Fujitsu Enables Fast Fintech for Nanto Bank with mBaaS Smartphone Application Service Platform Tokyo, Global, December 25, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it is providing its mobile Backend as a Service (mBaaS) open platform, the FUJITSU Cloud Service Smart Biz Connect for Finance, to Nanto Bank, Ltd. for smartphone application services. Smart Biz Connect for Finance is the only mBaaS in Japan to comply with the Security Guidelines on Computer Systems for Banking and Related Financial Institutions issued by the Center for Financial Industry Information Systems (FISC).
Executive Appointments and Resignations Tokyo, Global, December 24, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited has made the following new appointments and resignations as approved at a Board of Directors meeting today.
Nominations for Board of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Tokyo, Global, December 24, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited today made nominations for its Board of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board based on the recommendations of the Company's Executive Nomination Committee. The nominations are subject to approval at meetings of the Board of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board, following the Annual Shareholders' Meeting scheduled for June 27, 2016.
Notice of the Establishment of Subsidiaries by Company Split (Simplified Incorporation-type Company Split) Tokyo, Global, December 24, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited announced today that it has resolved at a Board of Directors Meeting held today that effective February 1, 2016, the Company will transfer the businesses concerned with notebook PCs and desktop PCs to the newly established Fujitsu Client Computing Limited by company split as well as transfer the mobile phones business to the newly established Fujitsu Connected Technologies Limited by Company split.
Fujitsu Laboratories Announces Fellow Appointment Kawasaki Japan, Global, December 24, 2015 - Following a meeting of its Board of Directors today, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced the following appointment.
Fujitsu Publishes the Fujitsu Group Integrated Report 2015 Tokyo, Global, December 22, 2015 - The Fujitsu Group today announced the publication of the Fujitsu Group Integrated Report 2015 (Japanese version and English version). This report brings together what had been its Annual Report with its CSR Report into one Integrated Report, a first for the Fujitsu Group. The Integrated Report concisely introduces the company's management direction for sustainably creating corporate value, along with business examples based on that management direction and information about the capital supporting its business.
Fujitsu Field Trial in City of Koriyama Detects Signs of Storm Sewer System Overflows Due to Torrential Downpours Kawasaki, Japan, Global, December 21, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has succeeded in the real-time detection of early signs of storm sewer system overflows during torrential downpours, thereby obtaining data for effective analyses. The data was collected in a sensing system field trial initiated in July 2015 with the City of Koriyama in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture.
Fujitsu Announces Changes to Group Company Names Japan, December 18, 2015 - Fujitsu Electronics Inc. today announced that world-wide group sales subsidiaries’ names will be changed as follows, once the required public procedures and registration in each country has been completed.
Fujitsu Launches New VPS that Simplifies Design Changes and Assembly Configuration Development Tokyo and Atsugi, Japan, Global, December 15, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Digital Process Ltd. today announced start of sales in Japan of two additional products and an overall new version of the Digital Process-developed software package, FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution Virtual Product Simulator (VPS). This digital production-preparation tool for the discrete manufacturing industry uses 3D modeling to help analyze product-assembly processes.
Fujitsu and Kitasato Institute Develop Glove-Type Touch Sensor to Obtain Data from Palpations in Kampo Medicine Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, December 10, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., and the Kitasato Institute's Kitasato University Oriental Medicine Research Center (below, Oriental Medicine Research Center) today announced that they have collaborated in the development of a new glove-type touch sensor that captures touch data when a Kampo doctor palpates a patient.
Fujitsu Develops World's Smallest, Most Efficient 12-W AC Adapter Kawasaki, Japan, Global, December 09, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of the world's smallest, most efficient AC adapter, which uses gallium nitride (GaN) high electron-mobility transistor (HEMT) power devices for super-fast charging of smartphones and other mobile electronics.
Fujitsu and FPT Implement Smart Agriculture in Vietnam Tokyo and Hanoi, Global, December 08, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and FPT Corporation today announced that, as part of their smart agriculture project collaboration announced in October 2014, they have established the Fujitsu - FPT Akisai Farm and Vegetable Factory to spotlight the FUJITSU Intelligent Society Solution "Akisai" Food and Agriculture Cloud, in Hanoi, capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. FPT will coordinate with Fujitsu in putting smart agriculture in practice and transfer this technology to Vietnam.
Fujitsu's Flexible, Battery-less Beacon Is First in World to Obtain ucode Tag Certification Tokyo, Global, December 07, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that its prototype beacon has obtained the world's first ucode tag certification for a beacon from the TRON Forum . This beacon, which is more easily mass produced, will now be capable of globally unique ID transmission, for more reliable location information services. Furthermore, because this certification complies with international standards, it can be linked with all types of map data that form the foundation for delivering services.
Fujitsu Develops Optimized Software-Controlled Solid-State Drive for Big Data Processing Kawasaki, Japan, Global, November 19, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed a solid-state drive (SSD) in which flash memory can be directly controlled by software running on a server. By optimizing data positioning for access from an in-memory database, a world's first, it achieved a processing performance three times faster than that of ordinary SSDs.
Fujitsu Develops Technology to Automate Construction of Visual-Inspections Programs for Production-Lines Kawasaki, Japan, Global, November 18, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed a technology that automatically generates visual-inspection programs that use images to automatically detect part-mounting and surface defects on production lines for electronic devices.
Fujitsu Launches New Total Support Service for Security Management, Opens Advanced Security Analysis Facilities Tokyo, Global, November 18, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the availability of FUJITSU Security Solution Global Managed Security Service, along with four entry-level security services, as part of its FUJITSU Security Initiative, a coordinated set of security-related products and services. Global Managed Security Service will provide integrated security-management support for the diversified ICT environments of its customers.
