Belgium’s First-of-Its-Kind Immersive AV Story

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Of course, Belgium is home to many immersive AV experiences in museums, corporations, and institutions. Yet this one, from Studio 100 and CityCubes, is an independent immersive story-telling business model. After, everyone loves a good story. And today’s AV technology lets you begin each story’s “Once upon a time…” with immersive video and audio. This […]

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Panasonic Launches ‘Complete Digital Signage Solution’ Ecosystem for Customized Content Management

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Panasonic launched what it is calling the “Complete Digital Signage Solution” ecosystem of products that includes customized products, software and services. The company claims the solution streamlines set up and maintenance and creates flexibility in workflows like controlling content locally or remotely. Panasonic aims the new lineup at House of Worship (HOW), Education, Corporate and […]

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Panasonic Releases Three New Additions to DECT Digital Wireless Microphone System

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Panasonic System Solutions announced three new additions to its DECT Digital Wireless Microphone system. The three new products include a 4four-channel wireless receiver, an expansion receiver and a personal lavalier microphone. Panasonic’s new WX-SR204 four-channel wireless microphone receiver efficiently connects four wireless microphones with the same footprint as the current WX-SR202 two-channel receiver. Both receivers feature […]

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Panasonic Announces Technology Solutions-Focused Organization, ‘Panasonic Connect Europe GmbH’

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Panasonic announced the foundation of a new solutions-focused organization, Panasonic Connect Europe GmbH, to address the changing technology needs of European businesses. Panasonic Connect Europe will offer diverse B2B technology solutions, alongside an enhanced services capability. The new organization will bring together Panasonic’s B2B product portfolio with consulting, systems integration, project management and application software […]

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Could Panasonic Hold the Key to the Future of the Shopping Mall?

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Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America announced a number of new visual solutions and services to help venues re-imagine attractions and welcome audiences in person. And, this could signal the future of what “experiences” will look like at shopping malls as more brick-and-mortar stores go online. On July 1, 2021, as the Official Technology […]

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Panasonic System Solutions Announces Collaboration-Focused Hybrid Learning Solutions

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Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America (PSSNA) announced several collaboration-focused solutions to support hybrid learning experiences. Project Moonshot To increase learning productivity and student achievement, Panasonic has partnered with cyberlearning pioneer, Dr. Sonny Magana, founder and CEO of Magana Education, to create Project Moonshot. Implementing Dr. Magana’s T3 Framework for Innovation, Moonshot is designed […]

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ISE 2021: Ian Baugh of Panasonic Gives Stand Tour, Talks Business Changes During COVID-19

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Gordon Dutch, a London-based AV consultant spoke with Ian Baugh, the UK distribution channel manager from Panasonic. View It below: Products discussed: The new FRQ projector series The RDQ projector series RQ35 and the RQ50 This year is all about 4K resolution. This product uses quad-pixel technology to create 5K resolution on screens. Panasonic has […]

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Mike Blackman Talks Digital and In-Person ISE 2021 With Gordon Dutch

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After a successful ISE London 2021, Gordon Dutch, CEO of Re-Sauce Sales & Business Consultancy, sat down (virtually) with Mike Blackman, managing director of Integrated Systems Events to discuss the event. Representing rAVe [PUBS], Gordon successfully snagged the first interview after ISE 2021 with Mike to discuss all the virtual and in-person show details. ISE […]

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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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