Teijin and Fujitsu Agree to Jointly Develop Blockchain-based Commercial Platform to Promote Sustainable Use of Recycled Materials

       

TOKYO, Jul 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Teijin Limited (hereinafter Teijin) and Fujitsu Limited today launched a joint project to realize a blockchain-based commercial platform for enhancing the environmental value of recycled materials for manufacturers. The collaboration will promote environmentally conscious design(1) by leveraging Teijin’s Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Calculation Method for measuring the environmental impact of manufacturing processes across the value …

NEC Corporation strengthens its partnership with Project Management Institute (PMI) in Asia Pacific to drive business agility

       

TOKYO, Jul 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation, a leading global IT and network transformation services provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Project Management Institute, the world’s leading association for project management, to become a Disciplined Agile (DA) Consulting Partner. Through this partnership, NEC will use DA as a reference model to implement its own business transformation and utilize its …

Double Monza podium for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

       

TOKYO, Jul 11, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a dramatic double podium finish in the 6 Hours of Monza after an exciting but ultimately frustrating fourth round of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Both GR010 HYBRIDs were strong contenders for victory in an incident-packed race at the Temple of Speed, but suffered misfortune in the heat of …

Hitachi Energy supplies world-breaking OceaniQ subsea transformers to OneSubsea for its subsea multiphase compression system

       

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Jul 11, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy has today started testing on the world’s most powerful 24 MVA subsea transformer, which will be supplied to OneSubsea, the subsea technologies, production, and processing systems business of Schlumberger. The tests will involve submerging the 55 tonne subsea transformer into the harbor basin to monitor its thermal behavior and pressure compensation system, …

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing reaches for top gear at the halfway stage

       

TOKYO, Jul 8, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team arrives at the midway point of the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship season at Rally Estonia (July 14-17): the first of two back-to-back events on fast gravel roads in the north of Europe. 2022 GR YARIS Rally1 HYBRID Estonia was the scene of Kalle Rovanper’s maiden WRC victory …

Isuzu, DENSO, Toyota, Hino, and CJPT to Start Planning and Foundational Research on Hydrogen Engines for Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicles

       

TOKYO, Jul 8, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Isuzu Motors Limited (Isuzu), DENSO Corporation (DENSO), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino), and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) announced today that they have started planning and foundational research on hydrogen engines for heavy-duty commercial vehicles with the aim of further utilizing internal combustion engines as one option to achieve carbon neutrality. …

Fujitsu announces plans to acquire Asia-Pacific’s largest independent ServiceNow consultancy, Enable Professional Services

       

TOKYO, Jul 7, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Australia today announced acquisition plans for Asia-Pacific region’s largest independent ServiceNow-specialist, Enable Professional Services. This acquisition continues our approach of using M&A as a tool to support Fujitsu’s growth ambitions. Prior to this, Fujitsu Australia acquired data and AI-consultancy, Versor, and Microsoft-specialist, oobe. Enable Professional Services will operate as a stand-alone …

MHI Delivers Testing Equipment for Safety Demonstration of Nuclear Fusion Blankets for ITER in Southern France

       

TOKYO, Jul 6, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed delivery of testing equipment to the Rokkasho Fusion Institute in Aomori Prefecture, part of Japan’s National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology (QST), to confirm and demonstrate the safety of the “blanket,” a core component of a nuclear fusion reactor. The blanket system being developed at this research …

Fujitsu Develops New Technology for Accurately Estimating Postures of the Human Body from Point Cloud Data Using Millimeter-wave Sensor

       

TOKYO, Jul 6, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu has successfully developed a new technology to accurately estimate postures of the human body from coarse-grained point cloud data obtained with a conventional millimeter-wave sensor. Fujitsu plans to deploy the newly developed technology at hospitals and nursing care facilities to support nurses and caregivers in visually monitoring patients and reacting to emergency situations such …

U.S. FDA Accepts and Grants Priority Review for Eisai’s Biologics License Application of Lecanemab

       

TOKYO, Jul 6, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the Biologics License Application (BLA) under the accelerated approval pathway for lecanemab (development code: BAN2401), an investigational anti-amyloid beta (Abeta) protofibril antibody for the treatment of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mild …