K computer takes first place in Graph 500 supercomputer ranking for second consecutive time Global, November 18, 2015 - A collaboration between RIKEN, Tokyo Institute of Technology, University College Dublin, Kyushu University, and Fujitsu Limited has again won top place for the K computer in the November 2015 Graph 500 supercomputer ranking, demonstrating the Japanese supercomputer's prowess in the area of data-intensive processing. The results were announced on November 17 at the international conference for high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis (SC15) in Austin, Texas.
Fujitsu Acquires UShareSoft to Bolster its Cloud Business Tokyo, Global, November 17, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has reached an agreement with French software company UShareSoft, SAS to acquire all of UShareSoft's shares, with the two companies having signed a contract to that effect on October 30, 2015.
Fujitsu Launches Global "Transformational Application Managed Services" Tokyo, Global, November 16, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the global launch of FUJITSU Transformational Application Managed Services, strengthening management and maintenance service for applications. The service is scheduled to be rolled out to Europe, the US, Oceania, and Asia, including Japan, during fiscal 2016.
National Institute of Informatics, Fujitsu, and Nagoya University Significantly Enhance Robot Project Math Score Tokyo, Kawasaki, and Nagoya, Japan, Global, November 14, 2015 - The National Institute of Informatics (NII), Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., and Nagoya University today announced that their math team has achieved a deviation value of over 64 on a practice mathematics test as part of their artificial intelligence project called "Can a robot get into the University of Tokyo" (also known as "Todai Robot"). The project was launched by NII in fiscal 2011, joined by Fujitsu Laboratories in 2012, and by Nagoya University in 2013. Joint research on the project has been underway since 2012, led by these three organizations.
Fujitsu Conducts Field Trial of Anomaly Detection System Using Optical Fiber Technology for Thermal Power Stations Tokyo, Global, November 12, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited today announced that, together with Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc., it has co-developed an anomaly detection system for thermal power station facilities based on optical fiber multipoint temperature sensing technology developed by Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. This technology makes possible real-time temperature measurements of over 10,000 locations with one optical fiber. To confirm the effectiveness of this system, the two companies conducted a field trial at Tohoku Electric's Akita thermal power station, demonstrating that this system enables more refined real-time detection, as compared with anomaly detection based on existing discrete temperature sensors.
Fujitsu and VMware Expand Global Collaboration in the Cloud Tokyo and Palo Alto, CA, Global, November 09, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and VMware (NYSE: VMW) today announced new areas of collaboration to empower customers with flexible and secure cloud technologies.
Fujitsu Launches Singapore Field Trial of Congestion-Mitigation Project Kawasaki, Japan, Global, November 05, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that on November 1 in Singapore it commenced a field trial that aims to reduce congestion around major events, stadiums, and shopping centers.
Fujitsu Takes Systematic Approach to Artificial Intelligence with "Human Centric AI Zinrai" Tokyo, Global, November 02, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it is taking its knowledge and technologies for artificial intelligence, cultivated for over 30 years, and structuring them as Human Centric AI Zinrai, which will be incorporated into a range of products and services.
Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2015 Second-Quarter Financial Results Tokyo, Global, October 29, 2015 - Fujitsu today reported a profit for the second quarter attributable to owners of the parent of 2.9 billion yen, representing a deterioration of 14.2 billion yen from the second quarter of fiscal 2014.
Fujitsu Strengthens its Ubiquitous Solutions Business Tokyo, Global, October 29, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited today announced that it will strengthen its Ubiquitous Solutions business, which includes PCs and smartphones, with the goal of developing competitive and superior products and expanding its business. In addition, Fujitsu will also accelerate support for its IoT business, an area of future growth where it is enhancing its initiatives on a company-wide basis.
Fujitsu Releases Open-Source Software for Managing the Cloud Marketplace Tokyo, Global, October 27, 2015 - Fujitsu has announced the immediate availability of free, open-source software Open Service Catalog Manager, which is based on FUJITSU Software Systemwalker Service Catalog Manager, software for managing the cloud marketplace. The company is also establishing a new Open Service Catalog Manager Community, with the aim of advancing technologies necessary for the cloud marketplace and expanding functionality for coordinating diverse cloud services.
Fujitsu Develops Technology to Securely Turn Biometric Data into a Cryptographic Key Kawasaki, Japan, Global, October 26, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a technology that turns biometric data, such as palm veins, into a cryptographic key. This newly developed technology enhances the security of the encryption method and protects confidential data, such as IDs and passwords.
Canon and Fujitsu Collaborate to Develop Imaging Solutions Tokyo, Global, October 23, 2015 - Canon Inc. and Fujitsu Limited today announced that they will jointly develop new imaging solutions utilizing network cameras. By combining Canon's image quality enhancing technology and video content analysis technology with Fujitsu's services platforms, the two companies aim to provide a variety of solutions employing network cameras.
Fujitsu Launches GLOVIA OM V10, a Cloud-Based Mission-Critical Business Application to Cut Inventory and Lead-Time Tokyo, Global, October 14, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the release of Version 10 of FUJITSU Enterprise Application GLOVIA OM, a cloud based mission-critical business application, which offers management of sales, inventory, purchasing, manufacturing, and field service. Sales to customers including manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers start today.
Fujitsu Palm Vein Authentication Technology to Be Used for JCB's Card-less Payments Tokyo, Global, October 07, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Frontech Limited today announced that, in collaboration with JCB Co., Ltd., they have constructed a card-less payment system that incorporates Fujitsu's palm vein authentication technology into JCB's global network.
Fujitsu Introduces Twelve Windows-10-equipped Enterprise Tablets, PCs, and Workstations Tokyo, Global, October 06, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the introduction of 12 new enterprise computer models installed with the latest OS, Windows 10, including three Windows tablets, two notebook PCs, four desktop PCs, two workstations, and one long-life PC. Sales of the new models begin in Japan in October 2015.
Fujitsu and Fujitsu Ten to Jointly Exhibit at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015 Tokyo and Kobe, Japan, Global, October 05, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Ten Limited (collectively Fujitsu) today announced that they will jointly exhibit at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015, to be held at Tokyo Big Sight from Thursday, October 29th to Sunday, November 8th. This will be Fujitsu's first time exhibiting at the Tokyo Motor Show.
