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Panasonic Launches New IoT Services with Silicon Valley Startups at CES 2018 Sands Expo LAS VEGAS -Wednesday 17 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Automotive & Industrial Systems Company of Panasonic Corporation is challenging to develop new businesses and services in the IoT field, in cooperation with Silicon Valley startups. This press release features multimedia. View the full release...

Panasonic Highlights 100th Anniversary, Future Vision at CES 2018 -Tuesday 16 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Panasonic's founding. As well as expressing thanks for the company's success over the past 100 years, this year's booth at CES was focusing on visual content to introduce the company's future vision that will pave the way to the next 100...

Panasonic Automotive Exhibits at CES 2018 -Tuesday 16 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation showcased a new SUV that incorporates Panasonic's latest dual display system and head-up display ("HUD"), and three next-generation cockpit/cabin system concepts to meet vehicle advances expected over the next decade at CES 2018 from January 9 to 12 in...

Panasonic Develops Scalable "ePowertrain" Platform for Small EVs -Monday 15 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation announced on Jan. 9, 2018 that it has developed a scalable "ePowertrain" platform, a solution for the effective development of small electric vehicles (EVs). The platform is a systematized application of devices used in the EVs of major global carmakers,...

40% Weight Reduction - ATOUN to Launch New Power Assist Suits for the Hip, Suitable for Caregiving -Thursday 4 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In April 2018, ATOUN Inc. (headquarters in Nara City, Nara Prefecture, President: Hiromichi Fujimoto, hereafter referred to as "ATOUN") will begin selling the all new Power Assist Suit for the hip (*1) "ATOUN MODEL Y," which is 40% lighter in weight (*2) than the current model...

Launch of Japan's First Microgrid System with a Total of 117 Homes -Friday 6 October 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PanaHome Corporation, ENERES Co., Ltd, IBJ Leasing Co., Ltd. and the Public Enterprises Agency of the Hyogo Prefectural Government plan to embark on the urban development of a microgrid system (a regional energy distribution management system) (*1) starting October...

Bringing Healthcare Home - The Radar Health Monitor That Kyoto University's Center of Innovation and Panasonic... -Monday 2 October 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In early 2016, researchers from Kyoto University's Center of Innovation and Panasonic Corporation developed a radar-based device that could instantaneously and accurately measure the body's vital signals -- and now they've made it even better. The sensor combined a radar...

JTB, Panasonic and Yamato Holdings Announce Commercial Launch of LUGGAGE-FREE TRAVEL for Foreign Travelers to Japan -Wednesday 27 September 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JTB Corporation, Panasonic Corporation and Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. today announced they have started offering "LUGGAGE-FREE TRAVEL" (trademark registered) on August 8 outside Japan in the run-up to its service launch early next year in Japan. This service supporting...

Panasonic's Smart Factory Realizes Higher Productivity with Automatic Model Change Over Function -Friday 8 September 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic has just released a video introducing its global smart factory solutions business. The video features interviews with clients and explains in a clear and straightforward manner, the unique capabilities of Panasonic’s Smart Factory Solutions, including the "automatic...

Panasonic to Showcase Future Lifestyles at IFA 2017 -Tuesday 5 September 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic will exhibit its latest products and technologies at Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) 2017 to be held in Berlin, Germany, from September 1 to 6, 2017. Under the theme of "A Better Life, A Better World," the Panasonic booth will present a wide range of...

20th Century Fox, Panasonic and Samsung Forge New Partnership to Deliver the Best Possible Viewing Experience... -Tuesday 29 August 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics announced today a new partnership to create an open, royalty-free dynamic metadata platform for High Dynamic Range (HDR) through an associated certification and logo program, tentatively called HDR10+. Together,...

Students from 18 Countries Announce Their Proposals for a Better Future at Panasonic KWN Global Summit 2017 in Tokyo -Thursday 10 August 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation held the KWN Global Summit 2017, and the children participating from 18 countries and region presented their ideas under the title of "Our Proposal For A Better Future." The children's ideas included a society where people help each other and recognize...

China and Japan Won the Grand Prixs in Panasonic KWN Global Contest 2017  -Thursday 10 August 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation held the awards ceremony for the Kid Witness News (KWN) Global Contest 2017 on August 4 in Tokyo. This year the Grand Prix in the Primary Category was won by "One day of Beijing Kids," the video of Beijing Haidian Wanquan Primary School of China, while the...

Panasonic Develops Drowsiness-Control Technology by Detecting and Predicting Driver's Level of Drowsiness -Thursday 3 August 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has developed a drowsiness-control technology for detecting and predicting a person's level of drowsiness and allowing to stay comfortably awake. Video available at https://youtu.be/CT4qnpMnrxg This technology, which can help...

Power Assist Suit Demonstration Experiment at the 2017 Para Powerlifting Japan Cup [Panasonic] -Thursday 3 August 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation and ATOUN Inc. (with headquarters in Nara City, Nara Prefecture; represented by Hiromichi Fujimoto) together conducted a demonstration experiment at the "2017 Para Powerlifting Japan Cup" held at Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center on July 16, 2017. In the...

Panasonic Successfully Completes the Acquisition and De-listing of Zetes Industries SA -Wednesday 19 July 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of outstanding shares of Zetes Industries SA and the de-listing of Zetes shares from Euronext Brussels. Zetes is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium and has a market leading position in goods and...

National Winners from 18 Countries and Region Selected for Panasonic KWN Global Contest 2017 -Sunday 16 July 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation has completed the final judging process for the Global Contest 2017 of "Kid Witness News (KWN)," an educational program designed to support the video production of elementary, junior high, and high school students around the world with the KWN concept of...

Panasonic to Live Stream EVOLTA Robot's Challenge on 1,000m Fjord Vertical Climb -Tuesday 4 July 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation is taking on one of the toughest challenges for its EVOLTA Robot on July 7, 2017. The company will be rolling out a demonstration experiment where a robot powered by dry cell batteries, "EVOLTA NEO," will attempt a 1,000m fjord vertical climb at Lysefjord,...

Festival City's IMAGINE Show with Panasonic Projectors Receives Second Guinness World Record  -Saturday 13 May 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guinness World Records recognized IMAGINE, the latest multimedia attraction in Dubai, for the World's Largest Permanent Projection Mapping after a three-month successful run, using over 60 Panasonic projectors covering approximately 4,857 square meter of projection area on the...

Panasonic Opens New Automotive Lithium-Ion Battery Factory in Dalian, China  -Thursday 27 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO:6752) announced today that it held an opening ceremony for a new automotive lithium-ion battery factory in Dalian, China. The factory is Panasonic's first automotive battery cell production site in China. Panasonic will further strengthen its...