Worldwide Awards

The PT-AT6000 wins the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Awards 2012

The Panasonic PT-AT6000 Full-HD home cinema projector received the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Awards 2012, and was selected as the Product of the Year in the projector category.

Every product chosen for the award has proved beyond a doubt that it's the best-in-class, so consumers can buy in the knowledge that they're getting the very best.

5-star
Evaluated Points: Bright picture, good contrast, comfy 3D performance, great detail, easy to set up

Excerpts from the Product Review:

The PT-AT6000 received a 5-star rating following outstanding reviews.

"There's not a projector on the market that can match the Panasonic's all-round appeal."

"Deep, dark black levels are delivered faithfully with just enough of a glimmer
in the darkest corners, while fast motion is dealt with confidently."

Note: Product numbers vary depending on the market. PT-AE8000 is the product number for areas outside of Europe,
and PT-AT6000 is the product number within Europe.

About What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision

What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision is the world's No. 1 home entertainment buyer's guide online. Its comprehensive tests help consumers buy the very best for their money, with advice sections that give them step-by-step information on how to get even more from their music and movies.

http://www.whathifi.com

The PT-AE8000 is "Highly Rated" by ProjectorCentral

ProjectorCentral highly rates the PT-AE8000 and gives it 5 stars in all
4 categories. The 5-star ratings are assigned based on the projector's overall performance, features, ease-of-use and value as compared to other projectors they reviewed within the resolution group.

Excerpts from the Conclusion of ProjectorCentral :

"The AE8000 is easily the best home theater projector Panasonic has ever released, and has the most natural and film-like image in both 2D and 3D yet seen on a Panasonic home theater model. The 3D brightness boost makes the AE8000 a more exciting option for 3D fans."
(September 4, 2012)

Note: Product numbers vary depending on the market. PT-AE8000 is the product number for areas outside of Europe, and PT-AT6000 is the product number within Europe.

About ProjectorCentral

ProjectorCentral is a world-renowned review and information site for anyone interested in
projectors, screens and related equipment. All reviews and commentaries are written by their
expert staff.

http://www.projectorcentral.com/

The PT-DZ21K wins the Product Award of BIRTV 2012

The Panasonic PT-DZ21K 3-chip DLP™ projector wins the Product Award at BIRTV 2012 in China.

BIRTV Awards are given to the most innovative products, the most anticipated products and products with the most practical applications. These awards have been the indicators for the future developments of radio and TV technologies and also a guideline for their sales performance.

Award Certificate and Trophy

About BIRTV

BIRTV is a top-notch exhibition in the industries of radio, film & TV technology and equipment in China. The large number of high caliber products exhibited, the sustained participation of top exhibitors and manufacturers and the huge number of professionals and interested visitors set this event apart from others. BIRTV is now considered to be China's and even Asia's most influential event for discovering innovative products and marketing opportunities by manufacturers from around the world.

http://www.birtv.com/En/eindex.aspx

The PT-RZ470 Series and PT-RZ370 Series win the "2012 Best of InfoComm Award"

The Panasonic PT-RZ470 Series and PT-RZ370 Series of LED/laser-combined 1-chip
DLP™ projectors have been named as the winner of the 2012 Best of InfoComm Award:
Best New Video Product.
The Best of InfoComm Awards, selected each year by rAVe Publication, recognize
leading technology demonstrated at the annual InfoComm show.

Panasonic's first lamp-free projectors,
the PT-RZ470 Series and PT-RZ370
Series, use an LED/laser-combined light
source for next-generation projection.

Loaded with features such as DIGITAL LINK
compatibility for all-in-one connectivity,
the series set a new standard for
professional reliability.

For details, see the following news.

About rAVe [Publications]

rAVe is an opinionated news organization, providing news and commentary that reflect the opinions of its authors. The target audience for rAVe’s publications is AV Insiders” – AV dealers, integrators, consultants, designers, etc. that deal in the sale, specification, design and installation of audiovisual products.

http://www.ravepubs.com

The PT-DW730 named as the "Most Innovative Install-Grade Projector" by NewBay Media

The Panasonic PT-DW730 1-chip DLP™ projector has been selected as
the "Most Innovative Install-Grade Projector" by NewBay Media in the
2012 Systems Contractor News InfoComm Installation Product Awards.

