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Panasonic Newsroom TOPPress ReleasePanasonic to Install 2,000 Security Camera Systems at Beijing 2008 Olympic Venues

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Mar 4, 2008


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Panasonic to Install 2,000 Security Camera Systems
at Beijing 2008 Olympic Venues

Osaka, Japan - Panasonic, the leading brand for which Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. is best known, today announced the company will install a total of some 2,000 units of surveillance camera systems at various venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games which begin on August 8.

Panasonic has been an Official Worldwide Olympic Partner since The Olympic Partner (TOP) Program started for the Calgary Olympic Winter Games and Seoul Olympic Games in 1988, in the Audio and Video Equipment category. The sponsorship category was extended to include AV security systems since the Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games. Since then, Panasonic has contributed to providing high-level of security and safety for the Olympic venues with a wide variety of security systems including monitoring and surveillance cameras.

During the Beijing Olympic Games, Panasonic's security products such as Super Dynamic III (SDIII) color PTZ (pan, tilt and zoom) cameras will help ensure security at the venues including the International Broadcasting Centre and Fencing Hall at the National Convention Center and Laoshan Velodrome in Beijing and Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium in Tianjin City. The SDIII series weather-proof outdoor and indoor cameras feature high sensitivity and high resolution with 128x dynamic range, enabling to provide high-quality, clear images.

<Color Dome Cameras will be installed at the International Broadcasting Centre> <Examples of Panasonic security products to be used for 2008 Beijing Olympic Games>

About Panasonic
Best known for its Panasonic brand name, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of US$77.19 billion for the year ended March 31, 2007. The company's shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and New York (NYSE:MC) stock exchanges. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand, and the Panasonic's AV security systems, visit the company's website at and

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