Mitsubishi Power Receives Serial Contracts from Taiwan Power for Large-Scale Modification of GTCC at the Datan Power Plant

       

TOKYO, Jul 5, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received a series of contracts from Taiwan’s state-owned Taiwan Power Company (TPC) for a large-scale renovation project of power generation equipment at the Datan Power Plant in the city of Taoyuan, on the outskirts of the capital city of Taipei. The contract …

Mitsubishi Corporation: Seven-Member Partnership Commits to Warehouse DX Initiative

       

TOKYO, Jul 1, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – We are pleased to announce that a partnership of seven entities has today agreed to undertake a joint initiative to promote digital transformations (DX) in Japan’s warehousing industry. The partnership members are Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), Mitsubishi Corporation LT, Inc. (MCLOGI), UTokyo Innovation Platform Co., Ltd. (UTokyo IPC), Prologis, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.,* Mitsubishi HC Capital …

NEC Expands Global Solutions Delivery Capacity with Acquisition of Aspire Technology, a Network Solutions and System Integration Company

       

TOKYO, Jul 1, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has further increased its capacity to deliver End-to-End Open RAN ecosystems, along with system design and integration for legacy networks, to operators globally with its agreement to acquire Aspire Technology Unlimited Company (Aspire Technology), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The company is a leader in technology solutions and specialized system integration (SI) …

MC and Maruha Nichiro Agree to Establish New Joint Venture in Salmon (land-based)

       

TOKYO, Jun 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Maruha Nichiro Corporation (Maruha Nichiro) are pleased to announce our agreement to establish a new joint venture company, ATLAND Corporation (ATLAND), that will specialize in the land-based production of salmon. ATLAND will be established in Nyuzen town of Toyama prefecture in around October 2022.1 The investment ratio of ATLAND will be …

DOCOMO and CyberAgent to Establish New Advertising Company: Prism Partner Inc.

       

TOKYO, Jun 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. and CyberAgent, Inc. have announced that they have agreed to establish a new company, Prism Partner Inc., to utilize DOCOMO and CyberAgent’s business resources for advertising. 1. Background In 2021, online ad spending in Japan totaled nearly 2.71 trillion yen, up 21.4% from the previous year and the first time that online …

MHIENG’s First Compact CO2 Capture System Goes into Commercial Operation at Biomass Power Plant in Hiroshima

       

TOKYO, Jun 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has launched full-scale operation, on schedule, of a compact CO2 capture system ordered in November 2021 by Taihei Dengyo Kaisha, Ltd. It is the first system of its kind to go into commercial operation. Seifu Shinto biomass power plant (photo courtesy …

Mazda Production and Sales Results for May 2022

       

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Jun 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for May 2022 are summarized below. I. Production 1. Domestic ProductionMazda’s domestic production volume in May 2022 decreased 30.2% year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles. [Domestic production of key models in May 2022]CX-5: 16,879 units (down 15.9% year on year)CX-30: 4,893 units (up …

Milestone of THz Communication

       

TOKYO, Jun 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Scientists from a project coordinated by Technische Universitat Braunschweig in Germany and Waseda University in Japan with ten other partners from five countries have succeeded for the first time worldwide in developing a bidirectional THz radio link that can be connected as a “backhaul” to the data network of mobile radio providers. This link achieved …

Infinera and NEC to Modernize Neutral Networks’ Mexico to United States Fiber Optic Network with Industry-leading ICE6 800G Solution

       

San Jose, Calif., Mexico City and Tokyo, Jun 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that Neutral Networks deployed Infinera’s ICE6 technology for its new transnational neutral fiber optic network NEXT. The companies worked closely together to design the largest optical network modernization between Mexico and the United States, making it the largest project …

Fujitsu Recognized as Winner of 2022 Microsoft Education Partner of the Year Award

       

TOKYO, Jun 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that it has won the 2022 Microsoft Education Partner of the Year award. Fujitsu was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. “Fujitsu is thrilled to be recognized by Microsoft for our contribution working with clients …