Tokyo, Mar 30, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - JCB International (JCBI), the
international operations subsidiary of global payment brand JCB, is pleased
to announce that starting 1 April JCB cardmembers visiting Hong Kong can
enjoy riding the tram for free. Hong Kong Tramways routes link the north
coast of Hong Kong island from Kennedy Town to Shau Kei Wan, providing
convenient transportation to city dwellers as well as visitors to the city.
Since the first trams started running in 1904, Hong Kong Tramways has become
a symbol of the city, serving both local residents and visitors from abroad.
Each day an average of 230,000 people ride the double-decker trams for
commute, school or to enjoy sightseeing Hong Kong's neighborhoods. Starting 1
April, JCB cardmembers can ride any tram for free.
JCB places an effort to expand JCB cardmember base in China, Korea, Taiwan
and Southeast... (more)
Leveraging ICT to contribute to a society that supports the elderly
Tokyo, Jan 23, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the
introduction of a new cloud service that comprehensively supports the health
and lifestyles of senior citizens through home healthcare and nursing
services. The new cloud service, to be rolled out only in Japan starting from
today, was developed through the experience Fujitsu gained over the past two
years in using ICT in senior care on the front lines of home healthcare and
in areas stricken by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Based on the concept ... (more)
Haier, LG Electronics, Panasonic, Qualcomm, Sharp, Silicon Image, TP-LINK and
more unite to enable interoperability across multiple devices, systems and
services and support broadest cross-industry effort to accelerate Internet of
Tokyo, Dec 11, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit
organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative
development, today announced the formation of the AllSeen Alliance, the
broadest cross-industry consortium to date to advance adoption and innovation
in the "Internet of Everything" in homes a... (more)
Target Set on Manufacturing 1,500 Diesel Engines in 500-1,600kW Class Per
Year for Use in Power Generation Systems
Tokyo, Dec 20, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Shanghai MHI Engine Co., Ltd., a
manufacturer and marketer of diesel engines jointly established by Mitsubishi
Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Shanghai Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. (SDEC) - a
major Chinese diesel engine manufacturer - has begun mass-volume production.
The model launched on full scale is a diesel engine with 1,000-kilowatt (kW)
class output for use in power generation systems. Plans incrementally expand
a product lin... (more)
Tokyo, Aug 21, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation's (NEC; TSE: 6701)
fingerprint identification technology has garnered the top place for matching
accuracy in the Proprietary Fingerprint Template Test (PFT II), a benchmark
test conducted by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology
(NIST) to measure performance of fingerprint matching software by utilizing
vendor proprietary fingerprint templates(1).
The test evaluated one-to-one verification matching accuracy against
120,000-subject datasets consisting of a wide range of fingerprint data
collected for official... (more)