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Fujitsu Laboratories Group's R&D Vision and Key Initiatives

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Fujitsu Laboratories Group's R&D Vision and Key Initiatives

  1. 1. 1 Human Centric Innovation Fujitsu Forum2014 19th-20th November
  2. 2. 2 Fujitsu Laboratories Group’sR&D Vision and Key Initiatives Dr. Hideyuki Saso President Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD.
  3. 3. 3•Computing Power•Internet of Things•Global Communication•Dawn of the HyperconnectedEra•Cybersecurity Threats Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Evolution of ICT 3
  4. 4. Computing Power The exponential growth is giving rise to innovation100,000Fujitsu Numerical Wind Tunnel170GFLOPS(1994) FUJITSUPRIMEHPCFX1023PFLOPS(2013) ∙Heart simulator that recreates 660,000 cells at the molecular level ∙Astounding hit rate in anti-cancer drug discovery project ∙Precise tsunami simulation for actual cities and towns in coastal areasx Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. 4
  5. 5. 5 Internet of Things All things are connected ∙3.5 billion sets of smart devices (IPv6) (-2018) ∙Over 2 billion M2M connections (-2018) ∙1 trillion sensors: (-2023) (Source: TSensorsSummit, Cisco VNI Mobile) Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD.
  6. 6. Global Communication Ability to “connect” at any time is becoming routine ∙40% of the world’s population use the Internet (2012) ∙7 times increase in international data communications (2008-2013) ∙International trade in digital services has reached 4.1 trillion USD (2011) (Source: ITUICTFactsFigures2014, MGI Global flows in a digital age ) Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. 6
  7. 7. Dawn of the Hyperconnected Era Era of enormous expansion in human capabilities ∙$900,000--total value of applications integrated in a smartphone(evaluated at their first market price) ∙2-fold increase in speed of mobile network (2013-2018) ∙Over 10 times increase in mobile data traffic (2013-2018) (Source: “Abundance” by Steven Kotler / Cisco VNI Mobile) Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. 7
  8. 8. Cybersecurity Threats Security to support ICT, the platforms underpinning business and society ∙Leak of IDs through data breaches: 552 million cases/year ∙Phishing attacks: 1 out of 392 messages ∙Victims of cyber-attacks: 38% (mobile users) (Source:Symantec) Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. 8
  9. 9. Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Fujitsu Laboratories Group •Overview •Mission•Innovation •ICTMega Trends•Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision•Fujitsu Laboratories’ R&D 9
  10. 10. 10 Overview of Fujitsu Laboratories Group President: Hideyuki Saso Capital: 5 billion JPY R&D Budget: Approx. 30 billion JPYApprox. 206 million EUR Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. (Atsugi Lab.: Japan) Established 1983 Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. (U.S.) Established 1993 Fujitsu Research and Development Center Co., Ltd. (China) Established 1998 Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, Ltd. (U.K.) Established 2001 Total employees in Japan: Approximately 1,200 Global R&D Sites: Approximately 230 Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. (Kawasaki Lab.: Japan) Established 1968 Copyright 2014 FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD.
  11. 11. 11 Fujitsu Laboratories: Mission FUJITSU LAB. Platform technologies Applied technologies New business models New markets FUJITSU FUJITSU LAB. Platform technologies Applied technologies New business models New markets FUJITSU LAB. Platform technologies Applied technologies New business models New markets FUJITSU FUJITSU Time Present Future Scale of business and R&D Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Driving technology development and creating new markets in the mid-and long terms
  12. 12. Fujitsu‘s Innovation Human Centric Innovation People Information 1974 2003 1968 2011 LSI-based computer Fujitsu Laboratories establishment Petascale computing 2014 Infrastructure 1992 2005 1 Tbps-wavelength multiplex photonic transmission 1998 Palm vein authentication 1980 Ladder-type SAW filter High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) Single-photon emission from quantum dots Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. 12
  13. 13. 13 ICTMega Trends Computer- Centric Network- Centric Human- Centric Rule-Base Client Servers No SQL Data Mining Hadoop Expert Systems Optimization Spark CEP Data Mining Virtualization 2G/MobilePhones Optical WDM 3G/Smart Phones Cloud Big Data Infrastructure: Computers & Networks People: Devices/Services for people Information: Data Processing Machine Learning LOD Deep Learning Smart Machines Big Intelligence Web of Everything (WOE) Resilient Service Platforms Resource Pooling SoftwareDefinedPF SDN/NFV Optical Digital Coherent 5G Copyright 2014 FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD.
