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Awards & Recognition

NEC won 4 Outstanding Smart City Solutions Awards at the “Hong Kong Smart City Awards 2018”

Award recognizes NEC Face Recognition Solutions, Smart Living Solutions, Smart Transport Solutions and Video Analytics Solutions as “Outstanding Smart City Solutions” in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, 11 June 2018 - NEC Hong Kong Limited announced that the company won the 4 Outstanding Smart City Solutions Awards including “Outstanding Face Recognition Solution”, “Outstanding Smart Lifestyle Centred Solution”, “Outstanding Smart Traffic Management Solution” and “Outstanding Image Analysis Solution” that presented by etnet (members of Hong Kong Economic Times) under the “Hong Kong Smart City Awards 2018” at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong on 11 JUNE 2018.

The significant event “Hong Kong Smart City Awards 2018” comprises the six major categories under the blueprint of Smart City Hong Kong, including “Smart Mobility”, “Smart Living”, “Smart Environment”, “Smart People”, “Smart Government” and “Smart Economy”, as to recognize, promote and support innovative solutions and strategies that can potentially improve citizens’ lives by increasing efficiency, generating business and upgrading the quality of life. It is also to facilitate the development of future cities that are characterized by enhanced quality of life, robust innovation, advanced competitiveness and efficient management.

NEC Face Recognition Solutions

NEC Face Recognition Solutions was awarded “Outstanding Face Recognition Solution” under the category of “Smart People”. NEC’s world No.1 Face Recognition Technology can be implemented as functionally independent application, or seamlessly integrated into new or existing biometric security solutions by system integrators and solution providers. NEC Face Recognition Solutions achieved the highest performance evaluation in the “Face In Video Evaluation (FIVE) 2017” performed by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Hong Kong Smart City Awards 2018 in Smart People

NEC Smart Living Solutions

NEC Smart Living Solutions was awarded “Outstanding Smart Lifestyle Centred Solution” under the category of “Smart Living”. NEC Smart Living Solutions strives to improve the quality of life for organizations, societies and individuals through socially innovative care systems. NEC Social Robot “HUMANE” is designed to stimulate, engage, enable and empower older people with dementia and / or requiring companionship, as well as support their carers in Aged Care Facilities and Home-based care with lifestyle centred services, and importantly bringing fun into the lives of older people.

NEC Social Robot “HUMANE”

Hong Kong Smart City Awards 2018 in Smart Living

NEC Smart Transport Solutions

NEC Smart Transport Solutions was awarded “Outstanding Smart Traffic Management Solution” under the category of “Smart Mobility”. NEC Smart Transport Solutions has been implementing cutting-edge solutions to manage key infrastructure – such as railways, bus networks and highways. The technologies make rides smoother and more efficient for passengers and drivers via in station and on-board communication systems, bus telematics systems and transportation control systems, also it helps to reduce operating costs and operational complexity to customers.

Hong Kong Smart City Awards 2018 in Smart Mobility

NEC Video Analytics Solutions

NEC Video Analytics Solutions was awarded “Outstanding Image Analysis Solution” under the category of “Smart Government”. NEC Video Analytics Solutions is the capability of automatically analyzing video to detect and determine temporal events not based on a single image. Many different functionalities can be implemented in the Video Analytics Solutions, such as Detect intrusion to prohibited area, Detect suspicious object, Detect fallen person, Detect crowded persons, Count number of people, Automatic License Plate Recognition, Create Customized Image Libraries and Easy setting interface.

Hong Kong Smart City Awards 2018 in Smart Government