Multimedia News

Klipsch Kicks Off ‘Keepers of the Sound’ Video Series

Sound and Vision - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 8:03am
Klipsch today kicked off its new “Keepers of the Sound” video series, which spotlights pioneers of all crafts who’ve “stayed true to a vision of preserving their rich heritage, while adapting to today’s tech-driven world.”
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Epson Intros ‘Advanced Pixel-Shifting’ in $2K Projector

Sound and Vision - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:13am
Epson has introduced “advanced” pixel-shifting technology in the Home Cinema 4010 LCD projector it unveiled yesterday.
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RIP: Home Video Pioneer Andre Blay

Sound and Vision - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:11am
When Sony launched the first videocassette recorder in 1975, it was just a matter of time before movies would become available on tape for viewing at home — a foreign concept at the time — but Andre Blay got the ball rolling and started a business that would forever change the way Americans enjoy entertainment at home. Blay passed away August 24 in Bonita Springs, FL at age 81.
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Vizio’s Announces Upscale, Atmos-Enabled Soundbars

Sound and Vision - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 7:28am
Vizio today announced the availability and pricing of three Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbar systems, ranging in price from $500 to $1,000 and featuring upward firing drivers to support 3.1.2-, 5.1.2-, and 5.1.4-channel Dolby Atmos configurations.
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Modulus M1 Makes Movies and Media Marvelous

Sound and Vision - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 9:50pm
Two years ago, I stumbled across a display booth with an overly energetic dude eager to convince me that he'd invented something akin to the home-theater version of sliced bread — a DVR for the streaming age. It appears that the Modulus M1 is about ready to ship.
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Google Super Charges Song Identification Tool

Sound and Vision - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:38am
Google has introduced a “faster, more accurate” version of its Sound Search music identification tool and integrated it into the Now Playing feature introduced last year on its Pixel 2 smartphone.
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Roku Owners: Visit Space from Your Living Room

Sound and Vision - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 9:03am
We were pumped when NASA did the first 4K live stream from the International Space Station a year and a half ago, and now we can hardly contain our enthusiasm with the news that spectacular views of space from NASA are now available on the Roku streaming platform.
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A Smart Speaker Is In Your Future

Sound and Vision - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:19am
Source: Adobe Analytics survey “State of Voice Assistants” (September 2018)

Like it or not, smart speakers are on a roll. A serious roll.

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