Telefónica and NEC Trial Virtual Set-Top Box in Brazil

  • Posted on: 9 January 2014
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

As a virtualisation professional I was excited to learn that Telefónica and NEC are working together to use virtualisation as part of their communication and home entertainment platform. The platform will form part of Telefónica Set-Top Box solution – called, the virtualized customer-premises equipment (vCPE). The solution is due to start its trial early this year in Brazil.

Paradox And NEC Europe Sign Reseller Agreement

  • Posted on: 15 October 2013
  • By: chw staff

Paradox and NEC Europe further tighten their partnership by signing a reseller agreement for Paradox Engineering’s PE.AMI Smart City solution.  To support utilities upgrading their grid infrastructure NEC will offer the PE.AMI along with NEC’s Information and Communication technologies and energy solutions.  As part of the agreement both companies will work together on joint promotion activities, trade shows, end user and customers’ seminars.

NEC Electronics America Demonstrated Smart Home Products Strength

  • Posted on: 11 April 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

At last month’s DistribuTECH in Florida NEC Electronics America demonstrated a range of smart home products and solutions through the use of a prototype smart home.  The Technologies developed to Zigbee standards include LED lighting, smart thermostats, user control-panel and smart meters. NEC demonstrated that with these systems we can take an active approach to energy management and unlike before it is easier with its display and microcontroller (MCU) solutions.

Renesas & NEC Electronics Merged to Fight off Competition

  • Posted on: 6 April 2010
  • By: chw staff

RenesasRenesas president Yasushi Akao issued a letter to shareholders outlining his plans for the newly merged Renesas and NEC Electronics. In his letter Mr. Akao said they will focus on three key areas of technology; microcontrollers, SoC solutions, and analog & power devices as its core product areas.  He also said he hope to attain operating for profit for fiscal year ending March 2011, and net profits for fiscal year ending March 2012.

NEC Includes TwonkyMedia and MediaFusion in Femtocell Solution

  • Posted on: 4 March 2010
  • By: chw staff

At this year’s Mobile World Congress, NEC demonstrated their Femtocell solution which offers PacketVideo’s TwonkyMedia connected home applications and MediaFusion content management and delivery platform.  The solution is the result of collaboration between PacketVideo and NEC Corporation.  The Femtocell solution is aimed at both consumers and mobile service providers.

NEC to Highlight Connected Home Technologies at Embedded Systems Conference

  • Posted on: 17 September 2009
  • By: chw staff

NEC Electronics America, today announced it will highlight the breadth and depth of its smart energy and liquid crystal display (LCD) module offerings at Embedded Systems Conference Boston 2009 (booth #701), September 22-23, at the Hynes Convention Center. The demonstrations will rangefrom smart home, solar and smart metering solutions to emerging LCD technologies such as e-paper, and 2D/3D and light emitting diode (LED) backlit LCD modules.