Orchestrating a
Brighter World

Committed to creating social value

A Transformational Force

Technology is altering almost every aspect of our existence. Whether it is how we work, communicate or entertain ourselves, the tools and services from technical advances permit us to live more fulfilling lives and allow us to work smarter and more efficiently. This ability to transform and improve is also helping to solve some of our most pressing social and economic challenges.

Realizing Social Value

Advancing human potential isn't new to NEC. Since the company was founded in 1899, our award-winning technologies with our commitment to innovation have resulted in many socially beneficial firsts. We have a rich heritage of contributing to society as a whole and in helping the organizations that leverage our solutions and services to bring new value to society.

Our Legacy of Advances

Backed by 117 years of experience and innovation, NEC knows what it takes to evolve to meet changing technology and enterprise demands. It is this capability to leverage decades of award-winning technologies that enable NEC to deliver integrated information and communications solutions that create social value through problem resolution and bring new value to people, business and society.

Some of Our Innovative Firsts

  • 1956 1st domestic-made automated switching system
  • 1958 1st NEC computer debuts
  • 1963 1st NEC U.S. office opens
  • 1964 1st trans-pacific TV broadcast of Tokyo Olympic Games
  • 1968 1st 144-bit n-channel MOS memory
  • 2002 1st world's fastest super computer to predict weather patterns
  • 2007 NEC biometrics began (Ranked #1 fingerprint and face recognition, NIST certified)
  • 2010 1st satellite to bring samples from an asteroid
  • 2011 1st to market an enterprise-grade SDN solution
  • 2014 Part of consortium to build a trans-pacific submarine cable system (To date deployed enough cable to circle globe more than 5 times)

Our Commitment

NEC is committed to developing solutions that improve the way people live, work and communicate.
This dedication is reflected in the company's principal branding:

This conveys NEC's overall mission as a global leader in information communications technology to provide Solutions for Society.
Based on NEC's computing, network and software competencies, these solutions aim to ensure safety, security and operation efficiency, and enable people to live richer, more fulfilling lives.

How does NEC Deliver on a Brighter World?

NEC's value proposition is its Smart Enterprise platform comprised of 117 years of innovative technologies. Our collective advances are helping to solve some of today's most complex societal and business challenges. From industry-leading biometric and analytics solutions to award-winning unified communications, software-defined networking, retail, carrier-class and infrastructure technologies. NEC's smart enterprise enables organizations regardless of type and site to operate smarter, by optimizing business practices, driving workforce engagement and creating a competitive edge through enhanced customer interaction.

Leadership through Collaboration

NEC is committed to working with organizations that are equally dedicated to transformation through innovation. We collaborate closely with customers and partners around the world, orchestrating each project to work in harmony and stay attuned to regionally evolving needs.