Fujitsu and TechShop Establish TechShop Japan, a Member-Based, Open-Access Workshop for DIY Tokyo and San Francisco, Global, October 01, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and TechShop, Inc., an operator of eight membership-based, open-access DIY workshops and fabrication studios around the US, announce that today they have established TechShop Japan Limited and revealed details on location and timing of the first facility of its kind in Asia.
Fujitsu to Exhibit at 22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux 2015 Tokyo and Kobe, Japan, Global, September 30, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Ten Limited today announced that they will be exhibiting together at the 22nd ITS World Congress 2015, which runs October 5 - 9 in Bordeaux, France.
Fujitsu Launches MetaArc, Its Digital Business Platform Tokyo, Global, September 29, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced its FUJITSU Digital Business Platform MetaArc, which incorporates cutting-edge cloud, mobile, big data, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Facilitating customers' digital innovation, Fujitsu will from today offer an initial lineup of six new MetaArc products and services, led by FUJITSU Cloud Service K5.
Fujitsu Develops Optical Transmission Technology to Double Communications Distance between Servers Kawasaki, Japan, Global, September 28, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of technology that doubles the maximum distance of optical communications between servers to 200 meters while using conventional fiber-optic cabling.
University of Tokyo, Fujitsu, and NEC Succeed in Quantum Key Distribution from Single-Photon Emitter at World-Record Distance of 120 km Tokyo and Kawasaki, Global, September 28, 2015 - Today the Institute for Nano Quantum Information Electronics (Director: Professor Yasuhiko Arakawa), the University of Tokyo, in collaboration with Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and NEC Corporation, announced that they have achieved quantum key distribution at a world-record distance of 120 km using a system with a single-photon emitter.
Fujitsu Chosen for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 16th Time Tokyo, Global, September 25, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has been chosen for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), the world's leading Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) index. This is the 16th time for Fujitsu to have been included in this index since its creation in 1999. Moreover, Fujitsu achieved the highest points in the Software & Services industry group, one of 24 industry groups, and was chosen as an Industry Group Leader for the first time.
New, Enhanced TSE arrowhead Cash Equity Trading System
- For a Safer, More Convenient Market - Global, September 24, 2015 - Today, Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) launched its new, enhanced arrowhead cash equity trading system. Developed together with Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) to renew the previous version of the system, arrowhead now offers risk management functions and further enhanced system processing capabilities. Accompanied by trading rule revisions, arrowhead now provides market users with an even safer, more reliable environment where they can trade with confidence. With new arrowhead, TSE and Fujitsu will make every effort to contribute to the development of the market through providing market users with greater convenience and reliability.
Fujitsu Achieves 96.7% Recognition Rate for Handwritten Chinese Characters Using AI That Mimics the Human Brain Beijing, China and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, September 17, 2015 - Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. (collectively Fujitsu) today announced the development of the world's first handwriting recognition technology by utilizing AI technology modeled on human brain processes to surpass a human equivalent recognition rate of 96.7%, that was established at a conference.
Fujitsu to Deliver New Services Leveraging the World's First Business Management Platform from US-based Domo Tokyo, Global, September 16, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has reached an agreement with Domo, Inc. to leverage Domo's business management platform in delivering new services and value to Fujitsu's customers.
Fujitsu Gains Approval from Industrial Internet Consortium for its IoT Testbed Solution Model Tokyo, Global, September 15, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has approved its proposed Internet of Things (IoT) testbed solution model. Developed through Fujitsu's field trials and knowhow gained in its own production facilities, the Factory Operations Visibility and Intelligence model is intended to support the widespread use of IoT in production facilities.
Kyushu University, Fukuoka Airport, and Fujitsu Commence Field Trials Aimed at Raising Passenger Satisfaction Fukuoka and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, September 10, 2015 - The Fujitsu Social Mathematics Joint Research Unit within the Institute of Mathematics for Industry at Kyushu University, Fukuoka Airport Building Co., Ltd., and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the start of field trials at Fukuoka Airport intended to raise passenger satisfaction by applying mathematical technologies to the issues that affect people's state of mind when they face congestion, which lowers comfort and safety.
Fujitsu Develops Automatic Channel-Assignment Technology That Quickly Resolves Wireless LAN Radio-Wave Interference Kawasaki, Japan, Global, September 09, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed automatic channel-assignment technology that quickly reduces radio-wave interference, a cause of poor throughput in large-scale wireless LAN systems.
Fujitsu Develops World's First Compact 300 GHz Receiver for Wireless Communications of Tens of Gigabits per Second Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, September 08, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of the world's first 300 GHz band compact receiver capable of high-speed wireless communications at a rate of several tens of gigabits per second.
Fujitsu Develops Technology that Uses Machine Learning to Quickly Generate Predictive Models from Massive Datasets Kawasaki, Japan, Global, September 07, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a machine-learning technology that can generate highly accurate predictive models from datasets of more than 50 million records in a matter of hours.
Fujitsu Doubles Same-Cell Wireless Communication Capacity for 5G Beijing, China and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, September 04, 2015 - Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a new wireless technology that doubles the capacity of a single cell, using the same wireless frequency simultaneously, as a step toward 5G.
Fujitsu appointed as an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015 in England London, United Kingdom, September 01, 2015 - Fujitsu, a global leader in information and communication technology solutions, today announced its agreement with Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) to become an official sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015.
Fujitsu Raises Targets for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through ICT Tokyo, Global, August 31, 2015 - The Fujitsu Group is disclosing the results of its efforts to achieve the targets of its Fujitsu Group Environmental Action Plan (Stage VII), formulated to cover the three years from fiscal 2013. Among Fujitsu's 17 target items under the plan, two, namely "Contribution to Society by ICT: Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions" and "Design and Deliver Eco-efficient Products," have achieved results equivalent to their fiscal 2015 year-end targets. Accordingly, Fujitsu has revised its targets upward. In addition, in the category of "Efficient Business Operations: Data Centers," Fujitsu has completed the building of a new PUE visualization tool, which it will use to expand upon its environmental performance improvement activities.
