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Renesas Collaborates With Microsoft to Accelerate Connected Vehicle Development

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate the development of connected vehicles.

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  • Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate the development of connected vehicles.
  • Renesas R-Car Starter Kit, based on Renesas R-Car automotive system-on-chip (SoC), is now available as a development environment for the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP) .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210112005317/en/
    Renesas collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate connected vehicle development (Graphic: Business Wire)
    MCVP helps mobility companies accelerate the delivery of digital services across vehicle provisioning, two-way network connectivity, and continuous over-the-air updates of containerized functionality.
  • Within the Renesas development environment, customers can utilize MCVP components and Renesas Board Support Package (BSP) in addition to multimedia package for R-Car.

NEC Releases 'WISE VISION Endoscopy' in Europe and Japan

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 1:56am

TOKYO, Jan 12, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced the development of "WISE VISION Endoscopy," an AI diagnosis-support medical device software for colonoscopies, which is being released in Japan today and is expected to soon be available in Europe.

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  • TOKYO, Jan 12, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced the development of "WISE VISION Endoscopy," an AI diagnosis-support medical device software for colonoscopies, which is being released in Japan today and is expected to soon be available in Europe.
  • This software connects with existing endoscopy equipment as part of using AI to automatically mark potential lesions from images taken during endoscopic procedures.
  • Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Japan(1), and the second most common in Europe(2).
  • NEC has been working with the National Cancer Center Japan since 2016 to contribute to resolving this issue.

NEC Releases “WISE VISION Endoscopy” in Europe and Japan

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 1:00am

NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO: 6701) today announced the development of WISE VISION Endoscopy, an AI diagnosis-support medical device software for colonoscopies, which is being released in Japan today and is expected to soon be available in Europe.

Key Points: 
  • NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO: 6701) today announced the development of WISE VISION Endoscopy, an AI diagnosis-support medical device software for colonoscopies, which is being released in Japan today and is expected to soon be available in Europe.
  • This software connects with existing endoscopy equipment as part of using AI to automatically mark potential lesions from images taken during endoscopic procedures.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210111006087/en/
    Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Japan (*1), and the second most common in Europe (*2).
  • NEC has been working with the National Cancer Center Japan since 2016 to contribute to resolving this issue.

NEC Personal Computers Unveils New LAVIE Pro Mobile at CES 2021

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

TOKYO, Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NEC Personal Computers Ltd. (NECPC), a joint venture company of Lenovo and NEC Corporation,today announced the launch of the upgraded "LAVIE Pro Mobile" at All-Digital CES 2021.

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  • TOKYO, Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NEC Personal Computers Ltd. (NECPC), a joint venture company of Lenovo and NEC Corporation,today announced the launch of the upgraded "LAVIE Pro Mobile" at All-Digital CES 2021.
  • Having garnered recognition for its light weight and durability at last year's CES, the new LAVIE Pro Mobile returns with even more tempting features for on-the-go professionals, including a long-lasting battery life and more comfortable typing experience to boost productivity.
  • An optimized lift-up hinge function also tilts the keyboard to fit personal preference for the typing experience with 19mm key pitch.
  • Main highlights of the above-mentioned products include:
    Stylish Durability on the Go: The New LAVIE Pro Mobile
    The New LAVIE Pro Mobile is a portable PC that packs a punch.

NEC Laboratories Europe's Unikraft Doubles Cloud Computing Efficiency with Groundbreaking Technology

Thursday, December 24, 2020 - 8:00am

NEC Laboratories Europe is currently running a proof of concept program for Unikraft and seeking companies who base their business on public cloud infrastructure.

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  • NEC Laboratories Europe is currently running a proof of concept program for Unikraft and seeking companies who base their business on public cloud infrastructure.
  • Managed in collaboration with Heidelberg Technology Park and the innovation consultancy SOMMERRUST, the program will pair companies with leading NEC Laboratories experts to define their specific cloud resource needs and implement Unikraft technology to improve cloud server efficiencies.
  • NEC Laboratories Europe located in Heidelberg, Germany was established in 1997 with special emphasis on meeting the needs of NEC Group's European customers.
  • For additional information, please visit the NEC Europe Ltd. home page at: http://uk.nec.com/
    NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation.

