Home > Terms > English (EN) > Panasonic


Panasonic Electronics is one of the largest Japanese electronics multinational Corporation , established in 1918 . Headquartered at Osaka , Japan Panasonic has now globally expanded itself to around 580 subordinate companies providing employment to over 330,000 workers . Panasonic Corporation is assumed to be the world's fourth largest TV manufacturer . It switched from producing analog TVs to digital TVs in January 2006, shredding off 30% of its sales. It purchased the patents of Pioneer's HDTVs and went onto producing Plasma TVs incorporating newer features . In 2012 , it signed a pact with MySpace to launch what is known as Myspace TV that allows users to chat online while watching TV programmes . By 2012 , Panasonic is believed to hold a sum of 140,146 patents across the world.

Collect to Blossary

Member comments

You have to log in to post to discussions.

Terms in the News

Billy Morgan

Sports; Snowboarding

The British snowboarder Billy Morgan has landed the sport’s first ever 1800 quadruple cork. The rider, who represented Great Britain in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, was in Livigno, Italy, when he achieved the man-oeuvre. It involves flipping four times, while body also spins with five complete rotations on a sideways or downward-facing axis. The trick ...

Marzieh Afkham

Broadcasting & receiving; News

Marzieh Afkham, who is the country’s first foreign ministry spokeswoman, will head a mission in east Asia, the state news agency reported. It is not clear to which country she will be posted as her appointment has yet to be announced officially. Afkham will only be the second female ambassador Iran has had. Under the last shah’s rule, Mehrangiz Dolatshahi, a ...

Weekly Packet

Language; Online services; Slang; Internet

Weekly Packet or "Paquete Semanal" as it is known in Cuba is a term used by Cubans to describe the information that is gathered from the internet outside of Cuba and saved onto hard drives to be transported into Cuba itself. Weekly Packets are then sold to Cuban's without internet access, allowing them to obtain information just days - and sometimes hours - after it ...

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Banking; Investment banking

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an international financial institution established to address the need in Asia for infrastructure development. According to the Asian Development Bank, Asia needs $800 billion each year for roads, ports, power plants or other infrastructure projects before 2020. Originally proposed by China in 2013, a signing ...


Online services; Internet

Spartan is the codename given to the new Microsoft Windows 10 browser that will replace Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer. The new browser will be built from the ground up and disregard any code from the IE platform. It has a new rendering engine that is built to be compatible with how the web is written today. The name Spartan is named after the ...

Featured Terms

  • 0


  • 10


  • 2


Industry/Domain: History Category: Chinese history

Tang Dynasty

The Tang Dynasty was founded by Emperor Gaozu and lasted from 618-907 AD. The Tang Dynasty was considered a golden age for China with significant ...

Featured blossaries


Category: Technology   1 1 Terms

The Best Fitness Tracker You Can Buy

Category: Technology   2 5 Terms

Browers Terms By Category