Entries Tagged as 'Sound Systems'

Lionsgate To Master In Dolby Vision, Atmos Formats

June 17th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Hollywood studio Lionsgate said Thursday that it will begin mastering some of its content for the Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) format and Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound. Dolby has now enlisted five studios to back its Dolby Vision HDR platform and seven to pledge support for Dolby Atmos surround sound. The announcement […]

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Vizio Adds 9 Google Cast Soundbars

June 8th, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, Connected TVs, HDMI, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound Systems, Wireless Audio

  Vizio introduced this week nine soundbars which take a page from some of the 2016 “entertainment display” lines by adding support for Google Cast audio streaming from connected mobile devices. Vizio’s new soundbars incorporate Wi-Fi connectivity but don’t require embedded audio-streaming apps in the hardware to connect to popular music streaming services or stored […]

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Integra Unveils DRX AV Receiver Line

June 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Video Processors

  Integra, the high-end audio brand of Onkyo USA, launched Thursday four models in its new DRX series of 7.2-channel network AV receivers, offering support for Dolby Atmos and DTS-X object-based surround sound, MQA audio decoding and support for Tidal and Google Cast streaming. Each of the models also include video upscaling up to 4K […]

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OPPO Unveils Its First Wireless Speaker

May 23rd, 2016 · No Comments · News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound

  OPPO Digital, the manufacturer of high-performance universal disc players, headphones, and mobile device technologies, said Monday that it is jumping into the wireless multi-room audio market with a new Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker, available through the company’s web site starting today. Sonica, which is available at a $299 retail, is a Wi-Fi speaker offering high […]

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Yamaha Unveils 4K/HDR-Supporting Aventage Receiver Lineup

May 17th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Video Processors, Wireless Audio

  Yamaha unveiled the next generation of its premium Aventage network AV receivers, which now support both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround decoding out of the box in all six 2016 models, as well as 4K Ultra HD with HDR streaming via HDMI 2.0a/HDCP 2.2 inputs. The company said it developed the series with […]

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Denon Adds Pair Of 4K/HDR-Ready X Series AVRs

May 12th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Video Processors, Wireless Audio

  Denon this week introduced two new network AV receivers to its mid-range X-series line, both of which are ready to connect to the latest cutting-edge 4K Ultra HD/HDR source components and video displays. Both the new Denon models AVR-X1300W ($599 expected retail) and AVR-X2300W ($799) will be available with leading retailers this month, are […]

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Pioneer Adds Entry 5.1-Ch AV Receiver With Bluetooth

May 10th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, Blu-ray Players, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Pioneer introduced Tuesday its entry model VSX-531 5.1 channel AV receiver with Bluetooth support. The Pioneer-line AVR rings in at an affordable $270 suggested retail price and is available now. It supports 4K Ultra HD video resolution through HDMI 2.0a inputs with HDCP 2.2 copy protection, up to 24-bit video signals, will pass through high dynamic […]

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Sony Reveals Pricing, Availability For 2016 A/V Sound Products

May 3rd, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Amazon, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Sony Electronics revealed Tuesday pricing and availability of its 2016 lineup of audio and video products that support immersive surround sound, Hi-Res Audio and build upon Sony’s wireless multi-room audio products of wireless speakers, TV sound bars, A/V receivers, and premium audio & video players. Among the offerings was a new “reference-quality” turntable, which Sony […]

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