AUDIO VIDEO NEWS

Sort By: Post Date | Title | Publish Date
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Apr 18, 2016 3 comments
Upwards of half of all U.S. households will own a 4K/Ultra HD TV over the next three years, according to research firm Strategy Analytics, which begs the question: How much 4K content will be available?
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Sep 14, 2015 0 comments
Dolby Cinema infographic

Dolby announced that five new Hollywood features, including the first two titles from Twentieth Century Fox, will be released in Dolby Cinema bringing the total number of movies that combine high-dynamic range (HDR) images and Dolby Atmos surround sound to 13.

Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Oct 08, 2009 0 comments
Deciding what speakers are best for you depends on your room size, budget, and listening requirements. Consider the following: Room Size Are you in a small apartment or room, or are you building a large-scale custom home theater? For the...
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Jun 04, 2009 0 comments
In a recent story on Daily Finance, newly appointed CDO at News Corp, Jonathan Miller, was quote saying he thought it was logical for Hulu to have some content that's only available to paying subscribers. The Internet conjured up images of...
Filed under
Mark Fleischmann Posted: May 14, 2010 0 comments
Alfred Hitchcock fans will get a special treat this fall: Psycho is going to be released on Blu-ray in a new 5.1-channel DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack.
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Nov 05, 2008 0 comments
Just when you finally got your 5.1 speaker system dialed in, Iosono comes out with a system that will totally blow away your old system. Introduced at the 2008 SMPTE Conference, this new system can use from 200 - 500 speakers, completely ringing...
Filed under
Barry Willis Posted: Dec 29, 2003 0 comments

Upscale parents have already discovered the benefits of "mobile theater"—DVD players and LCD screens in sport-utility vehicles that keep cranky kids content on long drives. Soon they will be able to take the "plug-in drug"—broadcast television—with them as well.

Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Dec 26, 2008 0 comments
Okay.  At this very moment, it's 53 days, 11 hours and 13 minutes until the DTV transition. We keep talking about it, but the National Telecommunications and Information Administration wants everyone to hustle up and get ready. 22...
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Dec 23, 2008 0 comments
You know the Nielson Co.?  You know, the folks who report on who's watching what? They have a new report out. With only 56 days until the digital transition, 6.8% of American households are completely unprepared. The latest Nielsen...
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Dec 23, 2008 0 comments
You know the Nielson Co.?  You know, the folks who report on who's watching what? They have a new report out. With only 56 days until the digital transition, 6.8% of American households are completely unprepared. The latest Nielsen...
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Mar 31, 2010 0 comments
While it hasn't quite ousted Apple and their iPod from the top of the portable media player game, Microsoft's Zune HD has been doing quite well for itself. Starting on April 12th, it will be doing even better because users will officially...
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Dec 11, 2008 0 comments
That's right.  69 days until the plug is pulled on analog TV. Have your local stations been making an effort to get viewers ready?My local NBC affiliate, 11Alive in Atlanta, GA has been doing DTV readiness tests.  They'll do...
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Feb 02, 2009 0 comments
By now, you've heard about the porny interlude that Super Bowl viewers got in Tucson, but it certainly wasn't the first time something like that has happened. Here are a few more situations where viewers got more than they expected....
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Oct 09, 2009 0 comments
What do good speakers sound like? Here’s what to listen for. Make sure to bring your own demo material so you’ll have a known reference. A Natural Tonal Balance Acoustic instruments and vocals should sound realistic, not muddy or...
Filed under
Brent Butterworth Posted: Mar 01, 2011 0 comments

Home theater enthusiasts have had seven speakers in their systems for a decade now, but only now is Hollywood finally catching up. Last Saturday, Dolby Laboratories feted the release of the Megamind Blu-ray Disc, which it says is the first movie released in 7.1-channel sound in theaters and on Blu-ray. A screening of the Blu-ray Disc in the company's technically unassailable theater was preceded by a discussion with Erik Aadahl, one of the movie's two supervising sound editors.

Pages

X