Entries Tagged as 'News'

Roku Refreshes Line With 5 Players, Brings HDR

September 26th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, search and recommendation, Sling Box, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Roku introduced Monday a revamped lineup of Roku set-top streaming adapters, including the company’s first two models offering support for high dynamic range (HDR) along with 4K Ultra HD streaming. In total, the company is adding five new models, which will be replacing many of the currently available set-top box offerings. Also with the […]

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StormAudio Brings High-Performance Immersive Audio Systems To U.S. Market

September 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, Auro3D, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, height channels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

                                                                Yves Trélohan, StormAudio senior VP StormAudio, a consumer electronics hardware company owned by Belgium-based Auro Technologies, made its U.S. debut at CEDIA Expo last week by launching a line of immersive sound processors and power amplifiers equipped to accept and play the leading 3D audio formats including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D. The company […]

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NRDC: Government Uses Flawed TV Energy Consumption Tests

September 21st, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, Test Equipment, UHDTV

  Your TV might be contributing to global warming. Well, it’s certainly making a lot of people hot under the collar, anyway. An environmental watchdog group called the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) issued a report on television energy consumption Wednesday calling government testing procedures for energy use by TVs flawed and implied that some […]

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Sony Pictures To Release Movies With Auro-3D Surround Sound

September 20th, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, Auro3D, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, center channel, front channels, HDMI, height channels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Auro Technologies, developers of Auro-3D surround sound technology, said it has cut a distribution partnership with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to release 10 Blu-ray Disc movie titles formatted with  Auro-3D sound. The distribution deal includes consumer-oriented content in both physical and digital formats, including Blu-ray Discs, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs and compatible digital […]

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Denon To Add Alexa Voice Control To HEOS Audio Line

September 20th, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer

Denon HEOS products like this HomeCinema sound bar and subwoofer will soon be adding Alexa voice control. Denon Electronics said it has teamed up with Amazon to integrate Amazon Alexa hands-free voice service in Denon’s HEOS-enabled multi-room audio products. The companies said they expect the first integrated Denon HEOS products to hit the market in […]

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Bose Unveils Compact SoundTouch Sound Bar, 2 Wireless Lifestyle Systems

September 20th, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, center channel, front channels, HDMI, HDR, News, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

                                                     The Bose SoundTouch 300 Sound Bar ($699). Bose used the recent CEDIA Expo in Dallas to show that it is very busy innovating products and systems designed to deliver big, high-quality home theater sound from very tiny wireless-friendly speaker and sound bar products. The company showed attendees, who were largely custom AV electronics installers, […]

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Nikon Introduces 3 `KeyMission’ Action Video Cameras

September 19th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, Full HD 1080p, Lenses, News, UHDTV

                      Nikon’s KeyMission 360-degree Action Cam ($499.95 suggested retail). Nikon introduced Monday three action cameras as part of its new KeyMission product series designed to capture on-the-fly action of “life’s missions from exciting new perspectives,” the company said. Shipping in October, the highlight of the trio is the ruggedly constructed KeyMission 360 ($496.95 suggested retail), […]

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Sony Unveils ‘Flagship’ α99 II Full-Frame ILC With Advanced 4K Video Recording

September 19th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, HDMI, HDR, News, UHDTV, Video Processors

  Sony Electronics unveiled at the Photokina show in Cologne, Germany Monday its new flagship A-mount full-frame camera, model α99 II, carrying a new Hybrid Phase Detection AF system and Sony’s Translucent Mirror Technology. Sony called the α99 II full-frame interchangeable lens camera (ILC), which ships in November at a $3,200 suggested retail for the […]

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