Entries Tagged as 'Chromecast'

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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Onkyo Brands Add Chromecast Update To AV Components

April 28th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Audio, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HTIBs, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Onkyo Corp. completed a string of announcements this week that it is now delivering firmware updates that bring support for Chromecast streaming services to key wireless speakers and AV receivers across its stable of home theater audio brands  — Onkyo, Integra and Pioneer. This firmware release enhances audio streaming and the wireless multi-room ecosystem […]

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YouTube TV Launches In 5 Markets

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, Live OTT services, News, Streaming Services

                                                                 The initial YouTube TV lineup TV watchers looking to cut the cord on expensive traditional multi-channel video services now have a new affordable slimmed-down live over-the-top (OTT) service option in YouTube TV. The service, which is rolling out now in five top markets, is offered […]

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Vizio Adds Google Home Control To SmartCast Products

January 18th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, Home Automation, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  One week after announcing it had updated the SmartCast platform powered by Google’s Chromecast, TV/video display maker Vizio said that its SmartCast enabled products are now compatible with Google Home, Google’s new voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant. Vizio SmartCast TVs have Chromecast functionality built in to enable streaming video and music apps […]

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Vizio Updates SmartCast Display Platform For Easier Use

January 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  Vizio said Tuesday that it has updated its SmartCast app-based smart video display platform with an expanding library of apps that are easier to see and use. The platform, which uses two devices to operate in many models — the TV and a tablet or smartphone — includes a library of popular apps including: […]

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Mohu Unveils AirWave OTA/OTT Cord Cutting Solution

January 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, News, Second Screen, Streaming Services

                                                                         Mohu’s AirWave Mohu, manufacturer of innovative TV antenna solutions, is unveiling at this week’s CES 2017 in Las Vegas the AirWave wireless over-the-air (OTA) and over-the-top (OTT) device that integrates live, local broadcast TV with free streaming channels in one easy to use on-screen guide. The Mohu AirWave combines OTA and OTT content from […]

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Westinghouse, Element, Seiki Introduce First Integrated Fire TVs With Alexa

January 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, Home Automation, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  The Westinghouse, Element and Seiki TV brands, all from Asian-manufacturer Tong Fang Global, will use CES 2017 to unveil the first 4K Ultra HDTVs to integrate Amazon’s Fire TV OS for smart TV streaming. The arrangement makes Amazon the latest vendor of streaming adapters and set-top boxes to transfer its smart TV streaming services […]

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