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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

PANASONIC ANNOUNCES SMART NETWORK

3D BLU-RAY DISC™ HOME THEATER SYSTEMS

AT 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES

Modern Form Meets Enhanced Functionality in the New SC-BTT465 and SC-BTT405

 

January 6, 2014 (Las Vegas, NV) – Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company today announced the introduction of two new Smart Network FULL HD 3D Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Systems that deliver high-resolution 3D images and true-to-life surround sound to enrich a user’s cinema experience.  Sporting attractive designs to harmonize with any living area, the new Smart Network Home Theater Systems include advanced network functions, offering greater overall enjoyment of movies and television and new ways for users to experience video and audio.  The new SC-BTT465 and the new SC-BTT405 will be available www.shop.panasonic.com later this year.

 

“With the new Smart Network 3D Blu-Ray Disc Home Theater Systems, Panasonic is bringing a true cinema experience right into family living rooms, reproducing crystal clear imagery and faithful audio that engulfs the listener,” said David Fisher, Product Manager, Home Entertainment, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company.  “We have built upon our previous picture and sound technologies to enhance product enjoyment, giving users a more intimate connection with what they see on screen.”

 

The new Panasonic SC-BTT465 and SC-BTT405 incorporate Panasonic's renowned FULL HD 3D image reproduction technology to play back dynamic 3D movies faithful to the original. They are also packed with advanced Panasonic sound technologies to fill a room with natural, dynamic bass sound. The 5.1-channel Rich Surround System with Powerful Bass-Reflex Subwoofer faithfully reproduces sound, with all nuances intact, from Blu-ray Disc media through five speakers that are designed to surround the user’s viewing position and a bass-reflex type subwoofer that achieves rich, robust bass. The BTT465 and BTT405 deliver truly realistic, high-quality surround sound to enhance the exciting climactic scenes in movies.  The BTT465 is equipped with tall-boy front speakers, satellite speakers for surround sound and a bass-reflex type subwoofer, while the BTT405 uses satellite speakers for the front and surround, and a bass-reflex type subwoofer. Panasonic has designed these two models with varying speaker sizes so that a user can select the right high-quality system based on their needs for their rooms. 

 

The new Smart Network 3D Blu-Ray Disc Home Theater Systems from Panasonic support popular Internet applications including YouTube, Netflix and CinemaNow™.  An optional wireless adapter can establish a wireless connection to a home network. Additionally, both the BTT465 and BTT405 have built-in Near Field Communication (NFC) capability, which enables a compatible smartphone to easily pair with the device via Bluetooth.  A user simply waves the smartphone over the One-touch Connection mark on the main unit to establish a connection to play their music.

 

The new Panasonic SC-BTT465 and SC-BTT405 will be available www.shop.panasonic.com and select retailers.  For additional information, please visit the Panasonic CES website, www.Panasonic.com/CES, or www.home.panasonic.com.

 

* The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Panasonic Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

 

* Network content services are operated by their respective service providers, and service may be discontinued either temporarily or permanently without notice.

 

* The YouTube™, CinemaNow, and Netflix names and logos are trademarks of their respective owners in the United States and other countries.

 

About Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company

Based in Newark, NJ, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. The company offers a wide range of consumer solutions in the U.S. including products from VIERA Life+ Screen, Blu-ray players, LUMIX Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Home Audio, Cordless Phones, Home Appliances, Wellness and Personal Care products and more. In Interbrand’s 2013 Annual “Best Global Green Brands” report, the Panasonic brand rose to number four, the highest ranked electronics brand in the report. (http://bit.ly/19WFSpu). 

 

To learn more about our products, visit www.shop.panasonic.com. Follow Panasonic on Twitter @panasonicUSA; additional company information for journalists is also available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.

 

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Editorial Contacts:

Lori Chiazzo (Panasonic)           201-392-4178                lori.chiazzo@us.panasonic.com

Jamie Hodin (Cohn & Wolfe)     212-798-9796                jamie.hodin@cohnwolfe.com

Vanna Marmo (Cohn & Wolfe)   212-798-9798                vanna.marmo@cohnwolfe.com
 
 
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