Panasonic In Online Manhunt

Panasonic competition puts you in the box seat chasing prisoners

You can join the online hunt for Panasonic’s Blu-ray ‘Prison Break’ fugitives for a chance to win a home entertainment prizes.

Panasonic has launched the online challenge that combines a bit of detective skill and is aimed at social media members.

Panasonic revealed the first in a series of clues to Panasonic’s Twitter followers and Facebook members today, so they can join the search for the two cunning fugitives who are featured escaping from prison in the Blu-ray TVC.

The challenge works like this: A series of clues will be released via Twitter ( and Facebook (  every Monday and Thursday over four consecutive weeks, revealing hints to where the two fugitives are hiding online. For a chance to win, savvy hunters will need to decode the clues and seek out the website where they will find an image of the escapees.

Participants click on the image and are taken to a page showing the ‘captured’ fugitives. They simply download and print this image, photograph themselves holding the image, and post it on Panasonic Australia’s Facebook wall within the nominated time limit as proof.

Each successful participant has a chance to win one of eight bi-weekly prizes of a Panasonic Blu-ray Recorder (DMR-BW850) valued at $1,979. Additionally, each image of the captured fugitives will provide entrants with a new clue, with the eight clues ultimately forming a question to answer on Panasonic’s Facebook Page for entry into the Grand Prize draw.

The winner of the major grand prize will win a Panasonic Home Theatre package featuring a Panasonic Blu-ray Home Theatre System (SC-BT200) valued at $1,099 and a Full High Definition Plasma TV (TH-P42G10A) valued at $2,299.

The Panasonic Blu-ray Recorder lets you record up to 240 hours of HD content (72 hours in Full HD) onto its 500GB hard disk drive, while its twin DVB-T HD tuner allows you to record two different programs simultaneously, even while watching a Blu-ray movie. It also features BD-Live, and Panasonic’s VIERA cast functionality gives you access to an array of additional online content. Easy-to-use VIERA Link functions streamline operation and give you a host of convenient features including Pause Live TV and Direct TV Record.