Fujitsu and Sify to Collaborate on Providing Global ICT Solutions Tokyo, Japan and Santa Clara, California, United States, Global, August 28, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Sify Technologies Limited today announced that they have signed an MOU agreeing to a strategic partnership to provide global ICT solutions. The two companies will engage in go-to-market collaboration to support global customers, initially starting with the North American market.
Kyoto University and Fujitsu Launch a Joint Research Project to Facilitate Evidence-Based Education Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan, Global, August 28, 2015 - Kyoto University and Fujitsu Limited today announced that they are carrying out a research project to develop effective teaching methods and further students' self-directed learning. Conducting the research from June 2015 to March 2016, Kyoto University and Fujitsu will use data collected and accumulated by learning support systems, from Kyoto University and elsewhere, such as course learning records and teaching material access records.
Fujitsu Launches Cloud Services Management Offering for Managed Integration of Multi-Cloud Environments Tokyo, Global, August 27, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it will begin offering a new multi-cloud integrated management service, FUJITSU Cloud Services Management, as well as FUJITSU Software Cloud Services Management (with the service and software collectively referred to below as "Cloud Services Management"), which enable unified management of the many different cloud environments spread across different end-user departments and work areas within a company or organization. Sales of Cloud Services Management in Japan begin today.
Fujitsu Develops 1FINITY™, a New Series of Optical Transmission Systems Tokyo, Global, August 18, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the development of the FUJITSU Network 1FINITY platform, a new global category of network equipment spanning access, packet optical, and wireless technologies. It will be available in North America beginning in December, followed by a phased worldwide rollout. The 1FINITY platform enables quick construction of network environments while keeping upfront investment costs in check by using a new disaggregated architecture with independent blade modules for each function.
Fujitsu Launches Enterprise Application Logifit TM-NexTR, Enabling Use of Smart Devices as Conditions Require Tokyo, Global, August 06, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced a new operations management solution, the FUJITSU Enterprise Application Logifit TM-NexTR, newly added to its Logifit series of logistics solutions that seek to revolutionize the logistics industry. Sales in packaged and SaaS versions commence today in Japan.
Fujitsu Develops Innovative Technology for Fast, Automated Setup of Virtual Networks for Linux Containers Kawasaki, Japan, Global, August 05, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced development of the world's first technology for fast and automatic setup of client-segregated virtual networks that are built over multiple Linux containers. These containers offer virtualization for high-speed launches and running.
Appointments to Executive Nomination and Compensation Committees Tokyo, Global, July 30, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited has announced that its Board of Directors today made a decision with regard to appointments to the Executive Nomination Committee and Compensation Committee.
Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2015 First-Quarter Financial Results Tokyo, Global, July 30, 2015 - Fujitsu today reported a loss for the first quarter attributable to owners of the parent of 18.9 billion yen, representing a deterioration of 25.7 billion yen from the first quarter of fiscal 2014. Although first-quarter projections were not publicly disclosed at the announcement of the full year results of fiscal 2014, the first-quarter results are in line with original expectations. Furthermore, the annual projections for fiscal 2015 remain unchanged.
Fujitsu Develops Technology to Visualize the Energy Required to Execute Software Kawasaki, Japan, Global, July 29, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed technology that precisely calculates the energy required to execute various software programs running on server CPUs, for energy-efficient programming.
Fujitsu Develops User Interface Technology that Converts Entire Rooms into Digital Spaces Kawasaki, Japan, Global, July 27, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Fujitsu Design Limited, and Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory Limited today announced that they will commence field trials on Fujitsu Laboratories-developed user interface (UI) technology that converts an entire room into a digital space, and on a co-creation support application developed by Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory. The trial will be conducted from August at the HAB-YU platform, a venue developed by Fujitsu Design to facilitate new value-creation initiatives.
Fujitsu and the City of Koriyama Begin Operational Trials of Sensing System to Detect Signs of Sewer System Overflows Kawasaki, Japan, Global, July 23, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has signed an agreement with the City of Koriyama in Fukushima Prefecture to cooperate on an operational trial of a sensing system to detect early signs of overflows in sewer systems. The trial is to begin today.
Fujitsu Introduces GLOVIA G2, Multi-Device Compatible Production Management ERP for Manufacturing Tokyo, Global, July 16, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the release of Version 3 of FUJITSU Enterprise Application GLOVIA G2, production-management ERP for discrete manufacturing. Sales of the Japanese edition start today.
Fujitsu Announces Its Fujitsu M10 Selected by Japan Net Bank for Its Information-System Platform Tokyo, Global, July 16, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has commenced work on a project to upgrade Japan Net Bank, Limited's information-system platform, which consists of Marketing Customer Information Files (MCIF) and a data warehouse appliance. Japan Net Bank plans to begin full-scale operation of the new system in April 2016.
Fujitsu Issues Unsecured Straight Bonds Tokyo, Global, July 14, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited (the "Company") announced today that it has determined the terms of its Thirty-Seventh Series Unsecured Straight Bonds (with inter-bond pari passu clause) and Thirty-Eighth Series Unsecured Straight Bonds (with inter-bond pari passu clause), both of which will be offered and issued in Japan. The terms of the issues are as follows.
K computer takes first place in Graph 500 supercomputer ranking Global, July 14, 2015 - A collaboration between RIKEN, the Tokyo Institute of Technology, University College Dublin, Kyushu University, and Fujitsu has again won top place for the K computer in the June 2015 Graph 500 supercomputer ranking, demonstrating the Japanese supercomputer's prowess in the area of data-intensive processing. The results were announced on July 13 at the international conference on high-performance computing (ISC2015) in Frankfurt, Germany.
