Fujitsu Unveils Latest Innovations at Fujitsu Innovation Gathering Event in Paris
Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Ltd.
- 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.
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.
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/global/.
About Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe
Established in 2001 and with an active presence in Europe since 1990, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited represents Fujitsu Laboratories across EMEIA, focusing on regional initiatives that reflect the diverse mix of countries and ideologies. Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe is focused on the creation of cutting-edge solutions that benefit society, working with customers, collaboration partners and society as a whole to drive the evolution of information communication technologies. It works on the principle of open innovation, with particular emphasis on Future Networking, Big Data Analytics, the Internet of Things, Social Innovations, and Supercomputer Applications, please see http://www.fujitsu.com/uk/fle/.
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Date: 02 June, 2016
Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Ltd.