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Panasonic showcase 3D Mapping Projectors at BroadcastAsia2015

If you are visiting CommunicAsia2015 or BroadcastAsia2015, you might want to check out the new Tesla Model S at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Level 4.

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No, Tesla isn’t one of the exhibitors. Instead, Panasonic is using the Tesla Model S to showcase the 3D mapping capabilities of its projectors. The display utilizes Panasonic’s 20,000 lumen PT-DZ21K projectors, to demonstrate new innovative uses for projection within the rental and staging market.

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The projector’s light weight and compact body makes set-up and handling quick and easy. The world’s first and shortest throw lens for 3-Chip DLP projectors, ET-D75LE90 was also used for the project to overcome the limited space at the event.

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The electric car is powered by battery cells produced by Panasonic and will be on display from 2-5 June at BroadcastAsia2015 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Level 4.

Everyone is a Winner at Shell Singapore

Shell Singapore just launched the “Everyone is a Winner” promotion recently. From 11 May to 2 August 2015, Shell Escape members who spend at least $60 (gross) on Shell fuels with payment by cash, Nets, credit cards or vouchers will receive sure-win Peel & Win cards. Non-Shell Escape members can sign up for a Shell Escape Card at any Shell station to participate in the promotion.

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Get 1 Peel & Win card for every $60 spent on Shell FuelSave/Diesel. Double the chances with 2 Peel & Win cards for every $60 spent on Shell V-Power. On top of that, all payments made with Citibank Credit Cards gets 1 additional Peel & Win card.

Three lucky winners will stand a chance to walk away with $5,000 worth of Shell fuel vouchers, while 20 other winners will get to bring home $1,000 worth of Shell fuel vouchers. Visit Shell Singapore website for more details.

Shell V-Power Weekend treat: car organiser giveaway

This Lunar New Year, Shell will be giving away a free car organiser with every $60 spent on Shell V-Power islandwide over the next two weekends from 6 – 8 Feb and 13 – 15 Feb.

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This promotion is open to all Shell Escape, Shell Value Care Card and Shell Corporate Card members. Customers who do not have the above mentioned cards may apply for an instant issuance of a Shell Escape Card at any Shell station to participate in the promotion.

On top of that, Shell Escape members can earn 1 Shell Escape point for every litre of Shell fuel purchased. You get 20% more points with Shell V-Power.

Offers are available on a first-come-first-serve basis, while stocks last. Visit Shell website for more information.

Epson partnering with MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team

Epson announced recently a long-term global partnership with the 2014 FIA Formula One World Champions, the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team. Epson will become an Official Team Partner of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, providing its expertise in the product areas of inkjet printers, scanners, 3LCD projectors and wearables, including smart glasses and health/sports sensing products.

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The global partnership also brings together two organizations with a strong commitment to minimizing environmental impact. Epson, for example, aims to achieve a 90% reduction in CO2 emissions versus the environmental impacts of current and future operations by 2050, partially by reducing the environmental impact of its manufacturing processes but also by reducing the impact of its products during use.

The Championship-winning MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 W05 F1 Hybrid car, raced by the team in 2014, was over 30% more fuel efficient than its predecessor and has also delivered real-world benefits in the S 500 Hybrid Plug In and other Mercedes-Benz road cars.

Singapore Motorshow 2015

The Singapore Motorshow 2015 is happening from now till Sunday, 18 January 2015 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Level 4. More than 150 vehicles showcased at the four day event including concepts from Lexus, Renault and Subaru.

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