Media Day at CES 2020


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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TrueConf and Panasonic Partner for Videoconferencing Solutions Using Panasonic Phones


Panasonic and TrueConf have teamed up on a family of video conferencing offerings. TrueConf Server is officially compatible with the Panasonic KX-HDV430 SIP deskphone and Panasonic’s KX-VC-series, including the KX-VC1000, KX-VC1300, KX-VC1600 and KX -VC2000.  This integration will expand video conferencing capabilities as people using Panasonic deskphones and high-definition video conferencing systems can join conferences running on TrueConf Server […]

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Here’s What You Missed from the DC Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour


We just returned form the first stop on the 2018 ALMO E4 AV Tour in Washington DC and it’s safe to say that Almo ProAV still has THE BEST regional trade shows of ANY AV distributor in North America. Not only do they blow away the competition in sheer numbers — 500+ attendees, 45 exhibitors and two […]

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The Curious Case of the Girl at the Theater with Amazing Projection


A few months ago, I invited by one of my dear friends to go see the Broadway hit “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” in Philadelphia. The show tells the story of 15 year old Christopher Boone, who has an extraordinary brain and is exceptional at math while ill-equipped to interpret everyday […]

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Panasonic Debuts New Portable Projection Lineup


Panasonic has announced two new portable projector series, including a new short throw range, offering longer lifespans, higher brightness and wireless capability. The interactive 3LCD, PT-TW351R series is spec’d at 10,000 hours maintenance-free operation in ECO Mode and comprises four short throw models, each capable of producing an 80-inch image from as little as 75 […]

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Panasonic Ships 27K Lumen 4K 3-Chip DLP Projector


Designed for live events, rentals and staging applications, the Panasonic PT-RQ32K is spec’d to be a 27,000 lumens 3-chip DLP projector that’s native 5120×3200 resolution. The 240 Hz projector incorporates Panasonic’s pixel-shifting quad pixel drive technology and includes various optional lenses for permanent and rental applications. Panasonic claims the need for custom mounting-frames has been […]

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Atomos Ships Shogun Inferno, Adds New Features


Atomos is shipping its Shogun Inferno this month, as well as announcing a set of new features, including Arri and Panasonic HDR Raw recording, expanded PQ and HLG compatibility for playback to HDR screens and wider support from editing packages for mobile HDR editing. Updates include: Arri raw: The 16:9 and 4:3 raw formats can […]

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Panasonic’s New Display Technology at InfoComm 2016


Panasonic has launched some new displays at InfoComm. The EF1 Series 84” and 75” professional displays are designed for corporate meeting rooms or retail signage and their new flagship VF1H Series display (with a bezel-to-bezel distance of just 0.07’’ (1.8 mm) is to be sued for video walls. The EF1 Series expands the lineup of […]

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Panasonic’s New Display Technology at InfoComm 2016


Panasonic has launches some new displays at InfoComm. The EF1 Series 84” and 75” professional displays are designed for corporate meeting rooms or retail signage and their new flagship VF1H Series display (with a bezel-to-bezel distance of just 0.07’’ (1.8 mm) is to be sued for video walls. The EF1 Series expands the lineup of […]

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Panasonic Focuses on Visual Experiences at InfoComm 2016


Panasonic announces the launch of a wide range of visual systems technologies. The booth showcases the latest professional visual systems and professional video technologies through engaging demonstrations, including a new flagship 4K+ SOLID SHINE Laser 3-Chip DLP projector, high-impact projection mapping solutions, an ultra-narrow video-wall display featuring virtually invisible bezels, along with other new professional […]

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Panasonic Shines Bright at Digital Signage Expo 2016


Panasonic is showcasing its latest professional display and projector technology at Digital Signage Expo booth 1519. These technologies are part of the company’s end-to-end digital signage solutions for virtually any industry, including retail, education (higher education & K-12), rental and staging, restaurants, corporate offices, government organizations and more. New Panasonic professional display and projector technology […]

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Joel Rollins’ Observations of Day One at ISE 2016


Today’s interviews: Well, first of all, Annabelle and I had a chance yesterday evening, before the show opened, to interview Steve Montgomery of IHSE about their new distributed KVM technology, which allows secure access to keyboard, video and mouse over an encrypted network. Today we first interviewed Steve Scorse of SiliconCore about their new high […]

