NEC announced that it will participate at Pepcom Digital Experience and CES 2011 on Jan. 5-9, 2011 in Las Vegas.
NEC will be debuting a new line of products and service offerings based on the Android platform, including the first showing of its dual-screen Android tablet, the introduction of its Home Gateway Solution designed for cloud access from home and its Android application marketplace, andronavi.
The new tablet will be based on the LifeTouch model that NEC unveiled in Tokyo in November. That device had a single 7-inch touch screen and is intended to be used as an access device for cloud-based services.
Japan is developing a low-cost surveillance satellite to aid disaster relief and other purposes , as it looks to expand its reach into emerging markets.
Japan's trade ministry is collaborating with NEC and other companies to develop by 2012 a small satellite costing a fifth of current prices for conventional monitoring satellites.