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SV Staff Posted: Jun 23, 2010 0 comments
Pretty soon, home users will be able to produce their own 3D home movies, thanks to the latest software from Roxio. The company just announced Roxio VideoLab 3D, a video editing suite designed specifically for 3D video. 3D cameras are still...
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Brent Butterworth Posted: Apr 08, 2013 0 comments

If you’re interested in audio and you’re anywhere in the Northeast U.S., the New York Palace Hotel is hosting what’s looking to be this year’ best audio show east of the Mississippi:  the New York Audio Show. The show takes place this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (April 12, 13, and 14).

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SV Staff Posted: May 28, 2008 0 comments
Last but not least, Sony has agreed to work with the NCTA (National Cable & Telecommunications Association) to support tru2way, the next generation of high-definition cable devices with two-way communication and interactivity. Sony is joining...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 16, 2008 0 comments
While the transition is coming, ready or not, a member of the FCC has said that it "will be messy . . . but we'll get through it." This quote is from Robert McDowell (R), just a few weeks after FCC Chairman Daniel Inouye said that the...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 28, 2009 0 comments
When Microsoft first reported that the Zune platform profits dropped by more than $100 million, or more than half, many analysts started getting ready to send their condolences to another dead media player. Microsoft isn't ready to let the...
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Ken Richardson Posted: Mar 17, 2011 0 comments


Maybe not exactly ever, but it sure seemed that way. After all, unlike recent "keynotes" at the SXSW Music Festival - which have tended to be mere Q&As with an onstage interviewer - Bob Geldof's talk this morning was an actual keynote speech. And an enthralling one at that.

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SV Staff Posted: Sep 19, 2007 0 comments
Bose is up to its old tricks. The company first pulled the faux speaker cabinet caper on audio journalists back in the late 1980's when it introduced the Acoustimass system. Lee Ritenour's On the Line came pouring  out of a sub box and a pair...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 21, 2008 0 comments
MartinLogan, known for those electrostatic speakers that audiophiles love and everybody else confuses with Japanese shoji screens, conducted its first U.S. demos of the new $25,000-per-pair, 25th-anniversary CLX flagship speaker today at Los Angeles...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 23, 2009 0 comments
Thanks to the twin nerd-industry wonders of New York Comic-Con and Toy Fair, I managed to get an eyeful of several upcoming movie-branded games. Usually, branded video games are at best mediocre, and at worst horrible. They all too often reek of...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 15, 2009 0 comments
InFocus, one of the big names in digital projectors, has announced that it will be acquired by the Image Holdings Corporation. IHC will buy all outstanding shares at $0.95 per share, totaling around $39 million. Both InFocus' president Bob...
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Stan Horaczek Posted: Feb 15, 2011 0 comments

Criterion has proven time and time again that they can do incredible things regardless of media. Now, they're expanding their streaming efforts (some of their titles are already available on Netflix's intant option) with the help of Hulu's pay subscription service.

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SV Staff Posted: Mar 07, 2008 0 comments
Are flat-panel TVs going the way of Duff Beer? Simpson fans will recall the episode where Homer and Barney visit the Duff brewery and witness all the different varieties of beer - Duff Lite, Duff Ice, Duff Mountain Berry Blast - all being bottled...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 14, 2008 0 comments
If you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it. Seriously. The No. 502 Media Console is basically an A/V processor with a ton of bells and whistles. This is the first product in a new series from the Mark Levinson company. Oddly, Mark...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 06, 2007 0 comments
So says the headline of a press release we received about the first annual High-Def Disc Awards, presented primarily by the weekly B2B trade publication Home Media Magazine. Specifically, 300 won two different awards for its two different...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 28, 2009 0 comments
Today, Sony Computer Entertainment (the folks behind the Playstation 3 and Playstation Portable) held a preview event, showcasing their upcoming titles for the rest of the year. The 2009 holiday season will be good for gamers, but multimedia...


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