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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Sony has released firmware updates for its Android-powered, 2017 4K HDR TVs, adding compatibility with Amazon Echo devices.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Samsung today launched the MS750 Sound+ Soundbar in the U.S. The MS750 is expanding the sound stage from a single unit with ultra-high quality audio, distortion cancelling, multi-speaker control and a wide-range tweeter.

TV manufacturer Vizio alleges LeEco concocted a "secret plan" to create a false impression it was financially healthy and to steal information about customers.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

LG Electronics has sold its TV set-top box unit to French media and entertainment company Technicolor SA for $50 million.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Confirming last week's reports, Samsung today reached an agreement with the State of South Carolina to open a home appliance manufacturing plant in Newberry County.

Netflix is adding Dolby Atmos support beginning with Okja, a film directed by Bong Joon Ho that recently debuted at the Cannes Film Festival, and is available globally on Netflix starting today.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Samsung Electronics will open its first U.S home appliance plant in Newberry, South Carolina, a move responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of high import tariffs.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Zidoo has just released the Zidoo X7, a new generation of quad -core processor TV Box, competitively priced at $69.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Starting this Sunday, June 18, U.S. consumers can purchase The Frame, Samsung's new lifestyle product that transforms from a television into a gallery-like art display.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sony announced two new 4K HDR Ultra HD TV series today, the X720E and X690E. Both are available for pre-sale today at Sony authorized retailers including Best Buy and Amazon.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Pioneer today announced its new hi-res headphones: the SE-Monitor5, which are now available for $999.99.

Samsung Electronics today announced at InfoComm 2017 that its full SMART Signage line-up will be powered by the Tizen 3.0 operating system, the latest version of Samsung's cross-architecture open source software platform.

To meet today's demand for smart speakers, wireless headphones, and new interfaces like USB Type-C, Qualcomm's Voice and Music division has unveiled a range of new audio related products at its developer conference in Shenzhen, China.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Today Dell is unveiling its first high-brightness 4K Ultra HD ultra-short throw laser projector and a new UltraSharp curved monitor.

Monday, June 12, 2017

MediaTek has made available its new MediaTek MT5597 System-on-Chip (SoC), an Ultra HD TV SoC supporting Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG).

Sharp is suing business partner Hisense, claiming the company is putting its name on TVs that miss essential quality standards.

Monday, June 05, 2017

Apple is taking on Amazon, Sonos and Google with the HomePod, a wireless speaker for the home that promises to deliver amazing audio quality while spatial awareness senses its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio.

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Samsung Electronics today announced Samsung Connect Home will be available for pre-order on BestBuy.com starting June 4. Samsung Connect Home is the first Smart Wi-Fi System to combine fast Wi-Fi coverage for every room in a home with Samsung's smart home platform, Samsung SmartThings.

Panasonic is launching the DMP-UB30 Ultra HD Blu-ray player this month in Japan, an entry-level BD player that will retail for not more that 40,000 yen ($360.1)

Konica Minolta and Pioneer Crop. have established Konica Minolta Pioneer OLED, Inc., the joint venture for Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) lighting business.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Pioneer today unveiled two new 7.2-channel network AV receivers: Elite VSX-LX302 (MSRP $799 USD / $949.99 CAD) and the Elite VSX-LX102 (MSRP $599 USD / $749.99 CAD).

Apple may uveil at its annual developer conference in June a Siri-controlled smart speaker, and a report claims that it will be different than Amazon.com's Echo and Alphabet's Google Home speakers.

Oculus brings Chromecast support for Gear VR, meaning you'll be able to share all of your Gear VR experiences directly from the headset by streaming to your TV in real-time.

Samsung is launching an update for the Gear Fit 2 sports band in order to make tracking fitness progress more intuitive and effective.

LG Electronics today introduced the "LG ProBeam," a new laser projector that delivers a full cinematic viewing experience anytime, anywhere. The compact new home theater projector is available now in the United States at a suggested price of $1,499.99.

Nest's newest security camera will take facial recognition to another level, with better sensors and software smart enough to detect the difference between family members, pets and potential intruders in the home.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The second generation of Sony's Digital Paper (model DPT-RP1) has a high-resolution display, a more responsive touch panel, precise handwritten note-taking capabilities and wireless document transfer to a PC or MAC.

China's DJI Technology Co. unveiled Spark, a small camera drone starting at $499 that can take off and land from the palm of a hand.

LG Electronics said Wednesday it plans to officially launch its own mobile payment tool in South Korea next month that is comparable to Samsung Electronics's Samsung Pay.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

LG Display will showcase next-generation displays at the 2017 Society for Information Display (SID) conference, which is being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 23 to 26.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Westinghouse Electronics' 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) TVs - Amazon Fire TV Edition is featuring the Amazon Fire TV experience and support for voice remote with Amazon Alexa. The TV provides access to more than 7,000 channels, apps, and Alexa skills and over-the-air broadcasts when used with a separate HD antenna.

