Entries Tagged as 'object-based audio'

Xbox One Adds Bitstream Audio Support

March 30th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Gaming and home theater fans will be happy to know that Microsoft this week added new bitstream audio features to Xbox One, including bitstream passthrough of advanced immersive audio formats Dolby Atmos and DTS:X from supporting Blu-ray Disc movies. This update, which is scheduled to begin next week, will allow a connected supporting AV […]

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Yamaha, Onkyo Add Entry, Mid-Range AVR Lines

March 28th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

                                                   The Yamaha RX-V683 AV receiver with MusicCast Home theater audio manufacturers are beginning to release their 2017 lines, providing advanced features and high-quality sound at high-value price points. This week Yamaha and Onkyo followed Denon’s […]

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Manufacturers Cue Up 2017 Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

March 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVR, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

                                    The LG UDP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Televisions supporting 4K Ultra HD resolution with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut are gaining critical momentum and manufacturers of Blu-ray Disc players are stepping up to sustain that activity by introducing players supporting the Ultra HD Blu-ray […]

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Denon Adds Affordable Trio of S-Series AVRs

March 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 21:9 3D LED LCD Flat Panels, 3D HDTV, Audio, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, News, object-based audio, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

                                The Denon AVR-S930 HEOS AV receiver Denon introduced Tuesday three AV receivers in its popular S model series, with the top two models adding support for the Denon HEOS Wi-Fi-based multiroom audio system at affordable price points. Models AVR-S930H ($579), AVR-S730H ($479) and AVR-S530BT ($279) will be available in April, bringing a lot of […]

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Review: LG Signature 65W7 4K UHD OLED TV Is The Best Yet

March 3rd, 2017 · 5 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LG Electronics, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  We keep saying this, but the rate by which flat-panel televisions based on organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology is evolving gets more astounding every year. This week we had the chance to test the just-released LG Signature Series 65-inch W7 ( a.k.a.-“wallpaper”) TV and, frankly, it blew us away. The LG 65W7 presented […]

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Sony Reveals Prices On 2017 4K Ultra HD XBR TVs, UHD Blu-ray Player

February 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVD Players, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

Sony released pricing Friday for many of its 2017 4K Ultra HD televisions and an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player, which made their debut at last month’s CES 2017. The announcement covers the XBR lineup of 4K Ultra HD LED LCD TVs, but did not cover the new A1 4K OLED TV series the company […]

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LG’s 2017 OLED Prices Leaked!

February 3rd, 2017 · 5 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, Surround Sound, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  UPDATE! LG revealed its new and improved 4K Ultra HDTV OLED TV lineup, including the “wall paper-thin” W7P series (pictured at top), last month at CES 2017, but it didn’t mention prices. Thanks to officially released information we can now let you know what to expect to pay on all but the entry B7 […]

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HDMI 2.1 To Bring Robust Home Theater Experience

January 19th, 2017 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Developers of HDMI 2.1, the next version of the HDMI digital connector which was formally announced at CES 2017 earlier in the month, are calling it by far the most aggressive and different of all the prior versions of the digital interface used for video and audio applications. During our visits with various engineers […]

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