Panasonic Connect Details 2024 Paris Olympics Plan as Global Olympic Partner

Panasonic Connect will supply AV solutions, including professional displays, broadcast production equipment and projection systems, for the 2024 Olympic Games in France from July 26 to Aug.11, and the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games from Aug. 28 to Sept. 8. As a Worldwide Olympic Partner, Worldwide Paralympic Partner and charter member of The Olympic Partner (TOP) […]

Panasonic Connect Details 2024 Paris Olympics Plan as Global Olympic Partner

Panasonic Connect Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Projection Mapping Install in Tokyo

Panasonic Connect announced that Panasonic’s projection system was chosen to power the world’s largest permanent projection mapping display at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Shinjuku. Certified by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS as the largest architectural projection-mapped display (permanent), operation commenced on February 25, 2024. Going forward, the system will decorate the building with diverse content […]

Panasonic Connect Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Projection Mapping Install in Tokyo

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1315: Here’s Why 4K Is Ready for Higher-Ed Installs

My latest Rants & rAVes videocast features Howard Rose, the senior product manager of projectors at Panasonic Connect, who talks about the impact that 4K projectors have in the higher-ed space. Panasonic Connect has native 4K projectors for large venue applications but, the company has two versions of 4K-wobble projectors that deliver 4K images on […]

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1315: Here’s Why 4K Is Ready for Higher-Ed Installs

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

What a show! I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2024 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. We amassed a cache of more than 2,100 videos, and we posted them all on our (beautiful) ISE microsite, which also includes photos, […]

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

NETGEAR is Now Plug & Play with Panasonic Connect KAIROS

NETGEAR announced an interoperability partnership with Panasonic Connect for the KAIROS IT/IP Platform for live production. The M4350 series ST 2110-capable switches are part of NETGEAR’s ongoing initiative to develop AV-over-IP solutions for the broadcast and Pro AV industries. KAIROS is an IT/IP Platform for live production that gives professionals unlimited control to deliver content […]

NETGEAR is Now Plug & Play with Panasonic Connect KAIROS

Panasonic Connect Debuts Media Production Suite for Live Events

Panasonic Connect announced its new software-based Media Production Suite to consolidate PC software for Panasonic’s professional camera systems into one convenient platform. The company says it provides access to multiple functions on a single GUI screen for highly intuitive and efficient on-site video production. The Media Production Suite, available free of charge, also offers various […]

Panasonic Connect Debuts Media Production Suite for Live Events

Panasonic Updates KAIROS Live Production Platform

Panasonic Connect updated its KAIROS live production platform to add up to 4x AT-KC20M1 units to each Kairos Core, increasing the capacity to a maximum of 48 Input/Output (32 in x 16 out) with 3G SDI and 4 boards, supporting larger and more complex productions. In addition, Panasonic Connect says new firmware (V1.6) for KAIROS, […]

Panasonic Updates KAIROS Live Production Platform

Panasonic Connect Finally Announces Details for Its ET-FMP50 Series Media Players

Panasonic Connect announced the ET-FMP50 Series of three media processors that simplify workflows and enhance multi-projection experiences in immersive environments. The series includes two box-type devices (ET-FMP50/FMP20) and an Intel SDM specification slot-compatible function board (ET-SBFMP10). Exclusively designed for multi-projection, the series features manual or camera-based automatic warping and blending as well as media playback […]

Panasonic Connect Finally Announces Details for Its ET-FMP50 Series Media Players

Panasonic Connect Focuses on Sustainability With New Projector

Panasonic Connect announced its most sustainable projector to date with the introduction of the LCD MZ882 Series. With brightness up to 8,200 lumens, the company says the MZ882 Series “sets a new benchmark for visual quality in education and workspaces while placing a strong emphasis on sustainability and cost performance.” Panasonic says the MZ882 Series […]

Panasonic Connect Focuses on Sustainability With New Projector

Panasonic Connect Debuts Cloud-Based Remote Managed Service (RMS) for Multi-Projector Installs and Events

