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Panasonic to Debut "Raise the Bar Tour" in U.S./Canada.

Panasonic, a worldwide leader in Full HD 3D and Connected TV technologies, has announced the launch of the Panasonic Raise the Bar Tour, a seven-week, major market North American North American

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 tour designed to give consumers a chance to experience Panasonic's 2012 line-up of home entertainment, digital imaging, home appliance and personal care products, including the latest Full HD Smart VIERA[R] TVs featuring a vastly expanded range of interactive apps for gaming, fitness, live sports, video streaming and much more.

The first leg of the Panasonic Raise the Bar Tour kicked off this week at The Grove in Los Angeles and The Prudential Center in Boston from April 11-15. The tour will then make stops in major North American markets including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC through May 27. (See specific locations and dates below).

The Raise the Bar Tour will give visitors an opportunity to experience for themselves Panasonic's critically acclaimed 2012 line of Smart VIERA HDTVs, VIERA Connect-enabled IPTVs, Blu-ray Disc players, LUMIX cameras, HD camcorders, home appliances including microwave ovens, and personal care products including men's electric razors and women's beauty products. The display will also feature a 3D theater where visitors will be able to experience stunning 3D content from the Beijing and Vancouver Olympic Games as well as a sneak peek at the upcoming London Summer Olympic Games The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad are an international multi-sport event held every four years, organised by the International Olympic Committee.  which will be broadcast for the first time in 3D via a partnership between Panasonic and NBC Sports. At each tour stop, visitors will also be able to record video messages for the Olympic athletes heading to London. Panasonic is a worldwide Olympic sponsor in the HDTV (High Definition TV) A set of digital television (DTV) standards that offer the highest resolution and sharpest picture. Although some HDTV sets are available in standard (rather square) screen sizes, the overwhelming majority of sets are wide screen, which eliminates , Blu-ray Disc and Digital Imaging categories.

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. We created the Raise the Bar Tour to give consumers across North America a personal look at all of our exciting 2012 products in home entertainment, personal care and home appliances," said Shiro Kitajima, president of Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America. "Our 2012 product lines have truly raised the bar to a new level for consumers. From our new Smart VIERA[R] Full HD 3D TVs and 3D Blu-ray Disc Home Theater systems to our ever-expanding VIERA Connect IPTV (Internet Protocol TV) Also called "TV over IP," IPTV delivers scheduled TV programs and video-on-demand (VOD) via the IP protocol and digital streaming techniques used to watch video on the Internet.  features, LUMIX digital cameras and camcorders and our innovative personal care and home appliances products, visitors to our tour will be able to experience for themselves how amazing and easy-to-use they all are."

Visitors at the Raise the Bar Tour will also have exclusive opportunities to win(1) 2012 Panasonic products by tweeting product photos from the tour stops to the Panasonic #RaisetheBar hash tag. In addition, visitors that "check in" at Tour locations via Foursquare and Facebook Places will also win special commemorative prizes.

Also, in conjunction with the Tour, Panasonic will be giving away(1) a trip for two to the London Olympic Games this summer.

For more information on the Panasonic Raise the Bar Tour, including addresses and tour hours of operation, please visit and click on the "Come See Them Live" banner.

About Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America Based in Secaucus, N.J., Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America, a Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American Subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE NYSE

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: PC) and the hub of Panasonic's U.S. marketing, sales, service and R&D operations, offers a wide-range of consumer solutions in the U.S. and Canada. The company's portfolio of innovative consumer products ranges from VIERA Full HD 3D Televisions, Blu-ray players, LUMIX Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Home Audio, Cordless Phones, Home Appliances, Wellness and Personal Care products and more.

Panasonic is pledged to practice prudent, sustainable use of the earth's natural resources and protect our environment through the company's Eco Ideas programs. Panasonic was the only Consumer Electronics company to be listed in the top ten brands on the Interbrand Best Global Green Brands 2011 ranking. Follow Panasonic @panasonicdirect, and additional company information for media is available at

Panasonic Raise the Bar Tour Schedule MARKET DATES LOCATION CITY Boston April 11-15 Prudential Center Boston, MA Los Angeles April 11-15 The Grove Los Angeles, CA San Francisco April 18-21 Stonestown Galleria San Francisco, CA New York April 23-27 Grand Central Terminal New York, NY Vancouver April 25-28 Metropolis at Metrotown Burnaby, BC Washington, DC April 30 May 4 Union Station Washington, DC Seattle May 2-5 Alderwood Mall Lynnwood, WA Toronto May 9-12 Square One Mall This article is about the mall in Saugus, MA. For the mall located in Ontario, Canada, please see Square One Shopping Centre.

Square One Mall (formerly the New England Shopping Center
 Mississauga, ON Houston May 10-13 The Woodlands Mall The Woodlands, TX Minneapolis May 16-19 The Mall of America Mall of America (also MOA, MoA, or the Megamall) is a shopping mall located in the Twin Cities suburb of Bloomington, Minnesota. It is just southeast of the junction of Interstate 494 and Minnesota State Highway 77, and is across the interstate from the  Bloomington, MN Miami May 17-20 Aventura Mall Aventura, FL Chicago May 22-26 Union Station Chicago, IL Atlanta May 23-27 Mall of Georgia Mall of Georgia is an enclosed shopping mall in Buford, a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Built in 1999, it is currently the largest shopping mall in the state of Georgia[1], comprising more than two hundred stores on three levels.  Buford, GA

Notes: (1) Complete contest rules for product giveaways and sweepstakes rules for the trip to London will be available at beginning on April 11. SOURCE Panasonic

CONTACT: Chris De Maria (Panasonic), +1-201-348-7182,; or Blayne Murphy (Cohn & Wolfe), +1-212-798-9763, Web Site:
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