Fujitsu Develops Prototype Smartphone with Iris Authentication Tokyo, Global, March 02, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has developed an iris authentication system and has built it into a prototype smartphone. Just by looking at the smartphone's screen, the user's iris gets read instantaneously, enabling the smartphone to be unlocked.
Regarding the Launch of Socionext, a New Company that Consolidates Fujitsu and Panasonic System LSI Businesses Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka, Global, March 02, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited, Panasonic Corporation, and the Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ) today announced that consolidation of the system LSI businesses of Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited and Panasonic has been completed, and with a capital contribution by DBJ, Socionext Inc., a newly established system LSI business, will commence operations. This is based on the July 31, 2014 agreement made by Fujitsu, Panasonic, and DBJ, together with Fujitsu Semiconductor, to establish a new fabless-type company for the design and development of system LSI devices.
Fujitsu Selected by NTT DOCOMO as Development Vendor Partner for Implementation of Network Virtualization Technology Tokyo, Global, March 02, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has been selected by NTT DOCOMO, Inc. as a development vendor partner for implementing "network virtualization technology," which will improve connectivity during periods of high congestion.
Fujitsu M10 UNIX Server Achieves World-Record Performance Once Again on Two-Tier SAP® SD Standard Application Benchmark with 20% Less CPU Resources Tokyo, Global, February 27, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that the Fujitsu M10-4S UNIX server running Oracle Solaris 11 and Oracle Database 12c set a new world record (as of December 2, 2014) on the two-tier SAP® Sales and Distribution (SD) standard application benchmark, achieving 153,050 SAP SD benchmark users with 20 percent fewer CPUs than in the previous world record result achieved by the Fujitsu M10-4S configuration, also on the two-tier SAP SD benchmark.
Tohoku University and Fujitsu Succeed in Real-Time Flood Analysis Using Supercomputer-Based High-Resolution Tsunami Modeling Sendai and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, February 27, 2015 - International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced their joint development of a high-resolution tsunami model, able to run on a supercomputer, and based on Tohoku University's existing TUNAMI-N2 simulation model, which is in widespread use internationally. For this project, IRIDeS prepared the model to perform high-resolution calculations, and Fujitsu Laboratories implemented methods for high-efficiency parallelization.
Fujitsu Develops Column-Oriented Data-Processing Engine Enabling Fast, High-Volume Data Analysis in Database Systems Kawasaki, Japan, Global, February 26, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed a column-oriented data-storage and processing engine that enables fast analysis of large volumes of data in a database system.
Fujitsu Group Recognized for Award of Merit in Environmental Report Section from 18th Environmental Communication Awards Tokyo, Global, February 25, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that its Fujitsu Group Environmental Report 2014 has been awarded the Award of Merit in Environmental Report Section as part of the 18th Environmental Communication Awards, sponsored by Japan's Ministry of the Environment and the Global Environmental Forum. Fujitsu was recognized for its stance of resolving environmental issues through its business, the way that its Environmental Report explained, in a quantitative and easy-to-understand way, its performance in the three-year Fujitsu Group Environmental Action Plan Stage VII, which outlines the company's targets in resolving issues, and its external communications in the form of a continuing dialogue on the environment.
Fujitsu Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2015 List of 'World's Most Admired Companies' for Third Consecutive Year Tokyo, Global, February 25, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2015 list of "World's Most Admired Companies" for a third consecutive year.
Fujitsu Laboratories Develops High Density Multi-Lane Optical Transceiver Circuit for High-Capacity Inter-Processor Data Transmissions Kawasaki, Japan, Global, February 23, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed the world's first optical transceiver circuit in which multiple circuit lanes can be laid out in parallel, paving the way for higher-capacity data transmissions between CPUs in future servers and supercomputers.
Fujitsu, PETRA, and NEDO Achieve World's Lowest Energy Requirements of 5 mW per 1 Gbps for High-Speed Inter-Processor Data Transmissions Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan, and Sunnyvale, CA, Global, February 23, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc., the Photonics Electronics Technology Research Association (PETRA), and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) today announced that they have jointly developed the world's most energy-efficient silicon photonics optical transceiver circuit for high-speed data transmissions between CPUs in servers and supercomputers, requiring only 5 mW of electricity per 1 Gbps of transmission speed.
Fujitsu to Support the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo, Global, February 19, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has reached agreement with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) to participate as a Gold Partner, the top level of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
Fujitsu to Migrate All Internal Systems to a New Cloud Platform Tokyo, Global, February 18, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it will migrate all internal systems to a new cloud platform, underlining the benefits of cloud computing as a more efficient, flexible and cost-effective solution even for the largest global companies. It will consist of approximately 640 large-scale and complex systems across some 13,000 servers globally that encompass a mixture of legacy and cutting-edge systems. The transition will proceed in stages starting in February 2015 and is scheduled to be completed within five years with an expected reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO) of 35 billion yen.
Fujitsu Launches PLEMIA Concurrent Design Manager for 3D CAD Data Management of Globally Distributed Design Tokyo, Global, February 12, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the release of a new version of FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution PLEMIA Concurrent Design Manager, which includes enhanced features for distributed design at sites in and outside Japan. The new version will be available from February 12.