Panasonic Connect announced its cloud-based Remotely Managed Service (RMS) designed to help partners manage multi-projection environments. Aimed at IT managers in location-based entertainment, events production, edutainment, education and enterprise, the company says RMS helps deliver system reliability, device longevity and imaging consistency to support stable long-term operations. RMS brings Panasonic’s Central Monitoring Center to customers […]

Panasonic Connect Debuts Cloud-Based Remote Managed Service (RMS) for Multi-Projector Installs and Events

First Panasonic Media Processor to Simplify Multi-Projection for Immersive Experiences

With immersive experiences fast growing across the continent, Panasonic Connect Europe today announced that it will launch the first of a new range of Media Processors in 2024 designed for efficient multi-projection. Ideal for touring and fixed installation immersive experiences, the product will simplify workflows whilst delivering high quality content for the Location Based Entertainment […]

First Panasonic Media Processor to Simplify Multi-Projection for Immersive Experiences

Panasonic Connect Expands ST 2110-Enabled AV Solutions Offerings

Panasonic Connect North America has expanded its ST 2110-enabled AV solutions lineup to support more “seamless and future-proofed production workflows” for its customers. At NAB New York, Panasonic Connect says it will showcase its full ST 2110 workflow from its KAIROS live production platform to its studio and PTZ cameras. Supporting ST 2110 integration for […]

Panasonic Connect Expands ST 2110-Enabled AV Solutions Offerings

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1253: Did You Know That Panasonic Has a Complete UCC Ecosystem of Products?

Panasonic Connect’s director of ProAV Solutions & connected ecosystems, Petro Shimonishi, joins me on my latest episode of Rants & rAVes to take an in-depth look at its new UCC ecosystem, including mic arrays, auto- and AI-tracking PTZ cameras, DSPs, wireless presenting, facial recognition and new displays designed for UCC applications. In fact, the company […]

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1253: Did You Know That Panasonic Has a Complete UCC Ecosystem of Products?

Panasonic Connect Appoints Jared Darensbourg to National Live Events Manager

May 24, 2023 Newark, NJ — Panasonic Connect North America remains committed to revolutionizing live, themed, and immersive experiences with the appointment of Jared Darensbourg to National Live Events Manager. This appointment comes at an exciting time for the industry’s future. In 2022, the entertainment and leisure sector saw a 375% increase in funding since […]

Panasonic Connect Appoints Jared Darensbourg to National Live Events Manager

Panasonic Connect Enhances Live Entertainment Team

Panasonic Connect North America has assigned Jared Darensbourg is its new national live events manager. This appointment comes at an exciting time for the industry’s future, according to the company. In 2022, the entertainment and leisure sector saw a 375% increase in funding since 2020. Meanwhile, the theme park sector alone is expected to surpass $89B by 2025 […]

Panasonic Connect Enhances Live Entertainment Team

Panasonic Connect Expands KAIROS Live Production and Esports Platform

Panasonic Connect North America announced the expansion of KAIROS, its live video production and esports platform, to incorporate a new cloud-based solution along with recent hardware and software updates. These enhancements will expand the platform’s ability to support more complex productions by streamlining workflows and giving production professionals “greater flexibility to deliver rich content.” As […]

Panasonic Connect Expands KAIROS Live Production and Esports Platform

Panasonic Connect Announces Touch Control Panel Software for KAIROS IT/IP Platform

Panasonic Connect announced the June 2023 release of a new Touch Control Panel Software for its KAIROS IT/IP platform, a live-video production and distribution system for professional use. The touch control panel software option AT-SFTC10 (software key) enables the multiviewer touch-panel control to be used for switching, macro, scene selection, clip playback and other operations […]

Panasonic Connect Announces Touch Control Panel Software for KAIROS IT/IP Platform

Panasonic Adopts IPMX for AV-over-IP in Future PTZ Cameras

Panasonic Connect announced its partnership with intoPIX regarding the integration of its JPEG XS technology in its PTZ and studio cameras. The company made the strategic move to JPEG XS technology by adopting the intoPIX TicoXS IP cores, which will allow their camera line-up to interface directly with live production workflows supporting SMPTE ST 2110 […]

