2019 Press Announcements

Verizon & NEC Just Made Fiber Sensing A Whole Lot Easier

October 7, 2019 - In a recent proof-of-concept field trial, Verizon and NEC were able to use network infrastructure with existing fiber optic cables already laid in the ground as distributed optical sensors to collect information on city traffic patterns, road conditions, road capacity, and vehicle classification information.

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NEC Face Recognition Technology Ranks First In NIST Accuracy Testing

October 3, 2019 - NEC Corporation announced that its face recognition technology achieved the highest matching accuracy in the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2018 performed by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with an error rate of 0.5% when registering 12 million people.

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NEC Partners With Infovista To Deliver Affordable, Customizable Connectivity For UC-SDN With Ipanema SD-WAN Solution

September 12, 2019 - NEC Corporation of America announced its global partnership with modern network and application performance leader Infovista. to enhance its Smart Enterprise Suite by offering Infovista Ipanema SD-WAN with NEC's Software-Defined Network based Unified Communication (UC-SDN) solution.

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NEC Signs Partnership Agreement With The World Food Programme For Technology Audit & Exploration

August 28, 2019 - NEC Corporation announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to share expertise in biometrics technology.

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NEC Launches Fully Renewed UNIVERGE® SV9000 Series Communications Platforms

August 20, 2019 - NEC announced the launch of the newest evolution of its acclaimed UNIVERGE SV9000 series communications platforms that provide small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to large enterprises with rich and powerful UC capabilities.

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NEC Signs Sponsorship Agreement With MLB's Los Angeles Angels For Home Plate Signage

July 30, 2019 - NEC Corporation announced the signing of a sponsorship agreement with Major League Baseball's (MLB) Los Angeles Angels for in-stadium signage behind home plate during games for the 2019 season.

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Star Alliance & NEC Corporation Sign Partnership Agreement to Enhance Passenger Experience through Biometric Data Recognition Technology

July 26, 2019 - Star Alliance and NEC Corporation signed a partnership agreement to develop a biometric data-based identification platform that will significantly improve the travel experience for frequent flyer program customers of Star Alliance member airlines.

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NEC To Provide Customs Procedure System With Face Recognition For Six Major Airports In Japan

July 10, 2019 - NEC Corporation announced an order from Japan Customs, under the Ministry of Finance, for an electronic customs procedure system utilizing face recognition to be installed at the customs inspection areas of six major airports in Japan.

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NEC Awards Top Performers At Global Advantage Partner Conference 2019

June 12, 2019 - NEC Corporation awarded its top performing business partners who address the Information and Communications Technology market for their excellent performance over the past year.

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NEC Launches New Easy-to-Deploy, Highly Efficient Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solution

April 30, 2019 - NEC Corporation of America and NEC Enterprise Solutions (EMEA), announced a new hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution powered by Scale Computing's HC3 software.

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NEC Unveils "NEC Group AI and Human Rights Principles"

April 2, 2019 - NEC Corporation announced it has released the "NEC Group AI and Human Rights Principles". These core principles will further strengthen NEC's efforts to demonstrate respect for privacy and human rights in relation to the application and utilization of AI and biometrics data across all businesses.

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NEC To Provide Facial Recognition System For New "One ID" Check-In To Boarding Process At Narita Airport

February 28, 2019 - NEC Corporation announced that it will provide a facial recognition system for the new "One ID" check-in to boarding process introduced by Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) with operation from Spring 2020.

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