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Panasonic Announces Plan to Launch First 3D Home Theater Projector

Release planned for later this year

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Solutions Company, provider of collaboration, information-sharing and decision-support solutions for government and commercial enterprises, today announced the development of 3D Ready Full HD home theater projector, successor model to its award winning predecessor, the PT-AE4000U. In the PT-AE4000U, Panasonic has inspired the use of 2.35:1 extra wide aspect cinemascope viewing with its Lens Memory Feature. Now it expands the viewing experience to 3D, bringing a whole new level of large screen excitement to movie/sports lovers’ homes.

Panasonic has spearheaded the development and realized end-to-end 3D solutions from professional 3D camcorders for creating 3D content, to 3D authoring and encoding facilities (Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory) to revolutionary 3D VIERA televisions and 3D Blu-ray™ players. The new 3D home theater projector joins the wealth of 3D innovations from Panasonic and will encompass Panasonic originated technologies that enriches the high picture quality and 3D original features that has been fostered by other product lines and developed in collaboration with Panasonic Corporation’s AVC Networks Company’s Emotive Technology Development Center and Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory engineers, who have taken key roles in synthesizing industry standard for 3D.

Panasonic plans to release the new home theater projector for sale during this year and introduce yet another means of enriching the big screen entertainment experience.

About Panasonic Solutions Company

Panasonic Solutions Company empowers people whose jobs depend on reliable technology. The company delivers collaboration, information-sharing and decision-support solutions for customers in government, healthcare, education and a wide variety of commercial enterprises. Products and services within the company’s portfolio include Panasonic Toughbook mobile computing solutions, projectors, professional displays (including both plasma and LCD), and HD and 3D video acquisition and production solutions. As a result of its commitment to R&D, manufacturing and quality control, Panasonic is known for the reliability and longevity of its products. Panasonic Solutions Company is a Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, which is the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC).