Aug 03, 2015

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"3D PHOTO Lab." Equipped with 120 LUMIX 3D Cameras is Now Open!

Osaka, Japan - On July 17, 2015, a photo-based 3D scanning system that can shoot images at 1/1000s opened in the Panasonic Center Osaka. 120 LUMIX GH4 cameras set up all around the subject will simultaneous capture images in one thousands of a second. It will capture every detail from a single motion, a single strand of hair, and even the details and textures of your clothing. Panasonic is also offering a service that generates 3D data and creates a one-of-a-kind 3D figurine.

3D PHOTO Lab. - features of the photo-based 3D scanning system -

The main feature of this system is that it is equipped with 120 cameras that can synchronously shoot images at one thousands of a second. 120 LUMIX GH4 will capture images with over 2 billion pixels of information, which is then used to calculate 3D information. By capturing images from all angles without any blind spots the system can create a complete 3D model.

When shooting with a handy scanner, the subject must stand still for approximately 10 minutes, but with the 3D PHOTO Lab.'s photo-based scanning system at Panasonic Center Osaka, you don't have to stand still for a long time. These cameras can shoot fleeting expressions and even the slightest movement of hair and clothing. With over 2 billion pixels, it provides extremely rich color information, enabling the system to create vivid 3D figurines.

This system can also shoot 2 people at a time, so parents with their children, friends or couples can get their images taken together. Why not create a true-to-life 3D figurine to celebrate a birthday, your child's milestones such as his/her school enrollment, your wedding, retirement, or simply enjoy your favorite outfit or instrument.

3D Premium Figurine production service begins

You can purchase "3D Premium Figurines" on Panasonic's online shopping site, "Panasonic Store." All you have to do is make a reservation for the 3D scanning system at the Panasonic Center Osaka, and once you've done the shoot, you'll receive the figurine in about 3 weeks.
*Deliveries only available within Japan.

You can also just enjoy shooting with the 3D PHOTO Lab. We look forward to seeing you at the Panasonic Center Osaka.

Panasonic Center Osaka

Address: Grand Front Osaka South Building 2F - B1F, 4-20 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0011
Open hours: (10:00 - 20:00)
Closed on: Close dates vary (however, the Living Floor on B1F is closed every Wednesday [excluding holidays], and closed during the Bon holidays and end/beginning of the year)

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    3D PHOTO Lab. furnished with 120 LUMIX 3D cameras. It can even create high-resolution 3D figurines!

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    120 LUMIX GH4 cameras work in unison to shoot 4K images.

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    The sound of the shutters of all 120 LUMIX cameras going off at once is truly amazing!

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    The LUMIX GH4 used in the "3D PHOTO Lab." at the Panasonic Center Osaka.

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    Up to 2 people can experience the "3D PHOTO Lab." at one time, so parents can have their 3D images captured with their children.

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    Being able to shoot at one thousands of a second, the cameras can capture fleeting expressions and even every strand of hair.

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    A sample figurine. You can even hold something in your hand.

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    Sample 3D Premium Figurines. You can apply and purchase one at the Panasonic Store. (*Deliveries only available within Japan.)

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    Panasonic Center Osaka 2F "3D PHOTO Lab."

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