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Panasonic Brings its First Full-frame Mirrorless Camera in India

LUMIX S1R features a High Resolution mode for the first time as a mirrorless full-frame camera to enable 187MP ultra-high precision photo with a pixel shift technology shooting

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Panasonic on Monday launched its first full-frame mirrorless Lumix S series with two models for the Indian market.

LUMIX S1 is priced at Rs 199,990 and with 24-105mm F4 lens, will cost Rs 267,990 while S1R is priced at Rs 299,990 (body only) and Rs 367,990 with a 24-105mm F4 lens.

The series — LUMIX S1 and S1R cameras with 24MP and 47.3MP full-frame CMOS sensor, respectively — is based on the L-Mount standard, which provides uncompromised imaging experience, the company said in a statement.

“The new Lumix S series boasts intuitive control, a rugged design for heavy-field use, durability and expandability, and is suitable for professional photography and videography,” said Sandeep Sehgal, Business Chief, Panasonic India.

“The Lumix S Series showcases our commitment to India and we are extremely confident to achieve double-digit market share in the next two years,” he added.

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Panasonic also launches mobile computing devices in India. Flickr

The LUMIX S Series comes with industry-leading video recording performance, an effective image stabilization, rich gradation and superior colour reproduction.

Lumix S1 and S1R offers a high-speed, high-precision AF system based on advanced control technology over the lens, the sensor and the new “Venus Engine” enable the user to capture the target in sharp focus without fail.

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“The imaging industry is a complex and demanding space and we have brought in defining changes by listening to our users and continuous investment in R&D to bring in industry-first technologies,” added Manish Sharma, President and CEO, Panasonic India and South Asia.

LUMIX S1R features a High Resolution mode for the first time as a mirrorless full-frame camera to enable 187MP ultra-high precision photo with a pixel shift technology shooting. (IANS)

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Panasonic Boosts Smart Factory Business in India

Panasonic also plans to open a technical centre for its smart factory solutions which will act as a strategic base that validates smart factories with customers and be used as a training centre

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Panasonic also launches mobile computing devices in India. Flickr

Targeting Rs.1,000 crore in revenue in India from its Smart Factory solutions in the next three years, Japanese electronics major Panasonic has announced it has integrated its welding business and SMT (Surface Mount Technology) equipment business into one Smart Manufacturing Solutions company.

The smart factory solutions proposition will enable Panasonic to deliver high value-added smart solutions and services along with world-class hardware to the manufacturing industry, the company said in a statement late on Wednesday.

The company targets to achieve Rs 1,000 crore in revenue from its smart factory business in the next three years in India, with solutions and digital manufacturing expected to contribute 15 per cent to the total smart factory business revenue.

“India is adopting new-age technologies such as 5G, IoT, AI and others at a rapid pace and we will only see more investment in these technologies as we move forward,” said Hiroyuki Aota, President and CEO, Global Panasonic Smart Factory Solutions.

“To be able to cater to these growing demands, having the right and smart capabilities in manufacturing will be key, and this is what we are addressing today,” he added.

The smart factory solutions mean integrated line management system (ILNB), automated process tracker, digital reporting system and more.

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Panasonic. IANS

Panasonic’s recently introduced solution ILNB can communicate with the entire line of machinery and can automate up to 70-80 per cent of manual processes.

The digital reporting system allows real-time access to information, helping build agility and overall transparency of systems.

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“The key technology to realise a Smart Factory is to connect various equipments through the Internet of Things (IoT), synchronize them and collect and control data in real time for entire production processes,” said Manish Sharma, President & CEO Panasonic India.

Panasonic also plans to open a technical centre for its smart factory solutions which will act as a strategic base that validates smart factories with customers and be used as a training centre. (IANS)