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Panasonic's Continuous Sustainable Seafood Efforts in Its Corporate Cafeterias Win "Japan Sustainable Seafood... TOKYO. -Friday 29 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On November 7, 2019, Panasonic's efforts to transform consumer behavior and contribute to the achievement of SDGs (*1) by promoting sustainable seafood in its corporate cafeterias won the Initiative Award Champion at the inaugural "Japan Sustainable Seafood Award" during the...

Panasonic Begins Offering API for Facial Recognition Utilizing Deep Learning Technology -Tuesday 26 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced that starting November 25, 2019, the company will begin offering an application programming interface (API) for its facial recognition technology to the market in Japan. Panasonic first began R&D into facial recognition in the early 1990s, and...

At CIIE 2019 Panasonic Showcases Solutions to Help Bring to Life China's "Healthy China 2030" Vision -Saturday 16 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation took part in the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2019, which was held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10. Under the theme, "Limitless Care for Healthy Living," Panasonic showcased health and welfare products and solutions that reflect its unique...

Panasonic and Institute of Microchemical Technology Co., Ltd. Jointly Develop Mass Production Technology for... -Thursday 7 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic) and Institute of Microchemical Technology Co., Ltd. (IMT) jointly developed a technology for mass production of microfluidic devices*2 using a glass molding. Compared to the conventional glass etching method, this technology realizes low cost...

Panasonic to Team up with IBM Japan in Improving Semiconductor Manufacturing Processes -Tuesday 15 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- On October 15, 2019, IBM Japan, Ltd. and Panasonic Corporation’s subsidiary, Panasonic Smart Factory Solutions Co., Ltd. (hereafter "Panasonic"), announced that the companies have agreed to collaborate to develop and market a new high-value-added system to optimize the...

Panasonic to Provide Additional Automated Facial Recognition Gates for Passport Control at Airports in Japan -Friday 20 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced that it will be providing additional automated facial recognition gates for use at an expanded number of airports in Japan and also for newly expanded use in departure procedures for foreign travelers. The additional order will bring the total...

Panasonic Joins RE100  Aiming for Business Operations with 100% Renewable Energy -Friday 30 August 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation has joined RE100*, The Climate Group’s global initiative bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power. By 2050, Panasonic will switch the electricity used globally in its operations to 100% renewable...

Panasonic's Cumulative Water Pump Production in Indonesia Tops 30 Million Units -Friday 9 August 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On August 8, 2019, Panasonic announced that cumulative production of its water pumps in Indonesian factory, Panasonic Manufacturing Indonesia (PMI) has reached 30 million units(*1) in April this year, approximately 30 years since the company started manufacturing National (now...

Panasonic’s Real-time Tracking and Projection Mapping Compatible Projector Impresses Audience at Tokyo... -Wednesday 24 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On July 24, 2019, Panasonic Corporation, a worldwide Olympic and Paralympic partner, announced that its real-time tracking and projection mapping compatible projector was used for a highly innovative video performance during the “One Year to Go” Ceremony, which the Tokyo...

Panasonic Signs Joint Business Development Agreement with Startup Linkwiz to Enhance Welding Processes in Manufacturing ... -Tuesday 18 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- On June 17, 2019, Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO: 6752) announced that it has signed a joint business development agreement with Linkwiz, Inc. — a startup company specializing in the development and sales of autonomous robotic system software and technical consulting — to...

Panasonic’s Next-generation HD-PLC®*1, BPL Communication Technology Adopted as IEEE 1901a Standard ... -Tuesday 26 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On March 25, 2019, Panasonic Corporation announced that the IEEE Standards Association has approved the company’s next-generation broadband over powerline (BPL) communication technology for Internet of Things (IoT) as the IEEE 1901a Standard on March 21, 2019 at the Standards...

Panasonic's Global Household Refrigerator Production Tops 100 Million -Tuesday 26 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation's production of household refrigerators reached a grand total of 100 million in 2018, 65 years since the company first began to manufacture them in 1953. Panasonic began working on refrigerators as well as televisions and washing machines in...

Panasonic and World Vision Launch Off-grid Solutions Project in Narok County, Kenya -Sunday 3 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- World Vision and Panasonic Corporation have launched an Off-grid Solutions Project in Narok County, Kenya. Panasonic has donated power supply stations, solar storage devices, solar lanterns and other lighting equipment at the launching ceremony held on January 31, 2019, in...

Panasonic Achieves the Cumulative Global Production of 200 Million*1 Ventilating Fans -Saturday 2 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation announced that Panasonic Ecology Systems Co., Ltd. (PESES), a Panasonic group company focusing on indoor air quality (IAQ) and environmental systems, had marked a cumulative global production of 200 million ventilating fans in December 2018. It has been...

JDA and Panasonic Partner to Co-Innovate on Integrated Digital Supply Chain Technology Solutions -Monday 14 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- JDA Software, Inc. and Panasonic Corporation today announced a joint partnership to co-develop integrated solutions leveraging the JDA® LuminateTM family of solutions and Panasonic’s unique technologies for the manufacturing, logistics, and retail industries. These...

Panasonic Is Holding Its Special Exhibition "The Moment" Officially Approved by the French Embassy in Japan -Wednesday 3 October 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation is holding "The Moment" from October 2 to December 2, 2018. This is a special exhibition authorized as a project to celebrate the 160th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between France and Japan at the Panasonic Center Tokyo (3-5-1...

"Panasonic Prime Smash!" Has Been Given a Complete Makeover - An iPhone, iPad Game That Awakens Children's... -Wednesday 26 September 2018      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On August 28, 2018, Panasonic Corporation gave the iPad app, "Panasonic Prime Smash!" a complete makeover. The new release includes the iOS 11 compatible iPhone app as well. [Video] Smartphone game application "Panasonic Prime...

Panasonic's Multi-hop HD-PLC Adopted as Smart Meter Communications System by Taiwan Power Company -Tuesday 25 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation has successfully proposed adoption to Taiwan Power Company of its HD-PLC (*1) high-speed power line communications technology as a communications system to utilize next-generation smart meters. Taiwan Power Company began accepting proposals for...

Thailand and U.S.A. Won the Grands Prix in Panasonic KWN Global Contest 2018 -Saturday 11 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation held the awards ceremony for the Kid Witness News (KWN) Global Contest 2018 on July 27 at Panasonic Center Tokyo. This year the Grand Prix in the Primary Category was won by "A Message" the video from Anuban Saraburi School of Thailand, while the Grand...

Panasonic Introduces the Shoe Deodorizer: Deodorizes Your Shoes While You Sleep -Friday 10 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will begin selling a shoe deodorizer, the MS-DS100, equipped with "nanoe X" that generates 10 times(*2) more hydroxyl (OH) radicals than "nanoe" to remove unpleasant shoe odors in a simple way, on September 20, 2018 (in Japan only). One of the common...