 2020 15:33 JST
NEC and infrastructure vendor partner Juniper Networks have partnered to implement the project with product solutions and system integration capabilities.
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NEC and Accedian partner globally to address network performance visibility challenges and predictive analytics requirements
Feb 20, 2020 12:03 JST
NEC Corporation has announced a global partnership that will provide organizations with advanced performance monitoring and analytics solutions, as well as services centered around gaining complete visibility across physical, cloud and hybrid networks.
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