  14. 14. 14 Turning ICT infrastructures into Resilient Service Platforms Computers and Networks 2000 2010 2015 1980 1990 2020 ICTInfrastructures CloudInfrastructureOperationsManagementDistributed-servicePlatforms SDN/NFVVirtualizationResourcePoolingSoftware-definedPlatformsAutomation of OperationsDevOpsSystem LCM Optical WDM 3G Network Infrastructures Mobile Phones 2G Smart Phones Optical Digital CoherentClientServers Copyright 2014 FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD. Practical-Use R&D •Multi-Cloud Management •Cloud: International Standardization •Automation of Operational Procedures •Fast Interconnect •Next-Generation Datacenters •Infrastructure Visualization •Distributed Services Platforms •Wide-Area SDN •Broadband Transmission Applied R&D •ICT Services: Operations Management •Proactive Datacenters •NFV Operations Management •Software-Defined Platforms •WAN Acceleration •Optical Interconnect •Small-Cell Construction and Operation Resilient Service Platforms •Proactive technology for reducing complexity of operations management •Fast implementation from development to deployment, quick delivery of systems •Next-generation 5G
  15. 15. 15 Data Processing From Big Data to Big IntelligencePalm VeinAuthentication FingerprintAuthentication DigitalWatermarks Computing Performance K computer 1 PFlop 2.4 TFlops 34 PFlops Tianhe-2 ASCI Red Knowledge Processing Data Platforms 50 GFlops CM-5/1024HadoopSparkData MiningNosql LOD Machine Learning WatsonRDBMS CEPPatternAuthentication VirtualizedStorageExascaleComputing~1 EFlopText MiningExpertSystems Copyright 2014 FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD. Next GenerationBiometricAuthentication Practical-Use R&D •Operational Data Analysis •High-speed Similarity Search •Threat Analysis Technology •Palm Vein Authentication •Protection of Biological Data •Data Anonymity •Privacy Impact Assessment •Targeted Threat Detection and Response •Storage Infrastructures •In-memory Columnar Applied R&D •Analytics Innovation •Knowledge Platforms •Linked Open Data •Data Platforms •Big Graph •HomomorphicEncryption •Database Encryption •Remote Biometric Authentication BigIntelligence •Intelligent Systems •Ontology •DeepLearning •AutonomousSoftware Security •Cyber-forensics •Quantum Annealing •Neuroscience 2000 2010 2015 1980 1990 2020
  16. 16. 16 Devices and Services for People To a Web of Everything (WoE) era in which IoTis fully leveraged AWS Internet ServicesIPSStandardizationSaaSCloudNext-generationCloudASP IPS for Individuals iCloud My CloudInternet Ubiquitous Tablets Smart Phones Social Media Wearable Devices Next-generation User Interfaces2nd GenerationPDC3rd GenerationW-CDMA4th GenerationLTE Copyright 2014 FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD. 2000 2010 2015 1980 1990 2020 Trillion Sensors5G WoE Practical-Use R&D •Context Switching •Ubiquitous Services •ArMarker Recognition •mhealthSensing •Behavior Sensing •Next-generation Text Input •Wearable-Input Technology •Document Media Solutions •Gaze Detection •Vital Sensing Applied R&D •“Place” Services •Human Process Design •Web Application Execution Platforms •Real World Interaction •Wearable User Interfaces •Next-generation Device Architectures •Mobile Sensing Platforms •Ubiquitous Network Control Web of Everything (WoE) •Affective Intelligence Processing •Ambient Architecture Systems •Ultra-low PowerSensing Platforms •Advanced Indoor Positioning •Large-scale Video Monitoring Solutions PC Mobile Phones
  17. 17. New approach to generating innovationFujitsuTechnologyandServiceVision Copyright 2014 FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD. 17
  18. 18. Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision: Three Dimensions for Innovation CreativeIntelligence Enabling people, information and infrastructure leads to innovation Applying Fujitsu’s vision to Fujitsu Laboratories’ R&D activities Human Empowerment Connected Infrastructure People Information Infrastructure Copyright 2014 FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD. 18
