Posted: Jan 27, 2014 0 comments
What Was the Most Compelling TV Story of CES?
The explosion of 4K/Ultra HD TVs, which were introduced by virtually every brand
19% (72 votes)
The explosion of “smart TVs”—sets with built-in Internet capabilities and new user interfaces
1% (2 votes)
Sony’s introduction of its first consumer 4K camcorder
2% (7 votes)
The announcement that Netflix will begin streaming 4K content
9% (34 votes)
Samsung’s announcement of a 110-inch Ultra HD TV (that will sell for $150,000)
1% (2 votes)
Dolby’s demonstration of a glasses-free 3D system in which 3D depth can be adjusted
2% (7 votes)
LG’s announcement of a 77-inch hybrid OLED/Ultra HD TV
17% (62 votes)
TV makers embracing curved screens for many of their new 4K/Ultra HD TVs
0% (1 vote)
Sets designed for high dynamic range, or “HDR,” which aims to replicate the real-world “pop” of bright areas in an image
13% (49 votes)
The lack of OLED TVs and the fact that OLED took a (way) backseat to Ultra HD
29% (109 votes)
When hotshot Hollywood director Michael Bay walked off stage at a Samsung press conference when the teleprompter failed
5% (17 votes)
Other (please tell us what we missed in Comments)
3% (12 votes)
Total votes: 374
Posted: Jan 20, 2015 3 comments
What’s the Top TV/Video Story from CES 2015?
Ultra HD Blu-ray
20% (166 votes)
Glasses-Free 3D TV
3% (28 votes)
Quantum Dot TV technology
10% (81 votes)
5% (41 votes)
High Dynamic Range (HDR) TV technology
21% (175 votes)
4K OLED TV
41% (338 votes)
Total votes: 829
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SV Poll: Do You Own a Soundbar?
Yes. It’s a perfect low-clutter solution for my bedroom (or other secondary space).
18% (122 votes)
Yes. I use one in my primary home entertainment space because I don’t have room for multiple speakers.
12% (83 votes)
Yes. I use one in my primary home entertainment space because my spouse won’t let me set up a system with multiple speakers.
5% (33 votes)
No, but I bought one as a gift for my parents/grandparents (or other friend or relative) because it’s easy to set up and use.
6% (40 votes)
No. I love my 5/7.1 home theater setup and would never even consider a soundbar for my main setup.
50% (337 votes)
No. I would never buy a soundbar for myself or anyone else; I don't think they should have a place in the A/V world.
9% (59 votes)
Total votes: 674
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What’s your take on 3DTV?
I love it! My TV has passive 3D capability and I watch movies in 3D all the time
4% (63 votes)
I love it! My TV has active 3D capability (with battery-powered glasses) and I watch movies in 3D all the time
9% (159 votes)
I couldn’t care less… My TV has passive 3D capability but I never use it
4% (72 votes)
I couldn’t care less… My TV has active 3D capability (with battery-powered glasses) but I never use it
12% (213 votes)
It’s okay… My TV has passive 3D capability and I occasionally watch 3D movies
4% (77 votes)
It’s okay… My TV has active 3D capability (with battery-powered glasses) and I occasionally watch 3D movies
16% (277 votes)
3D glasses drive me crazy
5% (93 votes)
I don’t care about 3D one way or the other
45% (785 votes)
Total votes: 1739
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Do You Have a Home Automation System?
Yes, I have a basic system that I installed myself.
20% (89 votes)
Yes, I have a basic system that was professionally installed.
3% (14 votes)
Yes, I have a full-blown system that was professionally installed. It does everything except bring me coffee in the morning.
5% (22 votes)
No, but I’m thinking about doing a DIY system.
24% (103 votes)
No, but I’m thinking about having a system professionally installed.
4% (18 votes)
No. My life is fine without home automation.
44% (191 votes)
Total votes: 437