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Panasonic Center In Tokyo: From Concept To Deployment

10/15/2017, While attending CEATEC 2017 in Tokyo, I stopped by the Panasonic Center (Tokyo) where the company has 15k square meters (~162k square feet) of demo space and offices. I had been there some years ago and wanted to check the latest demos and concepts that...

Panasonic’s CaloRieco Will Count Your Food’s Calories

10/04/2017, [CEATEC 2017] If you’re trying to go on a diet, whether it is to gain muscle or to lose fat, taking into account the calories you take is essential. There are apps out there that help you keep track, and for the most part most food makers offer up the...

Technics Unveils Their New SP-10R Turntable

09/03/2017, When it comes to turntables, DJs and vinyl collectors are probably familiar with the brand Technics. For those who have fond memories about the brand, you’ll be pleased to learn that Technics has recently taken the wraps off a set of brand new...

Panasonic’s Moving Fridge Will Come To You When Called

09/01/2017, #IFA2017 – Have you ever hated getting up from your chair in the room and have to walk over to the kitchen just to get a drink or a snack? Wouldn’t it be much more awesome if your drinks/snacks were delivered to you instead? While getting a butler...

Panasonic’s AI Can Tell If You’re Falling Asleep While Driving

08/02/2017, Falling asleep while behind the wheel isn’t as rare an occurrence as one might think, and it is very dangerous not just for the driver, but for the passengers in the car, and also other drivers on the road. In the past we have seen companies try to...

Panasonic LUMIX DC-ZS70 Compact Digital Camera Launched

04/19/2017, While our smartphones make for great cameras that we can pull out of our pockets and snap photos while on the go, sometimes there is still a need for a “proper” camera. However if you’d rather not lug around a DSLR or invest into a mirrorless system...

Panasonic’s New Camera Tech Can ‘Read’ Your Heart Rate

02/28/2017, When it comes to measuring heart rate, usually the person getting measured will be required to wear some kind of attachment to their body. Whether it be more specialized equipment you find at hospitals, or a smartwatch that comes with a heart rate...

Panasonic Deploys Its HOSPI Robot At Japan’s Airports

01/27/2017, It is no secret that Japan loves its robots. We’ve seen robots deployed in the country for all kinds of uses, whether it be to greet customers at a store or to help them check into a hotel. That being said, the next time you were to visit Japan and you...

Panasonic Launches Two New Rugged Tablets

01/12/2017, Panasonic makes some great rugged products aimed at enterprise customers. Today, the company is launching two such products, the FZ-Q2 semi-rugged 2-in-1 tablet and the FZ-A2 fully rugged 10.1 inch Android tablet. Both devices are the latest additions to...

Panasonic Lumix GH5 Camera Launched With USB-C Connectivity

01/05/2017, [CES 2017] When Apple announced the new MacBook Pros, not only did they kill features like MagSafe and removed all traditional USB-A ports, but for some reason they decided to kill off one of the laptop’s more useful features, an SD card slot. It is...

Technics Grand Class SL-1200GR Turntable Announced

01/05/2017, [CES 2017] Panasonic’s Technics brand is a brand that is extremely popular amongst DJs, especially with the SL-1200 model which many consider to be a classic. This is why it was a nice surprise in 2016 when the company unveiled the SL-1200GAE, which is...

Panasonic Takes Grocery Self-Checkouts To The Next Level

12/13/2016, Self-checkout counters/lanes at grocery stores aren’t new. Maybe some people prefer bagging their own groceries, or maybe some people think it’s faster than standing in line. Either way it’s an idea that’s been done before, but over in Japan,...

Panasonic Professional 360 Real-Time 4K Camera: Hands-On

11/18/2016, VR and 360 videos are the focus of intense research and competition as broadcasting companies can sense that this type of content is about to become the topic of an intense push by the industry. To explore new ways to capture broadcast-quality 360 videos,...

Cerevo’s Listnr Is A Baby Monitor That Can Identify Emotions

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Baby monitors are a dime a dozen, but as we push into the age of connected objects and IoT, naturally the humble baby monitor needs to step up its game and do more than just act as a radio. Cerevo seems to think so as well which is why the...