Kyushu University and Fujitsu Laboratories Use Supercomputer for Real-Time Disaster-Recovery Scheduling Fukuoka and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, July 10, 2015 - The Institute of Mathematics for Industry at Kyushu University (IMI) and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a supercomputer-based technology that can quickly formulate optimum work schedules for disaster recovery, such as for repairing lifelines and road networks.
Fujitsu Introduces the ETERNUS DX8000 S3 Series of Disk Storage Systems Tokyo, Global, July 01, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the introduction of the FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX8000 S3 series. Global sales of the new series start today.
Hokkaido University and Fujitsu Begin Research to Optimize Personalized Learning Tokyo and Sapporo, Japan, Global, June 30, 2015 - Hokkaido University and Fujitsu Limited today announced a joint research project that aims to foster human resources capable of acting globally and with the innovative thinking that society needs. The research, running from April 2015 through March 2016, will utilize ICT to analyze learning materials and educational methods.
Panasonic and Fujitsu Begin Joint Testing of an In-Home Monitoring Service for the Elderly Osaka and Tokyo, Global, June 25, 2015 - Panasonic Corporation and Fujitsu Limited today announced that the two companies will commence a joint operational trial of an in-home monitoring service for the elderly that integrates Panasonic's cloud-service air conditioners and Fujitsu's non-contact life-sign sensors. The trial, to be conducted at Age Free House Toyonaka Shonaisakaemachi, a serviced senior residence operated by the Panasonic Group, begins in June 2015, and will run for one year.
Fujitsu Launches Virtual Product Simulator, a Production-Preparation Solution with Support for Massive Data, Such as for Train Cars Tokyo and Atsugi, Japan, Global, June 23, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Digital Process Ltd. today announced the introduction of the new series of FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution Virtual Product Simulator (VPS), a digital production-preparation tool developed by Digital Process for the discrete manufacturing industry, which uses 3D modeling to help analyze product-assembly processes. Fujitsu begins global sales of the new VPS series today.
Fujitsu Co-Creates Open Innovation Gateway in San Francisco Bay Area as a Platform to Activate Innovative Practices Faster Tokyo and Sunnyvale, Global, June 23, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc., and Fujitsu America, Inc., today launched Open Innovation Gateway (OIG) – Powered by FUJITSU. The OIG, located on the Company's campus in Sunnyvale, is a platform to connect and grow ideas, and based on the collaboration of internal and external partners, to verify and transform them into practical businesses. Through OIG, Fujitsu works to activate innovative practices faster, both inside and outside the Company.
Fujitsu Laboratories Develops Data Transfer Technology that Increases Speed of Remote File Access Kawasaki, Japan, Global, June 22, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a software-based technology to increase data-transfer speeds for accessing files on remote enterprise file-sharing servers.
Fujitsu Announces Corporate Executive Officer Appointment Tokyo, Global, June 18, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited announced that the following new appointment was approved at a Board of Directors meeting today.
Fujitsu Wins Order from Hokkaido Gas to Develop Rate Calculation System for its Retail Electricity Business Tokyo, Global, June 17, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has received an order from Hokkaido Gas Co., Ltd. to develop and deploy an electricity usage rate calculation system.
Fujitsu to Launch Portable Palm Vein Authentication Sensor, Ideal for Mobile Devices Tokyo, Global, June 16, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Frontech Limited today announced the introduction of a portable sensor capable of directly connecting to USB ports. The new sensor, to be added to the FUJITSU Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-SL Sensor line of contactless palm vein authentication devices for enterprises, will be available for sale only in Japan, from late September.
Fujitsu Introduces VELCOUN-X Software to Effectively Leverage ICT Platforms Tokyo, Global, June 11, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the introduction of FUJITSU Network VELCOUN-X, an software-defined networking (SDN) controller that builds optimized network environments for hybrid cloud networks. This new product is available from today only in Japan.
Fujitsu Releases FUJITSU Cloud IoT Platform, a Platform Service for IoT Data Tokyo, Global, June 10, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the immediate start of sales in Japan of FUJITSU Cloud IoT Platform, a new platform service for utilizing IoT data over digital business platforms, based on FUJITSU Knowledge Integration, a new integration concept that drives the digital business era.
Fujitsu Launches FUJITSU Network Virtuora TC Tokyo, Global, June 09, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited today announced the launch of FUJITSU Network Virtuora TC software that can run on conventional PC servers to perform full wire speed packet capture of 20 Gbps communications data, accumulation, and conduct high-speed searches. This product is only available in Japan.
Fujitsu Achieves Four-User Concurrent Access and 12 Gbps Transmissions by Multiplexing Millimeter-Wave Beams as Step toward 5G Kawasaki, Japan, Global, June 09, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that, in preparation for the next-generation mobile communications 5G system, it has achieved multiple access by multiplexing millimeter-wave beams. This technology will enable simultaneous high-capacity communications for multiple users while minimizing reductions in communications speeds.
Fujitsu Laboratories Announces Executive Appointments and Resignations Kawasaki, Japan, Global, June 08, 2015 - Following a meeting of its Board of Directors today, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced the following reappointments, new appointments, and resignations, which are planned to take effect upon approval at the Annual Shareholder's meeting scheduled for June 22, 2015 and the subsequent extraordinary Board of Directors meeting.
Fujitsu Supports King Abdulaziz University Research Capabilities with New Supercomputing System Jeddah and Tokyo, Global, June 01, 2015 - King Abdulaziz University (KAU) and Fujitsu have today announced delivery of a new supercomputing system. KAU switched on the system, and in so doing, inaugurated a Center of Excellence that will support the many researchers and scientists affiliated with KAU.
Fujitsu Laboratories Develops Virtualization Technology that Brings Security and Operability to Web Applications Kawasaki, Japan, Global, May 29, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed technology for web applications that run on smart devices or wearables, and that delivers the same level of security as thin clients while offering an exceptional degree of operability.
