Panasonic Security Systems Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation.

SECAUCUS, NJ--Panasonic Security Systems is celebrating Panasonic's 50th anniversary in 2007 as a technology and solutions leader in the security industry. Since 1957, Panasonic has continually reinforced their position as the security industry's first source for innovative video surveillance solutions.
"Panasonic Security Systems' core competencies have been developed organically through our ongoing commitment to research and development," said Frank DeFina, president, Panasonic System Solutions Company (PSSA).
"Our technologies have driven the evolution of the security industry from its analog beginnings, through our digital initiatives, to the goal of a fully networked and interoperable platform. As the evolution continues towards convergence across related industries, Panasonic continues to lead with innovative solutions built on technology partnerships with other leading companies."

Panasonic pioneered many of the most significant security advancements during the past 50 years, including these industry firsts:

* Visicon camera
* Color CCD camera
* Frame switcher
* Time lapse recorders
* Matrix switching systems
* Unitized PTZ cameras
* Super Dynamic camera technology
* Video encoder unit
* Embedded digital video recorder
* Iris recognition technology
* i-Pro Series professional IP camera
* Onboard Auto Back Focus in cameras
* Built-in advanced auto tracking in cameras

With focused attention on the development of innovative professional video surveillance technologies, and uncompromised quality and reliability, Panasonic has established the trust needed to maintain success throughout the industry's continued evolution. As a result, Panasonic video surveillance solutions can be found in the most demanding and critical applications.
"We are all very proud of Panasonic's achievements over the past 50 years, but I believe our greatest accomplishments are still to come. With the continued confidence of our customers, sales channel partners and corporate partners, and our continued commitment to new product development, this story is only beginning," said Mr. DeFina. For more information visit www.panasonic.com/security.