Panasonic Announces Support for EMC Cloud-Based Scanning Application

  Panasonic Announces Support for EMC Cloud-Based Scanning Application

           EMC Captiva Cloud Toolkit Streamlines Image Acquisition

Business Wire

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- January 14, 2013

Panasonic, a provider ofindustry leading document imaging and scanner
solutions, announced today compatibility with the EMC Captiva Cloud Toolkit
for all current document scanners. By integrating this technology into
Panasonic’s document scanners, customers can streamline image acquisition into
web applications and business processes without the need to download
additional software or Active X components.

The EMC Captiva Cloud Toolkit is a software development kit (SDK) that enables
web applications to directly access Panasonic scanners without the need for
downloads, launch of thick client software or limitations to a specific web
browser. By adding the EMC Captiva Cloud functionality to its scanners,
Panasonic ensures web applications developed with the EMC Captiva Cloud
Toolkit will seamlessly drive scanning functionality and create a more
streamlined and easy scan experience for users.Paper intensive business
processes can have scan functionality easily integrated into web-based
business applications, thus streamlining scan and image classification to
improve and simplify business process efficiency.

“By integrating the EMC Captiva Cloud toolkit, Panasonic continues to deliver
on its promise of bringing cutting edge technology to their ever-expanding
portfolio,” says Chris McLaughlin, vice president of channels and alliances
for the Information Intelligence Group division of EMC. “This alliance yields
solid benefits for Panasonic scanner users, seamlessly incorporating scanning
into business processes or services to deliver greater organizational
efficiency.”

“At Panasonic we’re constantly looking for solutions that make our customer’s
lives easier,” said Tony Bhandari, sector lead for the SMB team at Panasonic
System Communications Company of North America. “Integrating EMC’s Captiva
Cloud technology with our document scanners allows us to offer customers
enhanced options for distributed capture solutions and provides end users an
easier way to scan documents directly to business applications.”

The EMC Captiva Cloud Toolkit provides broad support for web browsers and web
development platforms, significantly reducing the barriers to acquiring
physical documents into web- or cloud-based applications and business
processes. The toolkit works with standard web browsers, including Windows
Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. With the EMC Captiva
Cloud Toolkit, developers can easily scan-enable web-based business
applications compatible with existing corporate web browsers and development
environments, including HTML5, Microsoft Silverlight, JavaScript, and Adobe
Flash.

For more information on Panasonic’s full line of scanners, please
visit:http://panasonic.com/business/psna/products-document-imaging/scanners/index.aspx.

Panasonic Solutions for Business

Built on a celebrated engineering foundation, Panasonic architects business
technology solutions that help build a better world. Customers in government,
healthcare, production, education and a wide variety of commercial
enterprises, large and small, depend on integrated solutions from Panasonic to
help them acquire, manage and interpret the information that drives
innovation. The complete suite of Panasonic solutions addresses unified
business communications, mobile computing, security and surveillance, retail
point-of-sale, office productivity, high definition visual conferencing,
visual communications (professional projectors, displays, digital signage) and
HD and 3D video production. As a result of its commitment to R&D,
manufacturing and quality control, Panasonic engineers reliable and
long-lasting solutions as a partner for continuous improvement. Panasonic
solutions for business are delivered by Panasonic System Communications
Company of North America, which is a division of Panasonic Corporation of
North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic
Corporation (NYSE: PC).

All brand and company/product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
the respective companies. All specifications are subject to change without
notice. Information on Panasonic solutions for business can be obtained by
calling 877-803-8492 or at www.panasonic.com/business-solutions.

About Panasonic Corporation of North America

Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad
line of digital and other electronics products and services for consumer,
business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American
subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC), and the hub
of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D
operations.Panasonic is committed to becoming the electronics industry's
leader in green innovation by its one-hundredth anniversary in 2018. In the
2012 Interbrand Annual Best Global Green Brands ranking, the Panasonic brand
jumped four spots to number six:
http://www.interbrand.com/en/best-global-brands/Best-Global-Green-Brands/2012-Report.aspx.As
part of its continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, Panasonic
Corporation of North America will relocate its operations to a new
eco-efficient office tower adjacent to a mass transit hub in Newark, NJ in
2013. Information about Panasonic Eco Ideas initiatives is available at
http://panasonic.net/eco/ecoideas. Information about Panasonic and its
products is available at www.panasonic.com. Additional company information for
journalists is also available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.

EMC and Captiva are registered trademarks of EMC Corporation in the United
States and other countries. All other trademarks used herein are theproperty
of their respective owners.

Contact:

Cohn & Wolfe for Panasonic
Holly Luka, 415-365-8539 (direct)
Holly.Luka@cohnwolfe.com
PanasonicB2B.PR@cohnwolfe.com
 
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