Berliner Philharmoniker and Panasonic Sign Final Agreement to Collaborate on Technology Development
Dec 28, 2016
Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has signed a final agreement with the Berliner Philharmoniker (BPH) to collaborate on the development of audio-visual technologies enhancing 4K/HDR video and Hi-Resolution audio platforms. The collaboration will start from January 1, 2017, and will explore opportunities to bring a premium and authentic live concert hall experience to the home and in-car environment. Both parties have previously announced that they have reached a basic agreement on August 31, 2016.
Panasonic will provide the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Digital Concert Hall (DCH) platform with state-of-the-art 4K/HDR video equipment such as broadcast cameras, mixers and monitors for the auditorium and the video studio of the Philharmonie. The installation will start in July, 2017 and the new studio will go in operation with the 2017/2018 concert season. The DCH will then broadcast highest quality 4K/HDR video concert recordings in enhanced audio formats.