Panasonic Adopts IPMX for AV-over-IP in Future PTZ Cameras

Panasonic Connect Adds New Outdoor PTZ Camera and New Compact Switcher

Panasonic Connect launched its AW-UR100 Outdoor PTZ camera and AV-HSW10 compact switcher. The company also announced updates to its Premium Series PTZ camera lineup to bring a built-in auto-tracking feature to corporate and education settings. The AW-UR100 builds off the success of the AW-HR140, a camera “known for its durability in outdoor environments, and will […]

Panasonic Connect Adds New Outdoor PTZ Camera and New Compact Switcher

Panasonic Connect Europe Announces SQ2H Series

Panasonic Connect Europe has announced its latest generation range of 4K UHD LCD Displays — the SQ2H Series. Ranging in seven screen sizes, from 43 to 98 inches, these 24/7 displays are designed for boardrooms, meeting and learning spaces, as well as for digital signage in retail and public information areas. The 4K (3840 by […]

Panasonic Connect Europe Announces SQ2H Series

Panasonic Connect Europe Announces Ultra-Short PT-CMZ50 LCD Projector

Panasonic Connect Europe announced the PT-CMZ50 LCD projector, an ultra-short with 5200 lumens. The CMZ50 projector delivers 80-inch images from approximately 1cm, allowing presenters to “work confidently without worrying about shadows on the screen or being dazzled by light from the lens and providing on-site and remote participants a clear view of detailed content.” To […]

Panasonic Connect Europe Announces Ultra-Short PT-CMZ50 LCD Projector

Panasonic Connect Releases Update to KAIROS Software

Panasonic Connect North America has released KAIROS Version 1.3.2 system software, delivering a host of new features and functionality to the KAIROS production and eSports platform. The free software upgrade for KAIROS customers features access to RossTalk protocol integration, via the AT-SFE01 RossTalk activation key (MSRP $3,300), enabling control of Ross XPression real-time graphics software […]

Panasonic Connect Releases Update to KAIROS Software

Panasonic Connect Announces Four Wireless Mic Additions Aimed at Corporate, Legal and Classroom

Panasonic Connect announced four wireless microphone additions to the audio ecosystem aimed at corporate, legal and classroom presentations, and now, unified communication collaboration applications. Among these updates, Panasonic has launched a software integration that allows Panasonic wireless microphones to trigger presets on Panasonic’s full suite of PTZ cameras. Using the PTZ control center software and SF300 software […]

Panasonic Connect Announces Four Wireless Mic Additions Aimed at Corporate, Legal and Classroom

Panasonic Connect Announces New Additions to PTZ, Studio Camera Lineup

Panasonic Connect North America announced the expansion of its professional PTZ and studio camera lineup to support multicamera productions and enable studios looking to expand their connected workflows through SMPTE2110 support and IP/networked capabilities. The AW-UE160 PTZ camera and AK-PLV100 studio camera will enter the market amid a need for solutions in and around streaming […]

Panasonic Connect Announces New Additions to PTZ, Studio Camera Lineup

Panasonic Connect Intros a Plethora of New UCC and AV Things at InfoComm 2022

Panasonic Connect North America today announced several UCC-focused solutions to its professional audiovisual (AV) portfolio to create interactive experiences for students, educators and professionals across in-person and remote environments. These include: WX-SR202DN two-channel Dante and WX-SR204DN four-channel Dante Digital Wireless Microphone Receivers: Building on Panasonic’s digital wireless microphone ecosystem, two Dante-enabled additions are added to its wireless […]

Panasonic Connect Intros a Plethora of New UCC and AV Things at InfoComm 2022

Panasonic Connect North America To Develop Cloud-Based Solution for Video Production in KAIROS Ecosystem

Panasonic Connect North America announced plans to develop a cloud-based solution for video production within the KAIROS ecosystem for the U.S. market that allows crews to take advantage of the KAIROS IT/IP production platform’s video processing and distribution capabilities without confining them to an on-premise studio. The cloud-based solution works with the on-premise KAIROS IT/IP platform […]

Panasonic Connect North America To Develop Cloud-Based Solution for Video Production in KAIROS Ecosystem