On the road to safer motorways with Panasonic
Portugal’s largest motorway management company, Brisa, has installed a 40m2 Panasonic video wall into its Operational Control Centre which monitors 1100km of motorway.
A total of 44 Panasonic 55 inch displays (TH-55LV5W) make up the video wall, which helps Brisa manage mobility across 11 motorways and provide an immediate response to unforeseen events and accidents.
"We had a lot of problems with our previous video wall," explains Pedro Sobral, Project Manager at Brisa. "However, the new Panasonic displays look more modern and are more efficient, which maximises the availability of the tools within Brisa’s Operational Control Centre."
The displays, which were integrated by Prosonic, are able to work seamlessly 24 hours a day. They are specifically designed for the control room market, boasting an anti-glare surface and an ultra-thin 5.3mm bezel.
"The new monitoring system means Brisa benefits from exceptional image quality and reduced maintenance costs for its video wall," says João Farinha, Prosonic's Integrated Solutions Division. "The customer feedback has been excellent and Brisa is extremely happy. The Panasonic monitors are even exceeding Brisa’s requirements in terms of image quality,” he added.
The ultra-thin bezel allows Brisa the option to display a single image across various screens, with virtually no discontinuity in the image.
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About Panasonic System Communications Company Europe (PSCEU)
PSCEU is the European branch of Panasonic Systems Communications Company, the global B2B division of Panasonic. PSCEU’s goal is to improve the working lives of business professionals and help their organisations’ efficiency and performance. We help organisations capture, compute and communicate all sorts of information: image, voice, and textual data. Products include PBX telephone switches, document printers, professional cameras, projectors, large visual displays, rugged mobile PCs and fire alarms solutions. With around 400 staff, engineering design expertise, global project management capability and a large European partner network, PSCEU offers unrivalled capability in its markets.
PSCEU is made up of four product categories:
• Communication Solutions, including professional scanners, multifunctional printers, telephony systems and SIP terminal devices.
• Visual System Solutions, including projectors and professional displays. Panasonic offers the widest range of Visual products, and leads the European projector market with 28 % revenue share. (Futuresource B2B market tracking, Q1/2014)
• Professional Camera Solutions, including Broadcast & ProAV products, security, fire alarm systems and industrial medical vision (IMV) technology. Panasonic is one of the top two professional camera vendors in Europe.
• Computer Product Solutions helps mobile workers improve productivity with its range of Toughbook rugged notebooks, Toughpad business tablets and electronic point of sales (EPOS) systems. As European market leaders, Panasonic Toughbook had a 66.4% revenue share of sales of rugged and durable notebooks and Panasonic Toughpad held a 50.4% revenue share of sales of rugged business tablets in 2013 (VDC Research, March 2014).
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates over 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.70 trillion yen (71.5 billion Euros) for the year ending March 31, 2014. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life and a better world for its customers. For more information about Panasonic, please visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net/