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*** For immediate use July 16, 2015
Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 2015 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced its selection by the Receita Federal (Brazilian National Tax Collection Agency) to provide NeoFace® Watch facial recognition technology for 14 international airports throughout Brazil, including the major hub of Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport (Guarulhos Airport) in Sao Paolo and Antônio Carlos Jobim International Airport (Galeão Airport) in Rio de Janeiro, in order to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of customs procedures.
NEC's NeoFace® Watch solution enables automatic facial recognition through photos, CCTV images, recorded videos and webcams. It can be applied across a wide range of businesses to identify people both for security purposes and in customer relationship management, positioning itself as a flexible platform that aims to meet the needs of companies and governments alike.
For this project, NEC will deliver facial recognition systems that consist of NeoFace® Watch software, CCTV cameras, servers and network infrastructure, as well as integration services for Receita Federal's existing systems and maintenance services.
Brazilian international airports that will adopt the NeoFace® Watch solution include:
About NEC Latin America
In Latin America, NEC offers IT and telecommunications solutions for operators, enterprises and government agencies. NEC also develops projects in the area of broadcasting and integrated security. With over 45 years of experience in the local market, the company is a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a leading global company.
About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.
Based on its Mid-term Management Plan 2015, the NEC Group globally provides "Solutions for Society" that promote the safety, security, efficiency and equality of society. Under the company's corporate message of "Orchestrating a brighter world," NEC aims to help solve a wide range of challenging issues and to create new social value for the changing world of tomorrow. For more information, please visit