Entries Tagged as 'DTS:X'

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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LG UP970 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Hits Retail

August 23rd, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  LG model UP970 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with support for HDR10 and (via a firmware update) Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) is hitting retail stores now, the company revealed Wednesday. The LG UP970, which is currently available from Amazon at a $236.99 suggested retail price, was first shown at CES 2017 in […]

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UHDA Names New Chairman, First Fulltime President

August 8th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, OTT services, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Mike Fidler, new UHDA president UPDATE! We have included an interview with new UHDA President Mike Fidler after the jump in the story. Read on for his mission objectives. The Ultra HD Alliance (UHDA), the inter-industry group working on 4K UHD standards recommendations and the promotion of UHD and HDR benefits and performance to consumers, […]

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Review: Kaleidescape Strato The Best 4K Player We’ve Tested

July 26th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVD Players, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, HDR, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  If you are a videophile looking for the best Ultra HD Blu-ray player the industry has to offer, you might not want an optical disc player at all, but, rather, a movie player based on hard drive storage. We say this after recently testing the Kaleidescape Strato hard-drive-based set-top box designed to store and […]

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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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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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Onkyo Unveils TX-RZ20 AV Receiver Series Trio

May 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 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, Second Screen, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  Onkyo USA introduced this week three new 7.2-channel audio/video receivers in its premium RZ series, due to hit retail stores in June. The new models are targeted at discerning home theater aficionados looking for a multifunctional network AV receiver that is easy to use and presents accurate and immersive music and sound. The models […]

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