  19. 19. 19 Connect everything with ICT, optimize the entire infrastructure ICT Infrastructures and ServicesDomain Workload Management for Distributed Systems ・High Quality and Response ・Automatic Control Design, Management, Operation, Control ・High Quality and Low Cost Network Services Mobile Access High-definition Video Datacenters Wide Area Networks Optical Networks Packet Switching High Speed/ High Reliability Vehicles CloudNetworks Filter Equipment, Machines Sensors Collect Analyze Green Datacenter Resource Pooling Deployed System Power Feeding/ Cooling System Life Log Sensor Data BigData Streaming Data ・Ultra-scale System ・Power SavingNetworks CPU Storage System A System B System C Cloud& Network Services Network Service Platforms Server Architecture Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD.
  20. 20. 20 40-GbpsPacket Capture and Rapid Search Low cost software-based system with IA server Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. ImprovedCommunication Reliable DatacentersOperation StrengthenedSecurity Stream-analysis Unit Multiple Commodity Servers Scalable Accumulation Unit TAP Single Commodity Server Overview •Captures all packets in 40-Gbps networkand archives them for a period of time •Enables you to investigate what happened to your network retrospectively Key Technological Advantages •Rapid search while accumulating dataSuitable for multi-faceted analysis •Scalable storage capacityLong-term trace capabilities •High-throughput with no specialized hardwareCost-effective Demonstration Center: Booth S.01
  21. 21. 21 Platforms that generate new value and knowledge from information Knowledge Platforms Domain Windows tablet including compact palm vein authentication sensor mm 25.0 (W) 25.0 (D) 6.0 (H) Services and Solutions Sightseeing Healthcare Disaster Prevention Marketing FinanceMediaGeographicLife SciencesPublicationsCross-domainGovernment Palm Vein ID Authentication Linked Open Data (LOD) Quickly Detect Latent Malware Activity Stream-analysis Scalable Accumulation Monitoring Intra-network Real-time Monitoring Big Data Analysis ID Security (Biometrics) Cyber Security Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Demonstration Center: Booth A.14 Demonstration Center : Booth B.19
  22. 22. 22 Succeeded in Quantum Encryption Key Distribution form Single-Photon Emitter at distance of 50 km (initial: world record) A step closer to practical implementationof quantum encryption Receiver Sender Quantum Decoder Quantum Encoder Arrival Time Recorder Single- Photon Source Optical fiber Quantum Encryption Quantum Dot InAs 50 km Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Joint R&D collaboration: Fujitsu, NEC, The University of Tokyo Synchronous Signal Generator Synchronous Signal Synchronous Signal Single Photon
  23. 23. 23 Protecting Internal Networks From Attack Fast latent malware activity detection/blocking Overview •Analyzes characteristicsof behaviors, such as abnormal network communication to bypass security measures which may be caused by RAT (Remote Access Trojan). Key Technological Advantages •Detect APT malware and malicious activities by behavior-detection engine . •Visualize risky network applications usage and their operating behaviors, and enforce policies. Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Gateway Protection Internal Network Security Firewall/UTM Prevent Information Leakage Device DefenseKnownUnknown Anti-virus Software InternetMalwareActivity AttackerInformation LeakageiNetSec Smart Finder Office Network DefenseDiversification Shrewd Trick Monitoring Switch TargetInfection Device Command & ControlMobile DeviceMalicious e-mailDetection/ BlockingBYODiNetSec Smart FinderSensor iNetSecSmart Finder Demonstration Center : Booth B.19 Confidential
  24. 24. 24 Empower employees, connect with individual customers, drive open innovation Human Interfaces and Devices Domain Touch NFC tag to obtainwork instructions Record information by gestures Touch Sensor Gyroscope / Accelerometer Intelligent Wearable Glove Wearable Devices / Interfaces Compact Eye Tracking Sensor Human Sensing Corneal Reflection Eye Tracking Heat Map Pupil Eye Tracking Technology Next Generation User Interface “My Favorite” Pamphlet Brainstorming Assistance Intuitive Operation with Fingers Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD.
