|Panasonic Corporation is a Japan-based electronics manufacturer. The Audio-Visual Computer (AVC) Network segment offers audio and video equipment. The Appliance segment provides household air-conditioning machines. The System Communications segment provides system network and mobile communications-related products and services. The Eco-solutions segment consists of riding, energy system, housing system and ecological system. The Automotive systems segment provides automotive multimedia-related equipment and environmental automotive equipment. The Device segment provides electronic components, semiconductors and optical devices. The Energy segment provides solar system and lithium-ion batteries. The Others segment consists of health care, manufacturing solutions and PanaHome. On April 1, 2012, it merged with a wholly owned subsidiary. On February 1, it transferred all of its shares in their joint venture to MINEBEA CO., LTD.