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SV Staff  |  Jan 03, 2018  |  0 comments
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced the passing of audio champion, Kenwood veteran, and former CTA board member Joe Richter.
SV Staff  |  Jan 03, 2018  |  0 comments
Control4, a leader in smart home controls systems, today announced its acquisition of Ihiji, a company specializing in technology that enables home tech integrators to service connected homes remotely over the internet.
SV Staff  |  Jan 03, 2018  |  1 comments
LG is turning to the world’s factory — China — to help secure its future as the standard bearer of OLED.
SV Staff  |  Jan 02, 2018  |  1 comments
Amazon’s New Fire TV is a cube-shaped dongle that brings Ultra HD to a middling price point of $70. Does it speak Alexa? Of course!...

Comcast Is Upping the cost of its Broadcast TV and Regional Sports Network services by $3.50 to $14.50 a month. These very charges have attracted a class-action consumer lawsuit claiming Comcast “secretly and repeatedly” increased them and employees “explicitly lie” by calling them government-related fees and taxes...

SV Staff  |  Dec 31, 2017  |  Published: Dec 30, 2017  |  0 comments
We reviewed 13 products in December but only eight made the cut. Among them are three exemplary projectors ranging in price from $2,200 to $6,000, a fabulous sounding set of compact speakers with built-in power, excellent planar-magnetic headphones from a classic audio brand, a unique hi-res digital recording system that disciples of vinyl will love, and a separates-based 5.1-channel system that gives you everything you need except a source for just over two grand. As we ring in the New Year, any of these products would be a fine addition to your 2018 AV lineup.
SV Staff  |  Dec 28, 2017  |  1 comments
Electrocompaniet Tana SL-1 Wireless Speaker
Recently introduced to North America, the Tana SL-1 from Norwegian high-end audio maker Electrocompaniet is built to deliver hi-res music over an existing Wi-Fi network. The two-way bass-reflex speaker is housed in a compact 10 x 7 x 7-inch aluminum cabinet along with a 150-watt Class A/B amplifier, 192-kHz/24-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC), and 32-bit floating-point digital signal processor.
SV Staff  |  Dec 26, 2017  |  0 comments
Dirac Research, the Swedish company specializing in sound optimization technology, has announced that it will demonstrate several major updates to its acclaimed Dirac Live room-correction platform at CES 2018, which kicks off in Las Vegas on January 9.
SV Staff  |  Dec 19, 2017  |  1 comments
Sony has announced that the firmware update that activates Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) processing in its high-end TV models will be available in mid to late January.
SV Staff  |  Dec 19, 2017  |  0 comments
An official Spider-Man suit worn by Tom Holland in Spider-Man: Homecoming was auctioned off yesterday to raise money for the Toys for Tots charity run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.
SV Staff  |  Dec 19, 2017  |  1 comments
LG and Meridian Audio yesterday announced a global partnership to collaborate on the technical design of soundbars, wireless speakers, and other LG audio products.