CES 2019

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SV Staff  |  Jan 08, 2019  |  0 comments
Optoma today introduced an “all-in-one smart home entertainment system” in the form of an ultra-short-throw 4K laser projector featuring voice control and an integrated soundbar.
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.
Ken C. Pohlmann  |  Jan 08, 2019  |  0 comments
Audio-Technica can always be counted on to arrive at CES with a plethora of new and interesting products, and again this year they didn't disappoint. Their list of newly arrived goodies includes a number of wireless headphones including a wireless version of its ATH-M50x, some keen turntables, and a series of phono cartridges.

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 08, 2019  |  3 comments
A group of consumer electronics companies today announced the formation of the 8K Association (8KA) to nurture the nascent market for 8K products and content.
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.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 07, 2019  |  1 comments
As usual, LG kicked off the 2019 CES press day with a bang. Or should we say XBOOM? In addition to showing off some amazingly cool new soundbars LG launched a series of exciting audio products in the XBOOM product line. Both the soundbars and XBOOM products reflect LG’s devotion to great sounding products with innovative features.

Joe Palenchar  |  Jan 07, 2019  |  0 comments
LG came to CES to launch the industry’s first roll-up OLED TV (at 65 inches), introduce its first two 8K TV sets, and expand its selection of TVs with screen sizes of 70 inches or more to 11 models in all.
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.
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.
Joe Palenchar  |  Jan 07, 2019  |  1 comments
Hisense announced today at its CES press conference that it will expand its selection of 75-inch 4K LCD TVs and unveil 4K sets that are brighter than last year’s models and use more than 1,000 back-lit local-dimming zones to enhance contrast.
SV Staff  |  Jan 07, 2019  |  4 comments
Monoprice, the aggressive Brea, CA-based online retailer/manufacturer that sells thousands of electronics and tech products online at lower-than-average prices, is making its presence known on the eve of CES 2019 with the announcement of an audiophile-focused 16-channel home theater processor priced at “one-third of the cost of the industry standard.”
SV Staff  |  Jan 04, 2019  |  3 comments
The press releases are flowing as companies gear up for the biggest trade exhibition of the year — CES 2019 — which opens Tuesday in Las Vegas. Here’s a preview of some of the introductions and demonstrations planned for the show, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018.
SV Staff  |  Jan 03, 2019  |  0 comments
Companies across the AV landscape are gearing up for CES 2019, which opens Tuesday in Las Vegas. Here’s a quick peek at some of the announcements and demonstrations planned for big show, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018.