Panasonic, which sells through channel partners, said verticals such as the medical field will see the most immediate benefits from the Mobile High Definition Visual Communications System (Mobile HDVC). EMTs, for example, can send patient data from a remote scene to ER doctors, who can use the time a patient will be in transit to prepare.
Other uses of the new platform include patients with disabilities meeting with their physicians virtually. But applications for the Mobile HDVC extend beyond health care lawyers, for instance, can meet with clients in real-time without either party having to travel.
The Mobile HDVC comes with a Panasonic-branded display screen, main system unit, HD microphone, cameras and DVR. The devices all connect through the Verizon Wireless LTE network via a CradlePoint mobile router. The system features MPEG4-AVC technology and 360-degree duplex stereo sound.
Panasonic announced its new Mobile HDVC on Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.