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Fujitsu Laboratories of America kicks off annual Technology Symposium to Discuss Technology Innovations that will Transform the Human Experience

Celebrates its 20 year milestone in Silicon Valley

Fujitsu Laboratories of America Inc.

Mountain View, CA, June 05, 2013

 Fujitsu Laboratories of America which was established in 1993 to extend the global reach of Fujitsu R&D, today celebrated its 20th founding anniversary in Silicon Valley. Additionally, to foster innovation and idea exchange, Fujitsu Laboratories of America will today host its seventh annual Fujitsu Laboratories of America Technology Symposium. The invitation-only event will focus on the topic “From Clouds to Ambient Intelligence: Technologies that will Transform the Human Experience,” offering keynotes, presentations and panel discussions on how new technologies, including pervasive computing, wireless sensor networks and big data streams, will better the lives of people and societies in the 21st century.

“It is a true honor to celebrate Fujitsu Laboratories of America’s 20 year milestone today at our Technology Symposium,” said Yasunori Kimura, president and CEO of Fujitsu Laboratories of America. “Over the past two decades, we have played an integral role in business and technology breakthroughs in Fujitsu. Being physically in Silicon Valley and part of the innovative culture has enabled us to further drive our research and advance Fujitsu’s technology and market leadership.”

Speakers at the seventh annual Fujitsu Laboratories of America Technology Symposium include leaders from industry and academia including Arista Networks, Intel, Sprint, Google, The Kavli Foundation, Stanford, UC Berkeley and Fujitsu. Executives will discuss the future explosive growth of sensors in the environment, around people, on devices, and how this will create a myriad of challenges and opportunities. Additional topics to be explored are technology requirements for a successful deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT) including system architectures, software stacks, network protocols and standardization.

Originally formed with a vision to advance the technology leadership of Fujitsu products, the company was amongst the first Japanese IT companies to build an advanced research laboratory in Silicon Valley. In the last 10 years alone, Fujitsu Laboratory researchers have written more than 500 technical publications and have contributed to key technologies including cloud and device security, the 40 Gbps optical transmission system, 10G Base-CX4 switch chip, server interconnect technologies, and packaging material and design. Fujitsu Laboratories of America fosters an open and networked innovation ecosystem by working closely with top universities, research institutions, standards groups, startups, venture community, and Fujitsu North America companies and their customers and partners.

For additional information please visit http://www.fujitsu.com/us/about/other/fla/events

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 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 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. (Japan), focusing on research on Internet, interconnect technologies, software development and solutions for several industry verticals. Conducting research in an open environment, it contributes to the global research community and the IT industry. It is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.
For more information, please see: : www.fla.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu Laboratories Limited

Founded in 1968 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited is one of the premier research centers in the world. With a global network of laboratories in Japan, China, the United States and Europe, the organization conducts a wide range of basic and applied research in the areas of Next-generation Services, Computer Servers, Networks, Electronic Devices and Advanced Materials.
For more information, please see: : jpfujitsu.com/labs/en

Press Contact - FLA

James Montantes

Phone: Phone: 408-530-4681
E-mail: E-mail: jmontantes@us.fujitsu.com
Company:Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.


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Date: June 05, 2013
City: Mountain View, CA
Company: Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.,