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Nippon Electronics Corporation

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NEC

(NEC Corporation, Tokyo, www.nec.com, www.necus.com) An electronics conglomerate known in the U.S. for its monitors. In Japan, it had the lion's share of the PC market until the late 1990s (see PC 98).

NEC was founded in Tokyo in 1899 as Nippon Electric Company, Ltd. and was the first Japanese company to joint venture with a foreign enterprise, which was Western Electric Company, then part of AT&T. NEC has been involved with electrical, communications, electronics and computer products worldwide. In 1983, it was renamed NEC Corporation.

In 1985, as part of NEC Technologies (NECT), the North American subsidiary that specialized in peripherals, NEC introduced its MultiSync line, the first multifrequency monitors, which became very popular. In 1996, the CromaClear line combined the aperture grille and shadow mask into a new CRT technology for improved resolution. In 2000, a joint venture was formed with Mitsubishi to market LCD and CRT monitors. In 2005, this NEC-Mitsubishi business unit was renamed NEC Display Solutions (www.necdisplay.com).

In 2002, NEC restructured many of its disparate parts into NEC Solutions, which concentrated on communications. The semiconductor and system LSI business was separated into a new company, NEC Electronics Corporation (www.necel.com). In 2006, operations of NEC solutions were further combined, and NEC Corporation of America was formed. For more information, visit www.necam.com. See Packard Bell NEC.
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NEC Electronics Corporation specializes in semiconductor products encompassing advanced technology solutions for the high-end computing and broadband networking markets, system solutions for the mobile handset, PC peripheral, automotive and digital consumer markets, and multi-market solutions for a wide range of customer applications.
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NEC Electronics Corporation is a leading supplier of USB solutions for customers worldwide and was the industry's first company to introduce a USB 2.
Nakazawa had a four-year assignment at NEC Electronics Europe where he served as the senior manager in charge of coordinating strategies with NEC Electronics Corporation in Japan for digital consumer business in Europe, particularly for digital broadcasting applications.
NEC Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723) specializes in semiconductor products encompassing advanced technology solutions for the high-end computing and broadband networking markets; system solutions for the mobile handset, PC peripheral, automotive and digital consumer markets; and multi-market solutions for a wide range of customer applications.
Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2007 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation and NEC Electronics Corporation have succeeded in developing fundamental technology for intellectual property (IP) cores used in wireless transceivers.
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Our new PHY family demonstrates NEC Electronics' commitment to the industrial automation markets and underlines our leading position in communication networks today," said Kazuyoshi Yamada, vice president, 1st SoC Operations Unit, NEC Electronics Corporation.