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Fraunhofer Institute announced it isn't licensing its MP3 patents any more.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

TCL announced pricing and availability of its 4K HDR TCL Roku TV models for the U.S. market.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Amazon.com launched Echo Show, a touchscreen device that will allow users to video call and watch clips from CNN, the latest in the company's series of successful Echo voice-controlled speakers.

Sony will start selling its new 4K ultra-high-definition TVs featuring an organic light-emitting diode display in Japan starting from June 10.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Harman Kardon today released new details about the Harman Kardon Invoke, the previously announced voice-activated speaker featuring Cortana.

Amazon.com's Echo and Echo Dot devices will claim a 70.6 percent share of the U.S. market this year, according to a study relased by eMarketer.

Friday, May 05, 2017

HTC will release its integrated headphone solution, the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap, for the Vive globally on June 6 for US$116.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

VIZIO announced today its new 2017 SmartCast M-Series Ultra HD HDR XLED Plus Display collection.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Google's entry in the home personal assistant space was only a personal assistant if you lived alone and no one else talked to it. Now Google changes that.

Samsung Electronics and Amazon Video announced the introduction of HDR10+, an updated open standard that leverages dynamic metadata to produce enhanced contrast and colors on an expanded range of televisions.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Introduced at the AXPONA Audio Expo, the new TEAC AI-503 is poised to be the centerpiece of your home Hi-Fi set up.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Sharp will start selling in Japan a new 70-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) along with a 8K tuner for 8K broadcasts.

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Toshiba appears to want to sell its TV business, following the negotiations related to the sale of its memory business.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Google is introducing new home automation integrations-in addition to the ones that already exist-that work with the Google Assistant.

VIZIO unveiled today its new D-Series smart TV collection, which includes picture quality options, including HD, Full HD and 4K Ultra HD in select models in the 43" class size and above.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Samsung Electronics will release more than 20 curved TV models this year, unlike competitors such as LG Electronics and Sony, which have quit the concept.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Philips VoiceTracer audio recorder DVT7500 has been released, armed with three high-quality microphones, an XLR and line-in connector, as well as 16GB of internal storage space.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Samsung Electronics said Monday that its 2017 QLED TV line-up - including Q9, Q8 and Q7 models - has won ULTRA HD PREMIUM certification from the UHD Alliance.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The wearable audio device TONE Studio from LG Electronics, first unveiled at CES 2017, will begin its worldwide rollout beginning this week in the Middle East to be followed by North American markets at the end of the month, Asia and Latin America in April and Europe in May.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Samsung today announced availability of its premium flagship QLED televisions in the U.S. and revealed a new lifestyle TV, The Frame. The company also highlighted its new AV lineup including the Sound+ soundbar and new UBD-M9500 Blu-ray player.

Pre-sales begin today on Sony's first large consumer OLED TVs and the company's new home audio devices, with prices for the XBR-A1E BRAVIA OLED 4K HDR TV to start from $5,000 - more than LG is charging for most of its 2017 OLED TVs.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Xiaomi is offering you another way to keep a track on your daily activities with its first smart shoes.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Today, Sonos announced PLAYBASE, the latest addition to its wireless home sound system designed to sit underneath TV sets and minimize the amount of surface space needed for your setup.

Friday, March 03, 2017

Android TV boxes typically do not support complete Blu-ray menu navigation options, but Zidoo's engineers are working on t and will soon offer this experience to some its popular devices.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

LG Electronics plans to construct a new 829,000-square-foot home appliance manufacturing facility near Clarksville, Tennessee.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) announced that PlayStation VR (PS VR), a virtual reality system for PlayStation 4, has cumulatively sold through 915,000*1 worldwide as of February 19, 2017.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

HARMAN has implemented Apple's CarPlay integration through a wireless connection, a first for the connected car industry.

LG Electronics on Thursday announced the launch of its premium TV lineup comprised of razor-thin organic light-emitting diode (OLED) models and the most advanced liquid crystal display (LCD) products.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Apple has been reportedly testing a new Apple TV capable of streaming ultra-high-definition 4K.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Sony Electronics announced pricing and availability details today on its newest lineup of 4K HDR Ultra HD televisions, the UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player, new Sony EXTRA BASS wireless speaker and headphones series.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Apple has hired Timothy D. Twerdahl, the former head of Amazon.com's Fire TV unit, as a vice president in charge of Apple TV product marketing.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Casio's new XJ-L8300HN lamp-free projector is featuring native 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) and brightness of 5,000 lumens.

Epson today announced the latest Pro L-Series large venue laser projectors. The Pro L-Series come in five new models ranging from 12,000 to 15,000 lumens of color brightness and white brightness plus WUXGA and SXGA+ resolution.

Sony is expanding its line of 3LCD portable projectors with seven new E-series models, 4300lm to 3100lm with a choice of XGA and WXGA resolutions for the education and corporate markets.

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are met on the battleground for high-end display panels with their flagship QLED and OLED panels, respectively.

