Panasonic Wins the International 3D Society's Century Award

Feb 18, 2013

Panasonic is honored to have been named as the inaugural winner of the Century Award, the top prize presented at the 4th Creative Awards hosted by the International 3D Society (I3DS).

  • 01_Panasonic_Wins_the_i3ds_award.jpg
    Panasonic Wins the International 3D Society's Century Award
  • 02_Panasonic_Wins_the_i3ds_award.jpg
    Ron Martin, Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory

This year's awards ceremony was hosted at the Beverley Hills Hotel in Los Angeles on February 6, 2013. Representing Panasonic was Ron Martin, Vice President of Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory (PHL).

The I3DS is an organization formed to supply educational opportunities for training 3D specialists and showing 3D works and technologies, and to promote the development of 3D by recognizing achievements in the field.

The Century Award was established this year to be presented to a company whose epoch-making achievements will live long in the history of 3D. Panasonic was the inaugural winner of the Charles Wheatstone Award -- the top prize in the I3DS Technology Awards -- in October 2010, and has now followed up this honor by being named as the first winner of this top prize in the Creative Awards as well.

The company was praised highly for its contribution to the first 3D broadcasts in Olympic Games history at London last year.

Panasonic's initiatives included the following:

  • Sealing partnership contracts with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) toward the 3D broadcast of London 2012
  • Provision of technical guidance and technologies such as AG-3DP1 integrated twin-lens camera recorders to effectively promote greater broadcasting quality
  • Olympic promotions in different regions

Accepting the award, Ron Martin expressed his joy at Panasonic having being selected for such a prestigious honor. He said, "Thanks to the support of many cable operators, satellite carriers, and partners such as NBC and Olympic Broadcasting Services, more than 260 hours of 3D footage was broadcast throughout the course of London 2012. I am very proud that Panasonic was able to contribute to this unprecedented 3D broadcasting for viewers in more than 20 different countries."

Panasonic will now look to build upon this success to further develop and promote its global businesses for BtoB partners in particular.

Related Links:


Consumer Electronics News

Panasonic's "Air Inventions" Wins Best Technology - Milano Design Award 2018 at Milano Salone

Apr 20, 2018

"Panasonic Future EXPO" in Beijing Introduces Its Cutting-Edge Technologies for the Future

Apr 19, 2018

Feel Love in the Air: Panasonic Appears in the China Refrigeration 2018

Apr 19, 2018

News Feeds

RSS Feeds

The content in this website is accurate at the time of publication but may be subject to change without notice. Please note therefore that these documents may not always contain the most up-to-date information.