  25. 25. 25 Taglesslinking technology shines a new light Distribute useful information from illuminated objects Shopping LED Light Technology Unlocks Object Data Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Music Download Introduction of Historic Spot Museum Stage Tour Audio and Visual Guidance Product info OnlinePayment (2) Tag ID using LED light Cloud (3) Shoot (6) Info ID1 URL1 ID2 URL2 … … (1)Register ID & Info(ex. URL) (5) Inquiry ID (4) Extract IDfrom image Demonstration Center : Booth A.12
  26. 26. 26 Development of materials and electronic devices essential to the technology value chain Fundamental R&D: Materials and Electronic Devices Domain Haptic Interface Advanced Devices High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) Downsizing Radar and wireless communication equipment Airplane radar Satellite Communication Weather Radar Radar Wireless Communication GaN HEMT DeviceDownsizing radar and wirelesscommunication equipment Advanced Devices Hardware Engineering Haptic InterfaceDelivering a haptic experience with ultrasonic vibrations Smooth Metal Surface, Rough and Bumpy Crocodile Back Clicking Dial Lock New Materials NanoCarbonLarge-scale calculation for 1000-atomnano device using a supercomputer ・Heat-dissipation ・Sensor ・Transistor ・CNT Via ・Electrode for batteries Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD.
  27. 27. 27 Materials and Devices: From Invention to Business Invention of High Electron MobilityTransistors (HEMT) in 1979: Low-noise HEMTs enable dramatic reduction in size of satellite broadcast antennas(<1m), (1985) Mobile phone base stations using high-output GaN-HEMT power amplifiers (2008) WiMAX base station Explosive widespread growth of satellite broadcasts (1985~) Collapse of the Berlin Wall (1989) Spread of mobile phone-based image and video transmission Information shared beyond borders, beyond different ideologies Source DrainGate Satellite broadcast receiver antenna Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD.
  28. 28. 28 Approaches to Social and Business Innovation Applying Fundamental R&D to Social Innovation ResearchExisting Domain ICT Investment Business Innovation Domain Modernization DomainSocial Innovation Domain Disaster Prevention Energy Environment Logistics Education Transportation Healthcare Security ID Security Cyber Security Machine Learning Big Data Data Analysis/Linking/Leveraging (Fundamental Research) Analytics Knowledge Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Artificial Intelligence Applied Research Fujitsu Laboratories: Social Innovation Research Lab. established (December 2013)
  29. 29. 29 Social and Business Innovation Resolving complex intertwined issues commonly faced by the world Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Healthcare Education Social Infrastructure Innovation Life Innovation Natural disaster prevention Environment Transportation/Logistics Infrastructure maintenance Mobility Energy/Smart City
  30. 30. 30 3D Tsunami Simulation High-Performance Computing enables Large-Scale 3D Simulations Elucidate mechanism of damage from tsunamis, and develophighly reliable disaster-prevention measures Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. 3D tsunami simulation Source: Based on TOP500 rankings, 1993 –2011 (http://top500.org) Effective Performance 1993.06 1996.06 1999.06 2002.06 2005.06 2008.06 2011.6 100GFlops 1PFlop 10PFlops 100TFlops 10TFlops 1TFlop 10GFlops 1GFlop 100KFlopsAverage serverEffective PerformanceServers: Top-ranked (#1) Effective PerformanceYear
  31. 31. 31 Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Heart Simulator Joint research with Prof. Toshiaki Hisada and Prof. SeiryoSugiiura, The University of Tokyo Estimated simulation time required to simulate a heartbeat (for the most refined calculations): Using Pentium4 x 128: 700days required *PetascaleComputing -K Computer: 11 hours !(2014) We will strive to further accelerateand shorten this simulation time Blood circulation & heart vents movement Heart pulsation
