Fujitsu Laboratories of America Kicks off Annual Technology Symposium to
Discuss Technology Innovations That Will Transform the Human Experience
Celebrates its 20 year milestone in Silicon Valley
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- June 5, 2013
Fujitsu Laboratories of America, which was established in 1993 to extend the
global reach of Fujitsu R&D, today celebrated its 20th founding anniversary in
Silicon Valley. Additionally, to foster innovation and idea exchange, Fujitsu
Laboratories of America will today host its seventh annual Fujitsu
Laboratories of America Technology Symposium. The invitation-only event will
focus on the topic “From Clouds to Ambient Intelligence: Technologies that
will Transform the Human Experience,” offering keynotes, presentations and
panel discussions on how new technologies, including pervasive computing,
wireless sensor networks and big data streams, will better the lives of people
and societies in the 21st century.
“It is a true honor to celebrate Fujitsu Laboratories of America’s 20 year
milestone today at our Technology Symposium,” said Yasunori Kimura, president
and CEO of Fujitsu Laboratories of America. “Over the past two decades, we
have played an integral role in business and technology breakthroughs in
Fujitsu. Being physically in Silicon Valley and part of the innovative culture
has enabled us to further drive our research and advance Fujitsu’s technology
and market leadership.”
Speakers at the seventh annual Fujitsu Laboratories of America Technology
Symposium include leaders from industry and academia including Arista
Networks, Intel, Sprint, Google, The Kavli Foundation, Stanford, UC Berkeley
and Fujitsu. Executives will discuss the future explosive growth of sensors in
the environment, around people, on devices, and how this will create a myriad
of challenges and opportunities. Additional topics to be explored are
technology requirements for a successful deployment of the Internet of Things
(IoT) including system architectures, software stacks, network protocols and
Originally formed with a vision to advance the technology leadership of
Fujitsu products, the company was amongst the first Japanese IT companies to
build an advanced research laboratory in Silicon Valley. In the last 10 years
alone, Fujitsu Laboratory researchers have written more than 500 technical
publications and have contributed to key technologies including cloud and
device security, the 40 Gbps optical transmission system, 10G Base-CX4 switch
chip, server interconnect technologies, and packaging material and design.
Fujitsu Laboratories of America fosters an open and networked innovation
ecosystem by working closely with top universities, research institutions,
standards groups, startups, venture community, and Fujitsu North America
companies and their customers and partners.
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Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT)
company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.
Approximately 170,000 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 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March
31, 2013. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.
About Fujitsu Laboratories of America
Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu
Laboratories Ltd. (Japan), focusing on research in verticals such as
healthcare, education, and smart energy as well as technical areas from chips
to the cloud – platform technology, network systems, computer security,
software validation, and wireless communications. It is headquartered in
Sunnyvale, CA. For more information, please see: www.fla.fujitsu.com.
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