AUDIO VIDEO NEWS

Sort By: Post Date | Title | Publish Date
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Sep 16, 2013 0 comments
Dolby Laboratories announced that Ray Dolby, an American inventor recognized around the world for developing groundbreaking audio technologies, died on September 12 at his home in San Francisco, at the age of 80. Dr. Dolby had been living with Alzheimer's Disease in recent years, and was diagnosed in July of this year with acute leukemia.
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Sep 09, 2013 0 comments
Acoustic Sounds, the Salina, Kansas-based company that sells audiophile recordings and operates the vinyl reissue label Analogue Productions, has launched a music site that offers music downloads in a variety of high-resolution formats, including Direct Digital Stream (DSD). The company recently signed a deal with Sony Music and has begun making back catalog DSD recordings available.
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Sep 06, 2013 0 comments
In October Panasonic will begin selling the first Ultra HD TV based on HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2a specifications. Part of the Smart Viera line, the 65-inch TC-L65WT600 is THX-certified and accepts 4K 60p video signals.
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Sep 05, 2013 0 comments
Sony has announced that its first curved-screen LED-based LCD television, the 65-inch KDL-65S990A, will be available in October at Sony Stores and select electronics retailers nationwide at the price of $4,000.
Filed under
Bob Ankosko Posted: Sep 04, 2013 0 comments
Energy today introduced the Energy Power Base soundbar, which is available on Amazon.com for $399 now and will roll out to retail stores in October.

Filed under
Kris Deering Posted: Aug 29, 2013 0 comments
With more and more high-end dealers closing shop, opportunities for real demos are drying up, leaving local meet-ups as one of the few ways for enthusiasts to demo the latest gear. So I decided to host my first Pacific Northwest Area Home Theater Meetup in my hometown of Port Orchard, WA. What started out as a gathering of a few friends turned into a massive event...
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2013 0 comments
Richard Gray’s Power Company (RGPC), a US-based manufacturer of AC power and communications network infrastructure protection and enhancement products, today introduced the IPAC-8 Remote IP Power Management System.
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2013 0 comments
The Radical.FM music streaming app is like a cross between Spotify and Pandora. Learn about its unique approach to finding songs and creating stations.
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Aug 27, 2013 0 comments
Onkyo has expanded its Envision Cinema line with two moderately priced soundbars: the two-piece LS-B50 (shown above), which includes a wireless subwoofer, and the LS-T10, an all-in-one system that doubles as a base for the TV. The new models will be available in September at the respective prices of $699 and $499.
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Aug 26, 2013 0 comments
Monitor Audio has upgraded and expanded its Radius Series line of speakers. The new eight model lineup includes the R200 center-channel speaker and Radius One soundbar—both slimmed-down to 2.5 inches deep—and two reengineered compact powered subwoofers, the Radius 380 and 390.
Filed under
HT Staff Posted: Aug 26, 2013 0 comments
The results of last week’s reader survey are in. We asked if you watch movies or TV on a phone or tablet and the overwhelming consensus was… heck no!
Filed under
Mark Fleischmann Posted: Aug 22, 2013 0 comments
The Watch ABC app is the first from a major broadcast network to allow streaming of live TV, including network, local, and syndicated programming. Viewers may also get on-demand content in the ABC Full-Episode Player and app. Watch ABC was up and running at press time in New York and Philadelphia for subscribers of several major cable operators. ABC is not inexperienced with apps, having rolled them out in 2012 for the Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior, and WatchESPN. Look out for a Watch ABC Family app early next year.
Filed under
HT Staff Posted: Aug 21, 2013 0 comments
Joining in on the recent “back to hi-fi” trend sweeping across the A/V industry, Yamaha is adding a new flagship integrated amplifier and CD/SACD player to its hi-fi lineup. The retro-styled A-S3000 amp ($8,000) and CD-S3000 player ($7,000) will be available in retail stores in September.
Filed under
HT Staff Posted: Aug 19, 2013 0 comments

Marantz has expanded its audiophile-focused line of stereo components with the PM6005 integrated amplifier ($699) and the CD6005 CD player ($499).

Filed under
HT Staff Posted: Aug 19, 2013 0 comments
Severtson Screens, the U.S.-based manufacturer of projection screens for home theater and professional applications, has introduced the SēVision 3D GX curved screen—the only acoustically transparent home theater screen offering the company’s PristiVue silver optical coating for passive 3D viewing.

Pages

X
Enter your Sound & Vision username.
Enter the password that accompanies your username.
Loading