2017 Press Releases

2017 Press Announcements

NEC to Provide Lisbon with Smart City Infrastructure for Integrated Management of the Entire City

July 12, 2017 - NEC Portugal has been awarded a contract with the Municipality of Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, to implement a smart city infrastructure project aimed at improving the daily operation and coordination of multiple city services, bolstering security and ultimately improving the Quality of Life (QoL) for resident.

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NEC Tests Facial Recognition With U.S. Customs & Border Protection On Select Dulles International Airport Flights

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 SL2100 Smart Communications System to North American Market

June 1, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America launched the SL2100 Smart Communications System for small- and mid-sized businesses.

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NEC Awards Top Performers at Annual Americas Partner Event

May 29, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America announced the award recipients recognized at its Advantage Executive Conference held May 9-11 at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort in Chandler, Arizona.

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NEC and Dell EMC Bring Network Virtualization to Campus Environments

May 10, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America and Dell EMC announced the general availability of a software defined network (SDN) solution that delivers simplified management, higher performance and better security for campus networks.

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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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NEC at the Enterprise Connect 2017 Conference

March 23, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America announced it has demonstrated progressive, market proven elements of its Smart Enterprise approach to unified communications, announced less than two years ago.

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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 Corporation of America Recognized by Dallas CIO Leadership Association

March 9, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America's massive digital transformation project was recognized by the Dallas CIO Leadership Association (DallasCIO), the preeminent professional association for North Texas senior technology executives.

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Mid-America Based T & E Communications Installing First NEC UNIVERGE® SV9500 UMGi

March 8, 2017 - T & E Communications of St. Louis, Missouri, has deployed the first NEC UNIVERGE SV9500 UMGi (Ultra Module Group IP) system in North America to an expanding Level One trauma hospital.

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NEC Canada Inc. Signs Distribution Agreement with Featurecom, Inc.

March 2, 2017 - North York, Ontario Canada based Featurecom, Inc., a major independent distributor of telephony products since 1996, has partnered with NEC Canada Inc., to distribute NEC's popular SL1100 communications platform, ideally suited to the diverse needs of small and mid-sized businesses.

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Ameri100 Strategic Hosting Agreement

February 1, 2017 - Ameri100, a global leader in providing IT consulting solutions, has selected NEC Corporation of America as its primary cloud service provider to offer SAP® HANA® migration services for its U.S. customers.

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Tuangru Selects NEC

January 24, 2017 - Vancouver, Canada based Tuangru, who has grown to be recognized as the leading online marketplace for new and disruptive data center technologies at the lowest price, has selected NEC Corporation of America to offer its IT technology hardware through the Tuangru platform.

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Solution Provider Micro Strategies, Inc.

January 18, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America announced that it has significantly strengthened its channel in data networking with the addition of Parsippany, New Jersey based Micro Strategies Inc., a leading provider of enterprise technology solutions for over 30 years.

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"KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER" with NEC

January 11, 2017 – NEC Corporation of America will showcase new retail solutions that integrate a wide range of NEC technologies, including point of sale, biometrics, digital signage, analytics, and digital signage during the National Retail Federation's Big Show, Jan. 15-17, 2017, at New York's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Booth #4121.

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7-Eleven, Inc. Selects NEC

January 10, 2017 - NEC Corporation of America today announced it will be the new exclusive point-of-sale provider to 8,600 7-Eleven® stores throughout the United States and Canada.

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