CEDIA 2018

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SV Staff  |  Sep 06, 2018  |  0 comments
Focal today launched the Kanta speaker series with the unveiling of three models that join the Kanta N2 floorstander introduced last year.
Joe Palenchar  |  Sep 08, 2018  |  1 comments
GoldenEar Technology’s Invisa in-wall and in-ceiling speakers is taking center stage in a Dolby Atmos home theater demo that includes the company’s first Invisa in-walls intended for use as the main front speakers in a stereo or home theater system.
Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 07, 2018  |  0 comments
GoldenEar Technology offered a sneak peek of the compact stand-mount DigitalAktiv3, a wireless speaker based on the WiSA standard that looks to be right track for today’s market.
Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 06, 2018  |  3 comments
For 2019, Sony has further refined the VPL-VW285ES projector I reviewed last year and is now calling it the VPL-VW295ES. I was able to spend some time to spend with it before heading off to CEDIA.
Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 06, 2018  |  1 comments
The Harman booth housed a number of sister companies, including Revel, JBL, Mark Levinson, Arcam, Lexicon, and Harman itself (Harman once owned Infinity, but that classic marque appears to have been killed off).

Shown in the photo is a new line of wireless and “smart” products boasting the also once iconic (then Harman Kardon) Citation name, most of which will ship this month...

Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 09, 2018  |  0 comments
Hisense brought its wide range of short throw 4K Laser TV projectors to the show. All of them use TI’s 4K imaging chip, and all of them come with dedicated screens...
Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 09, 2018  |  0 comments
A 75Wpc, 2-channel amp (into 8 ohms) might seem a little anachronistic today, when home theater fans want as many high-powered channels as they can afford in their amps and AVRs.
Al Griffin  |  Sep 06, 2018  |  0 comments
Harman has its affordable JBL Stage series speakers on display at CEDIA. The new speakers, which supersede the company’s previous entry-level Arena series, has a neat, retro look, with white paper-cone mid-bass drivers reminiscent of those found in the company’s professional studio monitors from a few decades back.
Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 09, 2018  |  0 comments
Deeper into this blog thread you’ll read more about JVC’s impressive new lamp-based 4K projector lineup. I arrived late to the press event and had to take screenshots from the back. But I couldn’t resist bringing you an MST3000 moment.
Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 06, 2018  |  0 comments
JVC put its pixel-shifting prowess on hold today at CEDIA Expo with the introduction of three native 4K projectors.
Al Griffin  |  Sep 07, 2018  |  0 comments
British speaker-maker KEF is showing its new R series at CEDIA. A pair of the company’s R11 towers can be seen here in one of the KEF booth’s multiple lifestyle vignettes—this one showing a Manhattan lawyer’s cigar smoke-filled bachelor pad. He may not be a nice guy, but he has impeccable taste in speakers.
SV Staff  |  Sep 05, 2018  |  0 comments
Two new IP-controlled subwoofers and a high-end passive soundbar are just a few of the many products Klipsch will showcase under the “One Stop Shop” banner when CEDIA Expo 2018 exhibits open tomorrow.
Joe Palenchar  |  Sep 06, 2018  |  0 comments
A major update to Lenbrook Industries’ BluOS wireless-multiroom technology is adding new streaming services, customized voice control through Alexa-equipped devices, and more control options through custom-installed smart-home systems.
Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 09, 2018  |  0 comments
LG didn't introduce anything truly new at CEDIA but an ongoing demo of its CineBeam HU80KA portable 4K laser projector caught my interest...
Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 07, 2018  |  0 comments
If you watch any home improvement shows on television, or speak with an interior designer, they appear to find a television a nuisance that compromises their artistic vision. But we all know a television has to go somewhere, and that’s often over the fireplace—about the worst position possible.