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Panasonic's Smart Factory Realizes Higher Productivity with Automatic Model Change Over Function OSAKA, Japan -Friday, September 8th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic has just released a video introducing its global smart factory solutions business. The video features interviews with clients and explains in a clear and straightforward manner, the unique capabilities of Panasonic’s Smart Factory Solutions, including the "automatic...

Panasonic to Showcase Future Lifestyles at IFA 2017 OSAKA, Japan -Tuesday, September 5th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic will exhibit its latest products and technologies at Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) 2017 to be held in Berlin, Germany, from September 1 to 6, 2017. Under the theme of "A Better Life, A Better World," the Panasonic booth will present a wide range of...

20th Century Fox, Panasonic and Samsung Forge New Partnership to Deliver the Best Possible Viewing Experience... BERLIN -Tuesday, August 29th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics announced today a new partnership to create an open, royalty-free dynamic metadata platform for High Dynamic Range (HDR) through an associated certification and logo program, tentatively called HDR10+. Together,...

Students from 18 Countries Announce Their Proposals for a Better Future at Panasonic KWN Global Summit 2017 in Tokyo OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, August 10th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation held the KWN Global Summit 2017, and the children participating from 18 countries and region presented their ideas under the title of "Our Proposal For A Better Future." The children's ideas included a society where people help each other and recognize...

China and Japan Won the Grand Prixs in Panasonic KWN Global Contest 2017  OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, August 10th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation held the awards ceremony for the Kid Witness News (KWN) Global Contest 2017 on August 4 in Tokyo. This year the Grand Prix in the Primary Category was won by "One day of Beijing Kids," the video of Beijing Haidian Wanquan Primary School of China, while the...

Panasonic Develops Drowsiness-Control Technology by Detecting and Predicting Driver's Level of Drowsiness OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, August 3rd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has developed a drowsiness-control technology for detecting and predicting a person's level of drowsiness and allowing to stay comfortably awake. Video available at https://youtu.be/CT4qnpMnrxg This technology, which can help...

Power Assist Suit Demonstration Experiment at the 2017 Para Powerlifting Japan Cup [Panasonic] FUKUOKA, Japan -Thursday, August 3rd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation and ATOUN Inc. (with headquarters in Nara City, Nara Prefecture; represented by Hiromichi Fujimoto) together conducted a demonstration experiment at the "2017 Para Powerlifting Japan Cup" held at Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center on July 16, 2017. In the...

Panasonic Successfully Completes the Acquisition and De-listing of Zetes Industries SA OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, July 19th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of outstanding shares of Zetes Industries SA and the de-listing of Zetes shares from Euronext Brussels. Zetes is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium and has a market leading position in goods and...

National Winners from 18 Countries and Region Selected for Panasonic KWN Global Contest 2017 OSAKA, Japan -Sunday, July 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation has completed the final judging process for the Global Contest 2017 of "Kid Witness News (KWN)," an educational program designed to support the video production of elementary, junior high, and high school students around the world with the KWN concept of...

Panasonic to Live Stream EVOLTA Robot's Challenge on 1,000m Fjord Vertical Climb TOKYO -Tuesday, July 4th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation is taking on one of the toughest challenges for its EVOLTA Robot on July 7, 2017. The company will be rolling out a demonstration experiment where a robot powered by dry cell batteries, "EVOLTA NEO," will attempt a 1,000m fjord vertical climb at Lysefjord,...

Festival City's IMAGINE Show with Panasonic Projectors Receives Second Guinness World Record  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, May 13th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guinness World Records recognized IMAGINE, the latest multimedia attraction in Dubai, for the World's Largest Permanent Projection Mapping after a three-month successful run, using over 60 Panasonic projectors covering approximately 4,857 square meter of projection area on the...

Panasonic Opens New Automotive Lithium-Ion Battery Factory in Dalian, China  OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, April 27th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO:6752) announced today that it held an opening ceremony for a new automotive lithium-ion battery factory in Dalian, China. The factory is Panasonic's first automotive battery cell production site in China. Panasonic will further strengthen its...

Take Home the Beauty of Kyoto: Camera Sharing Service PaN Offered at Two Temples for Limited Time [Panasonic]  KYOTO, Japan -Wednesday, April 26th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation, NTT Communications Corporation ("NTT Communications") and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. ("DNP") are conducting a demonstration of their camera sharing service PaN ("Photo and Network") with the cooperation of two temples in Kyoto, Japan: Kenninji, the...

Experience Athletes' Vitals on Live Online Broadcast of the Panasonic Open Golf Championship 2017 TOKYO -Friday, April 21st 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will be organizing the "Panasonic Open Golf Championship 2017" from April 20 - 23 at the Chiba Country Club's Umesato Course in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture, as well as the LPGA Step Up Tour, "Panasonic Open Ladies 2017" at the Noda Course, same golf...

Panasonic to Establish US-based Division, Panasonic Media Entertainment Company OSAKA, Japan -Friday, March 31st 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that Panasonic Corporation of North America has established a new sales division, Panasonic Media Entertainment Company, that will specialize in serving the needs of the sports and entertainment industries. Officially launching on April 1,...

Panasonic India Develops "Arbo," a New AI Embedded UI Software for Smartphones GURGAON, India -Wednesday, March 29th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd. has developed "Arbo," a software for Android phones that brings to life simple smartphone operation utilizing AI and a new user interface. This software will be available on the "ELUGA RAY MAX" series smartphones that will hit the market on April 5,...

Panasonic Brings Japan Quality Living to the ASEAN Region OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, March 29th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation released a video on the housing business in the ASEAN region. It introduces Panasonic’s Japan Quality houses which will solve growing issues in the ASEAN region, including houses with leaky roofs and cracked walls, as well as polluted air inside caused...

Panasonic Donates a Total of 1,584 Solar Lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho JOHANNESBURG -Saturday, March 25th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Since 2012, Panasonic Corporation has been working on the 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project, a project that aims to donate a total of 100 thousand solar lanterns to the world's non-electrified areas by 2018, which is the centennial of Panasonic's foundation. As part of the...

Panasonic to Unveil "Electronics Meets Crafts:" at Milano Salone 2017  MILAN & OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will take part in Milano Salone 2017, to be held in Milan, Italy, from April 4 to 9, 2017. This year, Panasonic will present at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, an exceptional installation and various design products, showcasing state-of-the-art...

Panasonic's Photovoltaic Module HITTM Adopted for Toyota Motor's New Prius PHV OSAKA, Japan -Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has recently developed the “HITTM Photovoltaic Module for Automobile”, which was adopted for the new Prius PHV released in February 2017 by Toyota Motor Corporation (hereafter Toyota Motor). In addition, Panasonic’s...