Committed to expanding its IPTV services and offering consumers more choice, Panasonic is pleased to provide 12 new applications and 2 updates to its’ enhanced cloud-based internet service (Broadband connection required) VIERA Connect. VIERA Connect allows users to enjoy a range of other services, such as sports, health & fitness activities, interactive games and a variety of other contents in addition to the standard movies and television programmes on a high-quality large-screen TV through the simple operation of a remote control.
The new services cover a range of genres, including video on demand, video service, catch-up TV, music service, social networking, news & lifestyle, health &fitness and game – catering for varying consumer interests.
6 new gaming applications* have joined VIERA Connect; Black Jack Royale, ZapTap, Moggles, Cosmox, Brain Trainer and PlayJam Gaming. Catering for a broad spectrum of users, these new additions join a wealth of gaming applications already available on VIERA Connect.
*All 6 gaming applications require payment for use.
In addition to these new applications, VIERA Connect has two further updates to its services. BBC Big Screen News, bringing trusted world and UK news as well as local and regional perspectives, has now been updated to high definition resolution. The second update is Nova.cz, the popular catch-up TV application which has been renamed Voyo. Available on VIERA Connect, users can access sport and music events and live streaming.
These new service are available now on Panasonic’s 2011 line-up of VIERA TVs** . iConcerts and Bharat Matrimony are also available on Panasonic’s 2010 VIERA TVs. The introduction of 12 new applications simultaneously is testament to Panasonic’s commitment to continuing to expand its IPTV services and to creating a more exciting television experience for viewers.
**24 flat-panel VIERA TV models (32 to 65 inches1) are compatible with this service: 42/46/50/55/65 inch Plasma and 32/37/42 inch LCD TVs.