CES 2019

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SV Staff  |  Jan 07, 2019  |  0 comments
When CES 2019 opens tomorrow, Pioneer will be spotlighting a new moderately-priced 7.2-channel AV receiver that supports Apple’s AirPlay 2 multiroom streaming platform — a first for the brand.
SV Staff  |  Jan 08, 2019  |  0 comments
PSB Speakers is kicking off CES 2019 with an all new lineup for its longstanding Alpha series speakers, known for delivering high performance at affordable prices.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 08, 2019  |  0 comments
Just because listeners are young, their age shouldn’t exclude them from high-quality audio. More significant, though, they should be even more concerned about protecting their hearing than adults. Puro Sound Labs has made it their mission to protect young ears, and they are at CES showing off their latest ANC, volume-limiting headphones for kids and young adults.

SV Staff  |  Jan 09, 2019  |  0 comments
Qobuz, the Paris-based online high-resolution (Hi-Res) music streaming and downloading service, announced at CES 2019 that the service is now available for registration in the U.S. as an open beta.
Ken C. Pohlmann  |  Jan 08, 2019  |  1 comments
Samsung is showing two new soundbars at CES: HW-N950 and HW-N850. They both feature Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Interestingly, the soundbars sport both Samsung and Harman Kardon logos.

Joe Palenchar  |  Jan 08, 2019  |  1 comments
Samsung kicked off CES 2019 with a wider selection of 8K LCD TVs, more LCD TVs with big screens of at least 75 inches, and two new MicroLED 4K TVs, one at 75 inches and one at 219 inches.
Al Griffin  |  Jan 09, 2019  |  2 comments
While most TVs are designed to disappear as much as possible, with thin, almost nonexistent bezels, Samsung’s Serif line of sets celebrate the TV-as-object.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 09, 2019  |  0 comments
Sennheiser is focusing on their AMBEO product group in a big way at CES with the new AMBEO Soundbar and AMBEO AR One headset. They also were proudly showing off the Momentum True Wireless earbuds which are creating quite a buzz with their excellent sound quality.

Ken C. Pohlmann  |  Jan 08, 2019  |  0 comments
You have the creative drive, you have the outgoing personality, you have the spikey haircut, you have a phone. If only you had the equipment, you could be a famous vlogger. Fear not. Shure can provide that.

Ken C. Pohlmann  |  Jan 09, 2019  |  0 comments
You wake up and turn on your desktop speakers, then go for a run with earbuds, then listen to music on your drive to work. Terrific. But your music sounds different on each of the three playback systems, and none of them are particularly tuned to your liking. Sonarworks wants to fix that.

Joe Palenchar  |  Jan 08, 2019  |  0 comments
At a press conference on the eve of CES 2019, Sony unveiled its first two 8K TVs, its first TVs with built-in Dolby Atmos decoding, and a new flagship Master Series with larger screen sizes up to 98 inches.
Ken C. Pohlmann  |  Jan 08, 2019  |  2 comments
From an audio standpoint, Sony showed both some refreshed old things, and some very new things at CES.

Barb Gonzalez  |  Jan 09, 2019  |  0 comments
CES 2019 is in full swing, and it’s clear that streaming and voice-control technology are making major strides, particularly in TVs. Here’s what we’ve learned.
Joe Palenchar  |  Jan 07, 2019  |  2 comments
In a news conference on the eve of CES 2019, TCL made a commitment to further improve TV image quality, announcing plans for 8K TVs and for color-gamut-widening quantum-dot display technology.
Al Griffin  |  Jan 07, 2019  |  0 comments
Last year — oh, around the same time that I’m sitting down to write this — I penned an editorial lamenting changes to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that made it inhospitable to writers covering the high-end audio and home theater categories. The gist of my article was that for us CES had become mostly irrelevant, and that I would sit the 2018 show out and quite possibly future ones as well.