Panasonic has launched a brand new Smart TV Interface, a relationship with YouTube TV along with new Blu-ray players and home theatre kits. Missing was OLED and Ultra High Definition TVs.The new technology allows users to personalise their TV with a home screen populated with widgets.
Owners of a Panasonic Viera TV will be able to add tiles with channels, calendars; internet pages a dedicated YouTube service that connects your phone to your TV.
Using the integrated web camera built into select Panasonic TVs, the TV will be able to recognise users switching the home screen depending on whoever is watching it. Users will be able to control their TV by talking into a brand new micro remote which looks like an old fashioned microphone.
Panasonic has also moved to integrate tablets and smartphones so that a user can send images to a TV.
A standout feature was the introduction of an electronic pen that allows users to write on a TV screen. Once a user is happy with the image using stylus pens pulled down from a pallet, you can send the annotated image back to any phone or tablet connected to the TV.
The new My Home Screen and the introduction of their new Swipe & Share 2.0 technology heralds a new era for Panasonic who are still pushing a combination of plasma and LED TV technology.
Panasonic also unveiled a new bone conduction wireless headphones and camcorders that have built in Wi Fi which enables real-time broadcasting over the Web.