NEC Provides Professional Soccer Stadium in Brazil with Advanced

NEC Provides Professional Soccer Stadium in Brazil with Advanced Security, Audio
and Video Technologies 
Tokyo, Oct 17, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) -  NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) signed
a partnership with Clube Atletico Paranaense (Atletico-PR), a leading Brazilian
soccer team, to provide cutting-edge information and communications
technologies (ICT), including security systems, audio and video systems at the
club's renovated stadium. 
NEC is providing solutions to Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil,
one of the host stadiums for the FIFA World Cup in 2014. These solutions
feature highly networked and integrated technologies that help to ensure
security and provide high quality audio and visual systems. 
The networked system will contribute to securing the stadium with 140 cameras
that monitor for emergencies and may perform facial recognition, enabling
stadium operators to better understand the needs of audience members based on
characteristics that include age, gender and location. 
The project includes IP and wireless network infrastructure for telephony, as
well as the implementation and monitoring of sophisticated sound systems, giant
screens, lighting and air conditioning. These systems are all fully integrated
by NEC, whose know-how in providing integrated solutions for stadiums is
supported by projects spanning a variety of countries. 
NEC is providing these solutions in cooperation with AEG, a partner of
Atletico-PR, who will manage the Arena da Baixada for ten years. 
"Major sporting events in Brazil are an ideal opportunity to contribute
to the technological advancement of the community," says Mario Celso
Petraglia, president of Arena CAP. "These investments represent an
important stage in the transformation of entertainment provided by large
facilities, generating benefits for society even after events come to a
"These solutions add meaningful value to the stadium experience while
helping to increase revenue and reduce expenses," says Herberto Yamamuro,
CEO of NEC in Brazil. "It is an honor to participate in this project and
NEC will continue to promote its portfolio of solutions that help to advance
smart cities and multipurpose arenas in Brazil." 
About NEC Corporation 
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) is a leader in the integration of IT and network
technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing
a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's
experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the
complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100
years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses
and society. For more information, visit NEC at 
Seiichiro Toda
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