Panasonic's 2013 Smart Viera Plasma and LED/LCD HDTV Lineup Brings Enhanced Personalization
Panasonic has introduced its 2013 lineup of Smart VIERA Plasma AND LED/LCD HDTVs at CES 2013. The 32 new models will be packaged with enhanced personalization features, including easy sharing of content, voice interaction and creation of a personalized home screen on your TV.
My Home Screen
- A personalization function that allows each user in the home to create their own personal home screen with quick access to their favorite content. (Plasma: 2013 VIERA ZT60, VT60, and ST60 Series; LED/LCD: 2013 VIERA WT60, DT60, ET60, and E60 Series)
Swipe & Share 2.0
- An improved version of their current Swipe and Share function, which transforms the TV into a hub for streaming and sharing photo and video content seamlessly with smartphone and tablet devices. Through Panasonic's VIERA Connect platform, users can transfer photos and videos from their Android or iOS devices directly to the large screen via NFC. With a simple swipe of the finger, you can transfer photos to and fro your TV and mobile devices. (Plasma: 2013 VIERA ZT60, VT60, and ST60 Series; LED/LCD: 2013 VIERA WT60, DT60, ET60, and E60 Series)
- This allows users to add their own text to their photos on screen and transfer them back to their smart devices using the Electronic Touch Pen accessory. (Plasma: 2013 VIERA ZT60, VT60, ST60, and S60 Series)
Voice Guidance & Voice Interaction
- Voice control features include accessibility functions that uses text-to-speech functions to verbalize text content as it appears on your TV (Plasma: 2013 VIERA ZT60 and VT60 Series; LED/LCD: 2013 VIERA WT60, DT60, ET60, and E60 Series) and to search via voice on your Smart VIERA touch pad controller or smartphone with VIERA Remote 2 app installed. (Plasma: 2013 VIERA ZT60 and VT60 Series; LED/LCD: 2013 VIERA WT60 and DT60 Series)
That's not all - Panasonic’s 2013 additions will feature new apps, including the HSN Shop by Remote app and YouTube Dial. The former leverages on HSN's patented Shop by Remote technology which will allow viewers to get product information, read customer reviews, watch video demonstrations and then make a purchase. YouTube Dial allows users to easily send a YouTube video from their mobile device to their Smart VIERA HDTV via a dedicated mobile app.
For more information of the 32 newly announced Panasonic Viera HDTVs, check out our other article here.