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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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BlackRock and Avaloq Unveil Strategic Partnership to Provide Integrated Technology Solutions, Meeting Evolving Needs of Wealth Managers
Jun 14, 2023 20:06 JST
Avaloq, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, and BlackRock, through its Aladdin Wealth business, have formed a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing their investment technology solutions for wealth managers and private banks. As part of the strategic partnership, BlackRock is making a minority investment in Avaloq.
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NEC to supply East Micronesia Cable System (EMCS)
Jun 06, 2023 15:18 JST
This is the first submarine cable connection for the islands of Tarawa (Kiribati), Nauru and the state of Kosrae (FSM).
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Transgene and NEC Present New Data on TG4050, an Individualized Cancer Vaccine, Showing it Induces Specific Immune Responses against Head and Neck Carcinoma at ASCO 2023
Jun 06, 2023 14:58 JST
TG4050 is based on Transgene's myvac platform and powered by NEC's cutting-edge AI capabilities.
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AWS Direct Connect location established at the NEC Inzai Data Center to create a hybrid cloud environment
May 31, 2023 10:04 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has further expanded its strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS(1)) signed in November 2020.
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NEC to showcase its latest innovations at UITP Global Public Transport Summit
May 18, 2023 16:13 JST
NEC Corporation, a global leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, will be showcasing its latest innovations at this year's UITP Global Public Transport Summit to be held in Barcelona, Spain, from 4-7 June 2023.
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NEC and Aviat Agree to Integrate their Wireless Transport Businesses
May 09, 2023 14:34 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Aviat Networks, Inc., the leading expert in wireless transport and access solutions, to integrate its Wireless Transport Business with Aviat's in an asset purchase transaction valued at $70.0 million U.S. dollars in cash and shares.
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NEC's Hitoshi Imaoka awarded with prestigious "Medal with Purple Ribbon"
Apr 28, 2023 20:49 JST
NEC Fellow Hitoshi Imaoka has received Japan's prestigious "Medal with Purple Ribbon" award, which is presented by the Cabinet Office to persons who have made outstanding achievements in science and technology, academia, and the field of sports and culture.
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New Data Showing that Transgene and NEC's Individualized Cancer Vaccine TG4050 Induces Strong and Specific Immune Responses against Tumors Presented at AACR 2023
Apr 18, 2023 16:13 JST
Transgene and NEC Corporation announced that new data will be presented today on TG4050, an individualized neoantigen cancer vaccine, at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.
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NEC develops the world's first highly sensitive uncooled infrared image sensor utilizing carbon nanotubes
Apr 10, 2023 10:50 JST
NEC Corporation has succeeded in developing the world's first high-sensitivity uncooled infrared image sensor that uses high-purity semiconducting carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in the infrared detection area.
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NTT and NEC collaborate to promote a decarbonized society
Apr 06, 2023 10:01 JST
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), NTT Anode Energy Corporation (NTT Anode Energy), NEC Corporation (NEC) and NEC Platforms Co., Ltd. (NEC Platforms) concluded a basic agreement for reducing the environmental impact of business activities and have begun collaborating on the promotion of a decarbonized society.
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