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NEC Announces External Appointment of Executive Personnel
Jul 27, 2020 11:17 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that Ikuo Matsuhashi, formerly a managing director with Goldman Sachs Japan, joined NEC as a corporate executive on July 24 this year.
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NEC and Sita Announce Global Aviation Partnership Agreement to Deliver the Future of Digital Identity at Airports
Jul 21, 2020 11:43 JST
NEC Corporation and SITA today announced a global partnership to develop market-leading solutions that enable a secure walk-through travel experience at airports, leveraging NEC's I:Delight identity management platform together with SITA Smart Path and SITA Flex.
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BostonGene and NEC Collaborate to Analyze Cancer Patients in Clinical Trials
Jul 21, 2020 09:45 JST
This collaboration brings together NEC's artificial intelligence (AI)-driven approach to cancer immunotherapy with BostonGene's sophisticated analytical tools.
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NEC-led Team to Provide Hawaii's Airports with Passenger Screening Technology
Jul 17, 2020 08:35 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), NEC Corporation of America and their partner, Infrared Cameras Inc., were selected by the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) to provide thermal temperature screening and facial recognition technology at Hawaii's public airports to help protect the community and identify passengers with a potentially elevated body temperature.
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NEC Provides Secure Document Management and Sharing Service "Obbligato/Collaboration Platform" in China
Jul 16, 2020 09:34 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the sales launch of a collaboration software as a service (SaaS) platform, the "Obbligato/Collaboration Platform," in China, offering easy and secure document management and sharing as part of the Obbligato series of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.
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NEC Solution Innovators Establishes "FonesLife," a healthcare business company that contributes to extending healthy life expectancy
Jul 09, 2020 13:34 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that NEC Solution Innovators, a wholly owned subsidiary, will establish FonesLife Corporation to accelerate and strengthen the healthcare business and begin collaboration with SomaLogic Ltd.

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JGA North is Ready for Service
Jul 06, 2020 14:30 JST
RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) and NEC Corporation (NEC) jointly announced the successful completion of the Japan-Guam-Australia North Cable System (JGA North). JGA North is approximately 2,700 kilometers in length and lands in Minami-Boso, Japan and Piti, Guam.
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Aichi Cancer Center and NEC Launch Joint Research on Fundamental Study Aimed at Advanced Cancer Immunotherapy
Jul 06, 2020 14:11 JST
Aichi Cancer Center and NEC Corporation today announced the launch of fundamental research aiming to realize the promise of advanced personalized cancer immunotherapy by improving the performance of NEC's neoantigen prediction system and developing predictive biomarkers for patient stratification through the fusion of AI and experimental immunology.
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NEC and JAMSTEC Develop AI-based System for Measuring Microplastics in the Ocean
Jul 03, 2020 10:30 JST
This development aims to increase the sophistication of microplastic measurement techniques for evaluating the dynamics and environmental impact of marine plastic waste.
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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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