Entries Tagged as 'Audio'

Digital Voice Assistants Dominated CEDIA 2017 Audio Advances

September 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Audio, Auro3D, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, Home Automation, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound Shape speaker array at CEDIA 2017. The recent custom electronics showcase, CEDIA 2017 in San Diego certainly wasn’t sparse on new advancements in immersive, high-quality music technologies and products, with dozens of companies showing products, technologies and services to keep all of the golden ears delighted. The largest trend was the […]

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Five Key Takeaways From CEDIA 2017

September 11th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3LCD front projectors, 3LCD projectors, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Audio, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, height channels, Home Automation, Laser HDTV, laser projectors, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, OTT services, portable projectors, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems

LG’s Tim Alessi Kicks Off CEDIA By Showing The Signature Series W7 4K OLED TV Like Hurricane Irma lashing into the Florida coastline, last week’s CEDIA Expo 2017 in San Diego marked yet another shift in the winds for the custom electronics installation industry. For starters, the 28-year-old Association that started the event back in […]

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Hi-Res Audio Technology Developer MQA Teams Up With Deezer Streaming Platform

September 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Audio, Digital Media Receivers, Headphones, LG Electronics, News, OTT services, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Wireless Audio

Hi-res audio fans got some big news over the Labor Day weekend with the announcement that MQA, a developer of hi-res audio capture and streaming technology, has entered into a key new agreement with the rapidly growing global music streaming platform Deezer. The deal will enable MQA’s technology to be integrated into Deezer’s platform, as […]

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Onkyo, Pioneer Elite, Phorus Add Smart Speakers With Alexa, Play-Fi

September 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Amazon, Audio, Home Automation, News, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Wireless Audio

  Wireless speakers incorporating Alexa far-field voice control and DTS Play-Fi capabilities, will be offered under the Phorus, Onkyo and Pioneer brands this fall. DTS announced the smart speaker additions this week to underscore their use of DTS Play-Fi technology, which delivers advanced multi-room audio linking and synchronized music sharing capability between compatible devices. Among […]

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Onkyo Introduces Smart Speaker With Google Assistant, Chromecast

September 1st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Home Automation, News, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, voice command, Wireless Audio

  Onkyo joined Sony Thursday in introducing a wireless speaker that incorporates Google Assistant interactive voice control technology and Chromecast Built-in app streaming functionality. The Onkyo Smart Speaker G3 (VC-GX30) will ship to retail in October at a $299 suggested retail. It is designed to enable multi-room music streaming with high-fidelity sound using Onkyo’s advanced […]

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Sony Brings Google Home With Wireless Google Assistant Speaker

August 31st, 2017 · No Comments · Audio, Headphones, Home Automation, News, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Wireless Audio

  Sony unveiled at the IFA consumer technology show in Berlin, Germany Thursday a slate of portable audio products including a wireless speaker that integrates audible Google Assistant technology to bring audible voice interaction and control for compatible automated homes and home entertainment systems. The company also used the show to reveal pricing and availability […]

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B&O, LG Show Co-Developed BeoVision Eclipse 4K OLED TVs

August 30th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Audio, center channel, Connected TVs, HDR, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  Bang & Olufsen (B&O) is using the IFA consumer technology show in Berlin, Germany this week to present the firstfruits of its previously announced collaboration on B&O branded 4K Ultra HD OLED TVs. Called BeoVision Eclipse, the OLED TV was developed to combine the OLED panels and video expertise of LG with the advanced […]

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Review: Sony HT-MT300 Sound Bar Offers Big Sound For Smaller TV Screens

August 25th, 2017 · No Comments · Audio, front channels, LCD Flat Panel, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Wireless Audio

  The Sony HT-MT300 compact 2.1-channel Bluetooth soundbar with matching diminutive subwoofer provides enhanced television sound and music from mobile devices and source components to get the most out of a small to medium-sized TV. The Sony HT-MT300’s small size, easy of use and affordable price (at $298 on Amazon as this was posted) make […]

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