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NEC Launches Solutions for Analyzing Data and Detecting Signs of Unusual Activity

Tokyo, June 2, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the global launch of MAG1C (Multi AGencies, 1 Concert) solutions for analyzing information from sources that include SNS, video and voice, as well as data from temperature, humidity and scent sensors in order to detect the signs of unusual activity.

The solutions are designed to strengthen the sharing of information between local government ministries, offices and related organizations as part of promoting NEC's Safer Cities strategy for its public safety business. These solutions utilize a wide variety of sensors in order to provide services that include the identification of altered videos or the detection of smoke. The solutions are compatible with a broad range of data analysis engines, enabling them to provide advanced analysis of big data, such as automatic data analysis, relevant analysis between incidents, and risk-prediction functions.

"NEC has provided numerous safety solutions by integrating advanced technologies such as the world's top(1) biometrics-matching technology, highly functional, high-performance sensor technology, technologies to predict and analyze unusual signs using big data, as well as next-generation network technology that includes SDN/OpenFlow," said Tan Boon Chin, Managing Director, Regional Competency Centre, Public Safety, NEC. "In addition to these solutions, NEC strives to develop common solution models while strengthening local system integration capabilities and customer bases in order to accelerate global business."

MAG1C solutions are available from June 2, 2014 and consist of the following seven functions, Access control, Terminal verification (data), Terminal verification (software), Shared digital signage, Large media analysis, Integrated data analysis, GUI (refer to annex).

Based on its Mid-term Management Plan 2015, the NEC Group is working towards the safety, security, efficiency and equality of society. NEC aims to develop solutions for a wide range of issues as a company that creates value through the promotion of its "Solutions for Society" which provide advanced social infrastructure utilizing ICT.


(1) NEC ranked first in an accuracy evaluation conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for a range of areas including fingerprint authentication and authentication through facial recognition.

About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.

Source: NEC Corporation

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