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SV Staff Posted: Sep 09, 2009 0 comments
It's CEDIA, so of course Sony has new HDTVs to show off. The new Bravia XBR10 screens are ultra-thin models controlled wirelessly through a separate box that holds all of the screen's inputs and electronics. With edge-lit LED backlighting, the...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 09, 2009 0 comments
Among its other new products at CEDIA, Sony has unveiled a pair of new home theater projectors: the VPL-VW85 and VPL-HW15. The VPL-VW85 is a new high-end home theater projector, a home installer-friendly model with a 120,000:1 contrast ratio, a...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 10, 2009 0 comments
It wouldn't be CEDIA without some new A/V receivers, and Sony did not disappoint. It just announced the STR-DA5500ES and STR-DA3500ES, two new receivers aimed at high-end installations. The 5500ES puts out 120 watts across each of its 7 channels,...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 26, 2008 0 comments
You think your 120GB iPod is hot stuff, right? Think again. Sooloos, maker of high-end home networking and entertainment systems, just announced a lower-cost digital music management / storage / playback system with a terabyte of storage....
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 28, 2015 0 comments
3D graphics startup Uraniom has unveiled a new platform that turns raw 3D scans into playable videogame avatars, giving life to the longstanding dream of millions of gamers.
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Barry Willis Posted: Mar 07, 1999 0 comments

The movies and music will never stop. Electronics giant <A HREF="http://www.sony.com/sel">Sony</A> announced last week that it is introducing a 200-disc DVD/CD changer. The DVP-CX850D "mega-changer" will hit the market in September with a suggested retail price of $999, according to a company press release.

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According to the Hollywood Reporter on November 7th, HBO Video will release <I>The Sopranos: Season 6</I> day and date on DVD and HD DVD, making the critically acclaimed HBO series the first TV series to appear in high-definition on disc. According the article, a Blu-ray release is being planned for 2007.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 02, 2007 0 comments
Where does the time go? It has already been 3 years since Heart's last studio album, the fine Jupiters Darling. Fans waiting for the next one can tide themselves over with several projects, both band and solo. First, there's the just-released...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 27, 2016 0 comments
LG webOS 3.0 has a unified Channel Plus list that integrates streaming with broadcast channels including free and premium content. You can even control other LG smart appliances through the home network...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 11, 2016 0 comments
Best Buy Is Flaunting UHDTVs at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, following a similar effort last year at New York’s JFK. That may not fit in your carry-on...

A PlayStation Hack allows hundreds of games for the portable PlayStation Vita to work on the PlayStation TV console. That includes such gaming staples as Mortal Kombat and Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified...

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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jan 25, 2017 1 comments
Sony Spiffed Up PS4 Pro with Ultra HD and HDR capability and content, including upconversion of non-native 4K content. However, the $399 device’s Blu-ray drive does not support UHD...

Vizio’s SmartCast has received improvements including Google Play Movies and TV, a new Quick Start mode over Wi-Fi, and improved navigation...

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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jul 07, 2016 0 comments
Facebook’s Virtual Reality technology uses dynamic streaming to offer multiple resolutions. It musters the highest quality in the center and lower quality in your peripheral vision...

Ultra HDTVs Occupied 40 percent of U.S. retail shelf space in late 2015, according to Quixel Research—although picture-improving HDR and other technologies are still developing. Shelf share of 1080p TVs dropped to 46 percent, from 71 percent 18 months before...

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 22, 2015 0 comments
Microsoft Will Use DRM on UHD streaming with PlayReady 3.0. This might embolden studios to stream UHD through Windows 10...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 23, 2015 0 comments
WeatherNation made its debut on the Dish Network. However, Dish is also renewing the beloved Weather Channel and streaming it via Sling TV...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jun 09, 2016 0 comments
News from around the world of mobile/home entertainment: THX Live! debuts, YouTube offers subscription TV, researchers discover an easier way to do 8K video, and more.

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