VIERA Connect IPTV: Fun Via the Cloud VIERA Connect is a cloud service that provides access to apps in such categories as video and music, social networking, games, news and lifestyle, sports, health and fitness.
Learn more about the world of Smart VIERA and VIERA Connect
Enhance your TV Experience with Popular Apps
Popular apps on VIERA Connect include Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Facebook, Twitter, Wall Street Journal, and huluplus, all optimized for the best possible user experience. In the 2012 TVs, you can have an unlimited number of apps installed, because those apps are stored and executed in the cloud, rather than within the memory of the TV itself.
Learn more about "smart" TVs, how they work, what services are offered by different manufacturers, and exactly what you'll need to get started at Amazon's Smart TV Center.
Clicker - Video on Demand Cross Searching
Find your favorite movies and video content easily with one-step searching, which allows you to cross search from multiple VOD services. For ease-of-use, use the quick keyword input on VIERA Connect to help retrieve your desired content faster and easier. Customize your screen by grouping commonly used apps and displaying them on the screen for easier use.
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Operate Multiple Systems with 1 Remote The UT50 features VIERA Link, a technology that allows a consumer to operate all VIERA Link compatible AV components using only the TV’S remote control. Users can watch their child, pet and/or property by installing the camera and networking to the VIERA HDTV via Ethernet cable. Just point the VIERA remote at your TV, and the signal will travel over the HDMI wires to the right piece of equipment, whether it be your Panasonic Blu-ray or DVD player or Panasonic Home Cinema Surround System.
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A Suite of Great Technologies DLNA/Wi-Fi Capability
Connect this DLNA-compatible VIERA HDTV and DLNA-compatible AV equipment to your home network, and you can watch movies, listen to music, and view photos from any room in the house. The UT50 series is Wi-Fi ready and a separate wireless LAN adaptor is required. *Wireless adapter not included with purchase
3D 24p Cinema Smoother
VIERA gives you naturally flowing 24p images with the look and tonal characteristics of film, and familiar TV-like quality. This mode optimizes the number of frames of 24p images recorded from film sources onto media such as Blu-ray Disc. Panasonic's advanced source analysis and frame generation deliver smooth, natural, and lifelike images.
The use of fast switching phosphors has significantly reduced afterglow duration and reproduced clear 3D and 2D images. Fast switching phosphors are used in all full HD models.
600 Hz Sub-field Drive and 2500 Focused Field Drive
The UT50 features 600Hz technology which allows for superb full-HD motion and still images. For even greater clarity with motion images, Panasonic uses its own unique image-analysis technology. This technology converts the motion in each scene into dots. And each frame is displayed for a shorter length of time than in previous systems, to reduce aftereffects. The UT50 also employs Neo Plasma Black 2500 FDD (Focused Field Drive) to provide a crisp image even when the content shows very fast motion.
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Reduce Power Consumption Panasonic’s commitment to sustainability and producing products that are ecologically sound is evidenced in the 100,000 hour life span of the Plasma Display panel and the lack of lead or mercury in the panels. Thanks to a newly designed phosphor process and rear panel process, Panasonic's plasma panels last for up to 100,000 hours before the brightness decreases by half. That's more than 30 years of viewing 8 hours a day. Plus with Eco Mode, Panasonic TV's turn off and adjust brightness depending on the VIERA's operating status. Settings can be configured by selecting Eco mode from VIERA Tools. The Power Save setting also adjusts screen brightness to reduce power consumption.
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Communicate with Family and Friends
The social networking TV function allows users to access social network sites and communicate with your loved ones while simultaneously watching TV.
Now you can watch live sports games while upping the excitement by chatting with your friends as the game unfolds. You can also record an original message and set it as your answering voice message. Callers can record messages onto the SD Memory Card (minimum 512MB required), while you are away. *Skype Communication camera not included with TV purchase
Share 2D or 3D Content on the Big Screen
Unique Panasonic technology converts 2D images into high-quality 3D images in real-time.The technology generates a detailed depth effect for each type of image, so the 3D effect is natural and realistic. Enjoy Blu-ray movies, DVD movies and even ordinary TV broadcasts in 3D. The Super Resolution function allows images that were converted from 2D to 3D to be displayed in sharp, clear 3D images. Learn more about Panasonic's true-to-life Full HD 3D technology
Learn more about 3D, how it works, and exactly what you'll need to enjoy 3D at home at our 3D Center
Swipe and Share! - VIERA Remote App Support
The VIERA remote app lets you use a smartphone or tablet device as a remote control. Tap and flick-based commands are intuitive. You can use your smartphone as a gamepad for VIERA Connect game applications or use your tablet as a touch pad to control what you do on the TV screen during web browsing. Display the same web pages on both your VIERA screen and your smartphone with a simple flick. Simply "swipe" and share your favorite photos, music, and movies from your smartphone to your VIERA TV anytime.
What's in the Box?
The UT50 series features 1080p Full HD resolution, 2D-3D conversion, 2500 focused field drive, fast-switching phosphors, VIERA Connect cloud service, and VIERA Link. The box includes: the VIERA HDTV, a pedestal, multifunction remote with 2 AA batteries, power cord, and an owner's manual.