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Panasonic Introduces WhisperWarmDC™ High Performance Ventilation Fan/Heater Solution

Panasonic, a leading provider of ventilation and indoor air solutions to the building industry, today introduced the new WhisperWarmDC™ bathroom ventilation fan. To deliver healthy and warm air to chilly bathrooms while improving indoor air quality, the WhisperWarm DC fan has a powerful and intelligent ECM motor combined with SmartFlow™ and Pick-A-Flow™ technology. The 1600-watt heating element enables builders and remodelers to enjoy easy, code-compliant installations, while delivering high-output exhaust ventilation and space heating comfort for home dwellers.
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Panasonic Announces Firmware Update Programs for the LUMIX S1H, S1R, S1, S5 and LUMIX G100 and Further Upgrades for the LUMIX S1 with a Future Firmware Update

Panasonic is proud to announce the release of firmware update programs for DC-S1H (Ver.2.2), S1R (Ver.1.6), S1 (Ver.1.6) and S5 (Ver.2.0) for the LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras and for DC-G100 (Ver.1.1) LUMIX G Series MFT(Micro Four Thirds) mirrorless camera on November 24, 2020. Panasonic is also pleased to announce the future firmware update exclusively for S1(Ver.2.0) to further enhance the functions and performance in the first half of 2021.
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A New F1.8 Large-Aperture Fixed Focal Length Lens for the LUMIX S Series Compact, Lightweight Medium-Telephoto LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 (S-S85)

Panasonic is pleased to introduce a new large-aperture medium-telephoto fixed focal length lens, the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 (S-S85) that enhances portrait photography with its beautiful bokeh effect. Based on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless camera, Panasonic is going to release four F1.8 large-aperture lenses as previously announced, and this 85mm F1.8 is the first one. These four F1.8 lenses feature common size and position of control parts to provide practical advantage in use, for example, when the camera is on a gimbal, it is easy to exchange lenses quickly with minimum adjustment of connected gears.  Filters can also be used in common thanks to the same diameter. Boasting high mobility realized by its compact size and light weight, the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 is also suitable for stills. 
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Service Finance Company to deliver competitive and convenient financing packages for Panasonic brand solar modules and EverVolt™ energy storage systems

Panasonic and Service Finance Company today announced PowerOn, a new home energy storage financing program exclusively for Panasonic EverVolt™ Certified Installers that enables them to offer 100% financing to homeowners who buy a complete energy storage system including EverVolt™ battery storage and Panasonic brand solar modules, or EverVolt™ battery storage.
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A New Box-Style Mirrorless Cinema & Live Event Camera LUMIX BGH1 Featuring C4K/4K 60p and 10-bit Video Recording

Newark, NJ (October 13, 2020) - Panasonic is proud to announce the release of the brand’s first box-style LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera DC-BGH1. Based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard, the new LUMIX BGH1 takes advantage of high mobility, an extensive interchangeable lens lineup, and even includes technologies Panasonic has acquired though the development of professional cinema cameras, camcorders and the LUMIX GH series. Against a background of increasing streaming opportunities in addition to traditional broadcasting, Panasonic offers the LUMIX BGH1, an easy-to-install camera with high expandability allowing multi-camera control. It can be used in a variety of ways from shooting on drones to IP remote control to live streaming and more.
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Panasonic Announces the Release of LUMIX Webcam Software (Beta) for Windows / Mac

Panasonic has released the LUMIX Webcam Software (Beta) for Windows / Mac, a one-stop webcam software making it possible to use an applicable LUMIX camera as an webcam for purposes such as live streaming or video conferencing.  It is easy to feed the camera view over a USB connection in optimum output resolution (1280x960 or 1280x720) according to the application for live streaming or video conferencing. No extra device is needed. 
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Panasonic Introduces Next Generation Intelli-Balance™ 100 Energy Recovery Ventilator with Boost Capability

Panasonic, a leading provider of ventilation and indoor air solutions to the building industry, today announced its next generation Intelli-Balance™ 100 Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) with an occupant-controlled Boost function. With the flip of a switch, Boost increases the fan speed to the highest setting, increasing airflow on demand, and is ideal when large gatherings in the home require greater ventilation. Intelli-Balance 100 ERV is engineered with versatile installation and healthy indoor air quality for single and multi-family dwellings to deliver high-performing, cost-effective balanced ventilation. Intelli-Balance is designed to operate at peak performance in every climate zone, increasing its adaptability for health-conscious homebuilders and homeowners across North America.  
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Pepperdine University Upgrades More Than 160 Classrooms with Hybrid Classroom Solution Featuring Panasonic Pan/Tilt/Zoom Camera for Remote Learning Instruction

To provide a fully remote learning environment for the Fall 2020 semester to support faculty and students, Pepperdine University installed EduFLEX, a hybrid classroom technology solution inclusive of Panasonic’s AW-HE38H HD Pan-Tilt-Zoon (PTZ) camera. The private, Southern California University sought technology to move its classes online that would be simple, consistent, and flexible to provide an engaging environment and accommodate any combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning. 
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Panasonic and SideChef Team Up to Offer Consumers Accessible Way to Engage with Home Cooking

Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is expanding its partnership with leading culinary platform, SideChef, by introducing exclusive recipes, cooking tips, and chef secrets for SideChef Premium users.  
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Panasonic Invests Additional $150 Million in Venture Capital with Conductive Ventures II

Panasonic Corporation announced today the launch of Conductive Ventures II, with a commitment of $150 million, a 50% increase from the first fund. Headquartered in California, the new fund will invest in expansion stage enterprise software and hardware technology companies in areas including artificial intelligence, financial technology, digital health, future of work, commerce, autonomous vehicle technologies and advanced manufacturing, among others. The first fund invested in companies such as Ambiq Micro, Blueshift, CSC Generation, Desktop Metal, Gen. G, Jackpocket, Proterra, Self, Sprinklr, Survata and Versatile. Despite the young vintage of Fund I, one of its first investments, Desktop Metal, has announced its intention to go public. 
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Homeowners in Four States Receive Expanded Access to Panasonic’s Residential Solar Products and Certified Installers

Panasonic Corporation of North America today announced eight installers in four states have been promoted to the Elite and Premium tiers of its Residential Solar Installer Program. These promotions enable more homeowners to access the industry-leading Panasonic Solar Modules HIT® portfolio, as well as high levels of customer service excellence.
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New Hybrid Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera, the LUMIX S5

Panasonic is delighted to announce the new LUMIX S5, a new hybrid full-frame mirrorless camera that achieves both excellent performance in photo/video and stunning mobility for serious photographers and videographers.
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