TOYOTA GAZOO Racing fired up for summer of speed

Toyota City, Japan, June 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team will return to Rally Poland on June 27-30 with high ambitions entering the first of three consecutive rounds on fast gravel roads across the European summer. The FIA World Rally Championship’s first visit to Poland since 2017 […]

Fujitsu Japan and Kobe City Waterworks Bureau jointly develop an AI-based drawing screening system for water supply system construction applications

KAWASAKI, Japan, June 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu Japan developed an AI-powered design audit system for water supply facility construction designs with Kobe City Waterworks Bureau. It streamlines and automates the audit process by detecting water supply facility symbols, and other relevant information on construction designs automatically. This innovative system, known […]

NEC and Ursa Space collaborate on satellite image analysis services using one of the world’s largest virtual constellations

TOKYO, June 20, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Ursa Space Systems Inc. (Ursa Space) have agreed to collaborate on satellite image data analysis services. By combining services and technologies, the two companies will provide solutions for various applications for enterprises. In recent years, the use of satellite image […]

Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems to Launch “Predictive Diagnosis Service” Proposal for Air Compressors Using Machine Learning

TOKYO, June 19, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) –  Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd. today announced it has launched the “Predictive Diagnosis Service” for air compressors used as power sources for factory equipment, etc. The service uses machine learning to analyze data obtained through remote monitoring and combines it with the knowledge accumulated […]

NEC hosts New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon

TOKYO, June 19, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that New Zealand’s Prime Minister Christopher Luxon visited NEC’s headquarters in Tokyo, where he toured the NEC Future Creation Hub, a customer experience center highlighting technologies and business. He also delivered a keynote speech, observing NEC’s cutting-edge technologies, such […]

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Receives Orders for Japan’s First Methanol-Fueled RORO Cargo Ships

TOKYO, June 19, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has received orders from Toyofuji Shipping Co., Ltd. (Aichi Prefecture) and Fukuju Shipping Co., Ltd. Shizuoka Prefecture) for Japan’s first methanol-fueled roll-on/roll-off (RORO) cargo ships(1). The two ships will be built at the […]

Fujitsu to introduce superconducting quantum computer system at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

KAWASAKI, Japan, June 18, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that it has received an order for a gate-based superconducting quantum computer from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) on May 15, 2024. Fujitsu established the RIKEN RQC-Fujitsu Collaboration Center in April 2021 and has been conducting […]

NEC develops compact millimeter-wave distributed antenna for Beyond 5G/6G through the development of a radio-over-fiber system enabling low power consumption

TOKYO, June 17, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has successfully developed and demonstrated a radio-over-fiber system with a 1-bit fiber transmission method making it possible to affordably build stable millimeter-wave communication networks for Beyond 5G/6G. By utilizing this method, high-frequency analog signals can be transmitted using an inexpensive […]

Podium for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing in Le Mans thriller

Toyota City, Japan, June 17, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing fell narrowly short of an unforgettable Le Mans 24 Hours victory after an epic battle in changing conditions delivered a hard-earned podium in the 92nd edition of the legendary event, the fourth round of the 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship […]

Fujitsu begins impact investing to address the challenge of solving social issues and to achieve a sustainable society

KAWASAKI, Japan, June 17, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has expanded the investment scope of the Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) fund managed by Fujitsu Ventures Limited to begin impact investing, in which Fujitsu will invest in companies that are taking on the challenge of solving social issues. […]

NTT DATA and DENSO Sign a Basic Agreement on Strategic Partnership for Software

TOKYO, June 13, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – On June 12, 2024, NTT DATA Japan Corporation (“NTT DATA”) and DENSO CORPORATION (“DENSO”) have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a strategic partnership for software development. Through the agreement, the companies will deepen their collaboration on strategy, talent management, and technology as they […]

Honda and MC to Establish New Company, ALTNA Co., Ltd.

TOKYO, June 13, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) today announced plans to establish a new 50/50 joint venture (JV) company, ALTNA Co., Ltd. (ALTNA), in July 2024. The new JV is based on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) the two companies signed in October […]

JCB and iMago Launch “Chikazuite-Check” Project to Provide a New Buying Experience

TOKYO, June 13, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – JCB (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Takayoshi Futae; hereinafter “JCB”) and iMago (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Hisashi Kamio; hereinafter “iMago”) have launched the “Chikazuite-Check” project to provide a new shopping experience using UWB (Ultra Wide Band) and BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), and have developed […]

Olympus Enhances Innovation Capabilities by Expanding R&D to Hyderabad, India

TOKYO, June 12, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global MedTech Company committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, today announced its strategic initiative to establish an R&D Offshore Development Center (ODC) in Hyderabad, India. This decision comes as a result of a strategic agreement with global technology […]

FDA Accepts Eisai’s Filing of LEQEMBI (lecanemab-irmb) Supplemental Biologics License Application for IV Maintenance Dosing for the Treatment of Early Alzheimer’s Disease

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Eisai’s Supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for monthly lecanemab-irmb (U.S. brand name: LEQEMBI®) intravenous (IV) maintenance dosing. A Prescription Drug User Fee Act […]

Le Mans awaits TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

Toyota City, Japan, June 7, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing takes on the immense challenge of the Le Mans 24 Hours on 15-16 June targeting its sixth victory in the legendary French race, round four of the 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season. As reigning World Champions, with five […]

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening and Launch Ceremony of New LNG-Powered Roll-on/Roll-off Ship TRANS HARMONY GREEN in Shimonoseki

TOKYO, June 7, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group company based in Yokohama, today held a christening and launch ceremony for the TRANS HARMONY GREEN, the first of two LNG-powered roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) ships* under construction for Toyofuji Shipping Co., Ltd. The ceremony took place […]

MHIEC Receives Order to Rebuild Waste-to-Energy Plant in Hodogaya Ward, Yokohama

TOKYO, June 6, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from Yokohama City to rebuild the Hodogaya Plant (provisional name) waste-to-energy facility. The project involves the reconstruction of the currently-closed Hodogaya Plant […]

MHI Thermal Systems Launches New “TEK Series” of Electric-Driven Transport Refrigeration Units for Small and Mid-Size Trucks

TOKYO, June 6, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has launched sales of the TEK series of compact electric-driven transport refrigeration units for small and mid-size trucks. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Transport Europe GmbH (MTTE), the Company’s […]

MHI and EGAT sign MoU to Introduce Hydrogen Large Gas Turbine Co-firing Technology in Thailand to Achieve Net Zero Goals

TOKYO, June 5, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Thailand’s largest power producer Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to conduct research on the introduction of hydrogen co-firing technologies for gas turbine power generation facilities in Thailand, at the 6th Japan-Thailand […]

NEC announces external appointment of executive personnel

NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that Hidetoshi Uriu joined NEC as Chief Investment Officer on June 1, 2024. Hidetoshi Uriu was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, where he spent nearly 20 years advising numerous domestic and international technology companies on M&A and raising capital. He has also led M&A activities at VisasQ Inc. […]

JCB collaborates with Singapore’s Mandai Wildlife Group to promote wildlife park visitorship

TOKYO & SINGAPORE, June 5, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan’s only international payment brand, announced a collaboration with Singapore’s Mandai Wildlife Group to promote wildlife park visitorship. JCB cardmembers now have more reasons to celebrate as JCB International launches a new […]