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Open bank accounts by face-authentication in Japan

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.
23rd September 2019

Fingerprint ID for newborn children in developing countries

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.
24th June 2019

Accelerating services business by leveraging network

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.
29th April 2019


Submarine cable system connecting Okinawa and Kagoshima Prefecture

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. 
18th February 2019

Technology recognises people from partial images

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.
8th February 2019

Greater collaboration on facial recognition technology

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
21st December 2018

Facial recognition at airport customs in Japan

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.
7th November 2018

South Atlantic Cable System ready for service

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.
10th October 2018

NEC invests in iris biometric system company

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.
28th August 2018

Partnership reached to build the Bay to Bay Express Cable System

Partnership reached to build the Bay to Bay Express Cable System
The Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE) consortium, composed of China Mobile International, Facebook and Amazon Web Services, signed an agreement with NEC to build a high performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.
9th July 2018

NEC brings AI to submarine cable networks

NEC Corporation has announced successful transmission tests that took place over a commercial subsea cable measuring more than 10,000 kilometers using AI and probabilistic shaping at a modulation of 64QAM. NEC, in a joint research publication with Google, has demonstrated for the first time that the FASTER open subsea cable can be upgraded to a spectral efficiency of 6 bits per second per hertz (b/s/Hz) in an 11,000km segment.
15th May 2018

Submarine cable links the Republic of Palau

Submarine cable links the Republic of Palau
The construction of a new submarine cable linking the Republic of Palau has been completed by Belau Submarine Cable and NEC. It is now ready for commercial service. The Palau Spur interconnects with the existing SEA-US submarine cable (which connects the Philippines and Indonesia to the west coast of the United States via Guam and Hawaii) from a branching unit located between the Philippines and Guam.
2nd January 2018

Facial recognition system adopted by cities across the world

Facial recognition system adopted by cities across the world
  An advanced surveillance system for cities using facial recognition has been provided to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, in cooperation with Capital Systems LLC, by NEC.
8th August 2017

NEC enables ink dots to become identification tags

NEC has announced the development of a "micro-sized Identifier Dot on Things" (mIDoT) technology that enables single dots written with off-the-shelf glitter ink pens to become distinctive identification tags. mIDoT analyses camera images with a specialised algorithm to quickly and accurately recognise tiny patterns in the ink of individual dots, which are difficult to duplicate or identify with the naked eye.
20th July 2017

NEC provides facial recognition system to South Wales Police

NEC provides facial recognition system to South Wales Police
NEC has announced that it has provided a facial recognition system for South Wales Police in the UK through NEC Europe. The system utilises NeoFace Watch, NEC's flagship facial recognition software platform featuring the world's highest recognition precision. NeoFace Watch is used for real-time CCTV surveillance, as well as still image and recorded video face search, which helps to ensure security in crowded locations, such as airports and stadiums.
12th July 2017

Partnership in virtualisation for high performance computing

NEC Europe and ebb3 has announced a strategic partnership to deploy 3D business applications virtually using ebb3’s innovative technology. The partnership will combine ebb3’s in-depth knowledge of networks and virtualisation with NEC’s global market presence, bringing a High Performance Virtual Computer (HPVC) to NEC’s EMEA customer base.
11th July 2017

Data processing tech accelerates machine learning

Data processing tech accelerates machine learning
Data processing technology that accelerates the execution of machine learning on vector computers by more than 50 times in comparison to Spark technologies has been developed by NEC. This newly developed data processing utilises computing and communications technologies that leverage 'sparse matrix' data structures in order to significantly accelerate the performance of vector computers in machine learning.
4th July 2017

NEC software uses facial recognition to verify mobile service users

NEC software uses facial recognition to verify mobile service users
  The launch of NC7000-3A, a user data utilisation platform software that uses facial recognition for identity confirmation with mobile services for organisations such as financial institutions and telecommunication operators has been announced by NEC.
24th April 2017

Europe's largest battery energy storage system in Germany

  NEC and NEC Energy Solutions, an NEC subsidiary, have reached an agreement with Germany-based EnspireME, a fifty-fifty joint venture established between Mitsubishi Corporation and Eneco, a Netherlands-based integrated energy company, to build a large-scale battery energy storage system in Jardelund, Germany.
21st April 2017

NEC aims to help smart cities integrate services

NEC aims to help smart cities integrate services
  Dr. Lindsay Frost, Chief Researcher at NEC Laboratories, was chosen as chairman at the first meeting of the ETSI Industry Specification Group on Context Information Management (ISG CIM), co-launched by NEC and four other companies.
17th February 2017


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