IFA 2012: Panasonic Prepares for the Future of Smart Living
At IFA 2012 in Berlin, Panasonic placed the emphasis on the future of smart living, as it highlighted its environmental leadership, and new connected TVs, cameras, and appliances.
Starting furthest down the road and working back, Panasonic Europe CEO and Chairman Laurent Abadie reviewed the company's involvement in Japan's CO2-free smart town, Fujisawa. Then Abadie announced that Panasonic is one of four contractors designing Moscow's Skolkovo innovation city. That won't be open until 2015.
Next, giving a sneak peek into the future of displays, Panasonic Director of AVC Marketing, Global Consumer Marketing Sector, Shiro Nishiguchi unveiled prototypes for a 145" 8k super Hi Vision plasma display panel TV, a 20" 4K LED display, and and a 103" glasses-less 3D plasma, which it called the world's largest.