Panasonic President Kazuhiro Tsuga
kicked off the 2013 edition of the International CES, by delivering the opening keynote speech at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 8, 2013 (PST). In setting the tone for the exhibition and the industry this year, Mr. Tsuga highlighted in his speech Panasonic’s commitment as an eco-engineering company to offering innovative, eco and smart solutions that are the products of the efforts of its employees around the world to make a better world as well as creating real value for its customers.
Visitors to the Panasonic booth experienced the following:
-- Your TV
This corner presents the 2013 models of Panasonic Smart VIERA TVs, which will offer its customers a whole new experience. The new TVs are more user-friendly and provide a personalized interface thanks to new features such as the “Home Screen” and face and voice recognition functions. Also displayed in the corner is the company’s latest digital AV equipment, such as a sound system featuring advanced wireless functions and the Internet-based TV service, tentatively-named DMSO that will give users a new TV experience in the network era
The prototypes of the 56-inch 4K organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display -- the world's largest OLED panel produced using the RGB all printing method, which allows for the separate application of the red, green and blue OLED materials by means of printing, and has developed the equipment and process technologies to apply the materials uniformly to a large substrate, is also exhibited at the Your TV corner.
-- Your Home
Visitors can try out Panasonic's latest personal care products, such as Nanocare series ion hair dryers, nail care products, and facial steamers that will be rolled out in the North American market in 2013, as well as new models of vacuum cleaners, electric irons, microwave ovens, and other home appliances.
-- Your Car / Your Journey
Here visitors can find Panasonic’s solutions for helping people move around in a smarter and more eco-friendly manner, such as an electric vehicle concept car, the next-generation in-car interface dubbed the e-cockpit, and in-flight entertainment systems.
-- Your Business / Your Community
Here, Panasonic introduces a wide variety of its B2B solutions utilizing its AV and IT equipment, in addition to surveillance cameras and digital signage that have a proven track record in the U.S. market. Products on display in this zone include stylus and the latest in the TOUGHPAD series
The newly developed 4K tablet equipped with a 20-inch display was also presented at the exhibition. Employing Panasonic’s cutting-edge digital technology, tablet is designed to create new value for users with a more realistic and intuitive operating environment than paper or a display. This tablet embodies the characteristics of printed media that existing personal or tablet computers cannot provide, such as texture rich rendering, natural hand-writing and a light weight and thinness for easy mobility.
Also presented are smart town solutions that Panasonic is currently promoting on a global scale and other large-scale solutions such as solar power generation and LED lighting systems.
-- Digital Imaging
With the main focus on the LUMIX G series mirrorless interchangeable lens system cameras; this zone exhibits a line-up of compact cameras featuring an enhanced wireless function and the latest camcorder models. A 4K camcorder prototype is also on display.
Panasonic CES Website
Panasonic LIVE@CES (USTREAM) http://panasonic.com/CES
Panasonic Corporate Vision
Panasonic has a vision to become the No. 1 Green Innovation Company in the electronics industry by 2018 (fiscal 2019), when Panasonic will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Panasonic aspires for global excellence as a Green Innovation Company and encompasses two goals: Green Life Innovation to realize green lifestyles to enrich people’s lives and Green Business Innovation to bring forth innovation in our business styles.
About Panasonic India
Panasonic makes available in India its wide range of consumer electronics and home appliances like LCD & Plasma TVs, DVD players, home theatre systems, cameras, camcorders, car audio systems, air conditioners, washing machines, refrigerators, microwave ovens, automatic cookers, vacuum cleaners and the like. The Company has a workforce of about 12,650 in India and estimated to do a turnover of Rs 10,000 crore in FY 2012. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand in India, please visit http://panasonic.co.in
Richa Sethi, Panasonic India, +91 9560498765