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Looking Back at NEC's History

Looking Back at NEC's History

Here you can take a look at past articles from past issues of the NEC Technical Journal that will bring to light the history and technology of NEC. Whether they introduce you to facts or technologies you never heard of before or whether they help you recall a past that you may have forgotten, reading these articles a fascinating trip down memory lane, one that's well worth the time.

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Reaching for the stars — the story of NEC’s space technology

Reaching for the stars - the story of NEC’s space technology

NEC’s space technology roared into the public consciousness with the return to Earth of Hayabusa, an asteroid probe that rendezvoused with an asteroid, collected samples, and brought them back to Earth in 2009. In this article, we’ll retrace the steps that led to the development of this amazing space probe and take a closer look at the NEC space technologies that made it possible.

Published March 7, 2017

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NEC’s fingerprint identification technology is acclaimed worldwide

NEC’s fingerprint identification technology is acclaimed worldwide
Biometric authentication is fast becoming one of the most popular and secure methods of identity verification, ideal for logging into PCs or bank ATMs. NEC is one of the world’s leading developers of biometric authentication technologies. NEC has more than 40 years of experience in fingerprint identification technology and ranks first in identification accuracy.

Published July 10, 2015

Cover of NEC Technical Journal, Vol.43 No.6

25th Anniversary of the Completion of NEC's Head Office Building
Featured in this edition is the NEC head office building (NEC Super Tower), which has just celebrated its 25th anniversary. Completed in January 1990, the NEC Super Tower is also called the "rocket building" because of its unique shape.

Published May 22, 2015

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