NEC Opens Big Data R&D Center In Singapore
September 10, 2013
NEC Corporation has opened a new R&D center in Singapore to find solutions in the areas of safety, big data, security and smart energy.
AsianScientist (Sep. 10, 2013) – NEC Corporation announced on Monday the opening of NEC Laboratories Singapore (NLS), a new R&D center that provides social infrastructure solutions to markets throughout the world.
The NLS is housed within NEC Asia Pacific, NEC’s Singapore-based regional headquarters for the Asia Pacific region.
It is NEC’s fifth research center, following Central Research Laboratories (Japan), NEC Laboratories America, NEC Laboratories Europe, and NEC Laboratories China.
“The NLS capitalizes on NEC’s advanced technologies in order to create new value while flexibly engaging in joint research with locally-based partners and proactively participating in a variety of field trials,” said Nobuhiro Endo, president, NEC. “Moreover, the NLS aims to accelerate the time-to-market of new technologies that help contribute to the resolution of a broad range of business and social concerns.”
Singapore’s government and universities are engaged in a variety of projects that seek to resolve a wide range of urban challenges. The NLS aims to produce solutions for these issues by concentrating on areas that include safety, big data, security and smart energy.
The NLS also works closely with A*STAR’s Institute for Infocomm Research, the Nanyang Technological University, the National University of Singapore, and the Singapore University of Technology and Design.
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