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

Metric Learning

Metric learning embeds high-dimensional data into a low-dimensional manifold, which is a popular approach to handle large within-class variation. Subsequent...

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Semantic Extraction

Semantic extraction is the task of extracting semantic information from a document that is in a human-readable format. We are investigating the ability of...

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Deep Learning

Our deep learning architecture for fine-grained image recognition learns hierarchically refined features from different levels of class granularity. This...

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