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SV Staff Posted: May 01, 2014 0 comments
Ever long for better sound quality from your smartphone? Harman Kardon hears you. The HTC One M8 – Harman Kardon Edition is the first smartphone to incorporate HK’s Clari-Fi technology, which is said to improve the audio quality of compressed, digital music sources.
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 13, 2009 0 comments
Lost in the shuffle of CES was rather interesting news from iTunes.  The iTunes stores is going offer all of their music in iTunes Plus -- DRM-free (without copy-protection) and at a higher-quality bit rate. The 256 kbps AAC files were...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 29, 2009 0 comments
JVC just announced four new headphones, two over-ear and two in-ear models. The HA-M750 (pictured) is the company's newest full-sized, over-ear headphones. It sports 40mm drivers, folds up for travel and storage, and comes with 1.2- and 2-meter...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 21, 2009 0 comments
If you’re one of the million iPod and iPhone users who are looking for a high-end quality set of earbuds, the new Klipsch S4i In-Ear Headset might do the trick. At $99.99, this headset gives you the same set-up that Apple offers with their $79 ...
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Posted: Aug 22, 1999 0 comments

Digital technology is changing everything—especially the marketing of entertainment. DVD-Audio has the music industry excited about interactive features like artists' bios, still pictures, and other as-yet unimagined marketing opportunities. Free MP3 audio files are being used by some music companies as promotional tools for new releases.

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Scott Wilkinson Posted: Jul 30, 2008 0 comments

If you thought 1080p is as good as it gets, think again. Long known for its reference-quality audio products, Meridian has announced a new video projector with <I>five times</I> the resolution of 1080p. Dubbed the 810 Reference Video Projector, this 140-pound behemoth uses three D-ILA panels, each with a resolution of 4096x2400 for a total of nearly 10 megapixels.

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Jon Iverson Posted: Jul 01, 2001 0 comments

Just imagine if you could have this for your home theater system: <A HREF="www.ibm.com">IBM</A> announced last week the T220, which the company is calling the world's highest-resolution flat panel monitor. Unfortunately for us, IBM says that the new display will enable "photograph-quality" imaging for science, banking, engineering, publishing, medicine, and business-critical visualization tasks, and is not likely to appear in consumer living rooms anytime soon.

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Barry Willis Posted: Oct 10, 1999 0 comments

The high-resolution benefits of digital television could reach millions of consumers within a year or two, thanks to a new module from electronics giant <A HREF="http://www.motorola.com/">Motorola</A>. On October 4, the company announced its MCT5100 M-DTV module, an integrated device combining the functions of Motorola's 8-VSB demodulator, the MCT2100, with an MPEG decoder and controller. Installed in an appropriate monitor, the module will "implement a complete Advanced Television Standards Committee (ATSC) digital television," according to advance publicity.

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 04, 2008 0 comments
The only single-screen movie theater left in the state of Louisiana is upgrading - in a major way. The historic Prytania Theater has just upgraded to 4K digital cinema. The Prytania is the oldest operating theater in the city, having opened in...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 04, 2008 0 comments
The only single-screen movie theater left in the state of Louisiana is upgrading - in a major way. The historic Prytania Theater has just upgraded to 4K digital cinema. The Prytania is the oldest operating theater in the city, having opened ...
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Posted: Feb 17, 2002 0 comments

Many home theater enthusiasts grumble about the slow pace of the development of digital television without considering the cost of the transition for broadcasters&mdash;approximately $2 million per studio. The great change isn't occurring only in our viewing rooms, but also in studios throughout North America.

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HT Staff Posted: Oct 17, 2000 0 comments
Have you been curious about 6.1 channel surround sound, but reluctant to overhaul your entire system just to try it? San Francisco-based Parasound has the answer with its new CSE 6.1 Center Surround Expander.
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 14, 2009 0 comments
Philips got out of the US TV market, but Philips-branded Blu-ray players, marketed under the Funai banner will be hitting shelves soon, along with a Magnavox-branded LCD/Blu-ray combo unit.Three new units will be available: the $299 BDP-3010, the...
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Posted: Apr 07, 2002 0 comments

Playback of any kind can never be any better than the recording. With this engineering truism in mind, <A HREF="http://www.photon-vision.com">Photon Vision Systems, Inc.</A> has developed a new image sensor said to offer four times the resolution of high definition television.

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HT Staff Posted: Aug 12, 2003 0 comments
This fall, Pioneer Electronics USA will roll out two new high-definition plasma displays with all digital signal paths and video performance capable of "billions" of colors.

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