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Panasonic Receives Highest Award of Brand Design at the Automotive Brand Contest 2020 OSAKA, Japan -Tuesday 30 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On June 30, 2020, Panasonic Corporation announced that it has received the highest accolade as Best of Best in the Brand Design category at the Automotive Brand Contest 2020, which is organized by German Design Council (Rat für Formgebung). The award was given in recognition...

Panasonic and Olympian Katie Ledecky to Host Online STEAM Education Workshop to Inspire Next Generation of "Change... -Wednesday 27 May 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Center Tokyo (3-5-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Referred to as "PC Tokyo"), the corporate global communications hub for Panasonic, has been conducting various communication activities as a corporate pavilion through exhibitions and offline events. Due to the...

Panasonic and Blue Yonder Extend Strategic Partnership to Accelerate the Autonomous Supply Chain -Monday 25 May 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On May 20, 2020, Panasonic Corporation announced that it is making an equity investment in Blue Yonder — the leading end-to-end supply chain software provider. The investment via a secondary sale of shares values Blue Yonder at an enterprise value of $5.5 billion. It builds...

Japan’s NEDO and Panasonic Achieve the World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 16.09% for Largest-area... -Sunday 9 February 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation has achieved the world's highest energy conversion efficiency of 16.09% for a perovskite solar module (Aperture area 802 cm2: 30 cm long x 30 cm wide x 2 mm thick) by developing lightweight technology using a glass substrate and a large-area coating method...

Panasonic Develops High-Power Blue WBC Technology to Revolutionize DDL Applications on Microfabrication -Thursday 30 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On January 29, 2020, Panasonic Corporation announced it has succeeded in demonstrating the world's highest brightness blue laser. This has been achieved by using the wavelength beam combining (WBC) technology [1] on a direct diode laser (DDL) to produce a high quality output...

At CES 2020 Panasonic Demonstrates the Future of Mobility, Immersive Entertainment, Broadcasting for Gaming and More -Friday 10 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- From once in a lifetime experiences and intergalactic travel to safer, more efficient roadways, smart mobility solutions, and immersive entertainment experiences, Panasonic is showcasing a wide range of innovation at CES 2020. Panasonic’s booth is divided into three highly...

Panasonic Delivers Large Screen Displays, Audio Systems and Various Stadium Equipment to the National Stadium -Wednesday 8 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation delivered a wide range of equipment essential to stadium operation including large screen displays and audio systems that amplify the excitement, stadium lights that illuminate the field of play and also help create an unforgettable fan environment, as...

Panasonic and KOSÉ Set to Commence Verification Test for Personalized Proposals Utilizing Snow Beauty Mirror -Tuesday 10 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation is collaborating with KOSÉ Corporation to conduct a joint verification test using Snow Beauty Mirror, a system under development by Panasonic, with the aim of offering personalized proposals at Maison KOSÉ, a store which is due to open on December 17....

Panasonic's Continuous Sustainable Seafood Efforts in Its Corporate Cafeterias Win "Japan Sustainable Seafood... -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...