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Lockheed Martin and NEC Put AI to Work on Programs like NASA's Artemis Mission
Mar 02, 2021 13:03 JST
Lockheed Martin and NEC Corporation have signed a joint collaboration agreement to extend their partnership utilizing NEC's System Invariant Analysis Technology (SIAT). The companies are also finalizing a licensing agreement with a multi-year option.
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Northgate Public Services Becomes NEC Software Solutions UK from July 2021
Feb 22, 2021 11:59 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Northgate Public Services (NPS) today announced a name change that means from July 2021, NPS will become NEC Software Solutions UK.
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Czech Hydrometeorological Institute puts NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into operation
Feb 12, 2021 13:36 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) put an NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into service. The newly deployed HPC solution is used for high-resolution regional climate modelling.
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NEC, ParityQC Collaborate to Develop Highly-scalable, Practical Quantum Computers
Feb 10, 2021 10:23 JST
NEC Corporation and ParityQC today announced that they have started collaborating in the field of quantum annealing, a method of quantum computing.
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NEC, Netcracker and DigitalRoute Partner to Accelerate 5G Monetization
Feb 08, 2021 13:19 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), Netcracker and DigitalRoute announced today a strategic partnership in which NEC will offer DigitalRoute's Usage Data Platform alongside its 5G mobile core network (5GC).
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NEC to Design Clearing House Systems in Support of Transport Fare Collection System Integration in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Feb 05, 2021 11:03 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced it received an order to design clearing house systems in support of integrating transport fare collection systems under the "Project for Establishment of Clearing House for Integrating Transport Ticketing System in Dhaka City Area (Phase II)".
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O2 and NEC jointly conduct Open RAN trial
Feb 02, 2021 08:09 JST
O2 (Telefonica UK) and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) have announced a successful Open RAN trial on O2's network with NEC and its ecosystem of partners that includes virtualized RAN software from Altiostar and hardware from GigaTera Communications and Supermicro among others.
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NEC Accepts Investment in a Special Purpose Company that Holds All Shares in Avaloq
Jan 29, 2021 14:44 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced it has decided to accept investment from the Fund Corporation for the Overseas Development of Japan's ICT and Postal Services (JICT) in a special purpose company that was established in December 2020 for the acquisition of Avaloq Group AG (Avaloq), a leading Swiss financial software company.
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NEC to increase Orange Egypt LTE network capacity with iPASOLINK E-band microwave radios
Jan 28, 2021 10:34 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced it has been selected by Orange Egypt to provide additional units of iPASOLINK EX Advanced, NECs outdoor, integrated, ultra-compact microwave radio system supporting 70-80 GHz band communications (E-band). The additional units of this innovative all-outdoor radio are scheduled to be installed in 2021.
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NEC Delivers Submarine Cable Seismic and Tsunami Observation System to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau
Jan 26, 2021 12:00 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the delivery of a submarine cable seismic and tsunami observation system to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
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NEC Millimeter-wave Distributed-MIMO Technique Triples the Number of Simultaneous Connections and Transmission Capacity in a Real Office setting
Jan 25, 2021 17:06 JST
NEC Corporation announced today it has demonstrated multiple highly stable simultaneous terminal connections and transmission capacity in a real office environment through distributed-MIMO in the 28 GHz millimeter-wave frequency band.
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NEC Concludes Contract to Supply the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) Optical Submarine Cable
Jan 14, 2021 13:01 JST
NEC Corporation announced the signing of a contract with the National Submarine Cable Utility Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC) of the Palau Republic (Palau) for the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) optical submarine cable construction project. PC2, with a total length of approximately 110km, will connect Palau with a large-capacity submarine optical cable that connects Southeast Asia and the U.S. mainland.
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NEC Releases 'WISE VISION Endoscopy' in Europe and Japan
Jan 12, 2021 09:56 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the development of "WISE VISION Endoscopy," an AI diagnosis-support medical device software for colonoscopies, which is being released in Japan today and is expected to soon be available in Europe.
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NEC's Northgate Public Services Acquires Charter Systems Ltd to Improve Information Sharing for Undercover Policing
Jan 05, 2021 09:19 JST
NEC Corporation has announced that Northgate Public Services (NPS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC, has entered into an agreement to acquire Charter Systems Ltd, a leading supplier of Covert Operations software to police services in the UK and Canada.
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Avaloq's Acquisition by NEC Successfully Completed
Dec 23, 2020 08:58 JST
Avaloq, a Swiss-based global leader in digital banking solutions and wealth management technology, and Japan-based NEC Corporation today announced the closing of NEC's acquisition of Avaloq.
