"We aim to develop a new cloud-based business model offering new value by integrating different services. Partnering with Fujitsu, which has great expertise in the cloud and Big Data, we intend to launch a new business."
Hiroyuki Kubotani Chief Engineer, Cloud Solutions Center R&D Division
Panasonic Corporation provides a wide variety of products, systems and services from consumer electronics products to industrial devices, building products and housing. Panasonic works hard to offer new value for better living in various areas such as homes, communities, businesses, the travel and car industries - helping to realize ‘A Better Life, A Better World’ for each individual customer.
Due to the growing ability to interconnect electrical and electronic devices at home, Panasonic envisaged applying Big Data analytics to smart appliance use data collected at the Point of Use (POU) to gain insights into consumer behavior.
In order to investigate the feasibility of cloud services using smart appliances, Panasonic and Fujitsu are conducted workshops and research. Panasonic’s R&D Division and Fujitsu launched a pilot project in April 2013 using smart appliances and cloud technology.
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