Fujitsu Releases ARROWS NX F-04G Tokyo, Global, May 25, 2015 - Fujitsu announced that ARROWS NX F-04G smartphone will be available from NTT DOCOMO retailers throughout Japan starting Thursday, May 28th.
Fujitsu to Strengthen Organization for Network Business Tokyo, Global, May 22, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it will strengthen the organization of its network business in order to make further advances in network virtualization, provide global, general-purpose products that take maximum advantage of advanced technologies, and achieve an expansion of its services business.
Notice Regarding Distribution of Dividends from Retained Earnings Tokyo, Global, May 22, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited announced that its Board of Directors today decided upon the dividends to be paid from retained earnings to shareholders on the record date of March 31, 2015, as indicated below.
Fujitsu Releases New Enterprise Tablet and 1U Rack-Mounted Workstation Tokyo, Global, May 18, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the release of a new model in its FUJITSU Tablet ARROWS Tab series of enterprise tablets running Windows, along with a new model in its FUJITSU Workstation CELSIUS series of enterprise PC workstations. These models will be released in Japan starting June 2015.
Fujitsu Develops Technology Enabling Cost/Benefit Assessments on the Automation of Systems Operations Kawasaki, Japan, Global, May 15, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced its development of the industry's first technology that estimates the number of development work-hours needed to automate systems operations, enabling assessment of the cost effectiveness of such automation work to be generated in a short period of time.
Fujitsu and Intel Reach Agreement on IoT Platform Collaboration Tokyo, Global, May 13, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Intel Corporation today announced that they have reached an agreement to combine Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.'s distributed service platform technology with the Intel® IoT Gateway to build out comprehensive IoT solutions. By combining Fujitsu's cutting-edge technology with the Intel® IoT Platform, a blueprint for interoperable IoT solutions, both companies will create an optimal systems environment, thereby offering high-value Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.
Fujitsu Offers Systematic "Network DevOps Solutions" to Assist Telecom Carriers in Creating Network Services Tokyo, Global, May 12, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that, by leveraging the experience and expertise the company has developed in DevOps (a term combining "development" and "operations") for the cloud, it has systematized a set of products and services that integrate software-defined networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) technologies under the name Network DevOps Solutions, which are designed to provide telecom carriers with network development and operations-management systems. Fujitsu also announced new additions and updates to its FUJITSU Network Virtuora series of wide-area, virtual network-related products. Virtuora OM and Virtuora RV are being offered as new products globally, along with Virtuora NC, which now has enhanced features.
Fujitsu Establishes Digital Business Platforms based on New Integration Concept Tokyo, Global, May 12, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has established a new integration service concept designed to drive the digital business age. The FUJITSU Knowledge Integration concept will support customers in streamlining and growing business through the use of information and communication technology (ICT). In tandem with this, Fujitsu will offer digital business platforms that integrate an array of cutting-edge technologies, including cloud, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile, to support the digital business of its customers. As new cloud platforms that will form the lynchpin of the digital business platforms, Fujitsu will provide "K5," a public cloud service that uses open-standard technologies, and roll out other new products and services sequentially.
Fujitsu Releases Head Mounted Display to Help Enterprises Innovate On-Site Operations Tokyo, Global, May 11, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the development of FUJITSU IoT Solution UBIQUITOUSWARE Head Mounted Display, a wearable device for enterprises. Fujitsu begins sales of the HMD to enterprises in Japan today.
Fujitsu Develops UBIQUITOUSWARE, an Internet-of-Things Package that Accelerates Transformation of Business Tokyo, Global, May 11, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has developed FUJITSU IoT Solution UBIQUITOUSWARE, an Internet-of-Things package that senses the status of people and things and their surrounding environments and analyzes the data to quickly provide valuable, actionable data tailored to a customer's business.
Fujitsu and PLANT DATA JAPAN to collaborate on Plant Information for Agriculture Tokyo, Global, May 08, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and PLANT DATA JAPAN Co., Ltd. today announced that they have reached an agreement to jointly promote business in the area of greenhouse cultivation using ICT to advance agriculture based on a variety of information from plants, including photosynthesis-activation data, as well as leaf size and count.
Fujitsu Develops World's First Technology that Visualizes Complexity of Business Logic in a Program's Code Kawasaki, Japan, Global, May 01, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of the world's first technology for visualizing the degree of complexity of the business logic in complex, large-scale business applications. In the past, when looking for important elements based on metrics like program size or the number of conditional branches, it has been difficult to distinguish the business logic that executes business processes from the control logic that executes functions such as sharing data among programs and format checking.
Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2014 Full-Year Financial Results Tokyo, Global, April 30, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced its full-year financial results for fiscal 2014.
Notice on the Establishment of Independent Officers Council Tokyo, Global, April 30, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited has announced its decision made at a Board of Directors meeting held today to establish an Independent Officers Council.
Fujitsu Enhances SNAPEC Series of Integrated EC Solutions for the Omnichannel Retail Era Tokyo, Global, April 27, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the introduction of four new types of SaaS as additions to the company's existing FUJITSU Business Application SNAPEC series of integrated e-commerce solutions. The new services, which are part of an enhancement of Fujitsu's digital marketing solutions, enable optimized promotions and marketing functions for customers running e-commerce businesses, and cover features for recommendations, site searches, mail distribution and site analytics. These services, which will be available in Japan beginning from the end of May 2015, were developed by Fujitsu Systems West Limited.
Fujitsu Develops Technology for Using Large-Screen Virtual Desktops on Existing Network Infrastructure Kawasaki, Japan, Global, April 27, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of technology that allows for virtual desktops with larger screens, without upgrading existing network infrastructure.
Fujitsu Offers FUJITSU Industry Solution for Microsoft Dynamics® AX, for Fast, Low-Cost ERP Setup Overseas Tokyo, Global, April 24, 2015 - Fujitsu has announced that from today it will begin to roll out three new solutions for FUJITSU Industry Solution for Microsoft Dynamics AX to help Japanese companies quickly and inexpensively deploy ERP systems at their overseas locations as they expand outside Japan.
