11/17/2009

Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH

Panasonic to Display Full HD Monitor Prototypes for Surgery and Endoscope

Düsseldorf, Germany (November 18, 2009) – Panasonic will be unveiling its Full HD Monitor prototypes for surgery and endoscope applications at MEDICA (November 18 – 21, 2009) in Düsseldorf, Germany, at booth D49 in hall 13.

Panasonic has developed the new HD-LCD Monitor for surgery and endoscopic reference, achieving high image quality with advanced features. The newly-developed LCD monitors, 32-inch & 37-inch, offer users the following benefits:

- Faithful color reproduction

Thanks to the IPS LCD, beautiful and natural images can be displayed even when viewed from an angle.

- Side-by-side 2 HD displays

Simultaneous display of 2 side-by-side HD endoscopic images. All signals of DVI/SDI can be displayed side-by-side through 2 inputs (Independent γ adjustment).

- Capability to display 3 independent images to meet the needs of surgical operations

With 3 display function, the half of the screen can be effectively utilized as 2 sub-monitors. (Screen size of the sub-monitor is almost the same as main monitor of endoscope systems)

Efficient operations without the need of switching by 3 independent displays (Independent γ adjustment).


About Panasonic
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of 7.77 trillion yen (US$78.4 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2009. The company's shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and New York (NYSE: PC) stock exchanges. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand, visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net/.

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