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NEC Creates Earbuds That Can Verify Your Identity

03/08/2016, Fingerprint scanners are commonly used on mobile devices to verify the user’s identity but NEC has come up with a unique way to do that. The company has developed new technology that enables earbuds to verify your identity. The sound-capturing...

NEC Uses Augmented Reality To Project A Keyboard On Your Forearm

11/09/2015, NEC Crop has said that by using eyeglasses and a smartwatch it’s capable of projecting an augmented reality keyboard on a user’s forearm. It’s called the ARmKeypad and it relies upon the glasses to show the augmented reality keys to the...

NEC Reveals Emergency Mobile Radio Network

10/08/2015, [CEATEC 2015] When you happen to live in a country like Japan where natural disasters are prone to happen – or at the very least, it has the tendency to actually be more frequent than in many other countries around the world, then it would pay to be...

NEC LaVie Hybrid Zero Tips the Scales At 1.7lbs

01/20/2015, Laptops or notebooks that are really thin and light are the way to go – after all, it is not as though this particular trend is about to undergo a reverse anytime soon, not when you have tasted the goodness of an Ultrabook or something similar, like...

NEC MultiSync X981UHD 98-Inch Display Delivers Rich Visuals

01/07/2015, Japan-based NEC has just unveiled a monster of a UHD display – and I am referring to this 98” behemoth that is known as the NEC MultiSync X981UHD. Certainly having this to sit on your desk is overkill – not to mention your eyes are going to...

NEC PaPeRo Petit Announced

11/14/2013, NEC’s PaPeRo robot is one cute little bugger, and we have seen our fair share of him in action before in the past, where he has received periodic upgrades as time progresses. Perhaps it is time for a change in the PaPeRo line? NEC thinks so, too, by...

NEC Develops Cameraless Monitoring System

11/12/2013, NEC Corp. has managed to come up with a system which is capable of accurately detecting the shapes and movements of people as well as objects, where it uses weak radio waves. Just how does it work? It relies on a sheet-like sensor as well as analysis...

NEC NeoFace Face Recognition Technology

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] NEC claims that their face recognition technology on display at the CEATEC 2013 showfloor happens to be the one with the highest precision rate in the world, although we have also seen Omron’s offering that does seem to work pretty well,...

NEC Portable DNA Analyzer aims for 30 minute identification window

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] How many of you out there want to be forensic scientists after watching TV series such as CSI (Crime Scene Investigation)? Isn’t it just wonderful that an insanely difficult case can be cracked in an hour on TV with commercials thrown into...

NEC Quits Making Smartphones, Maintains Tablet Market

08/01/2013, Sometime slightly after the middle of this month, we did report that NEC would be kissing goodbye to the smartphone market, and this is because NEC’s smartphone division did not perform well enough to warrant the justification of its existence. For...

NEC To Halt Smartphone Business, Focuses On Feature Phones Instead

07/17/2013, Back in June, NEC unveiled their Terrain smartphone which was a rugged Android handset that would make its way onto AT&T’s network. This would mark the company’s first efforts in the US since 8 years ago, but it looks like it could be its last as...

NEC Medias X 06E Is The First Water-Cooled Smartphone

05/15/2013, Computer building enthusiasts, especially those with extremely demanding systems, have turned to liquid cooling as an alternative way to cool their computers. It works, it looks cool, why not, right? At the same time we’re sure many are wondering if...

NEC LaVie L Runs On Intel’s Haswell Platform

05/14/2013, Intel’s Haswell platform has certainly created its fair share of news ripples in the past, and most recently at the end of last month, we brought you word that the Intel Haswell prototype comes with an automated screen size switch in tablet mode that...