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Wes Phillips  |  Jul 19, 2004  |  0 comments

Over the last few years, we've heard a lot about the "electronic house," an application that will seamlessly integrate personal computers and home entertainment systems throughout an entire household. If customers have been slow to adopt this concept, it may be because the existing options have tended to be complicated to use and install&mdash;not to mention expensive. <A HREF="http://www.skipjam.com/">SkipJam</A> may have a solution for all three objections.

SV Staff  |  Dec 21, 2008  |  0 comments
 Earlier in the week, we told you that England's Sky TV satellite broadcaster was promising the London Olympics in 3D. Looks like that promise is one step closer to becoming a reality. They have successfully tested 3D delivery to a...
Scott Wilkinson  |  Mar 25, 2005  |  0 comments

While Ireland is gearing up for a nationwide digital-cinema network (see <A href="http://www.ultimateavmag.com/news/032405Ireland/">news story</A>), the best the US can do is a network for digitally distributing <I>advertising</I> to commercial movie theaters. The project was recently announced by Thomson and Screenvision, a joint venture of Thomson and ITV. Technicolor Digital Cinema, part of Thomson's Services division, will provide technology, network operations, and digital-content management systems on an exclusive basis to Screenvision and its theater-advertising customers. Screenvision provides advertisement services to nearly 15,000 screens in the US, of which approximately 5,000 will be included in the initial rollout.

SV Staff  |  May 18, 2010  |  0 comments
We're heading into Back to the Future Part 2 territory 5 years early. Panasonic has just announced that Skype is coming to VieraCast-equipped HDTVs, with support for video-chat. While the Skype software is free and Skype-to-Skype calls can be...
Mark Fleischmann  |  Mar 04, 2010  |  0 comments
Skype has signed up a third TV maker with Samsung adding Skype internet phone capability to its LED 7000 and 8000 Series TVs.
SV Staff  |  Nov 19, 2008  |  0 comments
The list of reasons to pick up the BRAVIA Internet Video Link for your compatible Sony BRAVIA TV just grew. And grew in a big way.Slacker Personal Radio is now available streaming over the Internet Video Link service. This gets a big...
Darryl Wilkinson  |  Apr 24, 2006  |  0 comments
If you find it hard to separate yourself from your iPod, now there's one more accessory (yes, another iPod accessory) that will let you keep your lovable, luggable hard drive music box close by even when you sleep.
SV Staff  |  Jun 13, 2008  |  0 comments
The long-awaited addition of BD-Live features to Blu-ray releases is over. Well, the wait will be over soon. Disney has previewed the BD-Live functionality on Sleeping Beauty at a recent conference in Hollywood. Word is it looks good. What family...
 |  Oct 15, 2006  |  0 comments

Back in July <I>UAV</I> <a href="http://ultimateavmag.com/news/072306supernews/">reported</a> the exciting news that accompanying the November 28th DVD release of this summer's <I>Superman Returns</I> would be new, vastly expanded special editions of <I>Superman: The Movie</I>, and the fabled, somewhat legendary <I>Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut</I>. Well, the news gets better still. Not only will <I>Superman Returns</I> see a day-and-date release on both Blu-ray and HD DVD, <I>Superman: The Movie</I> and <I>Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut</I> will also be released on HD DVD November 28th with the now de rigeur 1080p video and Dolby Digital Plus sound.

 |  Jun 06, 2007  |  0 comments

Sony today unveiled its 2007 line of SXRD microdisplay rear projection televisions. There are five new models, 1080p each and every one, and the big new features are slimmer front to back profiles and Motionflow 120Hz high frame rate technology.

Mark Fleischmann  |  Oct 08, 2007  |  0 comments
Sling Media is best known for the Slingbox, which ferries your a/v fix from any home device to any computer in the home or over the net. This well-received technology is now multiplying into new uses in the wake of Sling Media's acquisition by EchoStar.
SV Staff  |  Mar 10, 2017  |  0 comments
Sling TV owners who use Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, or Fire tablet devices are being offered an “exclusive” opportunity to buy into Sling’s Cloud DVR service under the company’s First Look “early access” program.
SV Staff  |  Oct 19, 2017  |  0 comments
Sling Television is offering free, no-credit-card-required access to its 30-channel Sling Orange package to new customers this Sunday (October 22).
Mark Fleischmann  |  Apr 09, 2010  |  0 comments
Dish Network subscribers: How would you like to enjoy your home satellite feed anywhere in the world as long as you have a broadband connection? You can do that now that the Dish Network has introduced the ViP922 SlingLoaded HD DVR receiver.
SV Staff  |  Apr 19, 2017  |  0 comments
Sling TV today announced that its live and on-demand over-the-top (OTT) service is now available on most 2016 webOS 3.0-enabled LG smart TVs and is coming to webOS 3.5-enabled 2017 models later this year.

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