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Panasonic Successfully Completes the Acquisition and De-listing of Zetes Industries SA OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, July 19th 2017 [ar]

(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 OSAKA, Japan -Sunday, July 16th 2017 [ar]

(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 TOKYO -Tuesday, July 4th 2017 [ar]  

(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  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, May 13th 2017 [ar]  

(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  OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, April 27th 2017 [ar]  

(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...

Take Home the Beauty of Kyoto: Camera Sharing Service PaN Offered at Two Temples for Limited Time [Panasonic]  KYOTO, Japan -Wednesday, April 26th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation, NTT Communications Corporation ("NTT Communications") and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. ("DNP") are conducting a demonstration of their camera sharing service PaN ("Photo and Network") with the cooperation of two temples in Kyoto, Japan: Kenninji, the...

Experience Athletes' Vitals on Live Online Broadcast of the Panasonic Open Golf Championship 2017 TOKYO -Friday, April 21st 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will be organizing the "Panasonic Open Golf Championship 2017" from April 20 - 23 at the Chiba Country Club's Umesato Course in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture, as well as the LPGA Step Up Tour, "Panasonic Open Ladies 2017" at the Noda Course, same golf...

Panasonic to Establish US-based Division, Panasonic Media Entertainment Company OSAKA, Japan -Friday, March 31st 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that Panasonic Corporation of North America has established a new sales division, Panasonic Media Entertainment Company, that will specialize in serving the needs of the sports and entertainment industries. Officially launching on April 1,...

Panasonic India Develops "Arbo," a New AI Embedded UI Software for Smartphones GURGAON, India -Wednesday, March 29th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd. has developed "Arbo," a software for Android phones that brings to life simple smartphone operation utilizing AI and a new user interface. This software will be available on the "ELUGA RAY MAX" series smartphones that will hit the market on April 5,...

Panasonic Brings Japan Quality Living to the ASEAN Region OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, March 29th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation released a video on the housing business in the ASEAN region. It introduces Panasonic’s Japan Quality houses which will solve growing issues in the ASEAN region, including houses with leaky roofs and cracked walls, as well as polluted air inside caused...

Panasonic Donates a Total of 1,584 Solar Lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho JOHANNESBURG -Saturday, March 25th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Since 2012, Panasonic Corporation has been working on the 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project, a project that aims to donate a total of 100 thousand solar lanterns to the world's non-electrified areas by 2018, which is the centennial of Panasonic's foundation. As part of the...

Panasonic to Unveil "Electronics Meets Crafts:" at Milano Salone 2017  MILAN & OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will take part in Milano Salone 2017, to be held in Milan, Italy, from April 4 to 9, 2017. This year, Panasonic will present at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, an exceptional installation and various design products, showcasing state-of-the-art...

Panasonic's Photovoltaic Module HITTM Adopted for Toyota Motor's New Prius PHV OSAKA, Japan -Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has recently developed the “HITTM Photovoltaic Module for Automobile”, which was adopted for the new Prius PHV released in February 2017 by Toyota Motor Corporation (hereafter Toyota Motor). In addition, Panasonic’s...

Panasonic and Digital Hollywood University Will Shoot and Live Stream YOHJI YAMAMOTO's Fashion Show at the Paris... PARIS -Monday, February 27th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation and the Digital Hollywood University Media Science Laboratory will jointly collaborate with YOHJI YAMAMOTO Co., Ltd. to release the 2017-2018 Autumn/Winter Paris Collection of the renowned Japanese fashion brand YOHJI YAMAMOTO at 8:00 PM March 3, Friday,...

Panasonic Takes Part in the "One Year to Go" to Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Event OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic) took part in the "One Year to Go" event as well as the test events for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 (Korea), which began on February 9, 2018. The "One Year to Go" event took place on February 9, 2017 (organized by the...

Panasonic Set for Take Off at MWC BARCELONA, Spain -Monday, February 20th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 120m2 booth features technology for retail, car rental, communications, security, logistics and ground handling and brings together the automotive, business technology, industrial and eco solutions divisions within Panasonic. One of the key technologies on show will be...

Panasonic Brings High Image Contrast Transparent Screen to Market OSAKA, Japan -Monday, February 13th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will begin sales of its high image contrast transparent screen that enables the use of glass, such as shop windows, as digital signage on March 22, 2017. Video available: https://youtu.be/TiWnqsfci6E This product will include XC-CSG01G, a unique...

Panasonic: World's First*1 Organic CMOS Image Sensor with Electrically Controllable Near-Infrared Light... OSAKA, Japan -Friday, February 10th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a new technology, electrical control of the near infrared (NIR) light sensitivity of the same pixel in an organic CMOS image sensor. The sensitivity of all the pixels in the image sensor, which has directly stacked...

Panasonic Takes Part in the Interactive Category of "South by Southwest 2017", One of the Largest Digital... KUSATSU, Japan -Tuesday, February 7th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will take part in the interactive category of "South by Southwest 2017" (SXSW 2017 Interactive), as a part of its "Game Changer Catapult" project, which aims to accelerate efforts to develop new businesses that focus on consumer electronics and to nurture...

Panasonic and United Microelectronics Corporation Agreed to Develop Mass Production Process for Next Generation ReRAM OSAKA, Japan -Monday, February 6th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions Co., Ltd. ("PSCS", Head Office: Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto Prefecture; President: Kazuhiro Koyama) has reached an agreement with United Microelectronics Corporation ("UMC", Head Office: Hsinchu City, Taiwan, CEO: Po Wen Yen) on the joint...