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 center for NEC Corporation’s global network of corporate research laboratories. Our mission is to generate significant new knowledge and create innovative solutions for society in collaboration with industry, academia and governments.  Our research groups reflect different perspectives and collaborate to provide disruptive solutions to solve complex problems. 

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

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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BRDF and Illumination-Invariant Dense Reconstruction

Traditional methods for 3D reconstruction assume diffuse reflectance and simple lighting conditions. We develop novel reconstruction frameworks that...

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Optics and Photonics for Social ICT

The high-speed, high-precision, energy-efficient nature of optics and photonics makes it ideally suited for next-generation ICT-based social solutions that...

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