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SV Staff Posted: Aug 31, 2014 2 comments
With the new Dolby Atmos surround format on the immediate horizon we wondered how many Sound & Vision readers’ are using special surround processing to derive height channels in their current home theater setups. Turns out that nearly a quarter of respondents have setups with height channels—a respectable showing considering the effort involved in installing extra speakers.

Here’s the complete breakdown of answers to the question we posed: Is Your Home Theater Configured with Height Channels?

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 25, 2014 0 comments
With Dolby Atmos looming on the horizon we asked how Sound & Vision readers do surround and learned that nine out of 10 of those who responded have either a 5.1/5.2 (59%) or 7.1/7.2 (30%) setup. The complete breakdown is below.
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 20, 2013 0 comments

The mobile age has created more video viewing options than ever before. Do you watch movies or TV shows on a smartphone or tablet? Take the poll here.

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SV Staff Posted: Aug 03, 2015 0 comments
The results of last week’s poll are in. We asked if you own a portable Bluetooth speaker and, if so, how often you use it. As you can see from the results below, the scales tip in favor of owning and using a Bluetooth speaker...
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 15, 2015 5 comments
Panasonic’s DMR-UBZ1 Ultra HD Blu-ray player went on sale in Japan last month.

Will you buy an Ultra HD Blu-ray player? That’s the question we posed in last week’s poll—a question inspired by John Sciacca’s Connected Life blog, Ultra HD Blu-ray Is Coming…but Do you Care?”

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SV Staff Posted: Aug 20, 2015 2 comments
Polyera is hailing its new Wove Band as the world’s first flexible display that can wrap around your wrist like a bracelet.
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 05, 2009 0 comments
Plenty of companies make outdoor speakers or waterproof speakers that can go near your pool.  What about speakers that go in the pool? Don't have a pool?  Replace your rubber duckie in the tub with these too. These speakers are...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 21, 2016 0 comments
The flamboyant rock performer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Prince was found dead this morning at his suburban Minnesota home, his publicist confirmed in a statement earlier today. He was 57.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 19, 2009 0 comments
The Popcorn Hour has always been a pretty capable little media streamer, but the newest iteration is substantially more robust than most of its predecessors. On the front, you'll find a swappable bay that can accept a hard drive or even a...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 03, 2009 0 comments
. . . or so you might surmise from the high-profile placements he's been getting in the press lately. As you know, we here at Sound & Vision have been longtime supporters of Steven Wilson and his modern progressive-rock band Porcupine...