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NEC To Provide Facial Recognition At Airport Customs

November 7, 2018 - NEC Corporation announced that it 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.

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NEC to Provide Facial Recognition Technology for the National Soccer Hall of Fame

August 21, 2018 - The National Soccer Hall of Fame and NEC Corporation of America announced a unique, facial recognition-enabled guest experience for visitors to the Hall of Fame which is scheduled to open to the public on October 24, 2018.

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NEC Showcases New Enterprise Video Analytics Solution At connect:ID 2018

April 30, 2018 - NEC Corporation of America announced its Enterprise Video Analytics solution (NEC EVATM) for video surveillance (real-time and post event), facial recognition, analytics, intrusion detection and tracking will be demonstrated inside Booth #101 at connect:ID 2018.

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s New Multimodal Identification Biometric Solution Goes Live

March 15, 2018 - NEC Corporation of America announced that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) has, as of January 7, 2018, completely switched over and is fully utilizing NEC's Integra-ID 5® Multimodal Identification Biometric Solution (MBIS).

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2017

NEC Tests Facial Recognition With U.S. Customs & Border Protection

June 27, 2017 - NEC Corporation and NEC Corporation of America announced a pilot to test NEC's commercial-off-the-shelf NeoFace® Express device and cloud-based NeoFace matching as key facial recognition components of a frictionless biometric exit process in Dulles International Airport.

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NEC Introduces NeoFace® Express Biometric Solution

May 1, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America announced the launch of its NeoFace® Express facial recognition solution, a key component of a rapid-access biometric platform based on NEC's world renowned NeoFace facial recognition technology.

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NEC Advanced Recognition Systems: Addressing Emerging Market Dynamics

April 4, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America announced that its industry leading biometrics division, widely known for its award-winning suite of facial, fingerprint, palm print and multi-modal biometrics identification solutions, has rebranded to reflect its expanding market offerings.

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NEC Integrates Top Ranking Biometric Technology Into UNIVERGE® UCC Platforms

March 28, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America announced another key and tangible benefit of its Smart Enterprise approach to unified communications: biometric integration into its UNIVERGE Communication platforms.

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2016

NEC's Video Face Recognition Technology Ranks First in NIST Testing

March 16, 2017 - NEC Corporation announced that NEC's face recognition technology achieved the highest performance evaluation in the recent Face in Video Evaluation testing performed by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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NEC Announces Key Sponsor Activities at Upcoming AFIS Internet User Conference

August 25, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multimodal biometric solutions, announced a full schedule of activities in support of the 30th Anniversary AFIS Internet (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) Conference, scheduled for August 28-31 at the OMNI hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

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NEC Launches SmartScan™ - Livescan Made Smart!

August 8, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking, public safety and biometric solutions, announced that it is introducing SmartScan, the biometric industry's most advanced multi-modal capture solution.

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NEC Trials Cashless Payment by Facial Recognition

June 21, 2016 - NEC Corporation announced a series of trials for cashless payment services using its facial recognition technologies at small shops inside its head office building in Tokyo. These trials are being conducted from late June to the end of August as a part of NEC's initiatives to apply its biometrics authentication technologies, which have been recognized as the world's most accurate *, to a range of services

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NEC Announces Opening of Identity Solutions Office in Washington, D.C.

May 16, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking, biometric identity, and multimodal biometric solutions, announced that it is opening a new office in Washington, D.C. The significant new presence is a showcase for NEC's industry leading identity solutions and biometric technology dedicated to serve its many government customers and partners.

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NEC to Provide Facial Comparison Technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport

May 5, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, announced that it is working with global information technology leader Unisys to provide the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with facial comparison technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York City

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GAI and NEC Help U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement with Mobile Biometric

March, 28, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, and Government Acquisitions, Inc. (GAI), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider and small business, announced they have successfully delivered to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Mobile Identification (ID) Technology. The Mobile ID technology selected is NEC Corporation of America's NeoScan45� device.

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NEC Bolsters its Leading Facial Recognition Technology Portfolio

December 7, 2015 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multimodal biometric solutions, announced that it enhanced its portfolio of industry leading biometric solutions by licensing Michigan State University's (MSU) face search system software.

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