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Fujitsu Develops New Technology for Accurately Estimating Postures of the Human Body from Point Cloud Data Using Millimeter-wave Sensor

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 2:38am

TOKYO, July 6, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu has successfully developed a new technology to accurately estimate postures of the human body from coarse-grained point cloud data obtained with a conventional millimeter-wave sensor.

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  • TOKYO, July 6, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu has successfully developed a new technology to accurately estimate postures of the human body from coarse-grained point cloud data obtained with a conventional millimeter-wave sensor.
  • To address this issue, Fujitsu has developed a technology that enables expansion from coarse-grained point cloud data to fine-grained point cloud data necessary for an accurate posture estimation by fusing time series information of point cloud data in a series of movements of the human body.
  • Fujitsu has developed a new technology that enables a detailed analysis of human behavior using a common 79 GHz millimeter-wave sensor compliant with the Radio Law of Japan.
  • (3) Postures of the human body can be expressed as time-series point cloud data as even a general millimeter-wave sensor with a coarse granularity of point cloud data that can be acquired by radio wave irradiation at one time can achieve highly accurate estimation.

U.S. FDA Accepts and Grants Priority Review for Eisai's Biologics License Application of Lecanemab

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 2:12am

Eisai's application, which was completed in early May 2022, has been granted Priority Review, with a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date of January 6, 2023.

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  • Eisai's application, which was completed in early May 2022, has been granted Priority Review, with a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date of January 6, 2023.
  • "Alzheimer's disease is a serious disease that causes significant disability and burden to the people living with Alzheimer's disease and their families.
  • Treatment options for Alzheimer's disease are limited and creation of new treatment options is strongly encouraged.
  • The FDA has agreed that the results of Clarity AD, when completed, can serve as the confirmatory study to verify the clinical benefit of lecanemab.

Mitsubishi Power Receives Serial Contracts from Taiwan Power for Large-Scale Modification of GTCC at the Datan Power Plant

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 5:23am

The contract covers a total of four unit of gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power plant (Unit 3 to Unit 6), comprising a total of eight gas turbines.

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  • The contract covers a total of four unit of gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power plant (Unit 3 to Unit 6), comprising a total of eight gas turbines.
  • The Datan Power Plant is a natural gas fired GTCC power plant located approximately 50km west of Taipei.
  • Once all facilities are completed and operational, the plant will have a total combined output of approximately 7,000 megawatts (MW).
  • In addition, Mitsubishi Power will provide a full turnkey solution, handling the design, manufacture, installation, and testing of the auxiliary machinery.

Mitsubishi Corporation: Seven-Member Partnership Commits to Warehouse DX Initiative

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Friday, July 1, 2022 - 8:10am

The partnership members are Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), Mitsubishi Corporation LT, Inc. (MCLOGI), UTokyo Innovation Platform Co., Ltd. (UTokyo IPC), Prologis, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.,* Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc., and Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership members are Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), Mitsubishi Corporation LT, Inc. (MCLOGI), UTokyo Innovation Platform Co., Ltd. (UTokyo IPC), Prologis, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.,* Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc., and Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.
    Today MC also transferred its own warehouse DX operations to its newly established subsidiary Gaussy Inc. (Gaussy), in which each of the partnership's other six members has acquired a capital interest.
  • The businesses to be undertaken by Gaussy include provision of the warehouse robot subscription service "Roboware," which was launched by MC in 2020, and the warehouse sharing service "WareX."
  • Through this partnership, we strive to provide further efficiencies by taking advantage of unused warehouse space in addition to providing labor solutions.
  • This partnership will enable us to promote logistics-oriented DX in ways that should help the industry adapt to an evolving society.

NEC Expands Global Solutions Delivery Capacity with Acquisition of Aspire Technology, a Network Solutions and System Integration Company

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Friday, July 1, 2022 - 4:47am

The company is a leader in technology solutions and specialized system integration (SI) with unique skills in designing and integrating Open Networks, a critical need in the drive toward successful global adoption of Open RAN 5G.

Key Points: 
  • The company is a leader in technology solutions and specialized system integration (SI) with unique skills in designing and integrating Open Networks, a critical need in the drive toward successful global adoption of Open RAN 5G.
  • The acquisition is expected to be completed in July 2022, following the confirmation of necessary procedures and approvals for each organization.
  • Aspire Technology was founded in 2009 by a group of executives with more than a century of cumulative telecom experience.
  • The acquisition of Aspire Technology enhances NEC's capabilities by adding a rich portfolio of technology solutions, as well as experienced resources and expertise.

MC and Maruha Nichiro Agree to Establish New Joint Venture in Salmon (land-based)

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 10:23am

TOKYO, June 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Maruha Nichiro Corporation (Maruha Nichiro) are pleased to announce our agreement to establish a new joint venture company, ATLAND Corporation (ATLAND), that will specialize in the land-based production of salmon.

