Hey, everyone...The CNET team is in the house at the Panasonic CES presser. It should be getting started in about 15 minutes, assuming they're on time.
Hey everyone! I'll be covering the Panasonic press event with Daniel.
May be old tech, but there's really only one thing I care about at a Panasonic press event: plasma. (Unless they show OLED?)
Everything has been revealed to us (under embargo). So while we'd love to spill the beans right now, we'll have to wait. But don't fret, Panasonic fans, it's looking good.
I see a sign that says "SmarTViera". Likely an update to Panasonic's Smart TV suite, which was already pretty good.
We should be starting shortly.
Pretty sure Panasonic is using some of the same stock footage on their TVs as last year.
Packed press room, as always for Panasonic.
Remember, Panasonic president Kazuhiro Tsuga gives the Panasonic keynote tomorrow.
Now Shiro Kitajima, presdient of Panasonic North America marketing....
He says, Panasonic has overcome challenges in the past, and yes, these are challenging times.
Panasonic is committed to delivering products with a rich consumer experience.
Speaking of TVs, he says, for 5 years now at CES, he has spoken of Panasonic's leadership role in redefining the home TV experience, that pioneered innovation.
Panasonic showing off its legacy of Smart TV innovation. Somewhat fairly -- they have a good suite of services.
For example, in 2008, Panasonic created the smart TV category by adding IPTV....and each year, they've added more smart TV features.