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

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Current research


Boosting is a key supervised feature learning direction that we pursue to learn salient regions for fine-grained image recognition. Based on cascaded...

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Real-Time Structure from Motion

Structure from motion (SFM) estimates camera motion and 3D position of salient points using a video sequence as input. We have developed state-of-the-art...

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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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