Entries Tagged as 'Hi-Res Audio'

Phorus PS10 Wireless Speaker With Alexa Goes On Sale

October 23rd, 2017 · No Comments · Amazon, Audio, News, Sound Systems, voice command, voice control, Wireless Audio

  DTS said Monday that the Phorus PS10, the first DTS Play-Fi enabled wireless speaker with Amazon Alexa Voice Service, is now available for purchase from Amazon and Phorus.com. The Phorus PS10, which carries a $249 retail price, includes a built-in far-field microphone array to accept voice commands to access information, play music, and control […]

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Hi-Res Audio Technology Developer MQA Teams Up With Deezer Streaming Platform

September 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Audio, Digital Media Receivers, Headphones, LG Electronics, News, OTT services, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Wireless Audio

Hi-res audio fans got some big news over the Labor Day weekend with the announcement that MQA, a developer of hi-res audio capture and streaming technology, has entered into a key new agreement with the rapidly growing global music streaming platform Deezer. The deal will enable MQA’s technology to be integrated into Deezer’s platform, as […]

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Review: Oppo’s UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Covers All Bases

December 30th, 2016 · 5 Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, center channel, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, Review, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

  This year we saw the emergence of the next and possibly last generation of optical disc-based technology for home entertainment in new Ultra HD Blu-ray players from Samsung, Philips, Panasonic and Microsoft’s Xbox One S. All were impressive for their abilities to playback 4K Ultra HD video at a bit rate of up to […]

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Yamaha Adds Blu-ray Players With 4K Up Conversion, SACD Support

July 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Full HD 1080p, News, Surround Sound, Video Processors

                                                                   Yamaha Aventage BD-A1060 Yamaha introduced this week a pair of Full HD Blu-ray players including its BD-S681 and premium Aventage BD-A1060 models, offering 3D playback, 4K Ultra HD up conversion, and compatibility with high-resolution audio formats. The Yamaha BD-S681, carrying a $329.95 suggested retail, and […]

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Yamaha Unveils 4K/HDR-Supporting Aventage Receiver Lineup

May 17th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Video Processors, Wireless Audio

  Yamaha unveiled the next generation of its premium Aventage network AV receivers, which now support both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround decoding out of the box in all six 2016 models, as well as 4K Ultra HD with HDR streaming via HDMI 2.0a/HDCP 2.2 inputs. The company said it developed the series with […]

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Sony Reveals Pricing, Availability For 2016 A/V Sound Products

May 3rd, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Amazon, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Sony Electronics revealed Tuesday pricing and availability of its 2016 lineup of audio and video products that support immersive surround sound, Hi-Res Audio and build upon Sony’s wireless multi-room audio products of wireless speakers, TV sound bars, A/V receivers, and premium audio & video players. Among the offerings was a new “reference-quality” turntable, which Sony […]

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HDR Support Comes To 2016 Mid And Entry AVR Lines

April 27th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  High performance networked AV receivers compatible with the latest 4K Ultra and high dynamic range (HDR) video signals and Dolby Atmos and DTS:X objected-based audio formats were unveiled this month in the more mainstream 2016 product lines from Denon, Marantz, Onkyo and Pioneer. Many of these new more affordably-priced models are available or coming […]

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Onkyo Unveils 2016 A/V Receiver Line

March 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Onkyo USA unveiled Monday four new A/V receivers for its 2016 product lineup. The new models include the TX-NR757 ($799 suggested retail), TX-NR656 ($699), TX-NR555 ($599) and the TX-SR353 ($399), the first three of which provide support for 4K Ultra video, 4K upscaling, object-based surround sound formats Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, as well as AirPlay, […]

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