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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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NEC Opens "NEC Mobility Test Center" for Demonstrating Private 5G and Video Analysis
Nov 06, 2020 11:10 JST
NEC Corporation announced today the opening of the "NEC Mobility Test Center," a demonstration facility that utilizes advanced technologies such as private 5G and video analysis for evaluating automated driving technologies, coordinating infrastructure, and co-creating solutions with partner companies.
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NEC Selected as a Vendor for NTT DOCOMO's Standalone 5G Mobile Core
Nov 05, 2020 08:00 JST
NEC Corporation today announced its selection by NTT DOCOMO, Inc. as a vendor of a 5G mobile core network (5GC) compatible with Standalone (SA) 5G that NTT DOCOMO plans to launch in 2021.
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NEC Supports INTERPOL's Virtual Cybercrime Investigation Training
Oct 30, 2020 10:31 JST
NEC Corporation and Cyber Defense Institute, Inc., an NEC Group company, today announced their support for the INTERPOL Digital Security Challenge (DSC), a virtual cybercrime investigation event that took place from October 12 to 16.
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NEC to Host Inaugural NEC Visionary Week, a Fully Virtualized Conference and Exhibition
Oct 30, 2020 08:00 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that it is hosting the NEC Visionary Week, which will be conducted entirely online, from November 12 to December 4, 2020.
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NEC and Realeyes Jointly Develop Emotion Analysis Service in Support of Video Communications
Oct 26, 2020 09:05 JST
NEC Corporation and Realeyes have jointly developed a new emotion analysis service that combines NEC's biometric identification and video analytics technologies with Realeyes' emotion analysis technology.
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NEC and Analog Devices Collaborate to provide a 5G O-RAN Massive MIMO Radio for Rakuten Mobile
Oct 23, 2020 16:31 JST
NEC Corporation and Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced today that they have teamed up to design a 5G Network Massive MIMO Antenna Radio Unit for Rakuten Mobile.
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Vodafone and NEC Start Trialing Open RAN Technology
Oct 20, 2020 10:09 JST
Vodafone and NEC Europe Ltd. in partnership with Altiostar, have jointly announced the first successful voice call made on an open virtual Radio Access Network (Open RAN) on Vodafone's network in the Netherlands.
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NEC C&C Foundation Awards 2020 C&C Prize
Oct 13, 2020 10:17 JST
The NEC C&C Foundation today announced that the 2020 C&C Prize will be awarded to two groups for their contributions to leading many collaborators in the construction and dissemination of the Internet in Japan and the promotion of its stable operation.
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NEC Selects NXP RF Airfast Multi-chip Modules for Massive MIMO 5G Antenna Radio Unit for Rakuten Mobile in Japan
Oct 13, 2020 08:00 JST
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that NEC selected NXP to supply RF Airfast multi-chip modules to be used in a Massive MIMO 5G antenna Radio Unit (RU) for new windowRakuten Mobile, one of Japan's leading mobile network operators.
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NEC's iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual drives the evolution of 5G
Oct 12, 2020 17:03 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the global release of the iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual, a 20Gbps radio for promoting the expansion of 5G.
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