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NEC participates in Biometrics 2012

*** For immediate use October 23, 2011

London and Tokyo, October 23, 2012 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) will exhibit its biometric solutions featuring the latest technologies and contributions in public safety at Biometrics 2012 held at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center, London (29-31October). Highlights include multimodal mobile identification solutions and facial recognition solutions.

More than 350 organizations in over 30 countries worldwide utilise NEC security solutions, across a wide variety of government and private sector agencies, including law enforcement, border control, civil identification and national election systems that require large-scale, accurate and rapid biometrics matching.

"NEC's biometrics technologies have a proven record of performance that spans more than forty years. Now more than ever, our changing society requires the innovation and integration of technologies and knowledge that NEC delivers," said Chris de Silva, Vice President, IT Solutions, NEC Europe, Ltd., responsible for NEC's government and public safety business in the EMEA region. "NEC's fingerprint and facial recognition solutions are recognized as the world's fastest and most accurate biometric technologies for identification."

NEC will also deliver the following presentations:

9:40am-10:10am, Oct 30, 2012
Track  :  Biometrics take flight - ideas, innovation and practice in airports
Title  :  Innovative use of biometrics in airports
Speaker  :  Carl Gohringer, Business Development Consultant, Biometric Solutions, NEC UK

12:15pm-12:45pm, Oct 31, 2012
Track  :  The appliance of science - biometric applications in the real world
Title  :  Facial identification framework for enforcement agencies - a case study on large-scale development
Speaker  :  Kris Ranganath, Director, Technology and Solutions, NEC Corporation of America

NEC will be showcasing the following solutions:

Multimodal Mobile Identification Solutions
   -  SEEK - NEC's facial recognition and automated latent print matching solutions on SEEK multimodal biometric handheld
   -  Smart ID - Multimodal field identification solution for COTS smartphones
   -  Hybrid Finger Scanner - Fingerprint and finger vein scanner

Facial Recognition, with the following products
   -  eGate - automated immigration system using biometrics technologies
   -  Face STUDIO - Forensic face processing and identification solution
   -  FRONT - still photo facial recognition solution
   -  Neoface Watch
     -  flow analysis and queue management
     -  access control solution
     -  Face detection using real-time surveillance


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