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Combined data approach to accelerate new materials
Researchers in Japan have developed a combined data approach that can better predict the properties of materials by combining high throughput experimental and calculation data together with machine learning. The approach could help hasten the development of new materials, and was published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.
Fibre pair subsea telecom cable systems qualified
NEC Corporation and its subsidiary OCC Corporation have announced that they have completed full qualification of subsea repeaters and optical cable containing up to 20 fibre pairs (40 fibres). This is a 25% improvement in fibre count over 16 fibre pair systems previously built by NEC.
5G-enabled business creation at MWC Barcelona 2020
NEC has announced its participation in MWC Barcelona 2020 from February 24th to 27th, where it will highlight new business opportunities and connectivity based on 5G in the IoT/AI era. Open 5G is an imminent reality, and together with telecom service providers and partners, NEC is creating 5G-driven services and businesses across sectors and optimising information delivery.
Open bank accounts by face-authentication in Japan
Seven Bank and NEC Corporation have announced the development of a next-generation ATM, which has a facial recognition engine with what claims to be world leading certification accuracy. The ATM is to be installed and to replace old machines from this September.
Radio units for 5G base station equipment shipped
NEC Corporation has announced the provision of radio units (RU) for 5G base station equipment to NTT DOCOMO. NEC began shipping three types of small-cell RU that support the 3.7, 4.5 and 28GHz bands and are compliant with O-RAN fronthaul interface specifications.
Live 8K video transmits using 5G with television station in France
NEC Corporation has announced the successful transmission of live 8K video using 5G at an international tennis tournament recently held in Paris, France. This demonstration was carried out in cooperation with France's largest television station, France Televisions, and 8K broadcasting equipment manufacturers.
Customs procedure system with face recognition at more airports
NEC Corporation has announced an order from Japan Customs, under the Ministry of Finance, for an electronic customs procedure system utilising face recognition to be installed at the customs inspection areas of six major airports in Japan: New Chitose Airport, Narita International Airport, Haneda Airport, Chubu International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Fukuoka Airport.
Fingerprint ID for newborn children in developing countries
NEC Corporation has announced the successful conclusion of fingerprint identification technology trials with newborn children from as young as two to 24 hours old in the Republic of Kenya. This trial is expected to help establish a reliable foundation for biometric authentication of newborn children in emerging countries.
Accelerating services business by leveraging network
Under the new brand ‘NEC Smart Connectivity’, NEC Corporation will accelerate its services business throughout a wide range of new fields by leveraging its strengths in networking technologies and solutions. As the global population increases and digitalisation advances, the number of IoT devices worldwide is expected to exceed 40 billion in 2020, creating extensive connections between people and things.
Submarine cable system connecting Okinawa and Kagoshima Prefecture
It has been announced by NEC Corporation, that a contract has been awarded by Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company for NEC to design, engineer, supply, install, test and implement an optical submarine cable system connecting Okinawa Prefecture and Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan.
Technology recognises people from partial images
It has been announced by NEC Corporation that it has developed a ‘Person Re-identification Technology’ that is capable of matching images of people whose figures are partially hidden from cameras, even if the image is taken from behind or from the side.
High-definition video transmission test utilising 5G
Network technology specialist, NEC Corporation has contributed to a high-definition video transmission test utilising 5G with a high-speed train, conducted by NTT Communications, NTT DOCOMO and TOBU RAILWAY through the provision of a 5G base station. This test was conducted in Kasukabe City, Japan, using a train on the Tobu Skytree Line from December 17th to 21st, 2018.
Greater collaboration on facial recognition technology
As a provider of facial recognition and other biometric, as well as information and communications technologies, NEC Corporation welcomes greater industry collaboration and effective discussion for the future of facial recognition technology and business. By Takashi Niino, President and CEO, NEC Corporation
Facial recognition at airport customs in Japan
It has been announced that NEC Corporation 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. Demonstration trials of the electronic customs procedure gate are scheduled to begin at Terminal 3 of Narita International Airport from April 2019.
The importance of the transport network in the 5G era
A whitepaper titled ‘Wireless Transport Modernisation for 5G’, has been published by NEC Corporation. The whitepaper outlines the importance of the transport network and how to repurpose existing transport infrastructure for the 5G era.
Broadband availability expanded in Sweden
Broadband availability in Mossberg, Sweden, has been successfully expanded by NEC Corporation and NEC Scandinavia, through the installation of the iPASOLINK EX-Advanced for Alingsas Energi. This is reportedly the first time that a 10Gbps ultra-high speed wireless point-to-point link with a millimetre wave frequency band of 80GHz has been deployed in Sweden.
South Atlantic Cable System ready for service
It has been announced by Angola Cables S.A. and NEC Corporation, 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. The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) will connect Angola and Brazil, directly linking the African continent to Latin America across the South Atlantic for the first time.
NEC invests in iris biometric system company
NEC Corporation has announced an investment in Tascent, a US-based biometric system company, with the aim of accelerating the global expansion of its safety business. The amount of the investment is not disclosed. Recently, the demand for multimodal biometric identification to further bolster security is rapidly growing.
Traffic Management Solution for 5G
The launch of an enhanced Traffic Management Solution (TMS) for 5G has been announced by NEC, which improves the throughput of high speed networks that support data transfer rates of more than five gigabits per second.
Demo system utilising MEC to DOCOMO 5G Open Lab
NEC has announced the provision of a demo system for intrusion detection solutions utilising Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), a network architecture concept for next-gen communications, to DOCOMO 5G Open Lab Yotsuya, a 5G technology verification centre run by NTT DOCOMO.