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NEC Thailand collaborates with Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand to monitor and manage industrial waste in 14 industrial estates
Nov 10, 2023 11:05 JST
NEC Corporation (Thailand) Ltd., a leader in information technology (IT) and wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is celebrating the successful installation and delivery of a Real-Time Industrial Waste Tracking System to support efficient waste management in Thailand's industrial estates.
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Yazaki Corporation and NEC use AI to automatically develop operation plans for multiple robots
Nov 09, 2023 12:27 JST
Yazaki Corporation (Yazaki) and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) have conducted a demonstration experiment using the "NEC Digital Robot Motion Planning Solution" to automatically generate motion plans for multiple robots using AI in the manufacture of wire harnesses for automobiles.
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Kagome, NEC and DXAS introduce agricultural ICT platform "CropScope" to tomato field in northern Italy, saving water and increasing yield
Nov 09, 2023 11:15 JST
Kagome Co., Ltd., (Kagome) NEC Corporation (NEC) and DXAS Agricultural Technology LDA (DXAS), a joint venture between Kagome and NEC, have introduced an agricultural ICT platform, "CropScope," which combines AI farming advice and automatic irrigation control functions compatible with pulse drip irrigation, to tomato fields in northern Italy and Portugal.
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NEC and Gurobi Optimization Sign System Integration Partnership Agreement
Nov 08, 2023 15:47 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it has signed a system integration (SI) partnership agreement with Gurobi Optimization, LLC (Gurobi) to integrate Gurobi's mathematical optimization solver, the Gurobi Optimizer, into its solutions.
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Newly developed data infrastructure for accelerating Open Science through industry-university collaboration in Japan
Nov 07, 2023 12:25 JST
Osaka University and NEC Corporation are moving forward with efforts to realize a data infrastructure supporting Open Science.
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NEC launches free "FireDucks" software for accelerating data analysis using Python
Oct 19, 2023 10:18 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the launch of "FireDucks"(1), a free software program designed to accelerate the table data analysis library "pandas," which is used for analysis with Python - the most widely used programming language in the world today.
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NEC and Freshwave Collaborate on Open RAN Project to Deliver Next-Generation Multi-Operator Neutral Host Small Cell Solution for High Traffic Areas
Oct 17, 2023 14:26 JST
NEC Corporation and Freshwave have been selected for Project NAVIGATE in the UK Government's Open Networks Ecosystem (ONE) competition.
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NEC awarded the Telecom Infra Project's "Silver Badge" for its disaggregated 400G transponder solution
Oct 12, 2023 17:39 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has been awarded a Requirements Compliant Silver Badge for a 400G transponder solution in support of the Telecom Infra Project's (TIP) Phoenix initiative for developing a transponder architecture that will promote the use of disaggregated, open hardware and software.
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NEC develops 150 GHz Antenna-on-Chip transmitter IC chip for Beyond 5G/6G radio equipment
Oct 12, 2023 09:32 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has developed a 150 GHz transmitter IC chip and supporting technologies in preparation for Beyond 5G and 6G mobile access radio communication systems.
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NEC Completes Patara-2 Submarine Cable System in Indonesia
Oct 02, 2023 14:08 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that the Patara-2 submarine cable system connecting multiple islands across Indonesia is complete and operational.
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NEC sets record for 800 Gbps long-distance transmission over an optical submarine cable system
Sep 28, 2023 12:56 JST
NEC Corporation has successfully completed a long-distance field trial of an optical submarine cable system using a new transponder that, according to NEC research, has the world's highest level of transmission performance of 800 gigabits per second (Gbps).
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NEC selected by AMED for design of a universal vaccine that is effective against influenza virus strains
Sep 14, 2023 09:09 JST
NEC Corporation has been selected to participate in a vaccine/new modality research and development project beginning in FY2023. NEC was selected following its submission of a research project titled "Development of universal vaccine design technology using computational science" in response to a public call for proposals by the Strategic Center of Biomedical Advanced Vaccine Research and Development for Preparedness and Response (SCARDA).
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NEC's latest Smart City project in India goes live
Aug 31, 2023 13:05 JST
NEC Corporation India, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, has launched the latest Smart City project in Tirupati, India, for Tirupati Smart City Corporation Limited.
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Celonis and NEC Form Strategic Partnership
Aug 28, 2023 09:43 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Celonis SE have signed an agreement to further expand their strategic partnership. NEC has been named a "Platinum Partner," the top level in Celonis' certification program.
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NEC develops technology for disaster damage assessment using a Large Language Model (LLM) and image analysis
Aug 25, 2023 09:09 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has developed a technology for disaster damage assessment using a Large Language Model (LLM) and image analysis.
