Entries Tagged as 'Surround Sound'

HDR Support Comes To 2016 Mid And Entry AVR Lines

April 27th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  High performance networked AV receivers compatible with the latest 4K Ultra and high dynamic range (HDR) video signals and Dolby Atmos and DTS:X objected-based audio formats were unveiled this month in the more mainstream 2016 product lines from Denon, Marantz, Onkyo and Pioneer. Many of these new more affordably-priced models are available or coming […]

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Universal Reveals 4K Ultra HD Movie Release Plans

April 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) said Tuesday that it will release for home use globally a slate of films in 4K Ultra HD resolution with high dynamic range (HDR) both in Ultra HD Blu-ray format and as digital streaming and downloads, beginning this summer. The studio said it plans to release a mix of […]

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Review: Samsung’s UBD-K8500 Sets Bar High For Ultra HD Blu-ray

April 18th, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 3D HDTV, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, Product Reviews, Review, Surround Sound, UHDTV

Samsung’s UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player (above) has a curved design but no readout. Since the introduction of the first DVD player, Samsung has sought to be first-to-market with all of the latest optical disc technologies to come along. The company’s track record includes the introduction of the first DVD player, the first Blu-ray player […]

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Petition Seeks FCC Approval Of ‘Next-Gen TV’ System

April 15th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDR, News, OLED, OLED, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

The country’s move to a next-generation broadcast TV platform is starting to pick up momentum. The platform, which is called ATSC 3.0 or “Next-Generation TV,” could soon bring to TV markets around the country the possibility of 4K Ultra HDTV pictures with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut, new surround sound formats, […]

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Samsung Releases Atmos Soundbar Pricing

April 14th, 2016 · No Comments · HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

In addition to ushering in its 2016 SUHD TV class this week, Samsung staged a sendoff for some of its most innovative soundbars to date. The highlight was the $1,499 Dolby Atmos-equipped HW-K950 that comes with included wireless back/height-channel speakers and wireless subwoofer to deliver a 5.1.4-channel object-based surround experience. The Dolby Atmos system implements […]

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Denon Adds Pair Of S-Series AVRs With HDMI 2.0a Support

April 6th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D HDTV, 3D UHDTV, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Video Processors

Pictured above, Denon’s AVR-S920W ($579) will pass through 4K Ultra HD video with HDR. Denon Electronics continued to advance its affordably priced S-Series Network A/V receiver line with introductions Tuesday of two updated 7.2-channel models that are fully 4K Ultra HD/high dynamic range (HDR)-compatible. Models AVR-S720W ($479 suggested retail) and AVR-S920W ($579) will hit store […]

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Ultra HD Blu-ray Ghostbusters I & II To Street June 7th With HDR

April 4th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, HDR, News, Surround Sound, UHDTV

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment set the table for the upcoming studio release of the new Ghostbusters movie by giving fans the chance to buy the first two titles in the paranormal comedy franchise on new Ultra HD Blu-ray disc. Sony said Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II will debut in time for Father’s Day on Ultra HD […]

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2016 AV Receivers Adding HDR Friendly Features

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, Home Automation, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

It’s starting to become a great time to buy an A/V receiver. The first 2016 TV displays are starting to ship to retail now and that means the latest and greatest home theater systems are right behind them. Unlike last year’s entries, most of this year’s early releases are equipped with the latest standards and […]

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