||Fusou Shinku Kogyosho founded
||Medical Infral lamp launched
||Infrared rays electric heater table was approved as a medical device by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, and its production started
||Matsushita Kotobuki Electronics Co., Ltd. established by integrating Kotobuki Denko, Kotobuki Denki, and Kotobuki Rokuonki
||Video cassette recorders launched
||Video movie production started
||Hard disk drive production started
Auto sample fill blood glucose sensing system for blood glucose monitoring system
||Digital video camera launched
||Renamed Panasonic Shikoku Electronics Co., Ltd.
||Renamed Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd.