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Barry Willis Posted: Nov 28, 1998 0 comments

A picture density four times higher than standard 480i images and a resolution of 2500x2000 pixels are specifications worth bragging about. That's exactly what <A HREF="http://www.sel.sony.com/">Sony Electronics</A> is doing with its new CRT graphics projector, the VPH-G90U. The projector features new high-resolution, electromagnetically focused 9-inch CRTs and brightness up to 350 ANSI lumens. Sony is calling the VPH-G90U "the projector of choice for installation in large and medium venues, conference rooms, home theaters, and virtual-reality applications." Sporting a list price of $35,000, the new projector will make its debut at selected dealers next month.

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SV Staff Posted: Sep 15, 2008 0 comments
You know who you are. You're not shooting home videos, you shoot art. Thus, the two newest Handycam's from Sony are so you. Quite a bit more advanced than the camcorder your neighbor uses to shoot his kid's recitals, but not quite up there with...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jul 18, 2008 0 comments
Sony is now shipping the BDP-S350, a next-generation Blu-ray player that is far slimmer than its predecessor and even comes in a much smaller box. It uses a third less packing material, and what it does use is biodegradable paper. And due to the lightness of both the product and its packaging, shipping it will involve 43 percent less diesel use and other carbon emissions. Proof, were any needed, that I'll do anything for a novel lead.
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Posted: Mar 16, 2003 0 comments

<A HREF="http://www.sonystyle.com">Sony</A> is responding to consumer demand for DVD with an impressive array of new product announcements, including progressive-scan players, SACD-compatible DVD changers, a 400-disc changer, and a "dual compatible" DVD recorder. This last item bridges the gap between the DVD-RW and DVD+RW camps by working with both formats.

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SV Staff Posted: Jun 27, 2008 0 comments
Sony's acclaimed ES (Elevated Standard) high-end product line just got three new A/V receivers, all supporting 1080p/24 video signals and the latest high-resolution audio formats. Packed with features, these new Sony ES products are just what you...
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Posted: Jul 27, 2007 0 comments

It's already been a hectic week for new product announcements, with Samsung and Denon unveiling a lot of new gear. But Sony was at this week too announcing three new AVRs with next-gen audio decoding and a host of other hot features related to streaming audio and networking.

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Posted: Aug 11, 2002 0 comments

DirecTV subscribers will soon be able to enjoy the kind of digital television performance that cable subscribers can only dream about. On August 7, <A HREF="http://www.sony.sel.com">Sony Electronics</A> announced the SAT-HD200 set-top box (STB), an advanced DirecTV high-definition receiver with multiple format modes, keyword search, a favorite channel list, 20-event reminder, and an electronic programming guide. Subscribers with Digital Visual Interface (DVI) enabled high definition monitors will be able to receive uncompressed wideband high-def programming encoded with Digital Content Protection (HDCP) technology.

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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
Sony just unveiled two new Bravia HDTV lines, focused on offering some of the fastest pictures or thinnest profiles on the market. Unfortunately, since they're two separate series, you're going to have to make a choice between a really thin screen...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 28, 2008 0 comments
September means only one thing: It's time for Apple's announcement of its new iPods. But it's still August, and that means that everyone else wants to steal Steve Jobs' thunder. For example, Sony has announced new additions to its line of Walkman...
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HT Staff Posted: Aug 06, 2002 0 comments
Sony has announced two new XBR series widescreen plasma television sets. The high-resolution flat panel plasma televisions feature advanced picture technology, a sophisticated silver-and-black design, and a DVI-HDTV interface.
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 16, 2008 0 comments
Sony just OLED the cat out of the bag. At a display expo in Japan this week - one that U.S. consumers and enthusiasts are hardly aware of - Sony showed that it can do a lot better than its 11-inch, 3mm thick XEL-1 OLED TV (which is already ahead of...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 06, 2008 0 comments
The Sony Bravia line is expanding with bold new models, and new sizes in previous product lines. These new Bravia XBR flat-panel LCD HDTVs bring the total number of Bravia TVs to thirty, with sizes that range from 19 inches all the way up to 70...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 05, 2008 0 comments
Sony is one of the most recognized, and respected, corporate names in the world. How many Sony products do you have at home? But when's the last time you bought a Sony product? The electronics juggernaut struggled to cope with monumental...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 22, 2009 0 comments
Come on - you know you want to watch the Super Bowl on a shiny new HDTV, right? Your friends want it too.Right now, Sony has a super Super Bowl special through Amazon.com.  Purchase a select XBR or V-Series BRAVIA HDTV and a Sony BDP-S550...
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 18, 2008 0 comments
Have you been lusting for the best in the biz? Always trying to outdo your neighbors? Instead of keeping up with the Jones', wanna knock it out of the park? Sony just introduced two new 4K projectors that are bound to impress, with resolution of...

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