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Hitachi ABB Power Grids is evolving to become Hitachi Energy and broadens commitment to a sustainable energy future

Friday, July 2, 2021 - 3:04am

Hitachi ABB Power Grids places sustainability at the heart of its purpose: powering good for a sustainable energy future.

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  • Hitachi ABB Power Grids places sustainability at the heart of its purpose: powering good for a sustainable energy future.
  • "The energy landscape continues to evolve and so do we," said Claudio Facchin, CEO of Hitachi ABB Power Grids.
  • Hitachi ABB Power Grids will change its name to Hitachi Energy from October.
  • About Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.
    Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries.

Fujitsu Reports Rapid Progress in First 100 Days of UN Aligned SDG Communities Initiative

Friday, July 2, 2021 - 2:12am

More than 30,000 Fujitsu employees worldwide have become eligible to participate following the start of the SDG Communities program in February.

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  • More than 30,000 Fujitsu employees worldwide have become eligible to participate following the start of the SDG Communities program in February.
  • After its first 100 days, the Fujitsu SDG Communities initiative is gaining strong momentum.
  • SDG Communities members voted for their favorite example, with the winning charity chosen by each of the 17 Communities receiving a US $500 donation from Fujitsu (2).
  • - In support of SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), Fujitsu organized a global webinar about reducing plastic waste, attended by 100 SDG Community members.

NEC Commercializes Open RAN Cloud-native Software Featuring High Performance Massive MIMO and Beamforming

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 3:44pm

TOKYO, July 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation announced today the launch of carrier-grade, cloud-native Open RAN software supporting its industry-leading digital beamforming of Massive MIMO (mMIMO).

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  • TOKYO, July 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation announced today the launch of carrier-grade, cloud-native Open RAN software supporting its industry-leading digital beamforming of Massive MIMO (mMIMO).
  • NEC's cloud-native software delivers carrier-grade performance, cloud-grade scalability and cost effectiveness.
  • This open RAN, cloud-native software is fully containerized and provides flexibility for deployment scenarios (on premises, private cloud, public cloud), geographies (urban, peri-urban, rural) and use cases (consumer, enterprise, government).
  • It runs on any Kubernetes(2) cloud platform and is compliant with open APIs and standardization, enabling collaboration with a variety of products from different Open RAN vendors.

"Booking Car", A Cloud Service for Company Cars, Launched at Toyota Dealers and Toyota Rental & Lease Agencies in Japan

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 6:08am

Enables private use by employees, reducing costs through sharing and providing benefits at the same time

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  • Enables private use by employees, reducing costs through sharing and providing benefits at the same time
    Toyota City, Japan, July 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) today announced that Toyota dealers and Toyota rental & lease agencies in Japan have begun accepting applications for "Booking Car," a cloud service developed by Toyota Mobility Service Corporation for corporate customers nationwide who use company cars.
  • Since the launch of this service at TMS in November 2020, we have received requests from all over the country to introduce and handle this service, which led to its nationwide expansion.
  • We have received inquiries from about 200 companies, and have received high praise from customers who have already introduced the service.
  • The first is to improve the efficiency of company car management by making it possible to make reservations and use company cars easily using smartphones and other devices.

Eisai Launches In-house Developed Anti-insomnia Drug Dayvigo (Lemborexant) In Hong Kong

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 3:43am

TOKYO, July 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that its Hong Kong subsidiary Eisai (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. has launched the in-house-discovered and developed orexin receptor antagonist DAYVIGO (generic name: lemborexant) for the treatment of adults with insomnia, characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance.

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  • TOKYO, July 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that its Hong Kong subsidiary Eisai (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. has launched the in-house-discovered and developed orexin receptor antagonist DAYVIGO (generic name: lemborexant) for the treatment of adults with insomnia, characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance.
  • Eisai received approval for DAYVIGO in Hong Kong on February 28, 2021, and this launch is the first for DAYVIGO in Asia outside of Japan.
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    The anti-insomnia drug market in Hong Kong as of 2020 valued at approximately 8.4 million USD, comprising nearly 9% of the insomnia drug market in Asia (Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand).
  • Sleep.

NEC and Netcracker Orchestrate Cloud-Native 5G Core Services on AWS

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 1:08am

TOKYO, July 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation and Netcracker, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC, announced today that they have deployed their 5G Core and full stack Digital BSS/OSS on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to orchestrate and automate 5G digital services.

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  • TOKYO, July 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation and Netcracker, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC, announced today that they have deployed their 5G Core and full stack Digital BSS/OSS on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to orchestrate and automate 5G digital services.
  • In this demonstration, NEC deploys its 5G Core control plane on an AWS Region and its 5G UPF on an AWS Outposts' edge location.
  • 5G services and network slices can be ordered on-demand from Netcracker's Digital Marketplace, and its orchestration systems dynamically place the 5G workloads and applications in the appropriate AWS Local Zone.
  • Patrick Lopez, Global VP of Product Management, 5G products, NEC, commented: "NEC has deployed its 4G and 5G Mobile Core Solution on AWS for the commercial services of multiple service providers in Japan.

NEC launches Optical Fiber Sensing Solution using AI

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 5:58am

TOKYO, June 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that it has begun sales of the "NEC Intelligent Optical Fiber Sensing Solution," a solution that allows Communications Service Providers (CSP) and optical fiber owners from around the world to utilize optical fiber as a sensor.

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  • TOKYO, June 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that it has begun sales of the "NEC Intelligent Optical Fiber Sensing Solution," a solution that allows Communications Service Providers (CSP) and optical fiber owners from around the world to utilize optical fiber as a sensor.
  • This solution utilizes NEC's optical fiber sensing technology, which is one of the first technologies of its kind, to enable sensing from existing optical fibers that are conventionally used for communications.
  • NEC has already examined the possibility of using optical fiber sensing technology to detect cracks in utility poles.
  • This is in addition to the companies also verifying the effectiveness of the new NEC Intelligent Optical Fiber Sensing Solution in the field.

Fujitsu Launches Latest Version of its VPS Digital Production Preparation Tool

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 2:25am

TOKYO, June 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the launch of a new version of the Fujitsu Manufacturing Industry Solution COLMINA Digital Production Preparation VPS (1), a series of tools developed by Digital Process Ltd. to support the digital transformation (DX) of production preparation tasks in manufacturing.

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  • TOKYO, June 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the launch of a new version of the Fujitsu Manufacturing Industry Solution COLMINA Digital Production Preparation VPS (1), a series of tools developed by Digital Process Ltd. to support the digital transformation (DX) of production preparation tasks in manufacturing.
  • The latest version offers enhanced functions, including a feature that allows users to create a 3D bill of process (3D-BOP) (2) that links 3D data to production process information for production preparation activities such as manufacturing prototyping and process planning.
  • With this tool, Fujitsu can bring the real world of manufacturing closer to the digital world, helping to deliver products to market faster and improve overall productivity and quality.
  • A set of VPS Digital Mockup and VPS Manufacturing.