  32. 32. The EnvironmentEnvironmental Monitoring/Management Systems: Field tests progressing in Thailand and Saudi Arabia Comprehensive monitoring of air and water in industrial complexesEnvironmental Management System Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. 32
  33. 33. 33 Fast Forest Fire Detection with CCTV  Combining image defogging with light enhancement Fire & smoke detection with image defog Fire detection with night view enhancement High-precision fire and smoke detection based on image processing Surveillance Center 5km Wireless image transmission across 10~50km 360° Surveillance Camera Copyright 2014 FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD. Original Enhancement Demonstration Center : Booth A.13 Original Enhancement
  34. 34. 34Contactless scanning-based large-scale ancient document digitization Contactless Large-scale Image Stitching Cost-effective ancient document preservation Contactless scanner Optimal stitching seam detection Line, feature point matching Upper part surface Local registration Bottom part surface Traditional good registration Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Demonstration Center : Booth B.20
  35. 35. 35 Antimicrobial and Water Purification Technology Using Photocatalysts Degrades harmful substances using titanium apatite Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Safe water to drink: R&D underway for drinking water purification Photocatalystcoat glass beadsDownsizing Radar and wirelesscommunication equipment Photocatalystfilter Contaminated groundwater Pre-processing tank Sump pit Water purification system Titanium apatite
  36. 36. 36 Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Urbanization in Singapore Collaboration: Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Singapore Management University Initial focus on the three Projects below, with further themes to be explored over the course of the partnership Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Turning Singapore into a "living lab", using analytics and computational social sciences to develop solutions that address urban challenges Dynamic Mobility Management Maritime and Port Optimization High-speed Large-scale Data Analysis
  37. 37. 37 Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Future BreakthroughsTechnology PoolQuantum DotsBrain Function AnalysisPhotocatalystsAffective User InterfacesBiometric AuthenticationNanoCarbonEnergy HarvestingImage RecognitionQuantum EncryptionQCMNatural LanguageCompilersNeural networkSuperconductivityBlue LaserHEMTGaN New Materials Artificial Photosynthesis Quantum Batteries New Processes Beyond 10nm NanoRobots Single Molecule Switching Implant Devices Biometric Sensors Single Atom Transistors New Devices Ultra-large-scale Parallel Computing Artificial Brain Novel Computer Architecture Quantum Computer Fundamental R&D to Drive Future Breakthroughs
  38. 38. 38 Quantum Computer Expected to perform extremely high-speed parallel computing: significantly faster than existing conventional computers Strong in “combinational optimization problem-solving”, such as machine learning, media recognition, risk analysis Integration (bits) Information (effective bits) Quantum Computer 1 0 Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. … … … Conventional Computer …. Quantum Computer
  39. 39. 39 Copyright 2014 FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD. Artificial Photosynthesis Smart Energy System Prevention of Global Warming H2 Fuel  Potential solution for environmental issues: e.g. global warming  For next-generation smart energy systems and communities Synthesis: H2 Gas Dissolution :C, O2 • Photocatalysts • Gallium nitride • Ceramics • Metallic catalysts • New materials CO2 H2O Crystal structure analysis Photochemical reaction control Band gap
  40. 40. Sunnyvale TexasLondonKawasaki AtsugiShanghaiSuzhouBeijing Technology Marketing Global Business/R&D Partners Global HR Development Fujitsu Global Affiliates 40 107 R&D projects in 16 countries worldwide FujitsuLaboratories Group: GlobalR&D Sites Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD.