Fujitsu Develops Technology to Accurately Align Nodules within CT Scan Images Taken Over Time Kawasaki, Japan, Global, February 10, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has developed a technology for the highly precise alignment of nodules, or growths of cells, within computed tomography (CT) images taken of the same patient on different dates.
Fujitsu Develops Technology for Low-Cost Detection of Potential Sewer System Overflows Kawasaki, Japan, Global, February 10, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed technology that uses ICT for low-cost detection of early signs of sewer system overflows in order to mitigate damage in cities stemming from torrential downpours.
Fujitsu Launches iCAD SX, Cutting Design Work for Large-Scale Industrial Machinery by Approximately 40% Tokyo, Global, February 06, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that the latest version of FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution iCAD SX, 3D CAD software for designing industrial machinery equipped with the world's fastest 3D CAD engine, will be available in Japan as of February 6.
Fujitsu Supports Thailand's Chulalongkorn University Demonstration Primary and Secondary Schools' Efforts to Implement Education Support System with Tablets Tokyo and Bangkok, Global, February 02, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Systems Business Thailand today announced their joint development of an education support system for the Kingdom of Thailand's Chulalongkorn University Demonstration Primary and Secondary Schools. The full-scale operation of this system will commence on February 3 for the secondary school and on April 1 for the primary school.
Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2014 Third-Quarter Financial Results Tokyo, Global, January 30, 2015 - Fujitsu today reported a profit for the third quarter attributable to owners of the parent of 27.6 billion yen (US$228 million), a decline of 16.2 billion yen compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2013.
NYK and Fujitsu to Start Discussions on Partnership Regarding Information Systems Business Tokyo, Global, January 29, 2015 - Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Fujitsu Limited have announced their agreement to discuss a partnership in the information systems business, which would involve Fujitsu’s acquisition of 51% of YJK Solutions Co., Ltd. (YJK), a 100% subsidiary of NYK Line. YJK handles the development, operation, and maintenance of information systems.
Fujitsu Laboratories Develops Technology that Streamlines Network Operations by Rapidly Pinpointing Trouble Spots Kawasaki, Japan, Global, January 28, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed a technology that, in the event of a cloud network failure, enables even non-experts to identify the impact of that failure on virtual systems - within 10 seconds. Up until now, when there were network failures, networking experts worked with server administrators as they needed to investigate the relationship between virtual systems and physical networks. This process could take over three hours in the case of a large-scale cloud environment.
Fujitsu to Construct New Facilities at Its Tatebayashi and Akashi System Centers Tokyo, Global, January 27, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced plans to construct new annexes at its Tatebayashi System Center and Akashi System Center, its main data centers in Japan, to serve as the core facilities for accelerating its IoT and cloud businesses. Construction will steadily move forward starting this month, with the Tatebayashi System Center's new annex set to open in April 2016, and the Akashi System Center's new annex to open in July 2016.
Fujitsu Supports Dickies Retail Stores in China with Sales Strategy Analysis by its "Pastel Plus" System Shanghai, China, and Tokyo, Japan, Global, January 21, 2015 - Fujitsu China Holdings Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited today announced that Fujitsu China Holdings Co., Ltd. has deployed Pastel Plus, Fujitsu's sales and inventory management system designed for retailers, at the retail stores in China of Williamson-Dickie Apparel Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Williamson-Dickie China), which handles business in Asia for Dickies, a casual workwear brand based out of Texas in the United States.
Fujitsu Releases Six New Enterprise Tablet and Laptop PC Models Tokyo, Global, January 20, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the release of two new models in its FUJITSU Tablet ARROWS Tab line of enterprise tablets running Windows and four new models in its FUJITSU Notebook LIFEBOOK line of enterprise laptop PCs. The new models will be released in Japan in stages starting this month.
Fujitsu Launches FEELythm, a Wearable Sensor That Promotes Safer Driving Tokyo, Global, January 19, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the launch of FUJITSU Vehicle ICT FEELythm, a new wearable sensor product that promotes safer driving. Intended for use in the transportation sector, FEELythm will initially be sold in Japan from February 2015.
Fujitsu Develops Industry's First Technology That Identifies Users Vulnerable to Cyber Attack Based on Behavioral and Psychological Characteristics Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, January 19, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. have announced the development of the industry's first technology for identifying users vulnerable to cyber attacks based on the ways they use their computers, such as their e-mail and web activities. This will make it possible to implement security measures tailored to individuals and organizations.
Fujitsu Announces Nominations to Board of Directors Tokyo, Global, January 19, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited today announced nominations to its Board of Directors, for the positions of Chairman and President, based on the recommendations of the Company's Executive Nomination Committee. The nominations are subject to formal approval following the Annual Shareholders' Meeting and a meeting of the Board of Directors, scheduled for June 22, 2015.
Fujitsu Releases ETERNUS TR800 Series of Storage Systems for Virtualization Environments Tokyo, Global, January 15, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has commenced sales of three new models in its FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS TR series, which is designed for large-scale virtualization environments. The new models, which are ETERNUS TR820, ETERNUS TR850 and ETERNUS TR880, reduce the cost per unit of data stored by up to 50%.
Fujitsu Laboratories Develops Ring-Type Wearable Device Capable of Text Input by Fingertip Kawasaki, Japan, Global, January 13, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a compact and lightweight wearable ring-type device that offers handwriting-input functionality and a reader for near-field communications (NFC) tags.
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