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A New Way to Think about Snowstorms - Foul Weather Proves a Hot Topic at ITS World Congress in Montreal

Nov 08, 2017

Official predictions are out for winter. Bundle up Detroit, Seattle and Montreal. Northern parts of... Read More

"Eyes" for Autonomous Mobile Robots - "3D LiDAR" Enables 3D Detection of Distances with Wide Angle of View

Oct 04, 2017

Autonomous mobile robots are drawing increasing attention as a means for addressing the challenges society is facing such as shortage of labor. Amid this environment, Panasonic has developed an industrial sensor, the "3D LiDAR" that will serve as the "eyes" for autonomous mobile robots giving them... Read More

Bringing Healthcare Home - The Radar Health Monitor That Kyoto University's Center of Innovation and Panasonic Developed Gets a Major Upgrade

Sep 27, 2017

The device that was developed last year to provide wireless measurement of vital signs such as respiration and heartbeat has been downsized and further advanced. Improvements include the use of a wider 79-GHz frequency band; improved measurement sensitivity by integrating CMOS semiconductors into a... Read More

Supporting the IoT/Big Data Era with the "Optical Disc Data Archiving" - the High Capacity High Speed Challenge

Aug 23, 2017

Due to the rapid development of IoT technologies, widespread of SNS, and increasingly better resolution of digital images, a staggering amount of data is being generated around the world. And the rising need for long-term storage of big data is becoming a social issue. Amid such challenges, opti... Read More

Panasonic Develops Technologies that Detect, Predict, and Control Drowsiness - Helping You Stay Awake and Alert while Driving, Working, and Studying

Aug 09, 2017

We have all experienced a sudden wave of drowsiness at times when we should be awake and alert like in the office, the classroom, or behind the wheel. Panasonic has developed technologies that detect drowsiness, a physiological phenomenon, using cameras and sensors, then forecast changes in the le... Read More

Beating the "Battle with Heat" for Even Greater Innovation in Professional Video Performance - LUMIX GH5

Jul 11, 2017

The LUMIX DC-GH5 is the flagship model for Panasonic Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Cameras. Since its March 2017 launch, it has doubled the performance of its predecessor, the GH4, which became a major hit with the world's first 4K video recording as a digital single lens mirrorless camera. The p... Read More

Panasonic's "Vehicular High-precision Angle Sensor" - Detects Rotation Angle of Vehicular Motors with Superior Accuracy

Jul 07, 2017

As the electrification of automobiles progresses, autonomous driving and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are beginning to draw more and more attention. Consequently, there is increasing demand for highly accurate control technology. This article introduces Panasonic's newly developed ve... Read More

Demonstration Experiments Begin for the Hydrogen Fuel Cell of the Future - Device Development Is Also Accelerated

Jan 30, 2017

Hydrogen has begun to draw attention as a sustainable energy, an alternative to fossil fuels and nuclear power. It is the most abundant element in the universe and reacts with oxygen to generate electricity. And because the only substance created during this process is water it is very clean. For... Read More

Panasonic Develops a High Performance Nano-sized Electrostatic Atomized Water Particle "nanoe X" Device, Which Inhibits Pollen, Allergens, and Odor

Nov 01, 2016

August 2016 - Panasonic Corporation has developed a high performance nano-sized electrostatic atomized water particle "nanoe X" device. In comparison to "nanoe" devices currently available in the market, "nanoe X" produces approximately 10 times more hydroxyl (OH) radicals, which enhances its abil... Read More

Robot Technology in Harmony with People

Sep 20, 2016

The practical application of robots is rapidly expanding throughout our daily lives. Panasonic offers the RULO robotic vacuum cleaner, the HOSPI autonomous delivery robot for carrying medicines, specimens and other items at hospitals, the Resyone robot nursing care system and other robots engineere... Read More

Kyoto University and Panasonic Developed New Remote Sensing Technology for Vital Signs by Millimeter-wave Radar

Jan 22, 2016

The technology enables casual sensing of vital information such as pulse rate and heartbeat interval remotely. It contributes daily health management, monitoring system of the elderly and others. Read More

Six Innovative Concepts Connecting Our Future Homes

Nov 28, 2015

In high-paced Asia, the daily lives of the working adult are becoming more and more hectic. Long work hours coupled with tedious commutes can be tiresome for the average white-collar worker. But imagine coming home only to find there is a slip for undelivered goods that you will need to pick up at ... Read More

