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Once again, Panasonic's cutting-edge AV equipment played an important role at Sochi 2014. [3 min 44 sec]

This video introduces the long history of Panasonic's Olympic Partnership while featuring still and moving images from the past Games.


Under the slogan, "Sharing the Passion," Panasonic has supported the Olympic Games with its cutting-edge AV technology since 1988, for more than 25 years, as the Official Worldwide Olympic Partner. This video introduces this long history with scroll-like contiguous images featuring scenes from the past Games and some rare clips from behind-the-scenes to showcase the evolution of Panasonic's solutions and the commitment of the staff supporting the staging of the Games.


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Since Calgary 1988, Panasonic has supported the Games as the Official Worldwide Olympic Partner. 。[0 min 20 sec]

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Broadcasting - Helping people deliver the passion of the Games [1 min 03 sec]

At each Games, Panasonic has supported the Olympic Games broadcast with its cutting-edge AV technology. Barcelona 1992 was especially challenging as the official recording format evolved from analog to digital, but Panasonic helped deliver and preserve the Games in beautiful clarity.

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Barcelona 1992. The official recording format evolved from analog to digital.[1 min 33 sec]

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The Olympic cauldron lit by a burning arrow was a truly memorable scene. [1 min 24 sec]

Staging - LED large screen displays amplify the excitement [1 min 50 sec]

Enhancing the experience in the venues with AV technology is another important aspect of Panasonic's contribution to the Games. The athletes' expressions and motions displayed on the LED large screen displays amplify the excitement in the venues. AV equipment such as projectors have also begun to play an integral role in producing the Opening Ceremony.

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Nagano 1998. The installation and operation of equipment in harsh winter conditions was extremely difficult.[2 min 00 sec]

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London 2012. Panasonic's projectors helped create a truly moving Opening Ceremony.[2 min 44 sec]

AV Security - Providing security solutions with advanced AV technology [2 min 46 sec]

Ensuring the safety at the Games, which welcomes visitors from all corners of the world, is also very important. Panasonic began supplying security cameras to the Games at Torino 2006. At London 2012, 2,500 security cameras were in operation. And to provide solutions that hit the mark, Panasonic created a new team in London 1 year before the Games to make all necessary preparations.

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Torino 2006. Panasonic began supplying security cameras to the Games.[3 min 07 sec]

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London 2012. 2,500 security cameras were in operation. [3 min 16 sec]

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Panasonic has signed another Official Worldwide Olympic Partnership Agreement extending its involvement to 2024. [4 min 22 sec]

As Panasonic renewed its partnership until 2020, the ending includes future Games all the way up to Rio 2016, PyeonChang 2018, and Tokyo 2020. You can see the cityscape of Tokyo. Panasonic has continued to support the Games that the Official Worldwide Olympic Partner with its cutting-edge AV technology for more than 25 years. This passion will continue well into the future.