The ISE Barcelona Numbers Are In — Smiles All Around!

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ISE Live & Online (June 1 and 2) closed its doors at the Fira de Barcelona after a successful two-day physical exhibition, with face-to-face attendees perusing about 55 booths, in-person keynotes and roundtables as well as a concurrent ISE Digital program. You can find rAVe’s coverage of ISE 2021 in Barcelona here. “This event is […]

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Panasonic Adds Quad Pixel Drive to 1-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE Laser Projection Line

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Panasonic has added Quad Pixel Drive to its 1-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE laser projection products to create the 5,200-lumen PT-FRQ50 projector. In addition to 4K (3840 x 2160) images, the projector also supports 240Hz/1080p frame rates with minimal input-to-output latency of under 8ms. Quad Pixel Drive, Panasonic’s original pixel-quadrupling technology, produces detailed 4K images that […]

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Panasonic Debuts New 4K Solution Lineup of Projectors, Lenses and Displays

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Panasonic debuted a new lineup of 4K solutions including new 4K 1-Chip DLP projectors and interactive displays. The Panasonic PT-RDQ10 Series of 1-Chip DLP laser projectors designed for entertainment, rental and corporate installs. There are three models that range from 8,000 to 10,000 lumens as well as an optional ET-DLE020 Ultra-Short-Throw Zoom Lens with zero […]

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Panasonic Announces New Series of 1-Chip DLP Laser Projectors

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Panasonic announced its new Series of 1-Chip DLP laser projectors in the form of the PT-RDQ10 Series is designed for entertainment, rental and corporate installs. It comes in three different models, ranging from 8,000 to 10,000 lumens. Panasonic says the optional ET-DLE020 Ultra-Short-Throw Zoom Lens with zero offset adds versatility by enabling large-scale images to […]

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Panasonic Upgrades KAIROS Live Production and Esports Platform

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Panasonic has announced new upgrades to KAIROS, its live production and esports platform, including a more powerful mainframe option (doubling the processing capacity), twice the total available layers/keys, 4K inputs/outputs and increased video and still image recording capacity. Panasonic says the new KAIROS Core 1000 (AT-KC1000) mainframe option offers a higher-performance CPU and GPU thereby […]

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Winterthur Museum Utilizes Panasonic and PaintScaping Solutions for Holiday Projection-Mapping Experience

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Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, once the home of Henry Francis du Pont of the famous du Pont family, has encouraged visitors to explore American history and culture, as well as stroll the striking estate landscape, for almost 60 years. While the museum has always offered guests a variety of activities — such as rotating […]

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Atomos and Panasonic Develop 5.9K Full Frame Apple ProRes RAW Recording From LUMIX S5

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Atomos and Panasonic have announced the development of up to 5.9K full frame Apple ProRes RAW recording from the new LUMIX S5, Panasonic’s new hybrid 35-millimeter full-frame mirrorless camera. Atomos’ Ninja V will record up to 5.9K@30Hz, 4K@60Hz and 3.5K@50Hz from the LUMIX S5 full-frame mirrorless camera when combined with the Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder. […]

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How EdTech Is Changing — Perspectives from Panasonic

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Earlier this year, I learned that one of my favorite Netflix documentaries of 2020, “Cheer,” was shot in 4K on four Panasonic VariCam LT and EVA1 cinema cameras. So around the time when I got a lead regarding another story from Panasonic Visual Systems — a story about all the work the company has been […]

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Panasonic Releases New White Paper, Says Projectors Perform Over LED Displays at European Events

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LED displays for live event backdrops are being replaced by the latest generation of three-chip DLP laser projectors because of their creative, commercial and operational benefits, according to the latest white paper from Panasonic. The paper draws on the experiences of rental and staging companies in Europe, including The AED Group in Belgium and STS […]

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Pepperdine University Converts 160+ Classrooms Into Hybrid Teaching Environments

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To provide a fully remote learning environment for the fall 2020 semester to support faculty and students, Pepperdine University installed EduFLEX, a hybrid classroom technology solution inclusive of Panasonic’s AW-HE38H HD Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera. The private, Southern California University sought technology to move its classes online that would be simple, consistent and flexible to provide […]

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Panasonic Unveils PressIT — Aiming it at Barco ClickShare, Crestron AirMedia, Extron ShareLink and Kramer VIA

