Just found what it takes to answer my own question:
C.A.T.S. [Contrast Automatic Tracking System]
This detects the brightness of the room and automatically adjusts screen brightness accordingly. When the room darkens, it lowers the screen brightness and adjusts the image quality for easier viewing while suppressing power consumption
Delving deeper, I see this on Costco's site ( http://www.costco.com/Panasonic-5...59191.html
- Takes You to a New World - VIERA Connect: VIERA Connect is an internet service for TVs based on the use of cloud servers. It brings you video-on-demand (VOD), catch-up TV, games, educational content, and lots more, through a wide range of apps. It's a great way to relax in your living room with family and friends.
Is this set internet friendly?
Last edited by Brattles; 11-19-2012 at 03:14 PM..