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NEC: Members Selected for the Research Program for the Development of a Quantum Annealing Machine Enabling High-Efficiency, High-Speed Processing
Dec 13, 2018 16:37 JST
NEC Corporation, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Waseda University, and Yokohama National University have been selected to participate in the "Project for Innovative AI Chips and Next-Generation Computing Technology Development," a new project launched by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).
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NEC to Provide Air Traffic Control Radars for Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, South Korea
Nov 30, 2018 09:27 JST
NEC Corporation has received an order for air traffic control radars for Gimpo International Airport from South Korea's Seoul Regional Aviation Administration. The radars are to begin operation by October 2020.
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NEC to Showcase Futuristic Technologies at the NEC Innovative Solutions Fair 2018 in Mumbai
Nov 26, 2018 10:52 JST
NEC Corporation and NEC Technologies India Private Limited, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, will be hosting the NEC Innovative Solutions Fair (NISF) 2018 in Mumbai on December 3, 2018.
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International Standards Adopted by ITU-T to Address Soft Errors Affecting Telecommunication Equipment
Nov 23, 2018 08:01 JST
ITU-T, which is a United Nations specialized agency, approved standards about soft errors(1) affecting telecommunication equipment on November 13, 2018.
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NEC Energy Solutions Awarded Two Projects Totaling 19MW from Gore Street Energy Storage Fund Plc. Portfolio
Nov 21, 2018 23:36 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that NEC Energy Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary, has been awarded contracts for two UK energy storage projects totaling 19MW. Origami Energy developed both projects that were acquired by Gore Street Energy Storage Fund Plc.
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Spirit Telecom Selects NEC's 10Gbps Radio Solution
Nov 16, 2018 11:45 JST
NEC Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation and a leading Australian ICT solutions and services firm, have been selected to supply 10Gbps E-band radio equipment and professional services for Spirit Telecom.
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NEC's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative
Nov 12, 2018 10:49 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that its targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by FY 2031/3 have been approved by the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative, a partnership between the CDP, UN Global Compact, WRI and WWF, which helps companies determine how much they must cut emissions.
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NEC Takes Passenger Experiences to New Heights at the Future Travel Experience Asia Expo 2018
Nov 08, 2018 18:48 JST
NEC Corporation announced today its participation in the Future Travel Experience (FTE) Asia Expo 2018 from 13 to 14 November, at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Hall A, booth no. D41.
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NEC to Provide Facial Recognition at Airport Customs
Nov 07, 2018 11:39 JST
NEC Corporation it has received an order from Japan Customs for an electronic customs procedure gate featuring facial recognition for use at the customs inspection area at Japan's busiest international airport.
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NEC Technology Automatically Identifies Cyberattack Risks for ICT Systems and Important Infrastructure
Nov 06, 2018 15:26 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the development of a technology for automatically identifying the risk of cyberattacks. The new technology uses simulations in order to create a comprehensive evaluation of cyberattack risks for ICT systems and important infrastructure, such as electricity, gas, water, and transport facilities.
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NEC Collaborates with A10 Networks in the Network Security Area
Nov 05, 2018 09:19 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE:6701) today announced that it will strengthen its partnership with A10 Networks, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, in the network security area to enhance security solutions for service providers, including telecommunication carriers and data center operators.
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NEC Showcases Biometrics and Blockchain Technologies for the Financial Sector at the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018
Nov 02, 2018 10:56 JST
NEC Corporation and NEC Asia Pacific announced today their participation in the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 from 12 to 16 November as a gold sponsor of the event in hall 3, booth no. 3E17.
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NEC Expands Broadband Availability in Sweden with the iPASOLINK EX-Advanced Radio
Nov 01, 2018 17:05 JST
NEC Corporation and NEC Scandinavia AB announced today the successful expansion of broadband availability in Mossberg, Sweden, through the installation of the iPASOLINK EX-Advanced for Alingsas Energi, a regional supplier of energy and infrastructure services.
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NEC and Transgene Announce a Collaboration in the Field of Individualized Cancer Immunotherapy, Leveraging NEC's AI and Transgene's myvac Platform
Oct 30, 2018 10:10 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Transgene today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a strategic collaboration aimed at the treatment of solid cancers.
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AI Acceleration with NEC's New Vector Computer
Oct 26, 2018 10:26 JST
NEC Corporation announced that it is supporting the Stanford DAWN project, an initiative to simplify the building of AI-powered applications, by providing a cluster of new "SX-Aurora TSUBASA" vector computers for research in the area of artificial intelligence (AI).
