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NEC Asia appointed as technology solutions provider for Resorts World at Sentosa


NEC corporation today announced that NEC Asia, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation (HQ Japan), has been appointed by Resorts World at Sentosa as the technology solutions provider for ticketing and admission system.

With a strong leadership in innovation and technology customization over the past 100 years, NEC Asia has been awarded the contract to set up the total solutions platform for the ticketing and admission flow of Universal Studios Singapore – Southeast Asia’s first and only Universal Studios theme park, which features 24 rides and attractions located within Resorts World at Sentosa.

This contract is worth some S$4m and attracted 3 competing bids from multi-national consortia. Commencement and preparation work has already begun and the completed platform is due for a soft launch on the last quarter of 2009.

Mr Kiyofumi Kusaka, Regional CEO of NEC Asia said, "This is an exciting and motivating win for NEC Asia. We are confident that our experience from the successful implementation of Access Control System for Universal Studios Japan will be useful in our delivery to RWS".

"Being part of the team behind one of the world’s most exciting family destinations, we look forward with great zest to bring excellent solutions that best suit the needs and requirements of Resorts World at Sentosa. We hope to help them achieve smooth and efficient ticketing and admission workflow, thus enhancing the total experience of their visitors, " added Mr Tan Goh Beng, Managing Director of NEC Asia.

"Universal Studios Singapore is one of the most highly-anticipated mega-attractions here at Resorts World at Sentosa. Ensuring a world-class ticketing and admission system is integral to an excellent guest experience – a system that I am most confident that NEC Asia would be able to implement, " Mr Yap Chee Yuen, Senior Vice President, Information Technology, Resorts World at Sentosa, said.

With its first tender award from Resorts World at Sentosa, NEC Asia is looking forward to empower more solutions businesses with its integrated IT and communication technologies.

About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) is one of the world’s leading providers of Internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions dedicated to meeting the specialized needs of a diversified global base of customers. NEC delivers tailored solutions in the key fields of computer, networking and electron devices, by integrating its technical strengths in IT and Networks, and by providing advanced semiconductor solutions through NEC Electronics Corporation. The NEC Group employs more than 150, 000 people worldwide. For additional information, please visit the NEC website at:


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