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SV Staff Posted: Jun 24, 2016 0 comments
Orlando-based startup K.I.S.S. AV has launched a $125,000 Kickstarter campaign to fund a patented 2.1-channel on-wall TV speaker system said to “fill any room with 3D sound, from any audio source, with no special electronics or multi-channel audio content required.”
SV Staff Posted: Jun 23, 2016 4 comments
Paris-based tech startup 3D Sound Labs has announced the availability of a $99 accessory that transforms any headphone into a “smart 3D headphone” suitable for music, movies, and gaming.
SV Staff Posted: Jun 22, 2016 1 comments
Epson introduced four home theater projectors featuring 4K signal input with pixel-shifting 4K enhancement and high dynamic range (HDR) playback at prices ranging from $2,699 to $3,999. One of the models is equipped with a WirelessHD transmitter for cable-free video transmission.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 22, 2016 0 comments
Millions of people use free live-streaming websites to watch sports and other live events online, but this comes with a considerable security risk, according to a new study.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jun 21, 2016 0 comments
AT&T-owned DirecTV is launching its own video streaming service. It will use both home and mobile broadband networks to reach smart TVs, tablets, phones, PCs, and streaming devices. Unlike DirecTV satellite service, it won’t require an annual contract, set-top box, or dish installation.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 21, 2016 4 comments
Franklin,TN-based Emotiva Audio has announced an HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 upgrade for its flagship XMC-1 preamp/processor.
SV Staff Posted: Jun 21, 2016 0 comments
Denon has announced plans to add a $999 4K-ready 7.2-channel model to its X Series lineup of AV receivers in July.
SV Staff Posted: Jun 20, 2016 0 comments
Tom DeVesto, 40 year consumer electronics industry veteran and Hall of Famer who co-founded Cambridge SoundWorks with AV legend Henry Kloss in 1988 and started Tivoli Audio in 2000, has launched a new venture, Como Audio.
SV Staff Posted: Jun 16, 2016 1 comments
SDI Technologies says its new iHome Weather Tough line of portable Bluetooth speakers is aimed at outdoor enthusiasts who crave music in even the most punishing of environments.

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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jun 16, 2016 8 comments
First 3D was the next big thing in television. Then it was a feature, not a category. Now it may be turning into an absent feature and a dead category.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 14, 2016 0 comments
P&F USA, the exclusive North American licensee for Philips video products, has announced that the Ultra HD (UHD) Blu-ray version of Creed will be bundled with the Philips BDP7501 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, which will be available later this month for $400.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 14, 2016 0 comments
Source: IHS

As competition in the display market intensifies, TV manufacturers are seeking new and emerging technologies to differentiate their offerings from competitors, which is leading to increased production of wide color gamut TVs.

SV Staff Posted: Jun 13, 2016 0 comments
Denon has announced that the upgraded Series 2 versions of the four wireless speakers in its Heos line are now available.
SV Staff Posted: Jun 13, 2016 0 comments
If you like the idea of “wow” automation, you might want to check out Inca’s new multipurpose TV lift, which can be fitted into a cabinet, ceiling, or floor with some adjustments and accessories.
SV Staff Posted: Jun 10, 2016 7 comments
Optoma has announced two innovative single-chip DLP laser phosphor projectors: A first-of-its-kind 4K/Ultra HD (UHD) ultra short throw model and a WUGXA model with a rated brightness of 5,500 lumens.