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Company Overview of NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd.

Company Overview

NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd. engages in the planning, development, production, sale, and maintenance of mobile terminal products. It offers mobile phones. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Kawasaki, Japan. NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of NEC Corp.

1753, Shimonumabe

Nakahara-Ku

Kawasaki,  211-8666

Japan

Founded in 2009

Key Executives for NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd.

President
Age: 62
President and Director
Executive Vice President and Member of the Board
Senior Vice President and Member of the Board
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd. Key Developments

NEC Reportedly Mulls To Sell Casio

NEC Corporation (TSE:6701) (NEC) plans to sell NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd., after a deal with Lenovo Group Limited (SEHK:992) failed to materialize, the Nikkei reported. NEC had offered Lenovo a majority stake in Casio.

Verizon Wireless and NEC CASIO Mobile Communications Unveil Casio G'zOne Commando(R) 4G LTEAdvanced Ruggedized Android(TM) Smartphone

Verizon Wireless and CASIO announced the release of 4G LTE Android(TM) rugged Smartphone, the CASIO G'zOne Commando(R) 4G LTE. With global roaming capabilities that enable network access in over 220 countries, the CASIO G'zOne Commando(R) 4G LTE is a durable device, which is designed to withstand the most severe conditions. The CASIO G'zOne Commando(R) 4G LTE is a combination of toughness and functionality that is essential for an adventurous life in both work and play. By improving upon G'zOne. Propelled by a countless array of possibilities, the CASIO G'zOne Commando(R) 4G LTE remains true to CASIO's reputation towards technological innovation. High-speed processing allows users to browse the Internet, stream video and music, and video chat via the inclusion of an advanced Dual Core 1.5Ghz processor and Android(TM) 4.0. Having undergone rigorous military standards testing, the CASIO G'zOne Commando(R) 4G LTE is designed to survive the stresses and strains of everyday life with shock, water and dust resistance capabilities. To enhance the user's experience while in compromising conditions, the CASIO G'zOne Commando(R) 4G LTE also offers Glove Mode, an interface that allows easy use of key phone features while wearing gloves that otherwise wouldn't be possible. The CASIO G'zOne Commando(R) 4G LTE can connect to the G-SHOCK Watch (model GB6900AA) for instant updates and notifications. Receive notifications for calls, messages, and emails. Use the Find Me feature to find users missing phone when in close proximity, or get a notification when user walk too far away from users phone. The LIVE G cloud service allows G'zOne users to share sensor information on the map and to share locations for travel and sport activities, trekking records, photos and more using the newly enhanced social media application G'zWORLD. Key features: The 4G LTE Rugged Android(TM) Smartphone Meets Military Standards 810G Shock (Drop 1.5m), Immersion (1m, 30min), Dust, Vibration, Salt Fog, Humidity, Solar Radiation, Low Pressure, and High and Low Temperature. The G'zOne Commando(R) 4G LTE display uses durable Corning(R) Gorilla(R) Glass 2; LIVE G -- a cloud service for G'zOne users enhances users outdoor life. Enrich users outdoor experience with the Barometer, Earth Compass, Walking Counter, and more by using G'zGEAR. Share user locations and photos with friends using G'zWORLD. Glove Mode -- use key features, even when wearing gloves. NFC -- with ISIS Mobile Wallet. A Global Ready -- GSM (Quad-band) /UMTS (Quad-band). BLE Link to G-SHOCK watch. Bluetooth low energy technology (v4.0) Profiles supported; Find me, Alert Notification, Phone Alert Status, Proximity, Time Profiles for watch communication. High-security encryption for corporate email, SD stored data, contacts, etc. Disable camera function through EAS settings, device password enabled policy. Dual Front Speaker /Dual MIC Noise Suppression. FM Radio. Email features include Verizon.net, MS Exchange, Yahoo, AOL, Windows Live Hotmail, other. G'zGEAR operates in seven tools: (Newly added)Barometer -- Forecast the weather from pressure trends, utilize Pressure Tendency mode that shows the current atmospheric pressure and graph of the pressure trend. The measurements from the pressure sensor can be used to predict weather trends. Then user can upload the pressure data to LIVE G. Pressure Chart -- Map the pressure trend data collected through LIVE G. Use this local weather information to help in users field activities. Earth Compass -- Functions as a standard compass, the GPS shows the distance and direction to several domestic and international landmarks. By entering the location in the compass, user can display the bearing and approximate distance to a target, which is supported by a gyroscope sensor for more accurate measurements. Walking Counter -- Measures steps, distance and energy consumption, and total steps for the day, week or month. It also provides virtual trail functions allowing user to walk the seven continents. Tides -- Access current tide information before planning an activity. With LIVE G user can find out tide information at various nautical locations. Thermometer -- Displays the current temperature. By linking with Live G, user can compare user's local temperature to various cities across the country. Sun /Moon -- Checks the time of the next sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset, and tracks the moon phases for users current location. Star Gazer -- Utilizes GPS to display the stars and constellation names based on the current season and time. G'zWORLD allows users to share their map location for travel or sports activities, along with photos, trekking records, and more with other G'zOne users. Log book includes: Activity pins record favorite activities on a map with comments and photos. Route pins keep a record of progress while running, trekking or travelling and outline key points on a route. People pins locate users twitter friends and people in personal contacts.

Lenovo Is Reportedly In Talks To Acquire NEC CASIO

NEC Corporation is in talks with Lenovo Group Limited to sell NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd. as part of its turnaround efforts, company sources said. NEC will include the sale of the subsidiary in a business plan to be drafted probably in late April 2013, the source said. The formation of NEC CASIO Mobile Communications into a joint company remains a possibility, aside from a total sale, the sources said.

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