Monday, February 06, 2017

TV maker VIZIO, Inc. will pay $2.2 million to settle charges that it installed software on its TVs to collect viewing data on 11 million consumer TVs without consumers' knowledge or consent.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Sony is expanding its range of laser light source (Z-Phosphor) projectors by introducing two new LaserLite models aimed at making laser technology more cost-effective for the installation market.

Today Logitech announced a new presentation control - the Logitech Spotlight Presentation Remote.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

LG Display will reportedly supply its LCDs for TVs to Samsung Electronics as it is leaning towards accepting requests from Samsung Electronics.

Sunday, January 08, 2017

The first batch of the Fove 0 VR headsets have started shipping, along with two cool applications Fove's developers have been working on.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Power and simplicity combine as Onkyo USA today announced the SBT-A500 Network Surround Sound Bar System along with the company's initial foray into the IoT market with the VC-FLX1, Alexa-enabled smart speaker.

Among the most interesting products available at Panasonic's booth at CES is the 65-inch TX-65EZ1000 4K OLED TV and a head-mounted VR display featuring resolution of 6K.

Panasonic's Technics showacases at CES in Las Vegas the new Direct drive SL-1200GR turntable system, the floor-standing SB-G90 speaker and the SU-G700 stereo integrated amplifier.

At the Annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Google shared an update on a few of the ways you can expect to interact with your Assistant in the coming year.

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Xiaomi kicked off its CES debut in Las Vegas today with an announcement of Mi TV 4, which has a 4.9mm ultra-thin frameless metal body.

LG Electronics and Dolby Laboratories, today announced the LG UP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray player, LG's first 4K Blu-ray player which will support Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) imaging.

Intel is bringing its Project Alloy untethered VR headset to the masses. On Wednesday, company CEO Brian Krzanich said at the company's CES press conference that it will be available in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Sony's new XBR-A1E Bravia 4K OLED TV is raising your eyebrows, as its screen doubles as a speaker. Sony has also on display products with HDR (High Dynamic Range) support and enhanced audio at CES.

Panasonic has developed a "companion" robot with human-like movements and communication skills. The robot, developed as a proof of concept, debuts at the Panasonic booth at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

LG Electronics took the stage at CES 2017 to unveil its newest top-of-the-line LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W as the pinnacle of its new lineup of flat-panel TVs at CES 2017.

The JBL Pulse 3 portable bluetooth speaker, the E-Series Headphones and the JBL Playlist wireless home speaker are among the new products inctroduced by HARMAN at this year's CES.

This week at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, LG Electronics will showcase a new lineup of intelligent robots.

In early 2017, Fraunhofer IIS will introduce an MPEG-H enabled soundbar and audio video receiver (AVR) reference design allowing delivery of 3D sound into consumers' homes, bringing audio quality to new levels.

The QLED TV is world's first television to reproduce 100 percent color volume thanks to new and advanced Quantum Dot technology

This week at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, LG Electronics is showcasing an expanded lineup of portable audio products for avid audiophiles and casual listeners alike.

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Samsung ia bringing the Family Hub 2.0 platform to its latest home appliances, featuring enhanced usability with improved app integration, support for voice commands and new apps.

Monday, January 02, 2017

LG's 2017 UHDTV lineup is not only about OLED. The company's LCD TV lineup is featuring 'Nano Cell technology' and deliver color from Technicolor, active HDR with Dolby Vision and a minimalistic design.

Sunday, January 01, 2017

LG Electronics has incorporated the webOS operating system technology it acquired from HP in its latest refrigerator, which will be unveiled at CES 2017.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Next week in Las Vegas, LG Electronics will preview robot technologies to showcase LG progress in artificial intelligence, expected to be a major theme of CES 2017.

LG Electronics will introduce a new liquid crystal display (LCD) television using its so-called nano-particle technology at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Can Alexa help solve a murder? Police in Bentonville, Arkansas would love to know whether an Amazon Echo picked up the sounds of a crime.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Samsung Electronics today announced its newest lineup of user-driven home audio visual products, including the H7 Wireless Speaker, a new soundbar and a new UHD Blu-ray player.

LG Electronics will unveil a number of new wireless, wearable audio products at CES 2017. The lineup will be led by LG TONE Studio wearable speakers and LG TONE Free earphones with wireless earbuds that charge when docked in the companion neckband.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Samsung Electronics will introduce three new Smart TV services at CES 2017, to be held in Las Vegas. The new services are 'Sports', 'Music' and 'TV Plus' and they offer personalized content to consumers based on their TV preferences through Samsung's Smart Hub platform.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Samsung electronics will try to form a quantum dot TV alliance to pit against organic light-emitting diode (OLED front,) which is supported by rival LG Electronics and others.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

LG will bring to the market next year a new magnetic-floating Bluetooth speaker, which will deliver 360-degree sound above a magnetic woofer station.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Sharp is set to purchase Slovak consumer electronics maker Universal Media Corp. for around 10 billion yen ($85 million) in an attempt to strengthen its overall TV business by re-entering the European market.

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