The Bladeless Air Generator "Q"

Jun 01, 2015

Panasonic Introducing the bladeless air generator "Q" F-BL25Z in Japan. The "Q" has features with a fluid-dynamic optimal design, the fan blows 7 times more air than it takes in. Read More

Off For a 6-Year Mission. Panasonic Batteries on Board Hayabusa2

Mar 12, 2015

The high reliability, contributed to retrieval of the "Hayabusa" capsule in the Australian desert, has allowed them to serve in a far greater number of roles in "Hayabusa2" and they will make a substantial contribution to the operation of the mission. Read More

Panasonic Showcases Visible Light ID Technology, Which Only Requires an App Installed Smartphone at CES2015

Feb 03, 2015

Las Vegas, U.S. - Information is received by reading visible light ID from digital signage or LED illumination(Light IDs are like barcodes or QR codes written in light). This technology is useful in crowded area where it can be difficult to access IDs. Read More

Panasonic Develops 'Photocatalytic Water Purification Technology' - Creating Drinkable Water with Sunlight and Photocatalysts

Dec 23, 2014

In India, approximately 70 per cent of the population uses water not from taps but primarily that from under the ground. Leaching into it are harmful substances such as agrochemical residues, the arsenic of Himalayan ore veins, and hexavalent chromium produced from leather tanneries. This contamina... Read More

Newly-developed Recycling Technology Simultaneously Sorts and Collects Three Types of Plastic

Jul 25, 2014

Panasonic Corporation recently developed a recycling technology that simultaneously sorts and collects three types of plastic - PP, PS, and ABS - from shredded dust produced at home electronics appliances recycling plants at three times the speed of conventional systems. This technology will help ... Read More

Panasonic HIT(R) Solar Cell Achieves World's Highest Energy Conversion Efficiency of 25.6% at Research Level

Apr 16, 2014

The high conversion efficiency was achieved at a research level using a HIT solar cell of a practical size. Read More

Panasonic Develops Ballast Water Management System to Help Protect Marine Ecosystems

Jan 29, 2014

The first ballast water management system using in-line electrolysis in Japan is filter-less and designed to help save costs and space. Read More

"Nanoe" effectively breaks down PM2.5 components and inhibits growth of fungi attached to Yellow Sand

Jan 27, 2014

Experiments conducted by Panasonic Corporation in test environments have proven that Panasonic’s “nanoe” (*1) or nano-sized electrostatic atomized water particles produced by applying high voltage to water effectively breaks down polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (*1) (5 type... Read More

How Does Panasonic Place Tiny Components on a Little Circuit Board?

Oct 31, 2012

New printing technology can form a precise solder pattern on a circuit board enabling a component as small as a piece of lead for a mechanical pencil to be attached to the board.   Smartphones are getting smaller and thinner every year, and their functions are becoming more versatile and ... Read More

Panasonic HIT Photovoltaic Cells Demonstrate High PID Resistance

Sep 20, 2012

Overall power output of Panasonic’s HIT solar power generating system does not degrade even when the system is operated with high system voltages under high temperature and high humidity.  Read More

Panasonic Verifies the Deodorizing Effects of 'nanoe™' on Pet Odors

May 18, 2012

Japan is now in the midst of an unprecedented pet boom. A public opinion survey shows that 34.3%(*1) of respondents have a pet, and other research shows that 72%(*2) of the pet owner respondents keep their pets indoors. As pets live with their owners in the same space, the problems with pet odors a... Read More

The Wonder of Smartphones That Do Not Become Hot

Apr 03, 2012

Smartphones and smart tablets are very convenient tools that provide easy access to information wherever you are and whenever you need it. They also offer intuitive operation. Smartphones that fit in the palm of your hand can do things that personal computers couldn't do until recently. Do you kn... Read More

Bringing Smart and Higher-Speed Communication into Our Lives by Supporting WiGig

Jan 19, 2012

Smart media, smart phones, smart TVs, smart tablets, we are surrounded by a lot of "smart" devices, and other smart devices may be introduced into our life even tomorrow. On the other hand, as the devices are smarter, they require higher performance communication among them. We would like to show ... Read More

Unveiling Three Robots for the Elderly and Disabled

Nov 14, 2011

First, let's ask a basic question. What are robots? Robots were first presented in a Czech language science fiction play called "R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) in 1920 and can be said as the closest concept to the modern idea of androids. Since then, robots have been introduced in a variety of... Read More

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