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Fujitsu Laboratories of America Hosts Sixth Annual Fujitsu North America Technology Forum

Fujitsu Laboratories of America announced that it is hosting the Sixth Annual Fujitsu North America Technology Forum in Mountain View, Calif. today. The theme for this year’s event is “Powering a Sustainable Future with Next Generation Technologies”. The invitation only event will feature breakout sessions and a technology showcase featuring the latest Fujitsu research and solution offerings from around the world. Keynotes will be delivered by leading luminaries in academia and industry, including John Hennessy, president of Stanford University, Nicholas Negroponte, chairman emeritus of MIT Media Lab and founder of One Laptop per Child Association, Alan Kay president and founder, Viewpoints Research Institute and Tatsuo Tomita, president of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

The event will showcase how Fujitsu’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is leading the way to achieving sustainability, encouraging corporate social responsibility, and addressing human needs in healthcare, education, and social welfare. The featured Fujitsu technologies include smart energy and demand response systems, advances in mobile and image processing systems, new standards in security and privacy and innovative big data enterprise applications.

“Leveraging the power of ICT to create a sustainable planet and society is a driving force of our research activities,” said Yasunori Kimura, president and CEO of Fujitsu Laboratories of America. “This year’s Technology Forum will showcase Fujitsu’s advanced technologies and solutions being developed globally that transform business activities to suit the surrounding environment.”

The Forum will feature a technology showcase from Fujitsu Laboratories and Fujitsu companies around the world. Some of the technologies on display include Fujitsu OpenADR 2.0 system prototype, high-efficiency power supply units, HTML5 application platform, new data transmission technology for advertisements on mobile phones and technology to detect fraud and tiny anomalies in big data. Technologies being featured include:

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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 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 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. 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 on Internet, interconnect technologies, software development and solutions for several industry verticals. Conducting research in an open environment, it contributes to the global research community and the IT industry. It is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information, please see: www.fla.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu Laboratories Limited

Founded in 1968 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited is one of the premier research centers in the world. With a global network of laboratories in Japan, China, the United States and Europe, the organization conducts a wide range of basic and applied research in the areas of Next-generation Services, Computer Servers, Networks, Electronic Devices and Advanced Materials. For more information, please see: http://jp.fujitsu.com/labs/en.

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