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The new Panasonic PressIT Wireless Presentation System is a plug-and-play wireless presentation system designed to eliminate the need for cables and facilitates sharing content between different PCs. Attendees connect the transmitter button to their PC’s USB and HDMI ports and press the button to share their content on the room’s display. No setup, software or […]

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Panasonic Releases New 4K PTZ Camera for Production

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Panasonic announced the availability of its AW-UE100 Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) camera aimed at production. The AW-UE100 claims it’s the industry’s first PTZ camera to support 4K@60p for high-bandwidth NDI and Secure Reliable Transport (SRT), enabling users to capture and stream high-quality images and video over public internet securely and in real-time. The AW-UE100 PTZ camera features […]

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Panasonic Expands Studio Camera Lineup with New 4K Solution

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Panasonic announced an expansion to its studio camera lineup with the AK-UC3300, designed to provide production teams with a 4K solution for inside studios and live events. (The AK-UC3300 camera was designed specifically for live production, broadcast, houses of worship, rental and staging and esports environments.) Like Panasonic’s flagship AK-UC4000 studio camera, the AK-UC3300 supports […]

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Panasonic Finally Decides to Compete With Barco’s ClickShare With PressIT; And, Adds New Projectors and an IFP, Too

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Panasonic announced several UCC-based solutions Tuesday, along with technology configurations to address the need for flexible remote work and learning environments. Addressing the migration challenge of classroom learning to distance learning, Panasonic is offering a solutions-based architecture that simplifies the process and encourages remote collaboration between educators and students while replicating the in-class experience. The […]

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Panasonic Introduces AK-HC3900 HD HDR Studio/Field Camera System, with Upgrade Path to Native 4K

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NEWARK, NJ (May 6, 2020) – In an expansion to its AK series studio/field camera line, Panasonic has announced the cost-effective AK-HC3900GJ/GSJ 1080p HDR studio camera system, which will be upgradable to native 4K 60p/50p. The new HC3900 follows in the footsteps of the company’s AK-HC3800, a model that has defined high-quality professional systemization and […]

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Panasonic Releases HDR Studio Camera Addition to AK Series

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In an expansion to its AK series studio/field camera line, Panasonic has announced the entry-level AK-HC3900GJ/GSJ 1080p HDR studio camera system, which will be upgradable to native 4K@60Hz or 4K@50Hz. The AK-HC3900G includes a full simultaneous HDR/SDR feature set, expanded multi-format capability (1080: 59.94p, 50p, 59.94i, 50i, 29.97PsF, 25PsF, 23.98PsF; 720: 59.94p/50p) and future optional […]

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New Panasonic KAIROS Is 100 Gbps AV-over-IP Platform Aimed at Esports and Live TV

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Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America has announced KAIROS. This live production platform provides an AV-over-IP processing platform with an open architecture system for live video switching. Also, it includes complete input and output flexibility, resolution and format independence, maximum CPU/GPU processor utilization and virtually unlimited ME scalability; oh, and it’s uncompressed. As a […]

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Panasonic Unveils New PTZ Camera Aimed at House of Worship, Rental and Broadcast

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Panasonic announced the AW-UE100 integrated pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) camera, which supports a wide variety of IP transmission protocols, including high-bandwidth NDI, high-efficiency NDI|HX and Secure Reliable Transport (SRT). This new PTZ camera includes a direct drive motor for smooth pan and tilt movement that offers installation flexibility, low noise and high-resolution image capture. It’s designed for […]

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Panasonic’s Virtual Broadcast Airs May 6 Unveiling New Technology for The Future of Video Production

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Panasonic’s Virtual Broadcast Airs May 6 Unveiling New Technology for The Future of Video Production Virtual experience will feature discussions on industry trends, challenges and technologies impacting live and remote video production as well as news and content creation WHO: Experts from Panasonic’s professional video team: John Baisley, senior vice president, Panasonic Professional Imaging and […]

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Atomos and Panasonic Create Solution, Allows for RAW Video from Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

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Atomos and Panasonic have created a solution that allows for RAW video from a full-frame mirrorless camera. The two companies have announced updates to the Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder and Panasonic LUMIX S1H that together record 5.9K Apple ProRes RAW files directly from the camera’s sensor. The Ninja V captures detailed 12-bit RAW files from […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 978: If You Aren’t In eSports, You Should Be! Here’s How You Can Learn How to Enter

