Panasonic Adds Live Events and Esports Rooms to AV Digital World Platform

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Panasonic added Live Events and Esports rooms to AV Digital World, its next-generation 3D digital platform, designed for visitors to discover and explore its solutions in a whole new way. Alongside corporate and education and TV and broadcast rooms, visitors now have access through their PCs to the live event and esports rooms, where they […]

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At InfoComm 2022, Panasonic Goes Deeper Into Live Production Markets and Esports, Too!

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Panasonic Connect North America announced today new solutions to streamline production. These include: PT-RQ25KU Series 3-Chip DLP 4K SOLID SHINE Laser Projectors: Panasonic Connect introduces the new PT-RQ25KU Series1, what it claims is “the world’s smallest and lightest 20,000lm 3-Chip DLP 4K laser projector.” The PT-RQ25KU Series is designed for venues hosting live events, concerts […]

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Panasonic Connect Introduces New Offerings to Enhance Engagement and Collaboration in Higher Education and Corporate Environments

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Newark, NJ – Panasonic Connect North America, today announced several collaboration-focused solutions to its professional audiovisual (AV) portfolio to create interactive experiences for students, educators and professionals across in-person and remote environments. The new audio and display solutions join Panasonic’s holistic ecosystem of professional AV technology on display at InfoComm in booth #N1629, aimed at […]

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rePLAY ISE 2022 — That’s a Wrap

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rePLAY ISE 2022 has officially come to a close, but first, a quick recap of session two. This time, the session contained curated content aimed toward our viewers in the United States rather than Europe. Our hosts, Steph Beckett and Emily Dean, picked out some great content we gathered in Barcelona at ISE 2022 to […]

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Panasonic Announces New 1-Chip DLP Projector

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Panasonic announced availability of its new PT-FRQ60 1-Chip DLP Projector with 6,000lm brightness designed to deliver detail, colour and smooth motion for various sectors, including offices, STEM classrooms, digital museums, and esports entertainment attractions. Panasonic has added Quad Pixel Drive to its proven 1-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE Laser technology to produce smooth, sharp and detailed […]

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Next Stop: E4 Anaheim!

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Almo Professional A/V‘s E4 Experience has returned with four upcoming events that will focus on all things AV! The E4 Experience offers the latest educational opportunities, sessions with top manufacturers and industry pros, demos of the latest technology and so much more. Your next opportunity to experience E4 will be in Anaheim, California, on March […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1092: How Panasonic is Helping the K-20 Market

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Everyone pivoted during the pandemic — some more than others. Panasonic, however, was lucky — it was already armed with a host of hybrid-focused educational products, and it upgraded a bunch of others. Now, the company has a complete lineup of K-12 and higher-ed laser projectors, direct-view displays and PTZ cameras (and something called Moonshot) […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

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Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Panasonic Announces Lecture Capture and Auto Tracking Solution for Content and Video Management

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Panasonic announced its new Lecture Capture and Auto Tracking Solution for recording and sharing lessons, meetings and presentations in which cameras, advanced auto-tracking software and servers work together to create a content and video management platform. Panasonic says its solution takes advantage of the facial auto-tracking ability of PTZ cameras by combining auto-tracking server bundles […]

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Panasonic PT-FRQ50 Laser Projector Now Available for Purchase

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Panasonic says its 5,200-lumen PT-FRQ50 laser projector is now available. The company announced the product last year, adding the Quad Pixel Drive to the 1-Chip DLP SOLID SHINE laser projection lineup. The Panasonic PT-FRQ50 projector has Panasonic’s original pixel-quadrupling technology with 240Hz processing and narrow DMD aperture ratio to deliver 4K imaging. When using the […]

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Panasonic Lasers Projectors Provide Immersive Experiences in Vegas Creative Event Space

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Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America announced a collaboration with AREA15, an experiential event and entertainment district located just off the Strip in Las Vegas. AREA15 offers a curation of vibrant, themed entertainment experiences and ever-changing art and retail experiences for locals and visitors of all ages. This five-year collaboration with Panasonic will provide […]

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Panasonic To Release PT-VMZ71 Series of LCD Projectors To Replace PT-VMZ60 Series

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Panasonic announced its latest series of LCD projectors to meet the emerging needs of education and business for collaboration and clear and vivid images. The PT-VMZ71 Series offers four WUXGA resolution models ranging from 5200-7000 lumens and offers 3,000,000:1 contrast. Panasonic says the series is ideal for well-lit classrooms, hybrid learning environments, new workspaces and […]

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rePLAY: Featuring My Must-See Products From InfoComm 2021

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It has been 18 long months since we last met in person for an InfoComm show. It’s no secret that rAVe takes hundreds of product videos at every trade show; it’s one of the things we’re known for! We were so excited to head to Orlando for this year’s InfoComm 2021 and see all the new tech […]

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Panasonic Develops Agile I/O to Update Kairos IT/IP With More Input and Output Capacity

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Panasonic announced the development of Agile I/O, a new feature to its KAIROS IT/IP video processing platform to provide AV professionals with additional input and output capacity to create larger and more complex productions. The feature will be available in early 2022 as a free upgrade. The software upgrade will allow KAIROS to utilize the 100Gb […]

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Panasonic Debuts New Line of Integrated PTZ Cameras and Other Operation Products

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Panasonic is introducing a new line of integrated PTZ cameras aimed at home office, corporate, education and live content creation environments. The camera lineup consists of five new models. (Other new products also accompany the new line.) The products and their features include:  AW-UE40, AW-UE50 and AW-UE80 The three models are compact, dome-shaped and offer […]

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Atomos Adds Panasonic LUMIX BS1H to LUMIX and Apple ProRes RAW Ecosystem

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Atomos announced another addition to the LUMIX and Apple ProRes RAW ecosystem, the Panasonic LUMIX BS1H. When combined with either the Atomos Ninja V or Ninja V+, the LUMIX BS1H will be capable of recording up to 5.9Kp30, 4.1Kp60 and 3.5Kp50 anamorphic ProRes RAW. The Panasonic LUMIX BS1H is the most recent camera released by […]

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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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