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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Pat Lamb 518.692.8150 pat.lamb@cohnwolfe.com

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PANASONIC ANNOUNCES NEW LIVE UPLINK SOLUTION PARTNERS

FOR AG-HPX600 P2 HD CAMCORDER

 

SECAUCUS, NJ (March 20, 2013) – Panasonic has announced four partners for operational integration with live video uplink transmitter devices and the AG-HPX600 P2 HD camcorder. In addition to the original development partner, LiveU, the new live uplink solution partners now include AVIWEST, Streambox and TVU Networks.

 

This integration will enable easy, one-person operation of popular bonded cellular video transmitters that utilize multiple wireless data links to provide a remote video uplink for a fraction of the cost of current technologies. In addition to the SDI connection from the camcorder that feeds video into the respective cellular video transmitter, there will be an option for additional communication between the HPX600, and either LiveU’s LU40, AVIWEST’s DMNG® PRO180, Streambox’s Avenir Mini or TVU Networks’s TVUPack and TVUPack Mini, all via USB.

 

The new feature can be activated in the HPX600 with the AG-SFU603G firmware upgrade key. The feature, launched in February 2013, activates a USB communication interface. This communication allows the uplink device’s “start-and-stop” to be controlled from the HPX600, and the device status to be displayed on the HPX600 viewfinder, so that a one-person crew can easily operate both camera and transmitter to capture breaking news live.

 

“The demand for live video transmission in the field is increasing worldwide, and we would like to strengthen our partnership with live uplink solution providers,” said Kunihiko Miyagi, Director of Professional AV Business Unit, Panasonic Corporation. “Panasonic will offer customers a simple, multifunctional camera that is further diversified with these uplink solution partnerships,”

The AG-HPX600 and these uplink solution partners’ devices will be on display in each partner’s booth at the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters convention, to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 8 to April 11.

The AG-SFU603G upgrade key is now available for a suggested list price of $300.

For further information about Panasonic professional video products, visit www.panasonic.com/broadcast.

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