NEC Establishes ‘Safer Cities’ Strategy For Global Expansion Of Public Safety Business

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NEC Corporation has combined its competitive technologies, products, and services to establish “Safer Cities,” a new strategy for global expansion of its public safety business, while launching sales of globally available solutions in seven business domains. Aiming to contribute to the solution of various social challenges, NEC announced a shift of its business focus to Solutions for Society in its 2015 Mid-term Management Plan announced in April this year.

NEC will offer advanced social infrastructure utilizing ICT to realize a safe, secure, efficient, and equal society through this management plan. NEC is also promoting its safety business as one of the pillars of the global growth strategy for its Solutions for Society business.

To date, NEC has offered a wide range of safety solutions that combine state-of-the-art technologies, such as biometrics, sensors, and big data processing technologies. In addition to these solutions, NEC is currently developing common solution models, to fast track the global expansion of its safety business, while enhancing its overseas system integration capabilities and global customer base.

Also, in April this year, NEC established a Global Safety Division (GSD) in Singapore to promote its safety business. Furthermore, in September, it established the NEC Laboratories Singapore (NLS) as the center of its global solutions research in Asia.

Through NLS, NEC has formed flexible research collaborations with local research institutions and customers and, through active participation in field trials, is creating new solutions using its state-of-the-art technologies. NEC is promoting the global deployment of these solutions through the GSD. […]