CyberAgent has invested in KAIROS, Panasonic’s revolutionary IT/IP-based video production platform, for use in each of the eight studios at its production base Chateau Ameba, making it the largest installation*1 of KAIROS to date. Chateau Ameba is a production hub operated by CyberAgent for the video streaming service “ABEMA”. It delivers a wide array of programs to 20 channels, and covering a multitude of genres 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Panasonic is launching its new series of surveillance cameras with artificial intelligence (AI) engines. The newi-PRO X-Series enable analytical applications on the network edge, further optimizing performance, system bandwidth and storage requirements. The new i-PRO X-Series employ an AI engine with on-board analytics to detect suspicious changes in scenes, automatically adjust image settings of the scene being analyzed, and optimize video compression to conserve network bandwidth and server storage capacities.
Panasonic Corporation announced that it has begun licensing the HD-PLCTM 41 IP core required for the design of semiconductors with technologies and functions that comply with the IEEE 1901–20202 international standard. As the fourth generation of the HD-PLC series, this IP core will expand the scope of HD-PLC’s deployment beyond the traditional focus of power lines to existing metal wires, such as control lines and coaxial cables.
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America announces the introduction of their new body-worn camera for law enforcement applications. Designed to provide officers and agencies with a superior solution for evidence collection and documentation, the new i-PRO BWC4000 features a 12-hour detachable battery that can be swapped quickly in the field with a compact spare.
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America announces the launch of i-PRO Secure Campus. The new program makes it easier for K-12 schools and school districts to discover, procure and implement the security solutions they need to help protect students, staff and visitors. Because every school’s needs and challenges are unique, i-PRO Secure Campus provides a range of easy entry points to help schools find the best individual solution.
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America, formerly Panasonic Security Group in the U.S. and now branded as i-PRO, is launching its new series of surveillance cameras with artificial intelligence (AI) engines. The new i-PRO X-Series enable analytical applications on the network edge, further optimizing performance, system bandwidth and storage requirements. The new i-PRO X-Series employ an AI engine with on-board analytics.
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions, which was established on October 2019 and formally operates as Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America (PIPSA) here in the U.S., is changing its global brand to i-PRO. The new i-PRO branding reflects a significant change in philosophy relative to the company’s go to market strategies, product and integrated system offerings, and reseller and technology partnerships.
Genetec announced that Firmware Vault, the industry’s first camera firmware update service developed by an open architecture VMS vendor, now supports cameras from Axis, Bosch, and Panasonic in addition to existing support for Hanwha Techwin cameras. Designed to help IT administrators and systems integrators stay up to date with the latest camera firmware, Firmware Vault helps organizations ensure they have the latest protection from the manufacturer against cyber threats.
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions is announcing its new line of economically priced U-Series Network Cameras. Designed for SMB, schools, and numerous other applications, the new U-Series cameras offer high-quality imaging performance and many of the features found in the company’s flagship i-PRO Extreme Series Cameras at economical price points. The U-Series includes thirteen models.
Panasonic Public Safety Solutions Division is displaying its portfolio of evidence capture, management, and analytics designed specifically for law enforcement applications at IACP. Featured products include: a new compact and lightweight body-worn camera with first of its class swappable battery for extended use; a powerful Unified Digital Evidence platform that allows agencies to easily manage, share, and secure critical evidence and data; and a new Video Redaction AI-Assisted Software.
Danish Superliga football club Brøndby IF’s stadium is the first in Denmark to utilize facial recognition technology, provided by Panasonic, to ensure a safer stadium experience and alleviate the strain placed on staff during high profile matches. The system is being deployed to automate the process of identifying blacklisted persons and prevent them from entering the stadium, a task which was previously undertaken manually by security personnel.
