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Sony to Launch 360 Reality Audio with 1,000 Songs

Sound and Vision - 8 hours 9 min ago
Sony is going head to head with Dolby. The company that invented the Walkman and delivered the world’s first CD player will launch the 360 Reality Audio format it previewed at CES 2019 in the coming weeks with 1,000 songs.
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Klipsch Expands WiSA-Based Wireless Speaker Lineup

Sound and Vision - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 1:53pm
Klipsch today announced the addition of three models to its Reference Wireless series of speakers.
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Audioengine A2+ Wireless Speaker System Review

Sound and Vision - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:40am

Performance
Features
Ergonomics
Value
PRICE $269

AT A GLANCE
Plus
Warm yet detailed sound
Ultra-compact form factor
Bluetooth streaming
Minus
No front panel volume control
USB input support maxes out at 24/48

THE VERDICT
The A2+ combines audiophile-friendly sound with the convenience of Bluetooth to create a broadly appealing compact speaker package.

Audioengine is well-known for making affordable powered and passive speakers that are compact enough for desktop use. Like several of the company's previous offerings, its most recent model, the A2+, is a petite powered speaker with multiple connectivity options, including wireless aptX Bluetooth streaming. What makes it stand out from other Audioengine speakers? The price: at $269, the A2+ is the least expensive powered Bluetooth model in the company's lineup.

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Samsung to Invest $11 Billion in ‘QD OLED’ TVs

Sound and Vision - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:12am
Samsung Display has announced plans to invest $11 billion in a hybrid video display that melds the quantum-dot technology used in its LCD-based quantum dot (QD) QLED TVs with OLED, according to The Korea Times.
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OSD Black Brings High-Quality Wireless Streaming to Existing AV Systems

Sound and Vision - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 9:36am
OSD Black, the Brea, California-based audio company, has introduced two streaming modules that bring high-quality wireless connectivity with app control to existing AV systems.
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Vizio Discounts Soundbars & TVs, RSL Drops Speaker Prices

Sound and Vision - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 1:16pm
Vizio has announced discounts of up to 25% on three of its Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbars and modest markdowns ranging from 5% to 12% on a handful of 4K TVs.
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$129 Receiver Adds High-Quality Bluetooth Streaming to Any System

Sound and Vision - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 10:42am
U.K.-based iFi Audio aims to boost the quality of Bluetooth streaming with a compact device that can be connected to any audio system via an analog or digital connection.
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