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.

Clean, crisp shots: New Panasonic-Leica lens is splash- and dust-proof

Panasonic has unveiled its new Leica co-branded 12mm F/1.4 lens. Featuring all-metal splash- and dust-proof construction, a 67mm filter thread, and 9-bladed circular aperture, this lens is a solid addition to the Panasonic-Leica lineup.

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 will happily shrug off (almost) any abuse you dole out

Panasonic unveiled the Toughpad FZ-A2, an Android tablet that seems to live up to its name by resisting water, dust, and drops. The Toughpad FZ-A2 will be available for purchase sometime in July.

Tesla sets aggressive goals for Model 3, suppliers not so sure

Based on huge Model 3 reservations and despite supplier doubts, Tesla has ramped up production plans and intends to start testing full runs in July 2017. The company has said if suppliers can deliver it will produce the components itself.
Cool Tech

Get ready to stream Netflix, Hulu on flights with next-gen satellite broadband

A number of companies are heating up the in-flight broadband service industry with next-generation solutions that provide faster speeds. For consumers, it would allow access to streaming services and other high-bandwidth applications.
Cool Tech

New robotic exoskeleton technology is here from Panasonic 7:14

When it comes to autonomy, mobility may just be one of the most important components. Thanks to the incredible technology behind robotic exoskeletons, the elderly, the injured, and everyone else can experience mobility like never…

Cook your meals in under 20 minutes with Panasonic’s new countertop induction oven

Over the weekend, Panasonic unveiled the world's very first Countertop Induction Over (CIO) at the International Home & Housewares Show. The device promises to take your raw produce and proteins and turn them into a meal in just 20 minutes.
Home Theater

Buy Panasonic’s Ultra HD Blu-Ray player this April, get Mad Max: Fury Road for free

Panasonic’s DMP-UB900 Ultra HD Blu-Ray player goes on sale in the UK this April, earlier than many expected. Even better, it includes a free copy of the 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray release of Mad Max: Fury Road. Will the US get the same deal?

Panasonic gets Pana-rugged with new Toughpad Android and Windows tablets

Panasonic just unveiled two new Toughpad tablets designed for the workplace. The durable Android N1 and the Windows 10 F1 are rugged 4.7-inch handhelds with built-in barcode readers.