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NEC Bringing Facial Recognition Capabilities to UNIVERGE Platforms

NEC Bringing Facial Recognition Capabilities to UNIVERGE Platforms

NEC Corporation of America is bringing new biometric capabilities to its UNIVERGE Communications platforms, the company has announced. One of those capabilities is dubbed NeoFace Welcome, a virtual receptionist system that uses NEC’s top-ranking facial recognition technology to identify individuals and give them personalized greetings and messages. It can also provide targeting marketing media based on…

NEC Showcases Biometric Retail Shopper Analytics Solution

NEC Showcases Biometric Retail Shopper Analytics Solution

“The effort indicates a deepening relationship between NEC and Microsoft in retail, with the latter’s Kinect motion-sensing system having been leveraged for the NEC Engage digital signage system.” NEC is showcasing a new retail solution that takes advantage of its facial biometric technology at this year’s IoT Solutions World Congress. The solution was built using the…

NEC’s NeoFace Gets Frost & Sullivan Award

NEC’s NeoFace Gets Frost & Sullivan Award

Growth strategy firm Frost & Sullivan has awarded NEC Corporation of America with its 2016 North American Face Recognition Technology for Government and Public Sectors Company of the Year Award. The award is being given in recognition of NEC’s NeoFace platform. In a statement, Frost & Sullivan called the platform “a testament to [NEC’s] deep…

NEC to Showcase Azure-Enabled IoT Tech at Hannover Messe 2016

NEC to Showcase Azure-Enabled IoT Tech at Hannover Messe 2016

NEC Corporation of America is planning to show off two new Internet of Things solutions at next week’s Hannover Messe 2016 trade show, the company has announced. The solutions are for the areas of manufacturing and retail respectively, and both are designed to be compatible with Microsoft’s Azure IoT platform. The company’s manufacturing solution is…

NEC Tech Aids in Cold Case Investigations

NEC Tech Aids in Cold Case Investigations

NEC Corporation of America‘s biometric technology is helping US authorities to solve a number of cold case investigations, the company says. Its Integra ID 5 fingerprint matching solution, offered as part of NEC’s Building Safer Cities platform, has been adopted by Western Identification Network (WIN), a group of law enforcement agencies from eight states. The technology…

NEC to Showcase Facial Recognition Solutions for Retail at NRF16

NEC to Showcase Facial Recognition Solutions for Retail at NRF16

NEC Corporation of America is planning to showcase a range of technologies at next week’s National Retail Federation Big Show in New York. In addition to solutions ranging from mobile POS to ultra-high definition digital signage, the company will show off a number of innovative biometric solutions. They revolve around facial recognition, using this technology to scan…

MSU Facial Recognition Tech Licensed to NEC

MSU Facial Recognition Tech Licensed to NEC

Michigan State University has licensed a facial matching system to NEC Corperation of America to help bring it to market, the university has announced. The system was developed by a team of MSU researchers led by Anil Jain, a computer science and engineering professor. It’s designed to match faces captured ‘in the wild’, so to…

NEC to Feature Prominently in UC Summit 2015

NEC to Feature Prominently in UC Summit 2015

UCStrategies’ UC Summit 2015 is coming up in just a few weeks (Nov. 15th – 18th), and NEC Corporation of America is going to be an active participant. The company has announced that it will be both a sponsor and an attendee of the event. UCStrategies is an industry resource for organizations involved in unified…