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BostonGene, NEC and JIP Form Joint Venture in Japan
Aug 24, 2023 09:11 JST
BostonGene, a leading provider of AI-based molecular and immune profiling solutions, NEC Corporation, a leader in IT, network and AI technologies, and Japan Industrial Partners, a leading Tokyo-based private equity firm, today announced the formation of BostonGene Japan Inc., a Tokyo-based joint venture aimed at advancing personalized medicine and dramatically improving patient outcomes.
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Nagasaki University and NEC OncoImmunity Collaborate to Design Universal Vaccines Targeting Tropical Infectious Diseases
Aug 21, 2023 09:09 JST
Nagasaki University and NEC OncoImmunity (NOI), a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, have announced that they will collaborate to use NOI's AI platform to design universal vaccines against highly pathogenic and tropical infectious diseases.
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NEC radio unit receives first O-RAN compliance certification from JAPAN OTIC
Aug 09, 2023 13:10 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has obtained O-RAN Certification from Japan OTIC (Open Testing & Integration Centres) for its MB5450 5G base station radio unit (RU), certifying that the RU conforms with the O-RAN Fronthaul Interface Specifications established by the Open Radio Access Network Alliance (O-RAN ALLIANCE).
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NEC to Pioneer Intelligent Transportation System in India's UPSRTC Buses
Aug 09, 2023 10:20 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC) today announced that NEC India has been selected as the master system integrator by Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) for the Vehicle Location Tracking-Passenger Information System (VLT-PSIS) project under the Nirbhaya fund of the Government of India.
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Aichi Cancer Center and NEC Develop an Efficient Method for Identifying Lung Cancer Antigens and Antigen-Specific T Cells
Aug 08, 2023 12:39 JST
Our paper describing the results of this study was published on August 6, 2023 in the "Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer," which is the official journal of the Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) in the United States.
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Japan Industry Partners Launch Trials to Strengthen Cybersecurity Against Threats in the Telecoms Industry
Aug 01, 2023 21:55 JST
Japan KDDI Corporation, KDDI Research, Inc., Fujitsu Limited, NEC Corporation, and Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MRI), today announced that they will embark on a series of trials exploring the introduction of Software Bill of Materials (SBOM), a list of programs that comprise software, into the communications field including 5G and LTE network equipment with the aim of strengthening cybersecurity.
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NEC to deliver Communication and Automated Fare Collection Systems for the Philippines' North-South Commuter Railway
Jul 19, 2023 12:40 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and Sumitomo Corporation have received an order from Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A to deliver Communication Systems and an Automated Fare Collection System on the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) that is being developed by the Philippine Department of Transportation.
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Fujitsu and NEC significantly improve efficiency of base station interoperability testing for the post-5G era
Jul 12, 2023 09:17 JST
As part of the "Research and Development Project of the Enhanced Infrastructures for Post-5G Information and Communication Systems" under the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), NEC Corporation (NEC) and Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) are conducting research and development of a technology for testing the interoperability of post-5G base stations compliant with O-RAN specifications.
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NEC demonstrates advantages of distributed-MIMO in ultra-high-density user environments
Jul 10, 2023 12:19 JST
NEC Corporation has conducted verification tests to evaluate the performance of massive-MIMO (mMIMO)(1) utilizing the 28GHz band.
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NEC develops lightweight LLM with world-class Japanese language proficiency and just 13 billion parameters
Jul 06, 2023 16:32 JST
NEC Corporation has developed generative artificial intelligence (AI) that is customizable for each customer in order to create new value for companies in response to business changes caused by new technologies
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NEC develops and provides generative AI for business use
Jul 06, 2023 15:27 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has developed generative artificial intelligence (AI) that is customizable for each customer in order to create new value for companies in response to business changes caused by new technologies.
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Tohoku University and NEC start joint research on computer systems using a newly developed 8-qubit quantum annealing machine
Jun 28, 2023 13:22 JST
Tohoku University and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) have started joint research on computer systems using an 8-qubit quantum annealing machine developed by NEC and Japan's new windowNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).
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NEC to train cybersecurity personnel for ASEAN member countries
Jun 19, 2023 16:08 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has been contracted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through NEC Corporation (Thailand) Ltd. (NEC Thailand) to conduct exercises with the ASEAN-Japan Cybersecurity Capacity Building Centre (AJCCBC) in order to develop cybersecurity human resources for ASEAN member countries.
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NEC Corporation's Aalok Kumar joins Asian Development Bank's High-level Advisory Group on Digital Technology for Development
Jun 16, 2023 14:21 JST
Aalok Kumar, Corporate Officer & Sr VP - Head of the Global Smart City Business, NEC Corporation, and President & CEO, NEC Corporation India, has been appointed as a member of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) High-level Advisory Group on Digital Technology for Development with effect from May 1, 2023.
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