Entries Tagged as 'front channels'

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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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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Klipsch Adds Reference Dolby Atmos Speaker Pair

August 1st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Audio, Dolby Atmos, front channels, height channels, News, object-based audio, Reference Materials, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

  Klipsch introduced Tuesday its Reference Dolby Atmos enabled home theater speakers, which can join the company’s popular Reference Premiere series speaker line-up to add new dimensionality to the home theater 3D-listening experience. The new speakers use the same two-way, horn-loaded Dolby Atmos enabled speaker technologies that have given Klipsch Dolby Atmos models their distinctive […]

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Review: Sony HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos Soundbar Offers Wide Sound Stage

July 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, Dolby Atmos, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LED LCD Flat Panels, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

Sony’s HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos soundbar was quite a surprise. For only a 2-piece system, this attractively styled unit delivered big sound with a widely dispersed soundstage and clear dialog. What’s more, , reproduces music as well or better than some entry home theater in a box systems, offering bright wide musicality, rear and overhead effects […]

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DTS Virtual:X To Bring Immersive Virtual Surround To More Products

June 26th, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, DTS:X, front channels, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

DTS and Yamaha recently launched the first soundbar — — to include support for the new DTS Virtual:X surround sound system, designed to produce virtual object-based audio-like effects from almost any content, without the need for special height-channel speaker configurations. DTS processing creates an immersive surround effect from object-based DTS:X soundtracks. The processing includes an […]

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Samsung Adds DTS 5.1 Firmware Update To Atmos Soundbars

June 19th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Samsung confirmed that a recent firmware update (version 3113.5) was released last week for its Dolby Atmos soundbars, models HW-K850 and HW-K950, bringing support for DTS 5.1 surround. Previously, when fed a DTS 5.1 channel signal, the soundbars had to down mix the format to stereo. This was a problem, since many Blu-ray Disc […]

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Review: Yamaha YAS-706 Sound Bar A Flexible Performer

June 7th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, front channels, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Wireless Audio

  Yamaha long has been among the market leaders in sound bar technology. The company draws upon its extensive history in both the musical instrument and AV electronics fields to deliver compact speaker arrays that produce surprisingly wide sound from a narrow shaft of drivers small enough to fit under a tabletop placed flat-panel TV […]

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Yamaha Unveils YAS-207: First Sound Bar With DTS Virtual:X

June 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, front channels, HDMI, HDR, object-based audio, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Yamaha introduced Monday the YAS-207, which is billed as “the world’s first sound bar with DTS Virtual:X.” The new virtual 3D surround sound technology is said to deliver an immersive surround sound experience using any signal source, without the need to decode special metadata. As the first sound bar with DTS Virtual:X, the YAS-207 […]

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