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NEC Completes Submarine Cable System for BSNL Connecting Chennai, India and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Dec 18, 2020 11:05 JST
NEC Corporation India (NEC India) today announced the successful completion of the flagship optical submarine cable system connecting Chennai, India and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&N Islands) for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), a Government of India Enterprise. NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), the parent company of NEC India, manufactured the optical submarine cable and provided technical assistance during the turnkey implementation.
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NEC Holds No.1 Position for 6 Years in a Row as Worldwide Leader in the Small and Medium-Sized Business Call Control (PBX-IP PBX) Market
Dec 17, 2020 12:10 JST
NEC, a global leader in Communications & IT solutions, today announced that it now, for six years in a row, is recognized as the global #1 for SMB (Small and Medium Business) Communications Systems.
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NEC Selected by Telefónica Germany as System Integrator for First Open RAN Pilot in Germany
Dec 16, 2020 14:09 JST
Telefónica Germany / O2 and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that NEC, working with its ecosystem of partners, has been selected by Telefónica Germany / O2 as its favored full-service system integrator for the first Open RAN pilot system in Germany.
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Osaka University to Start Operation of NEC's Cloud-linked Supercomputer System
Dec 14, 2020 15:03 JST
The Cybermedia Center, Osaka University, in cooperation with NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), announced today it will introduce a new cloud-linked High Performance Computing (HPC) and High Performance Data Analysis (HPDA) supercomputer system from NEC.
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NEC Accelerates Commercial-ready 5G Ecosystem Development at its CoE Open RAN Laboratory
Dec 14, 2020 14:43 JST
NEC Corporation announced its establishment of an Open RAN laboratory in India as a complement to its Center of Excellence (CoE) in the U.K.
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NEC named to the CDP "A List" for advanced Climate Change and Water Security initiatives two years in a row
Dec 09, 2020 11:13 JST
NEC Corporation has been recognized again for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP(1), securing a place on its prestigious "A List" for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect water security.
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NEC to Introduce 'Banks of the Future' at SFF x SWITCH 2020
Dec 04, 2020 17:52 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and NEC Asia Pacific today announced their participation and NEC's gold sponsorship of this year's Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SFF x SWITCH) from December 7-11, 2020.
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NEC facial recognition adopted by Star Alliance Biometrics platform
Dec 02, 2020 08:15 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that Lufthansa Airlines and Swiss International Airlines (SWISS), Lufthansa Group airline members of Star Alliance, launched the "Star Alliance Biometrics" identity verification platform utilizing NEC's facial recognition technologies at Frankfurt Airport and Munich Airport.
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NanoBridge Semiconductor, Inc. secures series A financing from Japan Industrial Partners and NEC for launching full-scale business
Dec 02, 2020 08:02 JST
NEC has an established history of promoting the commercialization of NanoBridge, and decided to transfer NanoBridge-related intellectual property to NBS and conduct a spin-off in order to further drive the growth of this business.
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NEC Participates in the UK Government-led 5G Open RAN Trial Program with the NeutrORAN Testbed
Dec 01, 2020 08:04 JST
The UK Government and NEC Corporation today announced the launch of the NEC "NeutrORAN" project, which will showcase the latest innovations in the Open Radio Access Network (RAN) space.
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NEC to Launch PCIe-based Vector Engine Card to Explore New Opportunities in the SME Market
Nov 20, 2020 08:20 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the global launch of a PCIe-based Vector Engine card (Vector Engine) to tap into the growing demand for High Performance Computing (HPC) from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).
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NEC Establishes its Global Open RAN Center of Excellence in the U.K. to Accelerate Global Adoption of 5G Open RAN
Nov 19, 2020 14:16 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the establishment of its Global Open RAN Center of Excellence (CoE) in the U.K. to accelerate the global adoption of Open RAN and to further strengthen its structure for accelerating the global deployment of 5G.
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NEC Signs Strategic Collaboration Agreement with AWS -- a first-of-its-kind in Japan
Nov 13, 2020 17:37 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has become the first Japanese company to sign a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS).
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Altiostar and NEC Demonstrated O-RAN Open Fronthaul at Global O-RAN ALLIANCE Plugfest Hosted by Bharti Airtel in India
Nov 13, 2020 11:01 JST
Altiostar and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today said that they participated in the first plugfest event in the India region for the O-RAN ALLIANCE.
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