TIDAL Introduces MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) Recordings to Audio Streaming

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TIDAL, a global audio streaming service, is now streaming MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) to deliver guaranteed master-quality recordings directly from the master source. TIDAL is the first streaming source to adopt the new technology to their streaming services. In addition to offering MQA recordings, TIDAL has offered HiFi audio in previous years, so what’s the difference between the two? HiFi audio is …

The Future of Immersive Audio 3-D: Wilfried Van Baelen Q&A

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Since the construction of their first sound studio in 1980, Wilfried and Guy Van Baelen have built an unsurpassed organization representing the highest achievement in audio excellence. With incremental expansions over the last 15 years, Galaxy Studios consistently leads sound recording and production technology throughout Europe. By continually pushing the boundaries of audio, Galaxy is now set to become the …

Marantz Offers New AV Receivers with Groundbreaking Technology

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Marantz recently announced two new flagship models, the SR7011 AV receiver and the AV7703 AV processor. The SR7011 combines all the features needed for the latest audio and video formats (from 4K to Auro 3D capability) with the company’s legendary sound quality. The AV7703 AV processor has everything required to make the most of the home cinema experience. Adding to their …

New Crestron Touch Screen: Voice Recognition, Web Browsing, H.264 Streaming Video

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The new Crestron TS-1542-C delivers the ultimate touch screen experience — blending style and function with advanced high-definition graphics. In one slim device, the TS-1542-C integrates a brilliant 15.6” Full HD touch screen display and high-performance digital graphics engine. Its sleek, modern design features premium metallic construction and edge-to-edge glass for a contemporary look that’s perfectly at home placed on a …

CEDIA 2016: The Latest Residential Technology Products Revealed

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Like every year since 1989, CEDIA has set the stage for manufacturers to showcase the latest in residential technology products for the custom electronics industry. This year was no different. With hundreds of new custom electronic solutions on display, there were several that stood out during last week’s show in Dallas, Texas. iPort Surface Mount with Buttons Surface Mount with …

The Official End of the VCR: The Home Entertainment Catalyst

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Once upon a time, not long ago, home entertainment was confined to a handful of channels on TV, and movies were confined to the local theater. After the movie’s run was over at the theater, that was it. Maybe it would one day come on TV, on a local ABC, NBC or CBS network station, but chances were slim. The …

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HDR TV Technology Explained: OLED or LCD? Does It Matter?

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In the world of the latest display technology, it is hard to keep up. Right when you think you have it down pat, a new wave of technology comes along that makes a great picture look even better. In the past several years, we have seen 3D,  4K, OLED and quantum dots. Like almost every year, this year is no …

Electronic Window Privacy Glass: An Alternative to Motorized Shades

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Windows are the gateway to the outside world. They provide a way for sunlight to enter your home and a view of the snow, rain, and other elements . When windows and automation combine, the possibilities abound. In a residential home, electronic automated window glass provides style, luxury, convenience and privacy all with a touch of a button. Electronic privacy …

35 Million Dollar “Beach House”: AHT Global Designs Technology

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Regalia’s “Beach House” recently hit the market priced at $35 million, making it the most expensive condos for sale in Sunny Isles and among the five priciest in Miami-Dade County. The 17,015-square-foot residence is completely designed with AHT Global technology. The ‘Beach House” is comprised of the entire third and fourth floors of the luxury tower, it has six bedrooms, …

Home Automation Interests Varies Between Gender and Age

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In 2016, the National Smart Home Survey reported that awareness and interest in the smart home of today varies enormously on age and gender of prospective buyers. The report  provides extensive information that might help builders, contractors and realtors successfully target more buying clients. Younger Buyers Want Conservation and Low Utilities People surveyed under the age of 30 displayed much …