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NEC showcases solutions for society at Futurecom 2013 in Brazil - Mr. Katsumi Emura, Senior Vice President and Head of NEC's Central Laboratories, speaks at CTO session -

*** For immediate use October 18, 2013

Tokyo, October 18, 2013 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), a leading provider of communication networks and information technology solutions, participates in the 15th edition of Futurecom, a major Latin American Telecommunications and Information Technology event that takes place from October 21 to 23 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the RioCentro Exhibition Center - Barra da Tijuca.

NEC will showcase solutions for society in order to promote its leadership in smart city and SDN development. Moreover, NEC will demonstrate a wide range of solutions for security and networks, including city operations centers, facial recognition systems, LTE, outdoor radio, battery solutions, unified communications and others. NEC also introduces its innovative image recognition technology, "Gaziru."

As a CTO session panel speaker, Mr. Katsumi Emura, Senior Vice President and head of NEC's Central Laboratories, will address "Technology Trends Driving the Future of Society" on Oct 22 at 2:30pm.

NEC has been contributing to projects in support of major sporting events that will take place in Brazil in the coming years, including the World Cup. NEC will present these state-of-the-art interactive technologies at booth G32, where smart city simulations will allow participants to experience first-hand the operation and components of a functioning, sustainable smart city.


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