  41. 41. 41 Fujitsu’s research and innovation hub in EMEIA Fujitsu’s technology evangelist for EMEIA Partake in Europe-based R&D projects/events: As part of Fujitsu World Tour: Fujitsu Innovation Gathering Potential participation in: HORIZON 2020 Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Fujitsu Laboratories Europe’s Role
  42. 42. 42 Key Global R&D Collaborations R&DOrganization Country CollaborationDomain Insight Ireland Linked Open Data (2012~) Insight CASALA Ireland Healthcare (2013~) U. Surrey UK 5G (2014~) MIT US Traffic Simulation (2011~) ANU Australia Biodiversity (2012~) ITRI Taiwan DisasterPrevention M2M Sensor Network System (2013 ~) A*STAR Singapore Mobility, Big Data (2014~) Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  43. 43. 43 Fujitsu Laboratories GroupExhibits: Demonstration Center –Fujitsu Forum 2014 Booth # Demonstration S.01 40-Gbps Packet Capture & Rapid Search S.02 Engineering Cloud: ICT Design Platform A.11 A new approach to personalized services A.12 LED light technologyunlocks object data A.13 Fast forest fire detection with CCTV A.14 LOD for All:an Open Data Ecosystem B.19 Protecting internal networks from attack B.20 Contactless large-scale image stitching C.23 Learner-centric Education Platform E.12 Wide-area Distribution Data-processing ~ Low cost software-based system with IA server ~ ~ Smart manufacturing for INDUSTRIE 4.0~ ~ Privacy-focused Coelition builds on life-logging~ ~ Taglesslinking technology shines a new light ~ ~ Combining image defogging with light enhancement~ ~ A world of linked open data at your finger tips~ ~ Fast latent malware activity detection/blocking ~ ~ Cost-effective ancient document preservation ~ ~ Education with Curation and Social Learning~ ~ Efficient Processing Location Planning/ Tracking ~ Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD.
  44. 44. Media Processing Ubiquitous ServicesPlatforms Knowledge Platforms Security Data Platforms ICT Services Platforms Network SystemsCreating new valueEducation Environment TransportationEnergy/ Smart CitiesHealthcareFood/ Agriculture Software "Monozukuri" & Hardware "Monozukuri" Packaging Core Devices Human Interfaces Ubiquitous Knowledge ICT "Monozukuri“ Fujitsu Laboratories' Technology Value Chain Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. Social * "Monozukuri" Innovation: Development of hardware and software technologies essential to our technology value chain 44
  45. 45. Innovation = Invention ×Business Models Technology strategy for prompt business practice Co-creation by ecosystems, based on leading-edge technologies Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. 45
  46. 46. People Infrastructure Information Human Centric Innovation Copyright 2014FUJITSU LABORATORIESLTD. 46
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  48. 48. 48 These presentation materials and other information on our meeting may contain forward-looking statements that are based on management’s current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Words such as “anticipates,” “believes,” “expects,” “estimates,” “intends,” “plans,” “projects,” and similar expressions which indicate future events and trends identifyforward- looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those projected or implied in the forward-looking statements due to, without limitation, the following factors: •general economic and market conditions in the major geographic markets for Fujitsu’s services and products, which are the United States, EU, Japan and elsewhere in Asia, particularly as such conditions may effect customer spending; •rapid technological change, fluctuations in customer demand and intensifying price competition in the IT, telecommunications, and microelectronics markets in which Fujitsu competes; •Fujitsu’s ability to dispose of non-core businesses and related assets through strategic alliances and sales on commercially reasonable terms, and the effect of realization of losses which may result from such transactions; •uncertainty as to Fujitsu’s access to, or protection for, certain intellectual property rights; •uncertainty as to the performance of Fujitsu’s strategic business partners; •declines in the market prices of Japanese and foreign equity securities held by Fujitsu which could cause Fujitsu to recognize significant losses in the value of its holdings and require Fujitsu to make significant additional contributions to its pension funds in order to make up shortfalls in minimum reserve requirements resulting from such declines; •poor operating results, inability to access financing on commercially reasonable terms, insolvency or bankruptcy of Fujitsu’s customers, any of which factors could adversely affect or preclude these customers’ ability to timely pay accounts receivables owed to Fujitsu; and •fluctuations in rates of exchange for the yen and other currencies in which Fujitsu makes significant sales or in which Fujitsu’s assets and liabilities are denominated, particularly between the yen and the British pound and U.S. dollar, respectively. Cautionary Statement