Panasonic Corporation announced that it will establish a new company to operate its security systems business in Japan and overseas and that it has reached an agreement for strategic co-investment with Polaris Capital Group Co., Ltd. A decision was approved at a board of directors meeting. The Security Systems Business Division, which is part of Panasonic’s Connected Solutions Company, has a roughly 60-year history of developing security cameras and advanced edge devices
Panasonic will showcase new additions to its diversified technology portfolio of solutions at ISC West. Panasonic will exhibit new integrated products and services to help dealers and integrators expand their product offerings and offer their customers turnkey solutions that are easy to use, deploy and manage. New products include the i-PRO EXTREME compact dome camera series, i-PRO EXTREME 33MP (4x4K) Multi-Sensor camera, New Video Insight version 7.4 and enhanced FacePRO Facial Recognition Technology.
ISONAS announced its newest integration with the ISONAS Pure Access software solution and Panasonic’s Video Insight 7 (V17). ISONAS and Video Insight VMS have a long history of building powerful solutions that help customers seamlessly connect their access control and video management systems. ISONAS’s industry-leading software, Pure Access, is a cloud-based access control software application that provides users the ability to manage their access control from anywhere at any time, on any device.
Panasonic Systems Communications Company of North America, a leader in connected solutions that support the mission of law enforcement, announced today several upgrades for its evidence management system. These include: Unified Evidence Management (UEMS) 1.3 software upgrade, Point of View Camera, and upgraded video compression capabilities.
Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., announced the acquisition of Panasonic Cloud Management Service Europe B.V. (PCMSEU) makers of Panasonic Cameramanager and Panasonic Nubo. PCMSEU operated the largest number of cloud recorded cameras in Europe and now combined with Eagle Eye creates the world’s first global cloud video surveillance company. Panasonic Cloud Management Service Europe B.V. will be renamed ‘Eagle Eye Networks B.V.’ and will function as the European Headquarters for Eagle Eye – selling and supporting the expanded Eagle Eye product line.
Panasonic, a leading provider of advanced mobile technology and video evidence solutions for the government and public sector, announced that it has been officially awarded a contract for Arbitrator Body-Worn Cameras (BWC) from Rutgers University, New Jersey’s largest institution of higher learning. With the rollout scheduled for completion in 2016, officers are already patrolling campuses in Camden, New Brunswick, Piscataway, and Newark with the equipment. In addition, the NJ cities of Long Branch, Asbury Park and Rutherford started to roll out Panasonic body-worn cameras this past summer. In South Carolina, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is deploying 300 Arbitrator 360 in-car video systems.
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America (PSCNA) is bringing its extensive array of leading integrated security and video surveillance capture and recording solutions to ASIS International 2016. Panasonic solutions showcased at ASIS 2016 included: The New i-PRO Extreme Platform: Available on Panasonic’s new lineup of cameras, recorders and video management software (VMS) —providing a native end-to-end H.265 system while also delivering demonstrable enhancements in image quality, system reliability, IP security and embedded intelligence.
Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF), a leader in video surveillance cameras and solutions, launched their first 9-megapixel 360-degree network cameras for indoor and outdoor use at Intersec 2015 in Dubai. They are ideal for surveillance applications that require wide area coverage such as shopping malls, retail stores, airports, railway stations, parking lots, factories, warehouses, offices, and more. The WV-SFN480 and WV-SFV481 360-degree cameras provide a 360°/180° field of view, delivering very detailed 9-megapixel images with a 9MP 3K x 3K fisheye, panoramic, and de-warped view at 30fps in H.264 for incredibly high resolution at standard frame rates, ensuring bright images under any lighting condition.
Panasonic has announced the new AW-HE130, a pan/tilt/zoom camera incorporating recently-developed high-sensitivity, low-noise 1/3” 3-MOS imagers that produce stunning pictures, even in low light conditions. Revolutionary new features include Power over Ethernet+ (POE+) for easier integration, and multi-stream transmission of H.264 HD video and audio (up to 1080/60p at 25Mbps.) The HE130 adds many innovative features to Panasonic’s AW-HE120 PTZ, which has become the de facto standard remote control camera for educational, government, and house of worship use and is likewise prevalent in news, staging, sports, and reality television production.