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  • TOKYO, June 30, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Maruha Nichiro Corporation (Maruha Nichiro) are pleased to announce our agreement to establish a new joint venture company, ATLAND Corporation (ATLAND), that will specialize in the land-based production of salmon.
  • ATLAND will be established in Nyuzen town of Toyama prefecture in around October 2022.1
    The investment ratio of ATLAND will be MC 51% and Maruha Nichiro 49%.
  • MC and Maruha Nichiro have been discussing the joint promotion of this project since March 2021.
  • The aim of our joint project is to create a local-production-for-local-consumption business model in Japan's salmon industry.

DOCOMO and CyberAgent to Establish New Advertising Company: Prism Partner Inc.

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 10:04am

*2 In response, DOCOMO, with a membership base of over 89 million people, and CyberAgent, with a proven digital advertising track record in Japan, have decided to support advertisers by providing them with advertising products incorporating the two companies' knowledge and assets.

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  • *2 In response, DOCOMO, with a membership base of over 89 million people, and CyberAgent, with a proven digital advertising track record in Japan, have decided to support advertisers by providing them with advertising products incorporating the two companies' knowledge and assets.
  • Prism Partner will sell DOCOMO's targeted ad products based on DOCOMO's service usage information and other member data as well as other online and offline data.
  • *3 Prism Partner will support development and sell DOCOMO's digital promotions and advertising products that continuously use d POINTs to encourage purchases and perform purchase-effect analyses.
  • For app developers who utilize DOCOMO membership information and app-usage data*5, Prism Partner will support development and sales of DOCOMO's advertising products.

World Blockchain Summit (WBS) Returns to Singapore with an In-Person Event

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 9:17am

The 20th global edition of the World Blockchain Summit, is taking place on 14-15 July 2022 at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center, Singapore.

Key Points: 
  • The 20th global edition of the World Blockchain Summit, is taking place on 14-15 July 2022 at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center, Singapore.
  • The summit also boasts a groundbreaking line up of speakers such as:
    - Hassan Ahmed, Regional Director of Southeast Asia, Coinbase
    Mohammed Saleem, Founder of World Blockchain Summit stated that "The World Blockchain Summit returns to Singapore and presents a special opportunity to network with influential blockchain figures from around the world as well as carefully chosen investors and important government delegations."
  • World Blockchain Summit - Singapore 2022 is officially sponsored by:
    World Blockchain Summit is a global series of elite gatherings that take place in 19+ destinations across the world.
  • Don't miss out on the world's premier blockchain and crypto event.

MHIENG's First Compact CO2 Capture System Goes into Commercial Operation at Biomass Power Plant in Hiroshima

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 6:44am

It is the first system of its kind to go into commercial operation.

Key Points: 
  • It is the first system of its kind to go into commercial operation.
  • Seifu Shinto biomass power plant (photo courtesy of Taihei Dengyo Kaisha, Ltd.)
    The compact CO2 capture system was installed at a 7-megawatt (MW) class biomass power plant operated by Taihei Dengyo in Seifu Shinto, a suburb of Hiroshima City.
  • By fully consuming all captured CO2 at its carbon-negative power plant, Taihei Dengyo looks to help prevent global warming and promote a decarbonized society.
  • The biomass power plant where the system was installed was delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Power IDS, Ltd. in October 2019.

Mazda Production and Sales Results for May 2022

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 5:33am

Mazda's domestic production volume in May 2022 decreased 30.2% year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles.

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  • Mazda's domestic production volume in May 2022 decreased 30.2% year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles.
  • Mazda's overseas production volume in May 2022 decreased 10.6% year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles.
  • Mazda's domestic sales volume in May 2022 decreased 36.7% year on year due to decreased sales of passenger and commercial vehicles.
  • Mazda's global sales volume in May 2022 decreased 41.9% year on year due to decreased sales mainly in the U.S., China, Europe and other regions.

Infinera and NEC to Modernize Neutral Networks' Mexico to United States Fiber Optic Network with Industry-leading ICE6 800G Solution

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 7:35am

San Jose, Calif., Mexico City and Tokyo, June 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that Neutral Networks deployed Infinera's ICE6 technology for its new transnational neutral fiber optic network NEXT.

Key Points: 
  • San Jose, Calif., Mexico City and Tokyo, June 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that Neutral Networks deployed Infinera's ICE6 technology for its new transnational neutral fiber optic network NEXT.
  • With Infinera's ICE6 800G coherent technology, Neutral Networks' NEXT network will provide high capacity services and paves the way for future growth in the region.
  • Neutral Networks provides connectivity to carriers, data centers and enterprise customers on its existing 175-mile network.
  • With NEXT, Neutral Networks will establish a neutral, diverse, 100% underground and ultra-low latency fiber network to connect the City of Laredo in the United States with the City of Monterrey in Mexico.

Fujitsu Recognized as Winner of 2022 Microsoft Education Partner of the Year Award

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 3:18am

TOKYO, June 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that it has won the 2022 Microsoft Education Partner of the Year award.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, June 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that it has won the 2022 Microsoft Education Partner of the Year award.
  • Fujitsu was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
  • The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft-based applications, services and devices during the past year.
  • "I am honored to announce the winners and finalists of the 2022 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards," said Nick Parker, corporate vice president of Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft.