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Additional details of NGNS can be found on Slide 7 of Technical Steering Committee meeting presentation PDF.

Its an enhancement under-the-covers aimed at improving reliability of discovery in general and About announcements specifically. Additionally, it also offers a new API Ping, to query the presence of names (advertised from other routing nodes).

About announcements which are a form of Sessionless signals, are received from one-end-to-another via a combination of discovery and fetching of announcements. NGNS and Sessionless signal related enhancements in 14.06, are aimed at improving the discovery and fetching of announcements, there by increasing signal reception. One experiment that was done in this context is documented here.