Panasonic Highlights New Technology Solutions to Give Hoteliers a Competitive Edge, Improve Guest Experience at HITEC 2013

  Panasonic Highlights New Technology Solutions to Give Hoteliers a
  Competitive Edge, Improve Guest Experience at HITEC 2013

New In-Room TVs, Tablet Computers, Digital Signage Solutions and Surveillance
                   Systems Will Be on Display at Booth 1733

HITEC 2013

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- June 25, 2013

Panasonic, a provider of hospitality technology solutions, will debut a wide
range of new integrated business technologies at HITEC 2013 (Booth #1733) in
Minneapolis, MN, June 25-27. A new line of high definition LED HDTVs for
in-room and public area entertainment, the LRU60 Series, will make its HITEC
debut alongside new rugged tablet computers, IP security cameras and
surveillance systems, professional displays and projectors as well as new
cloud-based communication systems.

“Now more than ever, hotels and resorts are under pressure to meet growing
guest service expectations, both in the guest room and throughout the
property,” said Scott Anderson, Senior Business Development Manager,
Hospitality, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America.
“Panasonic, with its wide array of technology products, is uniquely positioned
to help hotels build integrated communication and information solutions that
will enable them to meet and exceed guest expectations from check-in to
check-out. These solutions will help hotels manage costs, increase
productivity, improve the guest experience while gaining the best return on
investment possible.”

Highlights at HITEC include the following:

  *LRU60 Series: Available in 32”, 39”, 42”, 50” and ultra-thin 65”,
    Panasonic’s new Energy Star®-rated LED line of high definition hospitality
    TVs deliver exceptional picture quality with the industry’s lowest power
    consumption among comparable hospitality HDTVs in its class.* The LRU60
    Series incorporates a new thin glossy-finish bezel that gives the guest
    the appearance of more screen without taking up more counter space. The
    65” model is designed with an ultra-thin bezel and is ideal for lobbies,
    lounges and luxury suites.
  *LF60 Series: The LF60 Series, available in 55-inch, 47-inch and 42-inch
    models, features 700 cd/m^2 of brightness, making the LED displays easily
    visible even in spaces with high levels of ambient light. The LF60 Series
    is equipped with DIGITAL LINK, a feature that when connected to a
    compatible switcher, makes it possible to transmit AV content and control
    signals via a single CAT5e cable or higher – up to 328ft.
  *Panasonic Interactive Displays: Panasonic Interactive Displays increase
    collaboration and foster idea sharing by combining whiteboard-style
    collaborative functions with Panasonic’s renowned high definition
    displays. These displays are an ideal tool for staff training, boardrooms
    as well as hotel meeting rooms. The PB1 Series, available in 103-inch and
    85-inch, delivers interactivity in large format, while the PB2 Series,
    available in 65-inch and 50-inch, features both pen and finger touch
    capability. These displays feature a Digital Pen System, which enables
    users to write, annotate and move items around the screen with pixel by
    pixel accuracy.
  *Android™-powered FZ-A1 and FZ-G1 Windows® Toughpad tablets: These
    10.1-inch rugged tablets are weatherproof, lightweight and, with a 4- to
    6-foot drop rating and daylight-readable screen, are ideal for a number of
    hospitality applications including workforce management, point-of-sale and
    line busting, mobile surveillance, energy management and mobile concierge.
  *IP Security and Surveillance Systems: These scalable systems include a
    wide range of indoor and outdoor weatherproof and vandal-resistant IP
    cameras and recorders that can be easily integrated into a hotel’s
    existing surveillance infrastructure, enabling hotels to efficiently and
    economically migrate to an IP networked platform.
  *Unified Communications Systems: Panasonic offers a comprehensive range of
    business communications solutions, including new SIP phones compatible
    with cloud-based solutions, that leverage cutting-edge communications for
    the front desk and guest rooms, to maintenance and guest services.

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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, and the hub of
Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations.
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innovation by its one-hundredth anniversary in 2018. : In the 2013 Interbrand
Annual Best Global Green Brands ranking, the Panasonic brand jumped from
number six to number four: 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
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*Compared to power consumption data of competitive hospitality LED and LCD
HDTVs available online as of April 1, 2013. Power consumption: On Mode Average
Power Consumption for Energy Star Application. Based on IEC 62087 ED. 2
Section 1.6.1 measurement method.


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