Infragistics and Fujitsu Announce Global Partnership in System Development Cranbury, New Jersey, US, and Tokyo, Japan, Global, April 21, 2015 - Infragistics, Inc. and Fujitsu Limited today announced that they have reached a comprehensive basic agreement on the use of Infragistics Ultimate, Infragistics' UI development tools and components. Using Infragistics Ultimate, the two companies aim to provide throughout the world jointly developed solutions with exceptional usability.
Fujitsu Releases Venus Solar, a Cloud-Based Solar Power Production Monitoring Service Tokyo, Global, April 21, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it will begin offering to solar power companies and maintenance operators the FUJITSU Intelligent Society Solution Venus Solar, a small-scale solar power generation monitoring service it developed that utilizes the cloud. This service is available in Japan from today.
Fujitsu Introduces "LiveTalk," a Participatory Communications Tool for the Hearing-Impaired Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, April 14, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory Limited today announced that, starting in mid-May, they will begin sales of FUJITSU Software LiveTalk, a participatory communications tool for people with hearing disabilities, to companies and schools in Japan.
Fujitsu and Microsoft collaborate to transform manufacturing processes through IoT innovation HANOVER, Germany and TOKYO, Global, April 12, 2015 - At the Hannover Messe event, Fujitsu Limited and Microsoft Corp. announced their collaboration to bring innovative operational excellence to manufacturing with the help of Fujitsu devices powered by Windows 8.1 Pro, the Internet of Things (IoT) services of FUJITSU Cloud A5 for Microsoft Azure, and the Fujitsu IoT/M2M (machine-to-machine) platform.
Fujitsu Sets Out the "Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision 2015" Tokyo, Global, April 10, 2015 - Fujitsu today presents the latest evolution of the Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision that outlines the company's view of how ICT will transform business and society. Helping customers around the world to respond to the challenges of digital transformation and to grow and digitalize their businesses, Fujitsu's vision in 2015 shows how Human Centric Innovation - a concept introduced in 2014 - can be put into action.
Fujitsu and Global Mobility Service to Begin Trial of Electric Tricycles in the Philippines Tokyo, Global, April 09, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Global Mobility Service, Inc. (GMS), a venture company providing mobility services, today announced that they will commence field testing to expand services in the Republic of the Philippines so as to increase the prevalence of electric tricycles (a three-wheel taxi) that use ICT.
Fujitsu Offers Datacenter Management Solution for Support over the Lifecycle of Customer Datacenters Tokyo, Global, April 09, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the launch of its FUJITSU Managed Infrastructure Service Datacenter Management Solution to provide support for customer datacenters, covering conception, planning, design, construction, and operations. This new solution is available from today.
Fujitsu Enhances Performance of Fujitsu M10 SPARC Servers Available Worldwide from Oracle and Fujitsu Tokyo, Global, April 07, 2015 - Fujitsu announced today that the space-saving Fujitsu M10-1 as well as the compact Fujitsu M10-4 mid-range servers are now available worldwide in additional configurations featuring the new 3.7GHz SPARC64 X+ 8 core processors providing approximately 30 percent performance improvements. When coupled with the Fujitsu M10 servers' industry-leading compute capability, the enhanced servers can cut batch processing times for business data and tackle a broad range of Big Data analyses - from such sources as SNS, sensors and mobile devices - to accelerate decision making and increase business productivity.
Fujitsu Awarded Prizes for Science and Technology Kawasaki, Kobe, and Yokohama, Japan, Global, April 07, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Fujitsu Ten Limited, and Socionext Inc. have announced that in the Fiscal 2015 Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology they have received a Prize for Science and Technology in the Development Category for their "Development of a System Giving Wraparound, 3D View of Vehicles." Fujitsu Laboratories was also honored in the Research Category for its "Research in Electronic Ceramic Materials and Processes for Microelectronics Packaging Technology."
Fujitsu to Host Fujitsu Forum 2015 Tokyo, Global, April 03, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that Fujitsu Forum 2015, the company's largest annual event, will be held May 14-15 at the Tokyo International Forum in Japan. The theme of this year's Fujitsu Forum will be Human Centric Innovation in Action.
Fujitsu Develops Software that Analyzes Service Quality while Monitoring at World-Record 200 Gbps Kawasaki, Japan, Global, April 02, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of software that monitors transmission packets and analyzes quality in real time at a world-record speed of 200 Gbps.
Fujitsu Develops Web OS Technology for Easy Connection between Various Smartphones and Peripheral Devices Kawasaki, Japan, Global, April 02, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of Web OS technology that automatically connects smartphones, regardless of operating system, to peripheral devices and sensors, and enables integrated use with cloud services.
Fujitsu Establishes New Corporate Venture Fund Tokyo, Global, April 01, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it is establishing a new corporate venture fund to strengthen collaboration with new ventures and further enhance its services in the fields of business innovation and social innovation, which form the pillars of the company's growth strategy. Fujitsu established its first corporate venture fund in 2006 to collaborate with promising ventures in Japan and around the world, and the new fund will further strengthen these activities.
Fujitsu Develops Technology that Identifies Applicable Areas from Within Materials Being Discussed Kawasaki, Japan, Global, April 01, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed technology that, based on a speaker's voice, detects in real time and with high accuracy the applicable area in presentation or remote-conference materials.
Fujitsu, ORIX, Masuda Seed and Iwata City Reach Basic Agreement to Consider Launch of Smart Agriculture Project Tokyo and Iwata City, Japan, Global, March 26, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited, ORIX Corporation, Masuda Seed Co.,Ltd. and Iwata City in Shizuoka Prefecture announced that they have reached a basic agreement to begin considering the launch of the Iwata Smart Agriculture Project, an initiative intended to realize regional development based on agriculture.
