NEC Labs America:
Delivering high-impact technology research

NEC Laboratories America, Inc. (NEC Labs), with locations in Princeton, New Jersey and San Jose, California is the US-based part of NEC Corporation’s global network of corporate R&D laboratories. Our mission is to create technology innovations that contribute to society. We collaborate with customers to understand their needs and to validate our ideas for solutions. We partner with NEC business units to bring our innovations to the market.

Our driving force is a shared passion for innovations. We strive to cultivate an open, friendly, and fun work environment with minimal overhead.


NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society.  For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.

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Current research

Near-duplicate Image Retrieval

Near-duplicate image retrieval allows, for instance, capturing the image of a building and finding images of the same building in a photo album. Our...

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Software-defined Optical Networking

Software defined networking (SDN) is an emerging technology that decouples network control from forwarding, making the network programmable to simplify...

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Multidimensional Optical Processing

After setting the standing 100Tb/s world-record for the transmission capacity of single-mode optical fiber deployed in current networks, we are now leading a...

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