1-chip DLP™ Projector PT-DW730

The 2012 SCN/InfoComm Installation
Product Awards showcase the most
innovative commercial AV products of 2011.
Winners were announced at InfoComm
2012 in Las Vegas.

Award trophy at InfoComm 2012

For details, see the following news.

http://www.avnetwork.com/av-technology/0002/newbaymediarevealsinfocommawardwinners/88793

About NewBay Media

NewBay Media is one of the world's largest media and information resources for professionals, retailers and enthusiasts within the Pro Audio, Broadcast & Video, Musical Instruments, AV / Consumer Electronics and K-12 Education vertical markets. NewBay publishes and produces more than 40 publications and show dailies, 50 websites, 30 daily and weekly e-newsletters, 3 expos and 50-plus custom publishing efforts annually.

http://www.nbmedia.com/

Panasonic voted as the "Favorite Projector Manufacturer" by rAVe's readers

Over 19,000 rAVe readers voted for the rAVe Readers' Choice Awards, and chose Panasonic as their Favorite Projector Manufacturer.

The rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards trophy was presented to Panasonic at InfoComm 2012.

Mr.Koichi (Kent) Kawashima.

Mr. Koichi (Kent) Kawashima.
Director of Projector Business Unit
received the trophy!

Panasonic at InfoComm 2012

For details, see the following news.

http://www.ravepubs.com/rave-publications-announces-readers-choice-award-winners/

About rAVe [Publications]

rAVe is an opinionated news organization, providing news and commentary that reflect the opinions of its authors. The target audience for rAVe’s publications is AV Insiders” – AV dealers, integrators, consultants, designers, etc. that deal in the sale, specification, design and installation of audiovisual products.

http://www.ravepubs.com

The PT-AE7000 received "Editor's Choice Awards" from ProjectorCentral

March 16, 2012
ProjectorCentral highly rates the PT-AE7000 and gives it the Editor's Choice Awards, along with 5 stars in all 4 categories.
Editor's Choice Awards is given to projectors that are exceptional performers or terrific values in today's market.
The 5-star ratings are assigned based on the projector's overall performance, features, ease-of-use and value as compared to other projectors they reviewed within the resolution group.

Excerpts from the 5-star Review:
When all is said and done, the Panasonic PT-AE7000U is a projector for the true videophile.
It certainly has a boatload of features and yes, it has remarkably clear, stable 3D performance.
But even if the AE7000 did not have 3D or a wide assortment of features, it would still stand
out as a major video engineering achievement based on the strength of its 2D picture quality
alone. (August 16, 2011)
Note: Product numbers vary depending on the market. PT-AE7000 is the product number for areas outside of Europe, and PT-AT5000 is the product number within Europe.

About ProjectorCentral

ProjectorCentral is a world-renowned review and information site for anyone interested in
projectors, screens and related equipment. All reviews and commentaries are written by their
expert staff.

http://www.projectorcentral.com/

The PT-FW430 Series wins the iF Product Design Award 2012

The Panasonic PT-FW430 Series LCD projectors have received the iF Product Design Award 2012.

The PT-FW430 Series Feature Description:
High performance with minimal maintenance over time in a dust-resistant design. Suitable for using in university lecture halls with 4,000 lumen brightness*1 and 1,280 x 800 WXGA resolution*2. This series is also equipped with the 2x zoom lens and horizontal/vertical lens shift for installation flexibility, and many ecology-conscious features starting with Eco Management functions that reduce wasteful power consumption.
*1 For the PT-FX400. *2 For the PT-FW430.

Panasonic's iF Product Design Award Winners

Panasonic's products were highly admired for their excellent design and user-friendliness at the iF Design Awards 2012. This year, Panasonic Corporation received two Gold Awards for its LED Clear Light Bulb (LDAHV4L27CG) and HD Integrated Camera (AW-HE120), along with iF Product Design Awards for a total of 12 other products, including the above-mentioned projectors.

For details, see the following news.

http://news.panasonic.net/archives/2012/0213_9083.html

About iF Product Design Award

Established in 1953 in a bid to encourage innovation in industrial design, the iF Product Design Award has developed into an annual event staged by the iF Industrial Forum Design in Hannover, Germany. The iF design jury of top-class designers and corporate designers selects the most outstanding examples from among the many industrial product designs submitted around the world. The iF award is among the most prestigious and well-known design award in Europe, the birthplace of industrial design.

http://www.ifdesign.de/