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On today’s podcast, Panasonic‘s NSM, Steve Milley, and Gary talk about the potential of the eSports market and how their upcoming webinar together, is specifically designed to help AV Integrators navigate entering the market. If COVID-19 didn’t convince you to enter eSports, maybe the fact that NASCAR is holding weekly e-races via eSports platforms will. Or, maybe the fact that over 125 […]

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Panasonic Announces New Disney Ride Using 4K Projectors

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Panasonic today announced that Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway — the newest attraction at Walt Disney World Resort has opened inside Hollywood Studios. Using Panasonic 4K projection technology, this is the first ride, believe it or not, that features Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. “As Disney guests enter Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, they enter […]

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Media Day at CES 2020

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CES 2020 kicked off with some exciting announcements from LG. Last year we were all blown away by LG’s incredible OLED roll-up screens, so this year LG are taking it one step further with a roll-down version that extends from the ceiling, similar to a motorized projection screen. LG also announced all-new gaming displays and […]

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Panasonic Laser Projectors Featured in New Disney World Star Wars Ride

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Panasonic’s laser projectors are all over the place inside the new Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. And we want to show you! So, here’s the footage we took riding the ride earlier today — it includes story spoilers so, if you’re going to experience the ride totally for […]

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Panasonic Adds New 4K Displays Designed for UCC and and Business Applications

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Panasonic Business has completed the expansion of its 4K display range, originally launched at ISE 2019, with the CQ1 series featuring six new models for use in collaborative spaces. Available from 43 to 86 inches, the series is all native 4K resolution (3840×2160) and support 4K/60p signals and are spec’d to deliver 400 cd/m2 brightness […]

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Panasonic to Claim Smallest 50,000 Lumens 4K+ Projector in PT-RQ50K at InfoComm 2019

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Panasonic System Solutions Company announced today it’s debuting at InfoComm what it says is world’s smallest 50,000-lumen 3-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE projector (with True 4K+ resolution), the PT-RQ50K. Displayed and demonstrated in booth #1300, the PT-RQ50K is designed to create engaging and immersive experiences across live events and themed entertainment. Using a native 3840×2160 DLP […]

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Panasonic Details InfoComm 2019 Plans

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Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America announces an expanded product and solution portfolio aimed at solving customers’ audio and visual challenges in a range of industries, including ‘live’ entertainment, rental and staging, education, corporate, museums and houses of worship, along with broadcast, video production, filmmakers and more. From June 12-14, at Booth #1300, Panasonic will introduce the world’s smallest 50Klm 4K DLP SOLID […]

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Panasonic Makes Claim of Smallest LCD Laser Projectors in New Launch

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The new Panasonic PT-VMZ50 Series makes a bold claims as the world’s smallest and lightest LCD laser projectors. Aimed at the classroom, conference rooms and boardroom markets, the PT-VMZ50 Series consists of three models: the firs two are both 1920×1200, with either 5000 lumens (PT-VMZ50U) or 4000 lumens (PT-VMZ40U) of brightness. The third model is […]

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Panasonic Shows New 4K Displays at InfoComm

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Panasonic Systems Solutions Company is introducing its new 4K professional display portfolio at InfoComm. Panasonic will debut its new EQ1 4K professional display series offering 4K resolution (3840×2160). The EQ1 Series 4K professional display portfolio includes a wide range of display sizes, from 43 to 85 inches. Show attendees will also see the new SQ1 […]

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Panasonic Debuts New SOLID SHINE Laser Projectors at InfoComm

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Panasonic Systems Solutions Company will showcase its expanded portfolio of professional laser projectors. The expanded portfolio now includes the new PT-RQ22KU 21,000-lumen, 3-chip DLP laser projector with 4K+ resolution, and two new 1-chip DLP SOLID SHINE laser projectors featuring super high brightness: the PT-RZ120 providing 12,000 lumens of brightness and the PT-RZ870 offering 8,500 lumens […]

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Atomos Shogun Inferno and Sumo19 Unlock the Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K RAW Output

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Panasonic’s AU-EVA1 is a great Super35 cine camera with low light capabilities. Now users will be able to unlock the true potential of this amazing camera and its low noise sensor by combining it with the Atomos Shogun Inferno HDR monitor/recorder, thanks to the release of Panasonic’s free RAW output upgrade. Users will soon be able to capture 5.7K […]

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