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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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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 Red.es 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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