Panasonic will exhibit their latest products and technologies at
IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) 2016, one of the biggest trade
shows for consumer electronics and home appliances in the world, in
Berlin, Germany, from 2 - 7 September 2016.
Under the theme of "A Better Life, A Better World" the Panasonic
booth will present a variety of living environment featuring
Panasonic's wide range of products, from audio-visual equipment to
home appliances and beauty appliances.
Main Exhibits in the Panasonic Booth at IFA 2016
Better Living Tomorrow: Future lifestyle with connected
Panasonic has created a multipurpose living environment that can
be used differently based on individual needs. The kitchen, living
and dining space has been integrated using advanced connected
appliances so that families and friends can enjoy time together and
individuals can spend time on their own terms. Panasonic presents a
fulfilling life that can be achieved in the next three to five
years by sharing space with family and friends as an example of the
lifestyles we all desire.
Multipurpose space to share experiences
This corner will feature a simple, interactive, and harmonious
living environment in a manner that reflects personal preferences
in daily life. The spatial environment can be changed depending on
personal behaviour to ensure comfort and to produce unexpected
• Invisible Library, Glass
Cantered on creating an integrated room for the whole family,
transparent displays which present images only when necessary have
been built into the cupboard doors, meaning they constitute as part
of the interior when unused.
• Lighting and audio-visual
To enhance the atmosphere of any family activities, the lighting
and sound effectively changes in response to personal
Equipment and services that reflect personal preferences and
This corner will feature a living environment that enables
access to appropriate information and offers support on various
occasions in daily life. Now the smarter cooking experience will
help everyone enjoy meals and conversation.
• Sake and wine cellar
Planning a dinner party is now easier than ever with the new sake
and wine cellar. It features a transparent display fitted as the
door, which presents different information from the types of liquor
stored, to recipes that match the particular "sake" chosen. The
liquors are also stored at their optimal temperature and humidity,
making them the ideal addition to a meal.
• Range hood equipped with a
To ensure professional-level cooking at home, Panasonic's range
hoods are designed to measure cooking conditions. The range hood
ensures the temperature of induction hobs is properly controlled,
using a camera to monitor the progress of cooking.
• New concept built-in
Allowing more time for family, and less time spent on cooking
meals, Panasonic's new cooker presents a cooking experience that
keeps freshly cooked dishes hot and tasty until the end of a meal.
Based on an entirely different concept from that of induction hobs
and griddles, the operation is simple - put ingredients on a dish
and set it on the cooker, and it will heat only the
• Cloud services
For the keen chefs of the household, cloud services are designed
to present new and exciting recipes to enhance the joy of cooking
different dishes. The cloud facilitates communication between the
range hood and other connected cooking equipment, which helps
control the temperature, and allows multiple dishes to be completed
• All in One
Everyone wants more free time to spend with their loved ones, and
a system to help improve the efficiency of housework, and the "All
in One Laundry" system does just that. Time-consuming tasks ranging
from washing, drying, folding and storing are now automated, based
on image analysis and robotics technologies, cutting the time of
mundane daily tasks.
• Home controller
Peace of mind is invaluable, that is why the home controller is
designed to control all home appliances, including lighting.
Connected via the cloud through a home server, it detects the
remaining amount of ingredients in the refrigerator, encourages the
user to place orders, and provides other useful information.
At IFA, Panasonic will display the latest Smart Home technology
that makes homes more comfortable, safe and secure - giving
consumers' greater piece of mind. Visitors will be able to
experience first-hand a wide range of connected products and
services, including sensors, cameras and control and devices, for
people's daily lives.
A group of actors will bring Panasonic's Smart Home technology
and services to life. At the booth, these will be built into a
miniature house, presenting visitors with an overview of how
multiple Smart Home products work together to help users keep an
eye on all the important things in their lives, such as:
• A glass break sensor detects glass break
frequency and sends an alarm, for example if an intruder breaks a
window to gain access to the house.
• A water leak sensor detects even a small
amount of water and sends an alarm, alerting residents early in
case of broken pipes or flooding bath tubs.
• A motion sensor detects movement and sends an
alarm or triggers other devices, such as switching on the lights,
for example if the ITTT (If This Then That) rule doesn't detect
movement of elderly people after a specific time.
• A variety of indoor, outdoor and perimeter
cameras help monitor home and garden, keeping sleeping babies safe
and an eye on the dog playing outside.
• A smart plug which allows users to switch
their home's electrical devices on and off remotely from their
• An indoor, wall-mounted access keypad to
easily arm and disarm the Smart Home, even without having to
activate the smartphone app.
• A keychain remote, with which users can arm or
disarm the system at the touch of a single button when they come
home or leave the house.
The digital imaging area presents Panasonic's latest photo and
video cameras of which nearly all can record in 4K - from its
compact Lumix cameras series to the mirrorless, interchangeable
lens Lumix G-series. All ensure quality videoing for every special
time you want to record. In the photo and video shooting area,
everyone can try out the 4K Photo Technology and Post Focus
The 4K Photo feature allows you to capture the perfect moment
and extract an 8-megapixel still with exact precision, and the Post
Focus Function gives users creative freedom allowing them to bring
an area of the image into pin-sharp focus with one touch, after
TV and Home AV
Families deserve the best quality TV experience, with pictures
shown as intended by the directors, all of which Panasonic present
with a premium 4K home theatre solution based on the combination of
an Ultra HD Premium TV and a Blu-ray Player. This is made possible
only by Panasonic, which offers both professional filmmaking
equipment and home-use products.
• 4K TV
The DX900 series (HDR-compatible 4K TV) line-up will be on display
which introduces high quality image from the 4K Pro HDR and Art
& Interior technology. The technology zone will exhibit OLED
and other technologies that are driving picture quality and have
achieved Reference Class Reviews for Panasonic TVs.
