LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its VIERA Full HD 3D TC-L55WT60. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories. The Panasonic VIERA TC-L55WT60 HDTV achieves the ultimate in advanced design with its evolving IPS viewing angle, more than double the backlight scanning motion of last year's WT50 model, superior contrast ratio, Energy Star 6.0 certification and narrow metal bezel, all in a stunning Full HD 3D display. The TC-L55WT60 continues to represent Panasonic's forward thinking technology with its new advanced design. From its evolving IPS viewing angle in any points (brightness, color and contrast), twice back light scanning motion, improved contrast ratio based on much finer local dimming control, and narrow metal bezel, the TC-L55WT60 achieves the ultimate in modern design and technology. The WT60 features a minimalist design emphasizing a "floating image" form factor that blends into any living space. "Panasonic is honored to be recognized for the VIERA Full HD 3D TC-L55WT60 as a CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering honoree," said Henry Hauser, Vice President Merchandising, Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America. "This award represents our hard work and commitment to creating advanced consumer products, and we will continue to improve our picture quality and design for the ultimate viewing experience." The TC-L55WT60 IPS LED panel allows for a 178 degree wide-viewing angle which produces a clearer, crisper, viewing experience of 3D and 2D content from virtually any angle. The panel's backlight scanning utilizes 4,200 BLS technology which provides a clearer picture to enjoy fast-paced scenes.
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