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Frost & Sullivan Applauds NEC's Continued Commitment to Addressing Customer Needs

September 26, 2016 - Based on its recent analysis of face recognition technology for the government and public sectors, Frost & Sullivan recognizes NEC Corporation of America (NEC) with the 2016 North America Face Recognition Technology for Government and Public Sectors Company of the Year Award.

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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 Biometric Solution Re-examines Evidence in 2000 (and counting) Cold Cases

March 24, 2016 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications, and multimodal biometric solutions, announced the results of its award winning Integra ID 5 latent fingerprint matching technologies as measured in actual use by WIN, (Western Identification Network), a consortium of western U.S. state and local law enforcement agencies.

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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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