Not just a gag toy, Panasonic's "Ku" is a real voice-activated refrigerator that drives to you when summoned, thanks to LIDAR (light detection and ranging) technology. Its depth sensors avoid obstacles while navigating your home, and also responds to simple voice commands. The company claims it will hit stores within 5-6 years. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Panasonic's DMC-FC1000 camera may not be the most expensive, or have the latest technology, but it has mind-blowing zoom capabilities. To be more specific, it has a Leica DC Lens 25-400mm (electric zoom) F2.8-4.0 with super-fast LUMIX DFD focusing technology capable of capturing 4K QFHD 30p video as well as a hybrid 8MP post capture. It also has integrated smartphone WiFi for remote imaging control. Best of all, it's priced at a fraction of what many high-end DSLRs would normally cost. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of two locks you should never buy or use.
An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) is basically a light-emitting diode (LED) in which the emissive electroluminescent layer is a film of organic compound that emits light in response to an electric current. Panasonic has managed to embed an OLED display, developed from fine mesh, directly into the glass sliding doors of an entertainment center. When not in use, the display becomes transparent, and whatever is located behind it can be viewed normally again. Continue reading for more cool pictures from around the web.
Panasonic unveiled a transparent TV set during CES 2016 last week in Las Vegas. At the wave of a hand, it goes completely translucent, and revealing whatever is located behind it. It can also slide up and down the sides of the bookcase on rails, making re-positioning easy. Widgets can still be used while in transparent mode, so checking the weather, changing music tracks, etc., is all possible. Particle effects, like snow and rain, were added for when the set is not in use. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
Panasonic's Lumix CM1 is no ordinary camera or phone, it's touted as the "world's slimmest communication camera". Early reviewers have been calling it the best camera phone yet, thanks to a 1-inch, 20-megapixel CMOS sensor and f/2.8 28mm equivalent Leica lens. If those numbers mean nothing to you, think of it as a ultra slim phone that would rival some of your favorite point-and-shoots, blowing the iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S6's cameras out of the water. Speaking of smartphone functionality, it runs Android and is powered by a Snapdragon processor, with 2GB of RAM. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.
Panasonic's Lumix DMC-ZS25 Digital Camera is currently being offered for only $109.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $299.99. The powerful 20x optical zoom lens (35mm camera equivalent: 24-480mm) brings your subjects up close capturing natural expressions of people and animals along with amazing sports photos. Product page. Continue reading for a video overview and more information.
1/2.33-inch sensor, f3.3 - 5.9 / 2-step aperture.
20x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom.
Leica DC Vario-Elmar9 Elements Lens in 7 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 6 aspherical surface.
Panasonic's DMC-G5KK Micro 4/3 Camera is currently being offered for only $299.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $699. The 16.05-megapixel Live MOS Sensor features Panasonic's original pixel-mix technology, designed exclusively to minimize noise generation. The fine wiring results in high resolution and quick processing. Product page.
AVCHD Full HD (1080p),ISO Sensitivity Auto: 160-12800.
Panasonic's DMC-G5KK offers DSLR performance in a mirrorless (interchangeable lens) DSLM package, with a 16.05-megapixel Live MOS Sensor technology for crisp, noise-less pictures. Plus, it boasts a 920K-dot high-resolution LCD that rotates 180° to the side and tilts 270° up and down offers approx. 100% of field of view. More information. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
Panasonic's VIERA TC-L47E50 47" Full HD IPS LED-LCD TV is currently being offered at just $599 shipped, originally priced at $1099.99. Popular apps on VIERA Connect include Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Facebook, Twitter, Wall Street Journal, and HuluPlus, all optimized for the best user experience. Product page. Continue reading to see the new Panel Speed and Motion Resolution features of this television.
IPS Full LED Panel with 360 Backlight Scanning.
Vera CONNECT (Wi-Fi Ready).
Refresh rate: 60 Hz.
Thin LED Design: TV without stand (Width x Height x Depth): 43.6-Inch x 26.3-Inch x 1.6-Inch, TV with stand (Width x Height x Depth): 43.6-Inch x 28.1-Inch x 10.6-Inch.
2 x Right/Left Channel Speaker - Built-In - 10 Watt.
Panasonic's Lumix DMC-GX1 Micro 4/3 Camera Body is currently being offered ato nly $279 shipped, originally priced at $699.99. Taking full advantage of the 16.0-megapixel Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine, images to be shot in low-lit situations at max. 12800 high ISO sensitivity setting is stunningly clear with highly sharp resolution. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video preview.
3-inch LCD display.
16MP DSLR-Like Image Quality, Features, and Lens Options.
Built-in Flash, Hotshoe, and Traditional Mode Dial.
Lumix LightSpeed Focusing and PinPoint Focusing Control.