SV Staff  |  Jun 07, 2017  |  0 comments
Yamaha’s next soundbar will be the first to incorporate DTS Virtual:X, a new virtual surround processing technology said to deliver immersive sound with a height dimension without the need for additional speakers.
SV Staff  |  Jun 07, 2017  |  0 comments
Support for the Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) format is now available for Oppo’s new UDP-205 and Top Pick-designated UDP-203 4K/Ultra HD Blu-ray players.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Jun 06, 2017  |  0 comments
Denon Heos 1 Go Packs are being recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission due to potential fire hazard. If the battery you bought to go with your Heos 1 speaker has a serial number beginning with the number 5, or those between 601G913517 and 601G914004, call (844) 759-1987 or see to arrange for a free replacement...
SV Staff  |  Jun 06, 2017  |  0 comments
Klipsch today introduced a series of in-wall speakers based on its Reference Premiere line of freestanding home theater speakers.
Tom Norton  |  Jun 06, 2017  |  0 comments
Live (well, almost) from the Los Angeles Audio Show
SV Staff  |  Jun 06, 2017  |  0 comments
Traditional floorstanding speakers are alive and well but they’re not for everybody—especially when space is tight or décor rules the day.
SV Staff  |  Jun 05, 2017  |  1 comments
Pioneer has expanded its Elite series of AV receivers with two feature-packed yet moderately priced 7.2-channel AV receivers.
SV Staff  |  Jun 05, 2017  |  1 comments
Individuals of any age who use a voice-enabled speaker at least once a month. Source: eMarketer, April 2017

More than 35 million Americans will use voice-enabled virtual assistant speakers such as the popular Amazon Echo speaker at least once a month this year, more than twice as much as they did last year, according to a new market forecast from eMarketer.

Leslie Shapiro  |  Jun 05, 2017  |  0 comments
These days, air travel just sucks. Seats are smaller, flights are overbooked, computer glitches cause massive delays, and whatever happened to in-flight meals? You’re lucky to get a tiny bag of pretzel crumbs. Whenever I travel, I always slip on a pair of headphones, and tune out the chaos. If there’s a baby screaming all flight long, I won’t hear it. So when AKG announced the N60NC Wireless, a new active noise-cancelling headphone with Bluetooth, I was all ears.