NEC acquires Danish IT company, KMD

NEC Corporation announced the acquisition of KMD Holding ApS, the holding company of KMD A/S , the Danish IT company. NEC is acquiring KMD for approximately 8 billion Danish Kroner (DKK) from Advent International,

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Seven companies to test self-driving bus technologies for public transit

A self-driving bus test project organised by the “Mobility Innovation Consortium,” an organisation to promote autonomous driving led by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) will be supported by Advanced Smart Mobility Co., Ltd., Aichi Steel Corporation, Kyocera, Nippon Signal Co., Ltd., NEC Corporation and SoftBank Corp.

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NEC highlights 5G deployment for creating a future beyond imagination at MWC 2018

NEC Corporation announced the presentation of technologies and solutions for working together with telecom carriers in the co-creation of new business models and the implementation of 5G solutions at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 at the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, from February 26 to March 1, in Hall 3, stand #3M30.

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Cristiano R. Amon named president of Qualcomm

Qualcomm Incorporated announced Cristiano R. Amon, executive vice president, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and president of QCT, has been promoted to president of Qualcomm Incorporated, effective January 4, 2018.

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Mellanox and NEC partner to deliver innovative high-performance and artificial intelligence platforms

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, announced in collaboration with NEC Corporation support for the newly announced SX-Aurora TSUBASA systems with Mellanox® ConnectX®InfiniBand adapters.

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NEC Smart City solution is now certified ‘Powered by FIWARE’ to confirm it is aligned with relevant standards

NEC Europe and its advanced Smart City solution, the CCOC, has been recently certified “Powered by FIWARE”. This certification recognises that the NEC Smart City platform is fully aligned with FIWARE standards, to ease the development of new Applications in multiple vertical sectors.

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A Week in IoT: Smart cities, elephants and manifestos

Funny how things turn out sometimes. I was scheduled to meet Silver Spring Networks‘ exec Brian McGuigan this week at Smart Summit 2017 in London so I thought I’d do my homework on what they’d been up to lately, only to discover that they’d been taken over that day by Itron.

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Nicola Yates starts work as UK urban innovation chief executive

Nicola Yates OBE has begun her role as chief executive officer of the UK’s centre of excellence in urban innovation, Future Cities Catapult.

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Japan’s JGC and NEC collaborate on artificial intelligence and IoT to detect abnormalities

JGC Corporation and NEC Corporation are cooperating in the provision of data analysis services for plant operations using AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things) technologies.

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Farnell element14 manufacturer of Rasberry Pi products launches three new products

Farnell element14, said to be the manufacturer of the Raspberry Pi family of products and accessories, has launched three new products – Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3, Raspberry Pi Compute Module Lite and Raspberry Pi Compute Module Development kit.

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IoT global standards initiative, oneM2M, to host testing event in Japan

oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT), will host its third interoperability event in Kobe, Japan, from Tuesday, November 29 to Friday, December 2 2016. The event follows successful test sessions in France and South Korea.

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Open collaboration will help bring about a single 5G standard, says Huawei’s Ding

At the FT-ETNO Summit held in Brussels, Huawei executive director and Products & Solutions president Ryan Ding said, “5G will be one of the cornerstones of industry digitalisation. A single global standard is vital.”

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Santander takes the first steps to being a truly integrated Smart City

With any new and fast-developing technology area, definitions and future growth paths often get blurred as everyone sees things from their own often narrowly-focused perspectives. As Alun Lewis says, this is critical in our space where concepts like the ‘Internet of Things’ or ‘Smart Cities’ often mean different things to different people.

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NEC and Wyless form strategic M2M service partnership

Tokyo, Japan. April 18, 2012 — NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and Wyless Inc., a leading provider of global machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless connectivity solutions and managed services, announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) forming a strategic alliance to explore end-to-end M2M service opportunities.

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NEC to buy Convergys' Information Management business for US$449m

Tokyo, Japan & Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. March 22, 2012 — NEC Corporation today surprised the markets by announcing a definitive agreement to acquire Convergys Corporation’s Information Management (IM) business. The deal is valued at US$449 million and covers all of Convergys IM’s business, including Smart Revenue Solutions, across industry verticals such as communications, utilities, and

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NEC to host standardisation meeting in Japan

NEC is to host Asia’s first meeting for worldwide standardisation of M2M communications; the Etsi meeting will take place at NEC’s Tamagawa plant from 12 to 16 September.

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