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 is a fascinating trip down memory lane, one that's well worth the time.
One of the biggest social issues facing Japan today is the declining workforce brought on by a falling birthrate and a rapidly aging population. To cope with labor shortages, many businesses are forced to ask their employees to put in much longer hours of work than is ideal. Under the leadership of the Japanese government, many companies are now committed to promoting what they call "Work Style Reform." In this issue, we take a look at technologies and solutions that NEC has been actively developing and promoting support which support "Work Style Reform."
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.
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
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