Entries Tagged as 'Dolby Atmos'

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

July 20th, 2017 · No Comments · 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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Samsung Adds DTS 5.1 Firmware Update To Atmos Soundbars

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · 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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CyberLink Releases PowerDVD 17 Ultra HD Blu-ray Software

April 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVD Players, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  Those who have discovered the benefits of viewing 4K Ultra HD on high-quality PC monitor screens, and who like to use their PCs as high performance media players, will be interested to know that CyberLink released today its PowerDVD 17 flagship Windows media player software bringing support for Ultra HD Blu-ray playback among many […]

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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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LG Reveals ‘Dual Premium’ Strategy on 2017 4K OLED, Super UHD TVs

February 23rd, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, Sound Bars, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

            LG’s marketing VP Dave Vanderwaal unveils the LG W7 4K OLED TV at CES 2017. UPDATE! LG Electronics (LG) used an event in Seoul, South Korea Wednesday to officially announce its “dual premium strategy” which will be used to promote and sell the company’s 2017  4K Ultra HD OLED and Super UHD LED LCD […]

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