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No.1 (September 2023)

Special Issue on Open Network Technologies

  • Open RAN and Supporting Virtualization Technologies
  • Wireless Technologies for 5G/Beyond 5G
  • Initiatives in Open APN (Open Optical/All Optical)
  • Initiatives in Core & Value Networks
  • Enhancing Network Services through Initiatives in Network Automation and Security
  • Network Utilization Solutions and Supporting Technologies
  • Global 5G xHaul Transport Solutions
  • Toward Beyond 5G/6G

NEC Information


No.2 (June 2022)

Special Issue on DX Offerings to Accelerate the Digital Transformation of Society

  • DX Offerings to Drive Business Transformation and Innovation
  • DX Offerings to Improve Customer Touchpoints
  • DX Offerings to Promote Business Innovation
  • DX Offerings to Support Digital Human Resource Development and Digital Organizational Management
  • IT Infrastructure Supporting DX
  • Advanced Technologies and Methodologies Supporting DX Offerings

NEC Information

No.1 (October 2021)

Special Issue on Social Infrastructure that Guarantees Safety, Security, Fairness, and Efficiency

  • Technologies for Achieving Digital Transformation (DX) of Social Systems: DX of Government and Administrative Services
  • Technologies for Achieving Digital Transformation (DX) of Social Systems: DX of Broadcasting Systems
  • Technologies for Achieving Digital Transformation (DX) of Social Systems: DX of Airports
  • Sensing Technologies Underlying Social Systems: Sensing Technologies That Work Behind the Scenes
  • Sensing Technologies Underlying Social Systems: Sensing Technologies for Detection and Recognition
  • Cutting-edge Technologies to Build a Better Future: Advanced Technologies Permeate Every Facet of Our Lives
  • Cutting-edge Technologies to Build a Better Future: Advanced Technologies in Space Applications

NEC Information


No.1 (January 2021)

Special Issue on NEC Value Chain Innovation

  • Utilizing digital technologies across organizational and industrial boundaries
  • Connected Manufacturing
  • Intelligent Logistics & Mobility
  • Smart Retail CX
  • Smart VenueCX
  • Digital Finance

General Papers

NEC Information


No.1 (January 2020)

Special Issue on AI and Social Value Creation

  • NEC's Efforts Toward Social Applications of AI
  • AI-Enhanced Services/Solutions to Accelerate Digital Transformation
  • Cutting-Edge AI Technologies to Create the Future Together With Us


No.2 (April 2019)

Special Issue on Social Value Creation Using Biometrics

  • Commitment to Biometrics NEC Is Promoting
  • Services and Solutions That Leverage Biometrics
  • Core Technologies and Advanced Technologies to Support Biometrics

NEC Information

No.1 (November 2018)

Special Issue on Sustainable Data-driven City Management

  • Vision for Data-driven City Management
  • Demonstration and Implementation Examples of Data-driven Smart Cities
  • City Management Technologies
  • Co-creation with Local Communities

General Papers

NEC Information


No.2 (January 2018)

Special Issue on Cybersecurity

  • Social trends & NEC’s approach
  • Cybersecurity solutions
  • Applications of AI technology to cybersecurity
  • In-house efforts provide safety and security for customers

No.1 (October 2017)

Special Issue on IoT That Supports Digital Businesses

  • Platforms built to support IoT
  • IoT solutions that offer value to customers

General Paper


No.2 (June 2017)

Special Issue on FinTech That Accelerates Digital Transformation

NEC Information

No.1 (December 2016)

Special Issue on AI & Social Value Creation

  • Creating new social value
  • A world-leading array of AI technologies
  • NEC’s open innovation is generating exciting developments in AI technology


No.3 (July 2016)

Special Issue on Telecom Carrier Solutions for New Value Creation

  • SDN/NFV solutions to offer new values for network systems
  • Transport systems to cope with the rapidly increasing traffic
  • Solutions to achieve highly advanced wireless transport networks
  • ICT solutions for telecom carriers

General Paper

NEC Information

No.2 (April 2016)

Special Issue on NEC’s Smart Energy Solutions Led by ICT

  • Solution for general customers
  • Solutions for enterprises
  • Solution for energy enterprises
  • Technology development and standardization

No.1 (December 2015)

Special Issue on Enterprise Solutions to Support a Safe, Secure and Comfortable Life

  • Value chain innovation: "MAKE"
  • Value chain innovation: "CARRY"
  • Value chain innovation: "SELL"
  • Sustainable living/Sustainable lifestyles
  • NEC's advanced ICT/SI for the enterprise domain


No.2 (June 2015)

Special Issue on Future Cloud Platforms for ICT Systems

  • NEC C&C cloud platforms – NEC Cloud IaaS Services
  • Products and latest technologies supporting NEC C&C cloud platforms
  • For the security and safety of critical infrastructure
  • Case Studies
  • NEC Information

No.1 (January 2015)

Special Issue on Solutions for Society - Creating a Safer and More Secure Society

  • For a life of efficiency and equality
  • For a safer and more secure life
  • For the security and safety of critical infrastructure
  • Advanced technologies for a safer and more secure society
  • NEC Information


No.3 (July 2014)

Special Issue on Social Value Design - Contributing to Social Value Innovations

  • Technologies, techniques and processes for the implementation of Social Value Design
  • Social experience
  • User experience
  • NEC Group’s Approach to Social Value Design

No.2 (April, 2014)

Special Issue on SDN and Its Impact on Advanced ICT Systems

  • NEC Enterprise SDN Solutions
  • NEC Data Center SDN Solutions
  • Latest technologies supporting NEC SDN Solutions
  • Case study
  • General Papers

No.1 (September, 2013)

Special Issue on Solving Social Issues Through Business Activities

  • Build reliable information and communications infrastructure
  • Address climate change and environmental preservation
  • Establish a safe and secure society
  • Include everyone in the digital society


No.3 (March, 2013)

Special Issue on Smart Device Solutions

  • Service platforms
  • Smart devices
  • Solutions
  • Technical researches
  • General Papers

No.2 (September, 2012)

Special Issue on Big Data

  • Big data processing platforms
  • Big data processing infrastructure
  • Data analysis platforms
  • Information collection platforms
  • Advanced technologies to support big data processing
  • General Papers

No.1 (March, 2012)

Special Issue on Smart Energy Solutions

  • EV charging infrastructures
  • Energy storage system
  • Energy Management System (EMS)
  • Energy devices
  • General Papers
  • NEC Information


No.1 (April, 2011)

Special Issue on Space Systems

  • Progress with the implementation of NEC’s Roadmap
  • Technologies/Products supporting roadmap implementation (Satellites/Space station)
  • Technologies/Products supporting roadmap implementation (Satellite ground system)
  • Technologies/Products supporting roadmap implementation (Satellite Bus)
  • Technologies/Products supporting roadmap implementation (Communication)
  • Technologies/Products supporting roadmap implementation (Observation sensors)
  • Technologies/Products supporting roadmap implementation (Fundamental technologies)
  • Technologies/Products supporting roadmap implementation (Guidance control computer)
  • Asteroid probe MUSES-C (HAYABUSA)
  • NEC Information

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