NEC Laboratories Europe's Unikraft Doubles Cloud Computing Efficiency with Groundbreaking Technology

Thursday, December 24, 2020 - 8:00am

NEC Laboratories Europe is currently running a proof of concept program for Unikraft and seeking companies who base their business on public cloud infrastructure.

Key Points: 
  • NEC Laboratories Europe is currently running a proof of concept program for Unikraft and seeking companies who base their business on public cloud infrastructure.
  • Managed in collaboration with Heidelberg Technology Park and the innovation consultancy SOMMERRUST, the program will pair companies with leading NEC Laboratories experts to define their specific cloud resource needs and implement Unikraft technology to improve cloud server efficiencies.
  • NEC Laboratories Europe located in Heidelberg, Germany was established in 1997 with special emphasis on meeting the needs of NEC Group's European customers.
  • For additional information, please visit the NEC Europe Ltd. home page at: http://uk.nec.com/
    NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation.

Avaloq’s Acquisition by NEC Successfully Completed

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 3:58am

Avaloq, a Swiss-based global leader in digital banking solutions and wealth management technology, and Japan-based NEC Corporation today announced the closing of NECs acquisition of Avaloq.

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  • Avaloq, a Swiss-based global leader in digital banking solutions and wealth management technology, and Japan-based NEC Corporation today announced the closing of NECs acquisition of Avaloq.
  • This acquisition was first announced in October 2020, and following receipt of the relevant regulatory approvals, the acquisition was completed on December 22, 2020.
  • NEC now holds 100% of Avaloqs shares, including the 45% previously held by private equity firm Warburg Pincus, as well as the remaining shares held by Avaloqs founder Francisco Fernandez and by employees.
  • Listed on the Tokyo stock exchange, NEC is a truly global organization with office locations in more than 50 countries.

Avaloq's Acquisition by NEC Successfully Completed

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 12:58am

This acquisition was first announced in October 2020, and following receipt of the relevant regulatory approvals, the acquisition was completed on December 22, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • This acquisition was first announced in October 2020, and following receipt of the relevant regulatory approvals, the acquisition was completed on December 22, 2020.
  • Listed on the Tokyo stock exchange, NEC is a truly global organization with office locations in more than 50 countries.
  • As part of the acquisition, NEC Corporation has installed a new Board of Directors with NEC's Executive Vice President, Masakazu Yamashina, as the new chairman of Avaloq.
  • Through the acquisition of Avaloq, NEC acquires domain knowledge in the digital finance field and enters this segment globally.

NEC Holds No.1 Position for 6 Years in a Row as Worldwide Leader in the Small and Medium-Sized Business Call Control (PBX-IP PBX) Market

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 4:10am

This success underscores the strength of NEC's portfolio, the company's commitment to expanding its global enterprise communications footprint and the ability to serve customers to the fullest satisfaction.

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  • This success underscores the strength of NEC's portfolio, the company's commitment to expanding its global enterprise communications footprint and the ability to serve customers to the fullest satisfaction.
  • MZA's (new windowwww.mzaconsultants.com) reporting on the global Call Control market shows that NEC has led all manufacturers in global shipments in the SMB segment for the last 6 years*.
  • With a present market share of 17%, NEC is well ahead of all other companies in that segment.
  • IP DECT, are intelligent cost-effective communications solutions that pack affordability, efficiency and enterprise-grade functionality into one.

NEC Selected by Telefónica Germany as System Integrator for First Open RAN Pilot in Germany

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 6:09am

TOKYO, Dec 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Telefónica Germany / O2 and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that NEC, working with its ecosystem of partners, has been selected by Telefónica Germany / O2 as its favored full-service system integrator for the first Open RAN pilot system in Germany.

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  • TOKYO, Dec 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Telefónica Germany / O2 and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that NEC, working with its ecosystem of partners, has been selected by Telefónica Germany / O2 as its favored full-service system integrator for the first Open RAN pilot system in Germany.
  • During the pilot, NEC will help to define a customized Open RAN architecture, optimized and adapted to the requirements of the mobile network of Telefónica Germany.
  • As the system integrator for this pilot, NEC coordinates the overall design of the Open RAN system and ensures the delivery of a solid end-to-end solution.
  • "The key to success in implementing a first Open RAN pilot lies in the knowledge of an experienced system integrator," said Mallik Rao, CTIO of Telefónica Germany.