NEC to introduce "Banks of the Future" at SFF x SWITCH 2020
Tokyo & Singapore, December 4, 2020 – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and NEC Asia Pacific today announced their participation and NEC's gold sponsorship of this year's Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SFF x SWITCH) from December 7–11, 2020.
During the five-day festival, NEC will be presenting on ‘Banks of the Future' at SFF x SWITCH's Green Shoot series and host three virtual workshops at the event. Topics covered at the workshops include how biometrics is redefining the financial industry and the benefits of banking and asset finance software on cloud and digital native architecture.
"NEC is developing offerings to realize banks of the future," said Daichi Iwata, Senior Director, NEC Corporation. "NEC's suite of digital offerings backed with cutting-edge AI, blockchain, biometrics and other innovative technologies can help financial institutions to be competitive and provide more fair and accessible services."
This year's SFF x SWITCH will take place in a unique hybrid format, featuring a 24-hour online event platform and over 40 global satellite events in FinTech hubs around the world. Selected events in some cities will allow in-person interactions to facilitate meetings with industry leaders and sponsors in accordance to local safe distancing measures.
For more information, please visit SFF x SWITCH's website at https://www.sffxswitch.com/ or NEC's dedicated microsite (on December 7) at https://sffxswitch.sharepoint.com/sites/NECSFF.
For more information about NEC Digital Finance, please visit https://www.nec.com/en/global/solutions/finance/.
About NEC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Singapore-based NEC Asia Pacific (NEC APAC) is the regional headquarters for NEC Corporation (HQ: Japan) in Southeast Asia. As a leading information and communications technology provider, NEC APAC provides innovative solutions and infrastructure to promote safety, security and enhance the quality of life for individuals and the community. NEC APAC's expertise includes solutions for carrier networks, biometric identification, enterprise applications and infrastructure, unified communications, transportation solutions, multimedia displays and smart energy, as well as the provision of managed services and contact centre services.
Together with our research laboratories, NEC APAC provides cutting-edge public safety, cybersecurity technologies and enterprise solutions to enable safer cities, with a vision to create a brighter future. For more information, please visit https://sg.nec.com.
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