CES 2017 Show Product Reviews: Technology News and Highlights

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The Consumer Electronics Show always provides new technology products that gets everyone excited for the future. This year was no different. Checkout a few of this years more interesting products. Alexa: the voice-controlled smart home Numerous companies announced that they are using Amazon’s Alexa voice-response technology to control their devices with spoken commands.  Alexa has jumped out ahead of rivals …

First 8K Broadcast: Japan’s NHK TV Station Makes History

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The world’s first broadcast using 8K TV technology has begun on Japan’s public channel NHK. With a resolution of 7680×4320, has about four times the detail of a 4K broadcast, or 16 times what you’re probably watching at home (normal HD, 1920×1080). The 8K broadcast started on August 6th and it is being used to broadcast parts of the Rio 2016 Olympic …

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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 …

Meridian-Audio Ultra DAC Combines a Number of New Technologies

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Meridian Audio, a pioneer of high-resolution audio, showcased the Meridian Ultra Digital to Analogue Converter recently at the Newport Audio Show. In typical Meridian-Audio fashion, the demonstration of the DAC included world firsts and innovative technologies not yet seen by any other audio manufacture which makes the Meridian Ultra DAC in a class of its own.  384 kHz/24 bit dedicated DAC …

Sonance New DSP Amplifier Provides Power with Less Space

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Sonance, a two-time CEDIA award-winning provider in architectural and invisible speaker categories, has been a pioneer in audio customized installations for nearly 35 years. There most notable achievement is their high-performance speakers and home theater components. Now their new Digital Signal Processors (DSP) amplifiers is raising many eyebrows. With the new Digital Signal Processors (DSP) amplifiers, there is no longer a need for software …

New MRX Anthem Receivers Include Dolby Atmos and Play-Fi

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With the launch of two new AV receivers with DTS Play-Fi and Dolby Atmos, Anthem receivers are setting the standard for high-end home cinemas. Play-Fi Play-Fi is premium whole-home wireless audio, that connects the largest ecosystem of brands in the world. With DTS Play-Fi, users can stream audio to any Play-Fi connected speaker over Wi-Fi, once paired with the Play-Fi …

Take Your Home Theater Experience from Standard to Extraordinary

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The home theater experience starts with a design and a desire for the best audio and video experience possible. But soon after the theater is installed, movie content quickly becomes the next biggest concern. Luckily today, there are many ways to obtain content, but for the most advanced movie content systems, Kaleidescape and PRIMA Cinema are in a class by themselves. New …

Séura® 84-inch Storm Ultra Bright™ Outdoor Television

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 Séura recently announced that it is adding an 84-inch size to its flagship outdoor television line, Séura Storm Ultra Bright. The giant-scale ultra-high definition (4K UHD) television is intended for outdoor use, even in direct sunlight and all weather conditions. “We’re always looking for ways to deliver better solutions for our customers,” said Gretchen Gilbertson, CEO and co-founder of Séura. …

CES 2016: 5 High-Tech Products Showcased

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Once a year, the technology industry gathers to display new and exciting products that are on the horizon. CES is by far the largest technology show in the country if not the world. This year’s hot products ranged from cars and drones to speakers and televisions.  Like every year, there were endless visitors that cruised the show’s floor, taking trips …

Lyngdorf Amplifier Wins Best of 2015: Amongst Other Awards

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We would like to express our congratulations to Lyngdorf for winning yet another award for their  TDAI-2170 integrated amplifier with room correction. The latest award was given by California-based Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. The amplifier won their Best of 2015 Award. TDAI-2170 AMPLIFIER Designed, developed, and manufactured in Denmark. The TDAI-2170 is a  integrated stereo amplifier that has …