Entries Tagged as 'Surround Sound'

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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LG Readies First Curved Wireless Sound Bar

August 11th, 2015 · No Comments · 4K Curved Screeen, Curved Screen, News, OLED, OLED, Surround Sound, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  LG said its first sound bar designed for curved-screen TVs, model LAS855M, will hit retail shelves in October at a $699 suggested retail price. The company’s first curved sound bar was designed to match the curve of LG’s curved OLED TV models, including the 4K EG9600 models that will support high dynamic range with […]

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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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Denon Launches HEOS Soundbar/Subwoofer Wireless Music System

June 3rd, 2015 · 2 Comments · Audio, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Wireless Audio

Denon Electronics introduced this week the first soundbar and subwoofer system designed to network with its HEOS wireless music ecosystem. The company said the HEOS HomeCinema, which will hit stores in July at a $799 suggested retail, was designed to do dual-duty as an upgrade for the sound on today’s flat-panel TVs while also serving […]

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