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SV Staff Posted: Apr 17, 2008 0 comments
Hey Kids,Remember back last winter when we held that Win-an-iPhone Contest? Well it wasn't just some scam to increase our site traffic (though it did that quite nicely - thanks for coming by). Yes, we actually have a winner! Her name is Janie...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 10, 2008 0 comments
Disney's making sure no one misses an opportunity to watch their favorite Disney movies. What happens when you and your little ones miss out on the ABC airing on Saturday nights of Wonderful World of Disney? Instead of tears and tantrums, just go...
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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 08, 2002 0 comments

Flatscreens are getting bigger and better.

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Jon Iverson Posted: Jul 11, 1999 0 comments

Last week, <A HREF="http://www.panasonic.com">Panasonic Consumer Electronics</A> announced the retail launch of its new digital VCR&mdash;or, as they call it, a D-VHS VCR. The new PV-HD1000 will begin shipping this month. It carries a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $999.95 and marks the first DTV-compatible VCR to hit the US market.

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 16, 2008 0 comments
Leave it to our friends over at DVICE to dig up the dirt on this.  The story's a bit old, but nonetheless, still fascinating. While most people just head to their local hifi shop when they need a new subwoofer, an audio designer dug around...
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Posted: Jan 16, 2000 0 comments

Last week, <A HREF="http://www.SmartVision.com">Saco SmartVision</A> announced that the world's largest video screen has been activated at 4 Times Square, flooding the area with nine-story-tall video images. The new screen is based on millions of discrete, individually energized red, green, and blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and measures 120x90 feet, following the curved form of the new Conde Nast Building at the southeast corner of Seventh Avenue and 43rd Street.

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Posted: Aug 16, 1998 0 comments

At the DVD Production '98 conference last week, the International Recording Media Association (IRMA) released sales forecasts for the growth and worldwide expansion of the international DVD marketplace. The numbers are part of a study on the growth and direction of the world optical-media marketplace.

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SV Staff Posted: Apr 10, 2008 0 comments
Blockbuster is firing on all cylinders in an attempt to bring movies into your living room every possible way. The company is so eager to please that its backing all movie delivery strategies - even conflicting ones. Its latest effort? A...
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Posted: Aug 06, 2006 0 comments

In these TiVo-centric times it's tough for advertisers to figure out how to get their expensive to produce and place commercial messages in front of people. The burgeoning DVR market allows more and more users to not only time shift their content, but to zip right past those commercials the advertisers have paid millions of dollars to place on your favorite show. While the TV networks keep coming up with studies showing that their customers' ads are still buying them some impact with the DVR- generation, a recent survey from DIGDIA shows viewers would pay more for on-demand movie content to avoid commercials entirely.

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SV Staff Posted: Mar 21, 2008 0 comments
Mark Cuban loves HDTV, which is why he founded all-high-def network HDNet. But he also loves NBA basketball, which is why he owns the Dallas Mavericks. Why, then, is he pitting his two loves against each other by urging people in Dallas to leave...
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Jon Iverson Posted: Dec 17, 2000 0 comments

A new report released by analyst and consulting company <A HREF="http://www.ovum.com">Ovum</A> suggests that, as digital television opens new frontiers, competition between telecommunications giants and the TV industry will increase rapidly. Ovum also predicts that digital television connections will grow from 62 million in 2001 to 350 million in 2006, creating numerous opportunities for companies throughout the new media sector.

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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Mar 02, 2009 0 comments
Would you like to subscribe to both satellite radio and satellite television in one convenient package? You might get a chance if Liberty Media's John Malone gets his way. He's thinking of bundling Sirius XM, in which he now owns a minority interest, with DirecTV, in which he owns a controlling interest.
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Posted: Mar 19, 2000 0 comments

As part of its mission "to provide home entertainment however consumers want to receive it," <A HREF="http://www.blockbuster.com">Blockbuster</A> announced last week that it has taken a "significant first step" in the development of a national program to deliver movies and games to the home. Under a home-delivery agreement with Food.com, Blockbuster says that its videos will be delivered by Food.com through Takeout Taxi, a restaurant delivery service. Blockbuster has also <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/shownews.cgi?623">recently announced</A> a deal with MGM to develop digital streaming technologies for movie delivery.

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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Jul 12, 2006 0 comments
HDNet took a break from filming high-definition bikinis on beaches to bag veteran news anchor Dan Rather who will produce and host a new program called "Dan Rather Reports". The show will premiere exclusively on HDNet beginning in October.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 16, 2010 0 comments
Sometimes kids get all the great audio equipment. WowWee, makers of the RoboSapien robot and Flytech remote controlled helicopters, is releasing a line of music gear for kids. Paper Jamz is the company's newest series, a collection of ultra-thin...

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