Entries Tagged as 'height 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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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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Review: `GotG Vol. 2′ UHD Blu-ray Takes HDR Through Its Paces

August 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Disc Reviews, Dolby Atmos, HDR, height channels, object-based audio, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  When director James Gunn revealed on his Facebook page recently that Walt Disney Studios had given him the nod to not only release his Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, but with high dynamic range, it marked a giant milestone for the new format. One of the last major […]

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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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Paramount To Release Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos Ultra HD Blu-ray Titles

July 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3LCD front projectors, 3LCD projectors, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  Paramount Home Media Distribution will start mastering and releasing movies with Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) and, in some cases, with Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound on Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs and video streaming, Dolby revealed Thursday. Paramount joins a list of top Hollywood studios that have committed to Dolby’s HDR format, which […]

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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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Marantz, Integra Add Advanced AV Receivers With Multi-room Audio

May 17th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, Home Automation, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, voice command, Wireless Audio

  The AV receiver market continued to expand this week, with new introductions from high-end component brands Marantz and Integra. Marantz unveiled a pair of slimmed down receivers hitting retail shelves this month in its and ($549) models, each of which combines advanced home theater surround sound support with multi-room music distribution. Rival Integra, meanwhile, […]

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