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NEC Releases "Wireless Transport Modernization for 5G" White Paper
Oct 25, 2018 13:08 JST
NEC Corporation announced the publication of "Wireless Transport Modernization for 5G," a white paper that outlines the importance of the transport network and how to repurpose existing transport infrastructure for the 5G era.
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NEC and Samsung Announce 5G Partnership Agreement
Oct 25, 2018 08:25 JST
NEC Corporation and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today announced a partnership of joint effort to strengthen their next generation business portfolio including 5G.
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NEC Collaborates with Arm to Develop Secure IoT Solutions for Smart Cities Using AI
Oct 17, 2018 15:35 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced a strategic collaboration with Arm Limited (Arm) to drive the development of secure Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for Smart Cities using artificial intelligence (AI).
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NEC and Hortonworks to Co-develop High Performance Analytics Platform for Big Data with SX-Aurora TSUBASA
Oct 15, 2018 11:37 JST
NEC Corporation and Hortonworks, Inc. today announced plans for the co-development of a high performance Big Data analytics platform for AI integrating the "SX-Aurora TSUBASA" vector engine, a new hardware platform by NEC to accelerate computing using vectorization.
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NEC C&C Foundation Awards 2018 C&C Prize
Oct 10, 2018 10:33 JST
The NEC C&C Foundation today announced that the 2018 C&C Prize will be awarded to two groups for their contributions to quantum annealing and to research into random spin systems which underlie the fundamental mechanism enabling the development of quantum annealing machines, and to discovery and pioneering development of thin-film organic light-emitting devices.
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NEC Provides LoRaWAN-Compliant Network Server for Trials of Remote LP Gas Meter Reading
Oct 10, 2018 09:14 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the provision of a LoRaWAN-compliant network server in trials of remote liquefied petroleum (LP) gas meter reading performed in Tochigi City, Japan, through a LoRaWAN (low-power and wide-area wireless technology) network that utilizes a cable television (CATV) network.
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NEC Hosts C&C User Forum and iEXPO 2018 in Tokyo
Oct 09, 2018 18:08 JST
NEC Corporation will host the C&C User Forum and iEXPO 2018, a showcase of the company's latest technologies, on November 8 and 9 at the Tokyo International Forum.
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NEC Joins Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) for Sharing Cyber Threat Information
Oct 05, 2018 11:11 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced its membership in the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), a U.S.-based nonprofit organization that facilitates the sharing of cyber threat information among member companies in order to improve products and services and elevate security for customers.
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NEC Completes World's First Submarine Cable Crossing the South Atlantic
Oct 01, 2018 17:25 JST
Angola Cables S.A. and NEC Corporation announced today that the construction of the world's first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic has been completed and is now ready for commercial service.
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NEC Outlines "Materiality" for Accelerating Social Value Creation
Sep 28, 2018 18:30 JST
NEC Corporation announced details on its view of "materiality," the Company's priority management themes from an environmental, social and governance (ESG) perspective, under the Mid-term Management Plan 2020.
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NEC Maintains "Gold" CSR Rating by EcoVadis for Advanced Sustainability Performance
Sep 28, 2018 09:19 JST
NEC Corporation has been awarded a "Gold" Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating by EcoVadis, a leading evaluator of supplier sustainability. NEC has maintained this position since 2012, and is ranked in the top 1% of all suppliers assessed.
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NEC Empowers Smart Digital Transformation in Business and Society at GITEX 2018
Sep 27, 2018 15:31 JST
NEC Corporation today announced its participation in the GITEX 2018 Technology Week, the biggest technology show in MENA and South Asia, taking place 14-18 October at the Dubai World Trade Center. NEC will showcase the latest solutions for equipping organizations and society for smart transformation in today's digital landscape at booth Z1-D20 in Za'abeel Hall.
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NEC Showcases Aviation Security Solutions at AVSEC World Day and GAPS in Greece
Sep 26, 2018 14:42 JST
NEC Corporation today announced its participation in AVSEC World Day 2018 and the GAPS, where leaders in the aviation field gather to showcase the latest products, solutions and innovative ideas for improving the industry, from October 1-4 in Athens, Greece, at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel Athens.
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NEC Expands Innovation Ecosystem with Launch of Open Innovation Centre in Singapore
Sep 26, 2018 07:24 JST
NEC Corporation announced the opening of the NEC Open Innovation Centre (OIC) in Singapore, which forms a part of the wider NEC innovation eco-system, and reaffirms NEC's commitment to foster open innovation and partnerships with the private and public sectors.
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