• Ultra HD Blu-ray
Delivering the best picture and sound performance for the 4K HDR
age, the high-end ULTRA HD Premium certified DMP-UB900 4K Ultra HD
Blu-ray Player, with its expanding eco-system will be on show.
Together with the DX900 4K LED LCD TV, both products represent a
comprehensive group of next generation technologies for consumers
who want to enjoy the very best quality 4K HDR content with the
A major subject of the audio area this year is "wireless audio".
Perfect for parties and home entertainment, a new audio serious
will be on display for the first time at IFA.
Also on show will be Panasonic's Wing RP-BTS50 and RP-BTS30
headphone models. Both easily connect to your smartphone via
Bluetooth, and are the ideal companion for sports and travel while
enjoying high quality sound.
• ALL Series WIFI
Rounding up the audio corner with the Panasonic ALL Series WIFI
speakers with AllPlay which allow music to be played simultaneously
on several devices in the house. The flat-design SC-ALL7CD achieves
both high sound quality and compactness with Hi-Res compatibility,
and the SC-ALL05, the first waterproof product in the series with a
built-in battery will feature alongside.
Lifestyle Showcase: Look good to feel great
Personal care for three categories including ladies beauty,
men's grooming, and oral care will be presented in a special space
this year at IFA.
• Ladies beauty
Inspired by the daily, highly-precise skincare rituals of Japanese
women, Panasonic will showcase tailored new premium beauty care
products that enable a simpler and more satisfying beauty and
cleansing routine. The "touch and try" demonstrations will include
the EH-SA31 steamer. #SnSnap (an SNS photo printing service) will
also be on display.
• Men's grooming
Male visitors can experience "touch and try" demonstrations of the
5-blade ES-LV9N shaver that features Japanese blade tech sensor
technology allowing for a gentle and close shave. Also available
for demonstrations are the ER-GB80 beard and moustache trimmers
that feature 40 settings for personalised trim length, as well as
the ER-GC71 hair trimmer with 38 length settings to achieve that
• Oral care
Visitors can also experience "touch and try" demonstrations of the
EW1411 rechargeable oral irrigator which features a 4-mode water
jet for an effective clean and gum care. Also on display is the
expansion of the EW-D electric toothbrush range, featuring extra
fine bristles to scrape out debris.
This corner will show demonstrations with a 10kg large capacity
model equipped with Auto Care function, which employs four sensors
to detect laundry weight, materials, and soils as well as water
temperature, and automatically achieves optimal washing settings.
Alongside this, an exhibition area will introduce the history of
washing machines using miniature models, and a video that explains
Panasonic's reliable quality.
Small Kitchen Appliances
Focusing attention on the quality of its products, and how they
can improve health and wellbeing through the Japanese inspired
'Experience Fresh' philosophy; Panasonic's 2016 range is designed
to cater for proven growing consumer trends.
A food specialist will be invited for cooking demonstrations
using Panasonic's kitchen appliances (microwave oven, bread maker,
slow juicer, high-power blender, food processor) and ingredients
will be kept fresh in a Panasonic refrigerator. Recipes for dishes
that can be cooked using Panasonic's kitchen appliances will also
• Kitchen appliances
Visitors will learn how to eat their way to a healthy lifestyle
using fresh ingredients that can be easily prepared, all by the
displayed NN-DS596 microwave oven, the SD-ZB2512 bread maker, the
MJ-L500 slow juicer, the MX-ZX100 high-power blender, and the
MK-F800 food processor.
Panasonic's refrigerators on display showcase a commitment to food
freshness. The technology featured creates the optimal environment
for storing vegetables, including a partial freezing temperature
control (−3°C) and storage technology which keeps meat and fish
fresh for an extended period of time. In terms of design, the
extensive line-up includes the Premium Flat Door bottom freezers
and high-end Side-by-Side fridges, with a flexible interior to
enhance user friendless.
Built-in Kitchen Appliances
Visitors will experience cooking demonstrations of Japanese
cuisine by an instructor from the TSUJI Culinary Institute (a
famous Japanese cooking school) as well as demonstrations by German
chef, Klaus Breinig. Panasonic's innovative induction hobs
featuring cooking functions with accurate temperature control will
be introduced through cooking demonstrations for deep fried and
grilled dishes. The food will be available for tasting.
• Induction hobs
This corner will feature the Genius sensor, Panasonic's original
light thermal sensor technology that detects infrared energy from
the bottom of the pot to ensure accurate temperature control.
• Built-in kitchen
Built-in kitchen equipment that is on sale in Germany including
steam microwave ovens, dishwasher, warming drawer, and
refrigerators will be on display. Demonstrations will be conducted
to show the capabilities of the HL-SX485 steam microwave oven which
is equipped with inverter controls and steamer functions.
Technics: An iconic brand expands
Technics offers not only state of the art technology that
fascinates audio lovers by its precision, but a line-up of next
generation high-resolution audio components and music systems that
have been designed to deliver a premium user experience for the
true audiophile and music fan.
• Listening room
In a special sound demo room visitors can experience the direct
drive turntable system that has been developed to redefine the
direct drive mechanism. The manufacturing process, underpinned by
craftsmanship, combines tradition with advanced technologies, with
each part carefully manufactured, all of which symbolises what the
turntable stands for.
• Digital invention
On the digital side, with its reference class R1, Technics brought
a milestone of Japanese art of audio invention to the market,
showcased by the premium-class C700 hi-fi range with its lifestyle
OTTAVA wireless music system which ensures to deliver
uncompromising sound quality to the user.
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