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Fujitsu Unveils Latest Innovations at Fujitsu Innovation Gathering Event in Paris

Fujitsu EMEIA

News facts: 
 
  • 16 innovations on show, including some for first time in Europe across smart design and manufacturing, intelligent transport, and cyber security.
  • One-day “Fujitsu Innovation Gathering” event on June 9 in Paris presents unique insight into Fujitsu Laboratories’ global R&D activities.
  • Includes a special awards ceremony for Fujitsu Linked Open Data Competition for France.
Brussels, June 02, 2016 Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Ltd is hosting its fourth annual Fujitsu Innovation Gathering on June 9 in Paris. Embedded into the Fujitsu World Tour stop in France, the Fujitsu Innovation Gathering is an unparalleled opportunity to see Fujitsu Laboratories' latest innovations, including solutions for transport, manufacturing, healthcare, finance, security and retail.

Some of the sixteen innovations on show are being presented for the first time in Europe, including a new Stereoscopic 3D visualization solution that enables real-scale virtual design reviews, for smart design and manufacturing applications. Intelligent transport is another key area, with a new solution focusing on safer driving through driver status and behaviour monitoring using advanced data analytics, and another on enhanced object detection to improve road safety. In the realm of cyber security, Fujitsu Laboratories is showing its latest advances in real-time network attack detection and recovery. Also making its debut is a new Internet of Things (IoT) product lifecycle monitoring solution, involving low-cost smart tags that can be used to detect storage and transport environmental conditions, for example on vaccine batches and medicines.

Dr Tsuneo Nakata, Chief Executive Officer of Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, explains, "This exciting event is our annual opportunity to bring the cutting edge of Fujitsu’s R&D activity to a wider audience, moving to a new destination each year. Our innovation roadshow has included Dublin, Helsinki, Madrid and now Paris, with each year covering a comprehensive program of keynotes, expert presentations and roundtables, and of course showcasing our latest innovations."

This year is no exception, with the program including a keynote dialogue on the topic of leveraging leading-edge technologies to drive Human Centric Innovation, between Mr Shigeru Sasaki, Fujitsu Laboratories’ CEO and Representative Director, and François Fleutiaux, Senior Vice President and Head of Sales, Fujitsu EMEIA. Also offered are four highly topical breakout sessions, with panels of expert speakers drawn from a wide cross-section of disciplines – discussing Open Innovation, Intelligent Computing under the Artificial Intelligence banner, Innovations for Smarter Energy, and the impact of Digital Transformation.

During the one-day Fujitsu World Tour event in Paris, some 1,000 expected visitors will be invited to a specially created ‘City of the Future’, incorporating the latest solutions from the global Fujitsu Laboratories’ R&D initiatives. In addition, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe and Fujitsu France are holding a Fujitsu Linked Open Data Competition, designed to encourage the use of Linked Open Data as a way of creating valuable new applications for the public and private sectors. Open to both individuals and organizations, it highlights how the ability to link the many different sources of Open Data can play a vital role in the future, thanks to its potential for improving science, business, and society.

An overview event press conference will take place during the event (Parc Floral de Paris, Esplanade du Château de Vincennes, 75012 Paris) – on 9th June from 14.30.-16.00. To recieve more information about the press conference, please contact :

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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 156,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$41 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu EMEIA

Fujitsu enables customers to capitalize on digital opportunities with confidence, by helping them to balance robust ICT and digital innovation. The leading information and communication technology (ICT) company can achieve this based on its full portfolio of business-technology products, solutions and services, ranging from workplace systems to data center solutions, managed services, and cloud-based software and solutions. Fujitsu’s vision is to enable a Human Centric Intelligent Society that creates value by connecting infrastructure, empowering people and creatively defining new forms of intelligence. In Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA), Fujitsu employs more than 29,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com/fts/about/

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Date: 02 June, 2016
City: Brussels