Powerwall for all: Tesla turns to Panasonic for increased photovoltaic production

American automaker Tesla turned to frequent collaborator Panasonic yet again to increase its production of photovoltaic cells and modules, expanding its ability to bring solar energy solutions to a wider market.

Panasonic's new battery-less, wireless universal switch makes its CEATEC debut

In the future, you can stop getting up to turn on the lights. And at CEATEC, the future is now. Panasonic has unveiled a wireless and battery-less switch that allows you to control the lighting in a room from practically anywhere…

Bendable smartphones: Panasonic's new flexible battery may pave the way

Panasonic has developed a new flexible battery that could one day power devices like bendable smartphones. The tech is currently able to hold between 17.5mAh and 60mAh, and can twist up to 25 degrees.

The Lumix GH5 is aimed squarely at the prosumer market and offers 4K at 60fps 3:04

Today, Panasonic teased the new Lumix GH5, the first mirrorless camera to shoot 4K video at 60 frames per second. It also boasts a new 6K Photo mode, capable of saving 18MP images at 30 frames per second.

Panasonic unveils mirrorless G85, two advanced compacts at Photokina

At Photokina, Panasonic announced three Lumix cameras with improved technologies, including 4K and Post Focus. The mirrorless G85 and LX10 and FZ2500 advanced compacts will arrive before the end of the year.

Cooke brings miniS4/i cinema lenses to Canon, Nikon, Sony, and mirrorless cameras

U.K.-based Cooke Optics just announced that it will make its coveted line of miniS4/i cinema lenses available to shooters of Canon and Nikon DSLRs as well as Sony and Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras thanks to interchangeable mounts.

Panasonic's pro 4K camcorder packs a punch in a small package

Panasonic has lifted the veil on its latest professional-grade camcorder. Capable of 4K video at 60fps, the HC-X1 packs a punch with its 24mm 24X Leica lens and 4-Drive Lens System.

At IFA, Panasonic shows off new type of living environment built around smart electronics

Panasonic is looking to create a portal to the future. Through the theme of "A better life, a better world," Panasonic is showing off a new type of living environment, built around modern electronics in the modern home.
Home Theater

Panasonic announces more affordable DMP-UB700 UHD Blu-ray player at IFA 2016

Ultra HD Blu-ray players are still few and far between, but at IFA in Berlin, Panasonic has announced it is following up its DMP-UB900 with a new, more affordable model in the DMP-UB700.

Panasonic’s puffy Ballooncam is a drone safe enough to soar above crowds

What do you get when you cross a balloon and a drone? This prototype from Panasonic could improve drone safety as well as flight times. Oh, and it also doubles as a projector for displaying messages at sporting events.

One of Fujifilm’s top-of-the line cameras can’t do top of-the-line features, company admits

When Fujifilm announced the X-T2, the company promised to bring its improved autofocus to its sister camera, the X-Pro2, via firmware. Unfortunately, this won't be happening for the X-T2's other headline feature: 4K video.
Home Theater

The wait is nearly over: Panasonic’s 4K Blu-ray player gets a US release date

Already out in Japan and Europe, Panasonic's DMP-UB900 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player will finally arrive in the U.S. this September. The player boasts a ton of features and looks like it provides excellent image processing, but it isn't cheap.