120 Years In Operation

1899 - 2019
Excellence, expertise and scalable tactics allowing people to experience richer and more fulfilling lives

Committed To Progress

As a global technology leader for 120 years, we have proven our ability to anticipate and meet market needs, to demonstrate technical excellence and to build a dependable and enduring business model based on NEC's primary mission, to help orchestrate a brighter world.

Our longevity reflects our capability to cultivate and maintain long-term relationships with our customers and partners by aligning our solutions with strategic business objectives and deliver experiences that make life simpler, safer and better.

What Sets Us Apart

Our global vision combines with a local presence.
Our expertise is founded on business operations in over 160 countries.
9 laboratories throughout the world employing nearly 1,000 researchers help us to continuously innovate.

We are a reliable and stable partner whose mission is to realize an information-enabled society.

Leading The Transformation

NEC remains committed in bringing together our best-in-class integrated technology and expertise to create the information communications society of tomorrow.

Every day our innovative solutions contribute to greater safety, security, efficiency and equality, and allow people to live richer more fulfilling lives.

Our Legacy Of Advances

Backed by our 120 years of experience and expertise, NEC knows what it takes to evolve and keep ahead of the continual evolution of technology.

It is our capability to leverage decades of award-winning technologies that enables NEC to deliver integrated information and communications solutions that create social value through problem resolution and bring new value to people, organizations and society as a whole.

Some Of Our Innovative Firsts

  • 1956 1st domestic-made automated switching system.
  • 1958 1st NEC computer debuts.
  • 1963 1st NEC U.S. office opens.
  • 1964 1st trans-pacific TV broadcast of Tokyo Olympic Games.
  • 1968 1st 144-bit n-channel MOS memory.
  • 2002 1st world's fastest super computer to predict weather patterns.
  • 2007 NEC biometrics began (Ranked #1 fingerprint and face recognition, NIST certified).
  • 2010 1st satellite to bring samples from an asteroid.
  • 2011 1st to market an enterprise-grade SDN solution.
  • 2014 Part of consortium to build a trans-pacific submarine cable system (To date deployed enough cable to circle globe more than 5 times).
  • 2015 Tests technology that accurately predicts landslide risk.
  • 2016 Provides facial comparison technology at New York's JFK Internation Airport.
  • 2017 NEC system invariant analysis technology, in conjunction with Lockheed Martin, enhances satellite operations.
  • 2018 Brings AI to commercial subsea submarine cable networks.

Leadership Through Collaboration

NEC is committed to working with organizations that are equally dedicated to transformation through innovation.
We collaborate closely with customers and partners around the world, orchestrating each project to work in harmony and stay attuned to regionally evolving needs.

Realizing Social Value

Advancing human potential isn't new to NEC. Since the company was founded in 1899, our award-winning technologies with our commitment to innovation have resulted in many socially beneficial firsts. We have a rich heritage of contributing to society as a whole and in helping the organizations that leverage our solutions and services to bring new value to society.

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