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SV Staff  |  Jan 25, 2010  |  0 comments
Welcome to the other end of the home theater spectrum: the 14-inch, standard-definition cathode ray tube. No, this isn't a historical piece; it's a new product from LG. The 14SR1EB is an old-timey CRT television, complete with four legs and...
 |  Dec 01, 2002  |  0 comments

DTV bodes well for the Korean electronics industry: Korean television manufacturers better than tripled their volume of digital TV exports in the first nine months of this year, compared to the same period last year.

Barry Willis  |  Mar 02, 2003  |  0 comments

Digital television is proving to be a huge boon to the Korean electronics industry.

SV Staff  |  Dec 13, 2016  |  0 comments
Korg, world-renowned maker of keyboards and synthesizers, has introduced a DSD recording system that turns vinyl recordings into high-resolution files.

HT Staff  |  Jan 21, 2001  |  0 comments
Only a handful of companies have successfully made and marketed both electronics and loudspeakers, but Krell Industries intends to do just that. The legendary electronics maker has introduced new high-performance loudspeaker system designated the "Lossless Acoustic Transducer" (LAT) Series. The new speakers made their official debut at the 2001 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Barry Willis  |  Mar 14, 1999  |  0 comments

Stanley Kubrick's death on Sunday, March 7, stunned the film community and millions of the director's fans worldwide. He was in the process of completing the finishing technical touches on his last film, <I>Eyes Wide Shut</I>, and editing a trailer for it. His family reported that he died in his sleep, just five days after the film's first private screening for Warner Bros. executives.

SV Staff  |  May 07, 2008  |  0 comments
If black is the new black, then Pioneer is just about the hippest manufacturer in town. While their previous models of KURO plasmas were the talk of the town, the newest models, the Elite PDP-5020FD and PDP-6020FD can produce even blacker blacks,...
SV Staff  |  Sep 03, 2015  |  17 comments
Panasonic may have a follow-up to the legendary Kuro plasma TV technology that it acquired from Pioneer in 2009. The company introduced a 65-inch “4K Pro” OLED TV at the IFA 2015 consumer electronics show in Berlin said to deliver its most accurate picture quality ever.
SV Staff  |  Mar 10, 2008  |  0 comments
  Who knows what the future may bring? Pioneer has announced its plans for the beloved Kuro line of plasma televisions, but those plans still seem so...unpredictable. Will Panasonic really incorporate enough of Pioneer's tech innards to make...
Barry Willis  |  Sep 12, 1998  |  0 comments

Akira Kurosawa is gone, but his legacy lives on in repertory cinema houses around the world and on video. The man whom Steven Spielberg called "the pictorial Shakespeare of our time" died of a stroke at his home in Tokyo on September 6. He was 88.

Dan Yakir  |  May 21, 2000  |  0 comments

T<I>oshiro Mifune, Kyoko Kagawa, Tatsuya Nakadai, Tatsuya Mihashi, Takashi Shimura. Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (letterbox). Mono. 143 minutes. 1963. The Criterion Collection 24. NR. $39.95.</I>

SV Staff  |  May 16, 2008  |  0 comments
Two lawyers are sitting in a bar. One turns to the other and asks, "Want a sneak peak at the latest Hollywood blockbuster?" Sounds like the opening to a great joke. This one isn't a joking matter. A petition filed with the FCC by the MPAA...
SV Staff  |  Jun 17, 2008  |  0 comments
You've heard all the buzz about OLED displays, but there's another way cool technology that's aiming to knock LCD displays for a loop. This technology is already aiming to replace the common lightbulb, and now it's looking to get entrench itself...
Barry Willis  |  Apr 28, 2001  |  0 comments

The entire city of Los Angeles depends on the entertainment industry, and Mayor Richard Riordan is doing his best to find a way to prevent strikes by screenwriters and actors that could have crippling economic repercussions.

HT Staff  |  Feb 25, 2004  |  First Published: Feb 26, 2004  |  0 comments
Video enthusiasts both amateur and professional will be able to hone their editing and production skills through a series of classes to take place at Creative Computers, 1505 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica, CA, during the months of February, March, and April.

Hosted by, all courses will be taught by Larry Jordan, a well-known Final Cut Pro (FCP) expert and one of only a few instructors in the world certified by Apple to teach advanced FCP classes. All workshops (except the free preview) are completely hands-on, according to an announcement released in mid-February. All students will have their own Power Macintosh G5 workstations for the duration of the workshop.