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SV Staff  |  Jan 13, 2020  |  0 comments
Last week at CES 2020, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)’s Smart Home Division announced its 2020 Mark of Excellence Awards celebrating outstanding custom-installation AV products.
SV Staff  |  Jan 03, 2020  |  0 comments
GoldenEar Technology, the highly-regarded speaker company founded by audio industry icon Sandy Gross, has been acquired by The Quest Group, the California-based owner of AudioQuest brand cables, Niagara power products, and the popular DragonFly line of digital-to-analog converters (DACs).
SV Staff  |  Jan 02, 2020  |  0 comments
The 8K Association (8KA) today announced the availability of a certification program for 8K TVs that boast a resolution of 7,680 x 4,320 pixels, four times that of the 4K Ultra HD standard.
SV Staff  |  Dec 30, 2019  |  0 comments
The editors of Sound & Vision would like to extend a heart-felt Happy New Year to everyone as we get ready to ring in a new decade while taking stock of our Top Picks for the month of December, which produced a handful of AV gems that may have gotten lost during the 2019 holiday shuffle. Among them, a thoroughly modern take on the classic stereo receiver, a killer all-in-one wireless music system, and a unique product that gives enthusiasts a simple way to migrate treasured music and 4K movie discs to a rich digital environment with a user-friendly interface. May 2020 be prosperous and filled with the latest and greatest AV technology has to offer!
 |  Dec 27, 2019  |  0 comments
As a follow-up to the FS-HAL1 earphones that shipped earlier this month, Atlantic Technology is now shipping its first full-size wireless headphones, previewed almost a year ago at 2019 CES.
SV Staff  |  Dec 26, 2019  |  0 comments
Amina Technologies, the U.K.-based maker of “invisible architectural speakers,” say it has updated the performance and installation flexibility of its sound panels, which use exciters integrated in aluminium honeycomb or composite soundboards to radiate sound.
SV Staff  |  Dec 20, 2019  |  0 comments
The audio cassette just won’t die. The latest attempt at reviving the ’70s relic comes in the form of a Bluetooth-enabled digital music player that doubles as a legitimate cassette — legit as in it will actually play in some cassette decks.
SV Staff  |  Dec 19, 2019  |  0 comments
Denon and Definitive Technology have announced Round 2 of limited-time holiday discounts on AV receivers and soundbars.
SV Staff  |  Dec 19, 2019  |  0 comments
The Florida Audio Expo, featuring more than 80 exhibitors of high-performance audio gear, will return to Tampa for a three-day event in early February.
SV Staff  |  Dec 19, 2019  |  0 comments
The German audio company T+A (Theory + Application) has announced the third generation of its all-in-one Caruso Music System built for audiophiles.
SV Staff  |  Dec 18, 2019  |  0 comments
Still struggling to find that perfect gift for that special someone? In the holiday spirit of helping you wrap things up (figuratively and literally), we present 28 great gifts for your consideration — all Sound & Vision Top Picks and all less than $1,000. Prices start at $80 with a full third of our picks falling under $300. Don’t forget to check for holiday deals on Amazon and other discount sites.
SV Staff  |  Dec 17, 2019  |  0 comments
Atlantic Technology is getting in the holiday spirit by offering discounts on a number of its products. Here’s a quick rundown...
SV Staff  |  Dec 17, 2019  |  0 comments
U.K. audio specialist Cambridge Audio has announced that its network audio streamers now support the high-resolution music streaming/download service Qobuz.
SV Staff  |  Dec 16, 2019  |  0 comments
With less than 10 days to go before Santa makes his way down the chimney, how’s that holiday shopping going? For those who are still working on it (we sympathize with you), here’s Part 2 of our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide, featuring a few last-minute ideas. Unless otherwise noted, we haven’t done hands-on testing, so be sure to check return policies and try to take items with strong gift potential for a test drive.
SV Staff  |  Dec 13, 2019  |  0 comments
Vizio is running a one-day-only holiday special on two Dolby Vision-equipped 4K smart TVs and a soundbar system at Sam’s Club on Saturday, December 14.