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Panasonic Expands SOLID SHINE Series With 5,000-Lumen Laser Phosphor Projector


Panasonic today introduced a new PT-RZ570U 1-Chip DLP Laser Phosphor projector as part of its new SOLID SHINE series aimed at education. Utilizing the latest WUXGA DLP resolution chip (1920×1200), the PT-RZ570U’s is specified at 5,000 lumens and a 20,000:1 contrast ratio. Features include Dynamic Mode (designed to increase image brightness) and Standard Mode/Graphic Mode […]

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Panasonic Claims Single-Cable and Connector Solution for 8K Distribution (Hint: Fiber)


Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed single cable and connector solution that enable the transmission of uncompressed full-spec 8K video signals. Currently, to transmit video signal via connector-equipped cables from an 8K signal source or other devices to an 8K display, 4K-equivalent images are transmitted using four HDMI cables, and then they are […]

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Panasonic Debuts 4K Projector That’s Really 5K


Panasonic just introduced at InfoComm the PT-DZ21KU, the company’s first beyond 4K screen resolution projector. The PT-DZ21KU projector was shown performing image projection mapping onto a Tesla Model S (here’s the video we shot of it at InfoComm). The PT-DZ21KU 4K+ Projector With 4K+ screen resolution (5,120×3,200) and Quad Pixel Drive technology and they say […]

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Panasonic’s Art Rankin Talks to Gary About the Company’s InfoComm Presence


Centered around an image-mapped Tesla, Panasonic is debuting over 15 new products at InfoComm. And, Art Rankin, their VP of business division strategy — AV, couldn’t be happier as the Tesla is integrated with all sorts of Panasonic product and technology. In addition to image mapping and edge blending and warping, Panasonic is filled with […]

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EPSON, NEC and Panasonic Dominate 2015 Projector Brand Survey


TFCinfo today announced highlights of its yearly “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2015.” This report marks the 14th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. Results of TFCinfo’s new report reveal significant movement among projector competitors in the three measurable areas of brand strength: awareness, image and intent. These […]

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Panasonic Claims Lightest 3-Chip DLP Laser Projector with PT-RZ12KU


Panasonic’s new PT-RZ12KU laser projector is a three-chip DLP that’s specified at 12,000 lumens at native 1920×1200 resolution with a 120 Hz frame-rate. Integrate with two DIGITAL LINK (HDBaseT) ports, the PT-RZ12KU is aimed at the rental and staging markets but can be used in auditoriums, bars and even lecture halls. One unique features with […]

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Panasonic’s DSE Debuts Include 4K and Video Walls


At the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, Panasonic launched the new LFE8U LCD display series that’s aimed at a cost-vs-performance sweet spot. This TH-65LFE8U includes a narrow and even bezel width of 7.5 mm for top and sides and 10.5 mm for bottom and even includes a networked built-in signage player that allows video […]

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rAVe RADIO Checks Out the Projection Mapping Demo on a Tesla Car in the Panasonic Stand


Panasonic has one of the best projection mapping demos here at ISE. It uses a Tesla that’s wrapped with gray material and projected on so that you can see the car driving in different environments as well as see the inside of the car without opening any doors or taking off any panels. This video […]

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How the A/V/L Industry Sees the Church Market


“This church market — it’s kind of a thing now, eh?” This is how the A/V/L industry sees the church market. Manufacturers and systems integrators are highlighting their House of Worship (H.O.W.) market products and installations more than ever before. The emphasis is directly correlated with the increase of sales into churches, which are starting […]

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Panasonic Debuts Drive-Thru Menu Digital Signage System


Panasonic launched its digital drive-thru system today, which the company says brings the power of digital menu boards and integrated audio/video to the drive-through. Panasonic also unveiled its virtual site manager, a video-based loss prevention solution that enables operators to control and monitor restaurant operations remotely, reduce shrinkage and increase profits and productivity. The virtual […]

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SpectraCal and X-Rite Partner to Provide New Calibration Solution for Panasonic Professional Displays


SpectraCal, Inc. and color technology company X-Rite, Inc. have partnered to introduce a software/hardware package that makes calibrating and matching select Panasonic professional displays faster and more intuitive for video walls and digital signage. The CalMAN for Panasonic package provides automated calibrations for select Panasonic displays, including the new Panasonic LFV series for multi-panel video […]

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