Panasonic And Lighthouse Technologies Form Strategic Alliance

        Panasonic And Lighthouse Technologies Form Strategic Alliance

PR Newswire

SECAUCUS, N.J., Dec. 3, 2012

SECAUCUS, N.J., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Eco Solutions North
America has aligned with Lighthouse Technologies Limited to offer a
streamlined, single source of LED video display solutions for the North
American market. Panasonic will be the sole distributor of Lighthouse LED
video display technology in the United States and Canada. Customers will now
be able to purchase Lighthouse's award winning LED video display technology
through an optimized supply chain that will include new products and services
not previously available. Panasonic will create new solutions that
incorporate Panasonic's broad array of product technology, including
professional displays and broadcast equipment, and an extensive suite of
services including global logistics, financing and deep engineering services
and support. This will be offered through an extensive network of channel

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"We see tremendous potential for new innovations for the customer," said Jim
Doyle, President of Panasonic Eco Solutions North America. "We have pulled
together an experienced group of cross-functional resources from across the
world that will work with our channel partners to deploy customer-centric
solutions that leverage and expand upon the amazing collection of technologies
and capabilities we have in this new relationship. Available today is the
Lighthouse CPS-HD combination scalar/processor that incorporates video
processing and scaling technology from the same team that developed
Panasonic's Astrovision video processing platform."

Peter Chan, the Managing Director of Lighthouse said, "Through Panasonic's
distribution channels, Lighthouse will continue to bring its portfolio of LED
video display products to the North American market, including its market
leading outdoor Surface Mounted Device (SMD) LED technology."

Lighthouse, Panasonic and its channel partners have already independently
delivered a broad range of projects using Lighthouse LED video display
solutions in professional athletics and collegiate stadiums and arenas
including those of Ohio State, Michigan State University, University of
Michigan, American Airlines Center, BMO Harris Bradley Center, BC Place, LP
Field, home of the Tennessee Titans, and the USTA/Billie Jean King Tennis
Center in New York City.

"Our relationship is global in scope," Mr. Doyle said. "The partners will
bring together deep experience and remarkable market reach as we introduce
these exciting new technologies and solutions to our customers across the
world. We have been working on this collaborative effort for quite some time
and are deploying the results of that relationship immediately in North

"We're proud to partner with Panasonic and look forward to delivering superior
products to professional and collegiate facilities as well as media and
entertainment opportunities. We believe this makes Lighthouse and Panasonic a
preferred choice among venue owners, executives and consultants for LED video
display products and solutions," said Peter Chan, Managing Director,
Lighthouse Technologies.

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America will continue to deploy solutions
directly to customers in markets where the direct capability of Panasonic best
matches customer needs. The combination of direct and indirect sales and
delivery channels will provide North American customers with a number of
options to meet their unique needs.

About Panasonic Eco Solutions North America (Enterprise)
Panasonic Eco Solutions North America is a division of Panasonic Corporation
of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic
Corporation (NYSE:PC). The company develops and provides customized and
integrated technology-based system solutions for enterprise customers in a
variety of industries such as sports and entertainment, as well as education.
Additionally, the company supplies renewable energy and energy efficiency
solutions to corporate and public sector organizations. For more information
on the company and its enterprise solutions, visit

About Lighthouse Technologies Limited
Lighthouse Technologies Limited is a global leader in LED display technology
that develops, manufactures, and markets LED video display solutions for
multiple indoor & outdoor applications, media and entertainment events, and
sports arenas across the globe. With numerous technological breakthroughs to
its name, Lighthouse has established itself as a multi award-winning leader in
the LED display industry that holds itself to the highest standards of

Founded in 1998, Lighthouse has a strong global presence with regional offices
in Europe, North and South America, the Asia Pacific region and China.
Employing the most advanced technology, the highest manufacturing facilities,
and world-class, round-the-clock technical support, Lighthouse satisfied
customers on every major continent, captivating the imagination of millions.
For more information about Lighthouse, please visit

SOURCE Panasonic

Contact: Dan Unger, +1-201-392-4571, or Aaron
Fowles, +1-619-661-2223, both of Panasonic
Corporation of North America; Pilva Kwan/Winsome Man, Lighthouse Technologies
Limited, 852 2192 1688 or Fax: 852 2423 1092,,
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