Entries Tagged as 'Surround Sound'

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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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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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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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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