NEC Labs America:
Delivering high-impact technology research

NEC Laboratories America, Inc. (NEC Labs), with locations in Princeton, New Jersey and Cupertino, 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.

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Current research

Mobile Core Network Optimization, Applications and Services

The research projects in this domain focus on LTE/LTE-A mobile core network (the evolved packet core or EPC) with special focus on technologies for...

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Cosmic - System Software for Efficient Xeon Phi Coprocessor Sharing

COSMIC* is NEC’s system software that enables seamless Xeon Phi coprocessor sharing. It is completely transparent to applications and all other system...

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3D Scene Understanding

We combine the outputs of object detection with 3D information from SFM within a cognitive loop to accurately localize the position and orientation of each...

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