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NEC Corporation and Cyber Defense Institute support INTERPOL Digital Security Challenge

NEC Corporation and Cyber Defense Institute, Inc., an NEC Group company, announced their support for the INTERPOL Digital Security Challenge (DSC), a virtual cyber crime investigation event that took place from October 12 to 16. During the event, cyber crime investigation officers and experts in digital forensics from 50 countries came together to tackle a complex cyber crime scenario by exchanging knowledge and expertise. The DSC aims to improve the cyber crime investigation capabilities of th...

NEC Corp. and Infrared Cameras Inc. to deploy thermal temperature screening and facial recognition technology at Hawaii's airports

NEC Corporation, NEC Corporation of America and their partner, Infrared Cameras Inc., were selected by the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) to provide thermal temperature screening and facial recognition technology at Hawaii's public airports to help protect the community and identify passengers with a potentially elevated body temperature. The companies combined resources to submit a unified proposal for the project. Preventative measures against COVID-19 "Taking these steps to impl...

NEC to exhibit digital finance solutions at inaugural SFF x Switch event in Singapore

NEC Corporation and NEC Asia Pacific have announced their participation at the inaugural SFF x Switch event at the Singapore EXPO Convention & Exhibition Centre from 11th to 15th November 2019. SFF x Switch During the three-day exhibition and conference of SFF x Switch (11-13 November), NEC will exhibit a suite of digital solutions aimed at empowering financial service providers with the technology to create innovative digital services for their customers. Key solutions to be exhibit...

Alchera Inc. exhibits high-tech facial recognition solution at Korea Police World Expo 2019

Alchera Inc. will present its face recognition technology at the Korea Police World Expo 2019, which will be held on the 74th National Police Day. At the exhibition held in Songdo Convesia, Incheon, South Korea from 21st to 23rd October 2019, visitors who agreed to use facial recognition information and technology will be able to enter the exhibition quickly and conveniently by using the ticketing system presented by Alchera. AI-based face recognition technology Alchera’s face recognitio...

NEC Corporation’s face recognition technology achieves highest matching accuracy according to NIST

NEC Corporation, a pioneer in the integration of IT and network technologies, announces that its face recognition technology achieved the highest matching accuracy in the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2018 performed by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with an error rate of 0.5% when registering 12 million people. NEC's technology ranked No. 1 in NIST testing for the fifth time, following its top placement in the face recognition testing for video in 2017. Th...

viisights’ next generation of video analytics offer ‘behavioural understanding’

A video analytics system that provides ‘behavioural understanding’ can yield more meaningful and actionable data for a range of applications. In public safety and security, such a system can alert on violent or suspicious behaviours, such as people fighting, vandalism, people with weapons, etc. In advanced traffic surveillance and monitoring, it can provide alerts to vehicle collisions (accidents), traffic hazards or vehicle that aren’t using the road properly, such as a car...

Star Alliance and NEC Corporation sign deal to enhance passenger experience via biometric data recognition technology incorporation

Star Alliance, globally renowned airline alliance, and NEC Corporation, international supplier of IT, network and biometric technologies, has signed a partnership agreement to develop a biometric data-based identification platform that will significantly improve the travel experience for frequent flyer program customers of Star Alliance member airlines. Biometric data-based identification The interoperable platform advances the Star Alliance and NEC strategic vision of delivering a seamless cu...

NEC Corporation to showcase public safety solutions and AI video analytic platform at INTERPOL World 2019

NEC Corporation announces its participation in INTERPOL World 2019 at Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore, from Tuesday, July 2 to Thursday, July 4, 2019. At NEC's booth (booth# F11), a broad range of public safety solutions for law enforcement and government organisations will be displayed. Visitors will be able to experience a variety of NEC solutions, including its multi-modal biometric immigration gate and AI-driven video analytic platform. Biometric authentication processes As...

NEC partners with C-DAC to deploy automated fingerprint identification system for Kerala State Police in India

NEC Corporation has announced that NEC Technologies India (NECTI), a pioneer in the integration of IT and network technologies, has partnered with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to deploy its industry-leading automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) for the Kerala State Police in India. The new AFIS will be used by the Kerala State Police to match unknown fingerprints against a central database of known fingerprints for criminal investigation. More than 600 p...

NEC develops Person Re-identification Technology that recognises people based on partial images

NEC Corporation announced the development of a ‘Person Re-identification Technology’ that is capable of matching images of people whose figures are partially hidden from cameras, even if the image is taken from behind or from the side. This technology analyses the entire appearance of a person's photo image, such as their clothes and body shape, to determine whether they match with other images of people. Using the image analysis and deep learning technologies that NEC has cultivate...

NEC welcomes industry collaboration and discussion on the future of facial recognition technology

As a provider of facial recognition and other biometric, as well as information and communications technologies, NEC Corporation welcomes greater industry collaboration and effective discussion for the future of facial recognition technology and business. As a point of background, NEC produces face, iris, fingerprint, palm print, finger vein, voice and ear acoustic recognition technologies, and has over 700 biometric recognition installations in over 70 countries around the world. In recent wee...

Synectics Synergy 3 integrates with NEC’s NeoFace watch facial recognition system to support person of interest tracking

Global surveillance business Synectics announces that its Synergy 3 command and control software now integrates with NEC’s NeoFace Watch facial recognition system to support person of interest (POI) tracking. Synergy 3 is an open architecture command and control platform that monitors, manages, and records surveillance video, alarms, and events from multiple subsystems, and non-security transactional data. Synergy 3 is the system of choice for many of the world’s most challenging su...