Panasonic to install 2,000 security camera systems at Beijing 2008 Olympic venues
OSAKA, Japan-Panasonic in March announced the company will install a total of some 2,000 units of surveillance camera systems at various venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, which begin on August 8. Panasonic has been an Official Worldwide Olympic Partner since The Olympic Partner (TOP) Program started for the Calgary Olympic Winter Games and Seoul Olympic Games in 1988, in the Audio and Video Equipment category. The sponsorship category was extended to include AV security systems since the Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games. Since then, Panasonic has contributed to providing a high-level of security and safety for the Olympic venues with a wide variety of security systems including monitoring and surveillance cameras. During the Beijing Olympic Games, Panasonic's security products such as Super Dynamic III (SDIII) color PTZ cameras will help ensure security at the venues including the International Broadcasting Centre and Fencing Hall at the National Convention Center and Laoshan Velodrome in Beijing and Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium in Tianjin City. The SDIII series weather-proof outdoor and indoor cameras feature high sensitivity and high resolution with 128x dynamic range, enabling to provide high-quality, clear images.