Panasonic shows off lightweight UHD VR eyeglasses

Panasonic has revealed what it claims to be the world’s first HDR-capable UHD VR eyeglasses. Unveiled at CES, Panasonic is very particular in describing the device as eyeglasses as opposed to VR devices’ typical descriptor of ‘headset’. And this is for good reason, with the as-yet-unnamed product being closer in resemblance to a pair of […]

Xumo announces distribution deals with Sony, Panasonic

AVOD Xumo has signed distribution deals with Sony and Panasonic. The new deals add to the streamer’s pre-existing deal with LG and will see Xumo’s service added to Sony and Panasonic EPGs. The LG deal, announced in 2019, sees audiences able to access over 190 linear channels across 12 genres. Xumo says that the service […]

Netflix publishes annual best TV list featuring Panasonic, Samsung and Sony

In what has become something of an annual tradition, Netflix has published its recommended list of TVs that provide the best experience of the streamer. For a set to receive the “Netflix Recommended TV” accreditation, the company says it must pass rigorous testing to “ensure great performance and easy access to Netflix and other services”. […]

Panasonic deploys HbbTV OpApp for HD+ access in Germany

Panasonic has launched the first commercial deployment of the HbbTV Operator App, allowing viewers in Germany to access the HD+ platform direct through their TV. The HbbTV OpApp specification lets users access the full HD+ bouquet of live and on-demand TV on any 2019 Panasonic OLED UHD smart TV sold in Germany. HD+ channels and […]

Panasonic’s new OLED and LCD lines offer HDR10+ and Dolby Vision

Panasonic is making HDR10+, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos available across its 2019 lines of OLED and LCD TVs, apart from its entry-level 4K LCD series. Panasonic’s four 2019 OLED series TVs – the GZ2000, GZ1500, GZ1000 and GZ950 – and its flagship 4K LCD series TV for this year, the GX920, will all be […]

Panasonic and Samsung among first to deploy HDR10+ firmware

Panasonic and Samsung are among the first manufacturers to support HDR10+ after the companies announced that they are deploying firmware for select 2018 TV models. HDR10+ Technologies announced the news ahead of IFA. The joint venture company – set up by 20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics – is responsible for licensing the […]

Next-gen Freeview Play services come to Panasonic

Freeview and Panasonic have unveiled a new generation of TVs that will feature the first implementation of Freeview Play’s 2017 specification. The Panasonic TVs include new search and recommendation features and a new ‘quick look guide’ that is designed to showcase the best of live and catch-up TV. “Panasonic have been a great partner since […]

TiVo strikes new licensing deal with Panasonic

TiVo has renewed Rovi’s deal with Panasonic, allowing the electronics giant to continue to provide advanced entertainment discovery experiences across its TV, DVR and set-top boxes. The multi-year product and intellectual property deal covers products Panasonic has licensed for the Japanese market, including Rovi’s G-Guide, G-Guide HTML and G-Guide xD offerings. Panasonic also renewed its […]

Report: Sony, Panasonic, NHK partner on 8K

Sony and Panasonic are reportedly partnering with NHK to develop technology for 8K resolution TVs. According to a report by Asian business newspaper, Nikkei, the three companies are joining with others to form an “all-Japanese alliance” that will split the development costs. Broadcaster NHK will reportedly oversee the development of 8K broadcast standards, while Sony […]

Freeview Play available on Panasonic DVRs and Blu-ray recorders

The UK’s Freeview Play connected TV service is now available via Panasonic’s 2015 range of DVR and Blu-ray recorders. Panasonic, which was the first manufacturer to offer Freeview Play, the on-demand service provided by the UK’s main national broadcasters, via its smart TVs, will now enable access to the service via its DVR and Blu-rauy […]

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