Panasonic Debuts New Lamp-Free Projector, Weatherproof Display, Status Monitoring Software and More at DSE 2014

panasonic-lvf50-0612-0214At DSE, Panasonic demonstrated its newest offerings, including the PT-RZ670U lamp-free projector, TH-47LFX60U ruggedized and weatherproof outdoor display, TH-47LFV5U video wall display and ET-SWA100 status-monitoring software.

The PT-RZ670U is a lamp-free projector that uses a 1-chip DLP laser projector specified at 6,000 lumens and 20,000 hours of operation. Equipped with DIGITAL LINK (Panasonic’s branding for HDBaseT), a feature that — when connected to a compatible switcher — makes it possible to transmit AV content and control signals via a single CAT5e cable or higher, from a distance of up to 328 feet. The PT-RZ670U will be available in Fall 2014.

The TH-47LFX60U is a ruggedized and weatherproof outdoor display with a brightness spec of 2,000 cd/m, even under direct sunlight. Because of its extreme durability, the display can resist temperature changes ranging from -4 °F to 122 °F.  IP55 level dust and water resistance makes it ideal for outdoor installations, such as drive-through menus and public transportation signage. The TH-47LFX60U will be available in Spring 2014.

The 1080p native TH-47LFV5U video wall display can run non-stop, leveraging a cooling fan that can be set to operate automatically at high temperatures. The 1080p native

Panasonic’s so-called Early Warning Software is in the form of the ET-SWA100 and it enables customers to monitor devices remotely and receive alerts when a unit is not functioning correctly, has failed or needs maintenance. The software can also suggest maintenance scheduling and monitor device temperature to avoid future issues.

All of the products are brand new and not on the web yet, but when they are, they will be here.