Awards

Intellectual Property-related Awards

FY2023

FY2023

Nov 29, 2023

Security Assessment Apparatus (JP 6930595)
Inokuchi Masaki (Secure System Platform Research Laboratories)

Nov 29, 2023

Image detection device, image detection method and storage medium storing program (JP 7176590)
Ogawa Takuya (Biometrics Research Laboratories)

April 29, 2023

Developing high-precision face recognition technologies that contribute to global safety and security
Hitoshi Imaoka (NEC Fellow)

FY2022

FY2022
Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2022

November 18, 2022

Frequency Deviation Compensation Method for Optical Communications (JP 6519479)
Junichi Abe(Advanced Network Research Laboratories)
Daisaku Ogasahara(Advanced Network Research Laboratories)

November 18, 2022

Control signal load reduction technology for mobile networks (JP 6528888)
Takanori Iwai(Secure System Platform Research Laboratories)

April 8, 2022

Development of high accuracy facial recognition technology that contributes the security & safety of the world
Hitoshi Imaoka(NEC Fellow)
Akihiro Hayasaka(Biometrics Research Laboratories)
Yusuke Morishita(Biometrics Research Laboratories)
Hiroshi Hashimoto(Biometrics Research Laboratories)
Koichi Takahashi(Biometrics Research Laboratories)

FY2021

FY2021
Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2021

March 17, 2022

Research and Development of Software-Defined Networking and its Control and Management
Hideyuki Shimonishi(System Platform Research Laboratories)

November 12, 2021

Index Generating Device and Method, and Search Device and Search Method (Patent No. 6183376)
Jianquan Liu (Biometrics Research Laboratories)

November 12, 2021

Training Data Generating Device, Method, and Program, and Crowd State Recognition Device, Method, and Program (Patent No. 6008045)
Hiroo Ikeda (Biometrics Research Laboratories)

FY2020

FY2020
Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2020

November 12, 2020

System Analysis Device, And System Analysis Method (JP 6183452/US 10311172B2/EP 2975525B1)
Masanao Natsumeda (NEC Laboratories America, Inc. )

November 12, 2020

Digital Filter Circuit and Digital Filter Control Method (JP5768819/US9281801B2)
Atsufumi Shibayama (System Platform Research Laboratories )

September 24, 2020

High-Efficient Video Coding (JP5867504)
Keiichi Chono (Broadcast and Media Division)
Hirofumi Aoki (Corporate Technology Strategy Division)
Yuzo Senda (2nd City Infrastructure Solutions Division)

FY2019

FY2019
Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2019

November 20, 2019

Crowd Behavior Analysis Technology to Detect Anomalies from Large-Scale Congestion
Hiroo Ikeda (Biometrics Research Laboratories)
Ryoma Oami (Biometrics Research Laboratories)
Hiroyoshi Miyano (Data Science Research Laboratories)

November 13, 2019

Disaggregation of I/O Devices from CPUs Using Ethernet(JP 4670676/US 7917681)
Jun Suzuki (Digital Platform Division and concurrently work for Data Science Research Laboratories)
Youichi Hidaka (Digital Platform Division)
Junichi Higuchi (Digital Platform Division)

FY2018

FY2018
Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2018

November 8, 2018

Pre-distortion technique for reducing power consumption in wireless equipment(JP6182973)
Masaaki Tanio (System Platform Research Laboratories)

November 8, 2018

High-Efficient Video Coding (JP5867504)
Keiichi Chono (Biometrics Research Laboratories)
Hirofumi Aoki (Research Planning Division)
Yuzo Senda (Smart Infrastructure Division)

FY2017

FY2017
Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2017

November 2, 2017

HIGH-SPEED COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND HIGH-SPEED COMMUNICATION METHOD (Patent No.5673664/US 9071452)
Yohei Hasegawa (System Platform Research Laboratories)
Masahiro Jibiki (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology)

June 12, 2017

Invention of paging control method in mobile networks (PAT. No. 3934346)
Shuichi Karino (Smart Networks Division)
Yasuhiro Mizukoshi (Automotive Division)

FY2016

FY2016
Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2016

November 10, 2016
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2016 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Personal authentication system and personal authentication method (Patent No. 5418991/US 8553983)
Hitoshi Imaoka (Data Science Research Laboratories)

November 10, 2016
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2016 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Waveguide structure and printed-circuit board (Patent No.5380919/US 8779874)
Hiroshi Toyao (System Platform Research Laboratories)

November 10, 2016
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2016 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Multiuser wireless communication systems to achieve always-on services (Patent No.4830613)
Tsuguo Maru (Security Research Laboratories)

FY2015

FY2015
Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2015

November 13, 2015
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2015 "The Prize of the President of the Kanagawa Division of the Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation"
Paging control method in Mobile Networks (patent No. 3934346/US 8446828)
Shuichi Karino (Green Platform Research Laboratories)
Yasuhiro Mizukoshi (Cloud System Research Laboratories)

November 13, 2015
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2015 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Technology for synthesizing electronic custom circuits from a software program (patent No. 4973101/ US 8250502 B2)
Kazutoshi Wakabayashi (Green Platform Research Laboratories)

November 13, 2015
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2015 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding by wavelet transform (patent No. 4650592/US 8218645)
Jun Takada (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)

June 11, 2015

Carbon nanotubes
Sumio Iijima (Central Research Laboratories), et al.

FY2014

FY2014
Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2014

November 28, 2014
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2014 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Film-armored battery and method of manufacturing the same (Patent No. 4604441)

November 28, 2014
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2014 "The Encouragement Prize for Invention"
Parallel video encoding and decoding method(Patent No. 4605052)

November 28, 2014
Local Commendation for Invention of Kanto 2014 "The Prize of the President of the Kanagawa Division of the Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation"
Mobile communication system, base station, mobile station, and power-saving transmission and reception method used in them(Patent No. 4450072)

July 8, 2014
National Commendation for Invention "Invention Prize" 2014
Invention of pattern recognition by a new learning method (patent No. 3452160)
Atsushi Sato (Information and Media Processing Laboratories)