Fujitsu Develops Industry's First Flexible IoT-Supporting Beacon That Needs No Battery Replacement Kawasaki, Japan, Global, March 25, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced the development of a thin, light-weight beacon, weighing 3 grams with a thickness of 2.5 millimeters, that does not require battery replacement or other maintenance and is flexible enough for installation on round objects, corners, and curves.
Fujitsu Releases New Version of EXAMAG LLG Simulator, Magnetic-Field Simulation Software Tokyo, Global, March 24, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the release of a new, enhanced version of FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution EXAMAG LLG Simulator, a software package for simulating magnetic fields with support for massively parallel computing. The new version will be available from March 24.
Fujitsu Deploys Smartphone-Based, Participatory Disaster Information-Sharing System for Jakarta, Indonesia Tokyo and Jakarta, Global, March 23, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and PT. Fujitsu Indonesia today announced that they have built a participatory disaster information-sharing system for Jakarta's Regional Disaster Management Agency, BPBD DKI Jakarta, that lets residents share disaster information by using a smartphone app. BPBD DKI Jakarta this month commences operation and provision of the smartphone app to the city's 10 million residents.
Fujitsu's High-Speed Thin Client Technology Helps Sysmex Innovate for Diagnostic Equipment Tokyo, Global, March 20, 2015 - Fujitsu has announced its support for Sysmex Corporation, a company that specializes in developing in-vitro diagnostics equipment, by providing its engineering cloud for modern manufacturing environments, the FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution FTCP Remote Desktop, as well as 58 units of the FUJITSU Workstation CELSIUS C620.
Fujitsu Expands Datacenter Presence in Singapore Tokyo and Singapore, Global, March 19, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Asia Pte. Ltd. today announced the establishment of a new datacenter in the western part of Singapore, in response to the increasing need for cloud services in Asia. Services will be available from today.
Fujitsu Announces Nominations for Board of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Tokyo, Global, March 16, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited today announced nominations for its Board of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board based on the recommendations of the Company's Executive Nomination Committee. The nominations are subject to approval at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting scheduled for June 22, 2015.
Fujitsu Announces Executive Appointments and Resignations Tokyo, Global, March 16, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited announced that the following new appointments and resignations were approved at a Board of Directors meeting today.
Fujitsu Develops Thin Cooling Device for Compact Electronics Kawasaki, Japan, Global, March 12, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of the world's first thin cooling device designed for small, thin electronic devices.
Successful Trial of Open Radio Equipment Interface Standard Paves Way for Mobile Base Station Innovation Global, March 11, 2015 - The world's first trial of an LTE network operated with equipment fully compliant with the ETSI Open Radio equipment Interface (ORI) standard has been performed successfully by Vodafone with support from Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited, and Kathrein, it was announced today.
Fujitsu Begins Validity Study of a Participatory Disaster Prevention System for Vietnam's Thừa Thiên Huế Province Tokyo and Hanoi, Global, March 10, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Vietnam Limited today announced that, with support from the Vietnam Office of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), they have begun to study the effectiveness of a participatory disaster prevention system for Thừa Thiên Huế Province in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. In the system, resident representatives visually measure and use a smartphone app to report on river water levels and rainfall amounts at major locations within the province, images of conditions in neighboring areas, and their comments, along with smartphone GPS and time data. This data is collected in Fujitsu's datacenter for use by the province's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for its disaster prevention and mitigation efforts.
Fujitsu Develops Technology for early detection of irregularities in motor functions using a sensory smart house Kawasaki and Tokyo, Japan, and Dublin, Ireland, Global, March 10, 2015 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Fujitsu Ireland Ltd., and Fujitsu Limited announced they have developed a technology that uses sensors, embedded in smart houses and worn by patients, for the early detection of abnormalities in motor functions that might otherwise go unnoticed.
Fujitsu Settles Patent Dispute with Tellabs, Inc. Richardson Texas, United States, March 09, 2015 - Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. today announced the resolution of its litigation against Tellabs, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Fujitsu is pleased with this resolution, and will not make any further statement regarding the litigation or resolution thereof.
Fujitsu and Isuzu Agree to Jointly Research Next-Generation Vehicle Systems Tokyo, Global, March 09, 2015 - Fujitsu Limited and Isuzu Motors Limited today announced that they have reached an agreement to conduct joint research on future technologies with regard to safety, comfort and the environment, to be applied to the commercial vehicles Isuzu markets worldwide.
PWRI and Fujitsu Develop Technology that Automatically Adjusts Parameters of Flood Forecasting Simulators Tsukuba and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, March 09, 2015 - The Public Works Research Institute (PWRI) and Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd., today announced that they have developed technology that automatically adjusts the parameters, such as the final infiltration rate and the runoff coefficient (ease by which rainwater enters soil and ease for water to flow downstream), of flood forecasting simulators that calculate a river's flow when predicting floods.
Fujitsu Develops Industry's First Technology to Recognize Flow of People from Low-Resolution Imaging Kawasaki, Japan, Global, March 06, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced that it has developed the industry's first technology that provides highly accurate detection of people's movements and that can recognize the flow of people from low-resolution imagery incapable of distinguishing faces.
Fujitsu Ushers in the Next Generation of Manufacturing with Human-Robot Collaboration Tokyo, Global, March 06, 2015 - Fujitsu has announced the start of a new initiative to implement a next-generation manufacturing ICT environment in which humans can cooperate at a high level with robots and other machines, and in which all forms of manufacturing data are connected.
Fujitsu Launches GLOVIA ENTERPRISE MES, a Manufacturing Execution System Tokyo, Global, March 04, 2015 - Fujitsu today announced the release of FUJITSU Enterprise Application GLOVIA ENTERPRISE MES, a manufacturing execution system for customers in the assembly manufacturing industry. It enables information on the production activities of factories around the world to be coordinated among all production locations and the head office to strengthen manufacturing. GLOVIA ENTERPRISE MES is available for sale starting today.
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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