Panasonic Solution Developer Network Launches at ASIS

PSDN Supports "Open Infrastructure" Initiative: Milestone on board.

San Diego, CA (September 25, 2006) – As part of its "Open Infrastructure" strategic initiative, Panasonic Security Systems will kick off its newly created Panasonic Solution Developer Network (PSDN) this year at ASIS. Through PSDN, program members, typically experts in their own fields, will be able to obtain open interface protocols, software tools, development tools, and technical information to efficiently integrate Panasonic’s leading line of IP and analog video surveillance cameras, video recorders and systems components.

"PSDN is part of Panasonic's "Open Infrastructure" initiative, which is an integral component of our business plan to provide comprehensive systems solutions employing core Panasonic video surveillance technologies and products," said Mike Maddox, System Sales Engineer and PSDN Program Manager for Panasonic Security Systems. "Our intent in creating PSDN is to foster and encourage the development of interoperable solutions through easy access to development tools and technical information." continued Mr. Maddox.

Initial members in the Panasonic Solution Developer Network include AirVisual, a leader in innovative mobile video and remote access solutions; Milestone, the leading global provider of IP video surveillance management software; and S2 Security, an innovator in the development of network-based integrated physical security systems.

"We hope to continue to generate mutually beneficial relationships between Panasonic and leading manufacturers, software developers and solution providers with PSDN." said Maddox.

For more information call toll free 1-866-PAN-CCTV (1-866-726-2288) or visit www.panasonic.com/security .


About Panasonic
Panasonic System Solutions Company, Unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, is a world leader in analog and IP video surveillance solutions through its Panasonic Security Systems division. Core, cutting-edge technology developments include Super Dynamic III with intelligent camera features, and expanding networking capabilities of the i-Pro Series of intelligent and professional IP products. Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America is the principal North American subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (NYSE:MC) of Japan. Information about Panasonic Security Systems is available at www.panasonic.com/security.
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Panasonic System Solutions Company, Unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, is a world leader in analog and IP video surveillance solutions through its Panasonic Security Systems division. Core, cutting-edge technology developments include Super Dynamic III with intelligent camera features, and expanding networking capabilities of the i-Pro Series of intelligent and professional IP products. Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America is the principal North American subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (NYSE:MC) of Japan.