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New Offering Now Includes Video Wall and Large Format LED LCDs


Secaucus, NJ, June 13, 2012 – Panasonic, a provider of professional display and digital signage solutions, today announced three new lines of professional LCD displays, including the LED 55” LFV50, the company’s first video wall product, the 70” and 80” LED LF50 Series, and the LF5, an entry-level digital signage LCD display. With these additions, Panasonic now offers one of the most comprehensive selections of display products, suitable for nearly every professional application. Panasonic’s professional LCD displays are distinguished by high brightness, slim design, low power consumption, light weight and a wide range of professional features.



Panasonic’s first LED video wall display features an ultra-narrow bezel for near seamless video wall installation. The 55” LFV50 display delivers stunning picture quality with 800 cd/m2 brightness, even in well-lit areas, making it ideal for a multitude of digital signage, public information and command & control applications for use in transportation hubs, retail centers, corporate lobbies and more. Content can be displayed on the individual screens or shown across multiple displays. It also features lower power consumption via an automatic dimmer that reacts to surrounding ambient light. When mounted bezel-to-bezel, the displays’ screen-to-screen distance measures 5.3 mm, which is smaller than available competitive displays in the same category. The displays are designed to work in both portrait and landscape orientations. Users can daisy-chain the displays via DVI-D for easy digital loop-through of the video signal for up to a 5x5 video wall, and features RS232C I/O control. The TH-55LFV50 will ship in November 2012.


LF50 Series

At 70” and 80”, the LF50 Series is the largest LED LCD Panasonic has ever offered. The 700 cd/m2 t displays are ideal for customers looking for a bright, digital signage solution with that “wow” factor.  With SLOT 2.0 architecture, the LF50 offers the expandability to run even the most robust software to meet diverse customer needs in such applications as showrooms, retail, transportation terminals and auditoriums. The LF50 Series can be used in portrait and landscape orientations, and also features a space-saving design with a thinner depth than previous LF Series models. Its light weight also makes it ideal for ceiling-suspension for greater installation flexibility.TH-70LF50 and TH-80LF50 will be shipping in Q4 2012.  


LF5 Series

Along with Full-HD resolution and a wide viewing angle, the LF5 Series features  a slim bezel only 0.7 inches (18mm) in width, 500 cd/m2 brightness, external control (RS-232C) and VESA mounting, and displays crisp, clear images even in bright places. Both the 42” and 47” models are excellent entry-level devices for those needing a reliable and rugged display for a simple digital signage application. TH-42LF5 and TH-47LF5 will be available in July 2012


“With the inclusion of the LFV50, LF50 Series LED and LF5 Series LCD displays, we can offer our customers a nearly unmatched variety of display solutions,” said Rick Albert, Vice President, Hospitality and Professional Displays, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. “No matter the application, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with reliable professional display solutions designed to meet their individual needs and maximize their investment.” 


The LFV50, LF50 Series and LF5 Series will be available from Panasonic System Communications Company of North America (PSCNA) resellers and distributors and will be on display at InfoComm 2012 at booth #C6308.


For more information, visit www.panasonic.com/infocomm or http://www.panasonic.com/business/flat-panel-displays/index.asp.


Sales inquiries for all Panasonic professional displays and digital signage solutions should be directed to sales.psc@us.panasonic.com or 877-803-8492.


Warranty Information

The LFV50, LF50 Series and LF5 Series of professional LCD and LED displays are supported under the Panasonic Concierge Service Program. The service provides a toll-free hotline and 24-hour priority scheduling of on-site service if the display is in need of service or repair. The displays are backed by a standard two-year warranty.


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About Panasonic Professional Displays

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America markets a line of professional Full HD Plasma, LCD and LED displays that provide breathtaking imagery for the hospitality, healthcare, education, government and utility markets. Panasonic professional displays are designed from the ground up separately from Panasonic consumer models are engineered with specific high-performance features for professional installations. Professional models offer a unique appearance, durable design and outstanding picture quality, which is a key differentiator over some competitive models. Panasonic’s advanced display technologies deliver vivid colors, exceptional contrast ratio, sharp and crystal clear fast motion video, 3D capabilities and seamless, integrated solutions. Panasonic displays are easy to setup and install whether it's one unit or a multi-screen system, and are among the most reliable in the industry with 100,000 hours of service life. For more information on Panasonic’s professional display solutions go to: http://www.panasonic.com/business/flat-panel-displays/index.asp


Panasonic Solutions for Business 

Built on a celebrated engineering foundation, Panasonic architects business technology solutions that help build a better world. Customers in government, healthcare, production, hospitality, education and a wide variety of commercial enterprises, large and small, depend on integrated solutions from Panasonic to help them acquire, manage and interpret the information that drives innovation. The complete suite of Panasonic solutions addresses unified business communications, mobile computing, security and surveillance, retail point-of-sale, office productivity, high definition visual conferencing, visual communications (professional projectors, displays, digital signage) and HD and 3D video production. As a result of its commitment to R&D, manufacturing and quality control, Panasonic engineers reliable and long-lasting solutions as a partner for continuous improvement. Panasonic solutions for business are delivered by Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, which is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC).  


All brand and company/product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies. All specifications are subject to change without notice. Information on Panasonic solutions for business can be obtained by calling 877-803-8492 or visiting www.panasonic.com/business-solutions.


About Panasonic Corporation of North America

Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad line of digital and other electronics products and services for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC), and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations.  Panasonic was the only Consumer Electronics company to be listed in the top ten brands on the Interbrand Best Global Green Brands 2011 ranking (http://www.interbrand.com/en/best-global-brands/Best-Global-Green-Brands/2011-Report/BestGlobalGreenBrandsTable-2011.aspx).  As part of its continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, Panasonic Corporation of North America will relocate its operations to a new eco-efficient office tower adjacent to a mass transit hub in Newark, NJ in 2013.  Information about Panasonic Eco Ideas initiatives is available at http://panasonic.net/eco/ecoideas/.  Information about Panasonic and its products is available at www.panasonic.com. Additional company information for journalists is also available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.


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