Entries Tagged as 'Audio'

Specialty TV Makers Unveil 4K Models For The Big Outdoors

October 20th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, UHDTV

Last week’s CEDIA Expo in Dallas showed the world that 4K Ultra HDTV is coming to the great outdoors with new weather-proof big-screen LED LCD TV options and supporting soundbars. Outdoor TV kings SunBriteTV and Séura both showed 84-inch 4K Ultra HD LED LCD TVs that can withstand the wind, heat, cold, rain and snow. […]

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ATSC 3.0 TV Broadcast Standard Progresses Toward Approval

September 29th, 2015 · 4 Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDR, News, Second Screen, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, Test Equipment, UHDTV

The nation’s next broadcast TV platform is steadily progressing toward realization, following the disclosure Tuesday that the physical layer of The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) 3.0 digital TV broadcast platform has achieved candidate standard. The “A/322 Physical Layer Candidate Standard” was awarded by the ATSC TG3 Technology Group and covers a significant portion of […]

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Yamaha Launches MusicCast Wireless Music Platform

August 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Yamaha introduced Thursday its new and improved MusicCast wireless audio system, offering a new level of capabilities designed for people who want a whole-home wireless audio system for more than just background music. The MusicCast system is designed to wirelessly transmit music to every room, controlled by a smartphone or tablet app. In addition the […]

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Pioneer Unveils Affordable Atmos Speakers

August 18th, 2015 · No Comments · News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Pioneer Home Entertainment introduced Tuesday two aggressively priced speakers designed to bring Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound to mainstream home theater systems. Both speakers are positioned in the Pioneer line. The SP-T22A-LR add-on speaker will carry a $199 a pair suggested retail price. The add-on is designed to deliver height channels in an Atmos system […]

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Connector Solution Brings Support For Next Gen. Video

August 3rd, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

One of the sticking points in delivering next-generation video formats from mobile devices and PCs to displays received a new solution Monday.   Lattice Semiconductor, a chip manufacturer which acquired Silicon Image, one of the leading developers of the HDMI interface, revealed Monday a pair of chip solutions for transmitting and receiving new superMHL video and […]

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Vizio Makes Your Data Key In New Business Direction

July 27th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Audio, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Test Equipment, UHDTV

Vizio, the king of value-priced TVs traditionally sold through discount chains and warehouse clubs, is looking at you as it revamps its business model. The California-based company filed a Form S–1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday looking to raise at least $172.5 million from its initial public offering. The company plans to sell Class […]

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Denon, Integra Add Atmos, DTS:X AV Receivers

July 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

The Denon and Integra AV receiver brands recently unveiled new additions to their AVR lines, bringing support for both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround sound. Denon said that in August it will deliver the AVR-X3200W ($999) and AVR-X4200W ($1,499) [pictured at top] AVRs that will ship with Dolby Atmos support on board, and will […]

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Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI 2.0a Appear In 2015 AVRs

July 4th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

The inclusion of object-based surround sound capabilities and updated inputs supporting HDMI 2.0a with HDCP 2.2 copy protection, mark some the latest advances in a spate of recent audio/video receiver (AVR) unveilings. Targeting retail deliveries this month and into the fall are new models from: Denon, Marantz, Onkyo, Pioneer and Yamaha. For our roundup of some of the […]

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