The PT-DZ21K named as the “Specialist projector of the year (above 5,000 lumens)” by AV Awards 2013.

The Panasonic PT-DZ21K 3-chip DLP™ projector has been selected as the "Specialist projector of the year (above 5,000 lumens)" by AV Awards 2013.

AV Awards were chosen in the Company, Product Innovation and Project categories.

In the “Product Innovation” category, the award for the "Specialist projector of the year (above 5,000 lumens)" was given to the PT-DZ21K as a projector with bright output, for uses such as digital cinema, live events and installation models.

At the same time, Panasonic picked up the award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Industry” for the excellence of the PT-DZ21K, which played a key role in large-scale applications, such as the London 2012 Olympic Games and Glastonbury 2013’s Arcadia stage.

AV Awards 2013 winners were announced during a gala event on
Friday, 11 October at the Hilton on Park Lane in London.

Evaluated Points

In the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, the PT-DZ21K far exceeded the expectations of
conventional 20,000 lumens projectors, with key features such as size, weight, noise and power consumption.
Housed in a box the size of a 10,000 lumens projector, the PT-DZ21K has a light weight of 51 kg for easy carrying
by only two people. It also features low noise at just 49 dB and low power consumption of just 2,300 W.

Read the case study of the London 2012 Olympic Games

About AV Awards

AV Awards is run by Metropolis International. Metropolis International is a fast growing group, established in 1994, that specializes in business & consumer media, discount & loyalty programs and business software. It employs 240 people and has offices in West London, Croydon, Bolton, Frome, Plymouth, Dublin and New York.

http://www.avawards.com/

The PT-DZ21K named as the "Best Video Projection Product High Lumen" by NewBay Media

The Panasonic PT-DZ21K 3-chip DLP™ projector has been selected as the "Best Video Projection Product High Lumen" by NewBay Media in the Rental & Staging Systems Product Awards.

The Rental & Staging Systems Product Awards showcase the most innovative rental and staging systems of 2012.

Winners were announced at InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, Florida.

Award trophy at InfoComm 2013

About NewBay Media

NewBay Media is one of the world's largest media and information resources for professionals, retailers and enthusiasts within the Pro Audio, Broadcast & Video, Musical Instruments, AV / Consumer Electronics and K-12 Education vertical markets. NewBay publishes and produces more than 40 publications and show dailies, 50 websites, 30 daily and weekly e-newsletters, 3 expos and 50-plus custom publishing efforts annually.

http://www.nbmedia.com/

The PT-VW431D named as the "Most Innovative Install-Grade Projector" by NewBay Media

The Panasonic DIGITAL LINK-ready PT-VW431D LCD projector has been selected as the "Most Innovative Install-Grade Projector" by NewBay Media in the 2013 Systems Contractor News InfoComm Installation Product Awards.

The 2013 SCN/InfoComm Installation Product Awards showcase the most innovative commercial AV products of 2012.

Winners were announced at InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, Florida.

Award trophy at InfoComm 2013

About NewBay Media

NewBay Media is one of the world's largest media and information resources for professionals, retailers and enthusiasts within the Pro Audio, Broadcast & Video, Musical Instruments, AV / Consumer Electronics and K-12 Education vertical markets. NewBay publishes and produces more than 40 publications and show dailies, 50 websites, 30 daily and weekly e-newsletters, 3 expos and 50-plus custom publishing efforts annually.

http://www.nbmedia.com/

Panasonic voted as the "Favorite Projector Manufacturer" by rAVe's readers

Over 62,000 rAVe readers voted for the rAVe Readers' Choice Awards, and chose Panasonic as their Favorite Projector Manufacturer.

Award trophy at InfoComm 2013

About rAVe [Publications]

rAVe is an opinionated news organization, providing news and commentary that reflect the opinions of its authors. The target audience for rAVe’s publications is AV Insiders” – AV dealers, integrators, consultants, designers, etc. that deal in the sale, specification, design and installation of audiovisual products.

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The PT-RZ470 and PT-RZ370 win the iF Product Design Award 2013

The Panasonic PT-RZ470 and PT-RZ370 LED/Laser-combined 1-chip DLP™ projectors have received
the iF Product Design Award 2013.

LED/Laser-combined 1-chip DLP™ projectors PT-RZ470

Feature Description from the iF Product Design Award:

DLP™ projectors that use a new light source (LED + Laser) and are maintenance-free for 20,000 hours.

  • ‒ Full-HD resolution, 3,500 lm of brightness and always-on capability make them suitable for applications ranging from education to digital signage.
  • ‒ Curved form blends in well with surrounding space.
  • ‒ Easy to use – have a lens ring that allows the user to easily adjust the focus from behind the device while looking at the projected image, and a lens shift lever to finely adjust the projection lens and image position.
  • ‒ Instant ON/OFF function reduces unnecessary projection and saves energy during presentations.

Panasonic's iF Product Design Award Winners

Panasonic News Portal Global Website

Panasonic's products were highly admired for their excellent design and user-friendliness at the iF Design Awards 2013. This year, Panasonic Corporation received an iF Gold Award and iF Design Packaging Award for its Clear Glass LED Bulb, also known as the ‘Modern Classic’ in Europe, along with iF Product Design Awards for a total of 17 other products, including the above-mentioned projectors.

About iF Product Design Award

Established in 1953 in a bid to encourage innovation in industrial design, the iF Product Design Award has developed into an annual event staged by the iF Industrial Forum Design in Hannover, Germany. The iF design jury of top-class designers and corporate designers selects the most outstanding examples from among the many industrial product designs submitted around the world. The iF award is among the most prestigious and well-known design award in Europe, the birthplace of industrial design.

http://www.ifdesign.de/

The PT-DZ21K Series wins the Most InAVative Commercial Projector Award of 2013

The Panasonic PT-DZ21K Series 3-chip DLP™ projector has won the InAVation Award 2013 in the category of the Most InAVative Commercial Projector above 10k lumens by public voting.
The InAVation Awards contest is organized by InAVate, leader of online publications of Pro AV integration and technology from the EMEA region. And the top products in the category were selected by a panel of jurors representing the InAVation Awards.

Award Trophy

Award Trophy

The PT-DZ21K Series boasts a powerful 20,000 lumens of brightness* from the incorporation of four new 465-W UHM lamps. In addition to the high brightness and an extra compact body, the projector boasts high reliability, low TCO with easy maintenance, and installation flexibility, making it an ideal projector for large venue applications such as auditoriums and museums, and for rental and staging that require easy handling.

* Brightness by model: PT-DZ21K/DS20K: 20,000 lm, PT-DW17K: 17,000 lm

It was the combination of these strengths that resulted in the selection of the PT-DZ21K Series for use during the opening and closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The application in the Olympic Stadium came with a very long projection throw distance and a large, complex shaped projection surface that required a powerful projection system with high-performance masking and 3D mapping capabilities.

Read the case study of the London 2012 Olympic Games

About InAVate

InAVate is the market leading print ActiveMagazine and online resource for the Pro AV Integration industry throughout the EMEA region and beyond. Their editorial team provides the most authoritative information on the latest technology and the business trends that matter. Their unique and independent editorial approach has quickly developed InAVate as the AV technology resource of choice.

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