NEC opens new “Satellite Integration Centre” in Tokyo

Setting on an ambitious space business, Japan’s NEC Corporation has opened a new facility for the assembly, integration and testing of satellites at its existing plant in Fuchu City, a suburb of Tokyo, the technology company announced on 14 July. The new “Satellite Integration Centre” adds to NEC’s Fuchu plant’s existing operations, and enables NEC to assemble as many as eight satellites in parallel, the company said in a statement.

http://mis-asia.com/tech/industries/nec-opens-new-satellite-integration-centre-in-tokyo/

NEC and NTT DOCOMO to conduct 5G trials

TOKYO, JAPAN: NEC Corporation has reached an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, INC. to jointly conduct trials aimed at the practical use of technologies for a 5th-generation mobile communication standard (5G). 5G is a new mobile communication standard representing an advancement in the current 3.9G/4G (LTE/LTE-Advanced) standards currently adopted around the world. 5G is the subject of international research efforts seeking to achieve communications speeds of 10Gbps or greater, enabling higher-definition video transmission and a range of additional benefits.

http://www.ciol.com/ciol/news/214414/nec-ntt-docomo-conduct-trials-5g

NEC releases face-authentication PC security software

TAG indexTOKYO — NEC announced Tuesday that it has begun selling commercial software that uses face-recognition technology instead of a password to log on to a personal computer.   To use the system, employees would register photos of their faces in advance on a company’s server. The software would then analyze several dozen characteristic points of each face, such as the distance between a subject’s eyes, and create a database.

http://asia.nikkei.com/Tech-Science/Tech/NEC-releases-face-authentication-PC-security-software

NEC India showcases solutions to empower smart enterprises

TAG indexNEW DELHI, INDIA: NEC India Pvt Ltd announced its smart enterprise solution strategy and officially launching the latest generation of its Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) software, UNIVERGE 3C. NEC India will host meetings in Delhi and Mumbai where they will communicate the details of the smart enterprise strategy and showcase the new technologies and solutions.

http://www.ciol.com/ciol/news/213142/nec-india-showcases-solutions-empower-smart-enterprises

Deal inked for second subsea cable

Bangladesh has signed a contract with a consortium to install a second submarine cable that will increase the country’s internet bandwidth by sevenfold. The SEA-ME-WE-5 cable that will connect 15 leading operators in the Asia-Pacific and Europe is expected to be installed in 22 months. “Bangladesh will be one of the consortium members as we signed the contract with an objective to get 1,400 gigabits per second of internet bandwidth for the country,” said Monwar Hossain, managing director of Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd. The contract was signed on Friday in Kuala Lumpur.

http://www.thedailystar.net/deal-inked-for-second-subsea-cable-14696

NEC wins SEA-ME-WE 5 contract to strengthen ultra-broadband undersea connectivity

NEC Corporation has signed a contract with the South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) consortium, comprising of 15 leading telecom operators to deploy a new 100 gigabit per second (Gbit/s) undersea cable system. The SEA-ME-WE 5 system will span 20,000 km from Singapore to Europe, and will deliver ultra-broadband capacity and faster access to consumers and businesses. The system will span 20,000 km connecting Singapore to France via Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Djibuti, Yemen, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Italy.

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/network-wifi/3506489/nec-wins-sea-me-we-5-contract-to-strengthen-ultra-broadband-undersea-connectivity/