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SV Staff  |  Jun 14, 2019  |  0 comments
AcousticSheep of Erie, PA has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new version of its popular SleepPhones — flat speakers embedded in a soft headband you can wear to bed to help overcome insomnia.
SV Staff  |  Jun 14, 2019  |  0 comments
Ten years ago this week analog TV broadcasting in the U.S. went dark and the transition to the digital television system we enjoy today was completed.
SV Staff  |  Jun 13, 2019  |  0 comments
As Father's Day approaches, the deals are ramping up...
SV Staff  |  Jun 13, 2019  |  1 comments
Sony’s flagship XBR-65A9G 4K/Ultra HD OLED TV was crowned the “King of TV” by a panel of video experts at the 15th Annual TV Shootout hosted by Scarsdale, NY-based AV retailer Value Electronics.
Joe Palenchar  |  Jun 13, 2019  |  12 comments
8K TVs will reproduce “hyper-realistic” images that you can readily appreciate from typical viewing distances in your living room, challenging the myth that an 8K image’s 33.2 million pixels are too densely packed for the human eye to resolve, attendees learned at Tuesday’s 8K Display Summit.
SV Staff  |  Jun 12, 2019  |  0 comments
Stewart Filmscreen today announced that it has re-engineered a classic projection screen it introduced more than 30 years ago — the Luxus Classic Model A.
SV Staff  |  Jun 12, 2019  |  0 comments
SVS today introduced a 2.1-channel music system built around its award winning Prime Wireless speakers, one of Sound & Vision’s 2018 Top Picks of the Year in the wireless speaker category.
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2019  |  0 comments
Vanco is previewing two new power amplifiers and an innovative pendant speaker enclosure at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, FL.
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2019  |  0 comments
Scarsdale, NY-based AV retailer Value Electronics has announced the lineup for the 15th annual installment of its respected TV Shootout, which will pit four models from three top TV brands against one another.
SV Staff  |  Jun 11, 2019  |  0 comments
Samsung is expanding its line of curved gaming monitors with a 27-inch model featuring a 240-Hz refresh rate and compatibility with Nvidia’s G-Sync technology.
SV Staff  |  Jun 10, 2019  |  0 comments
CEDIA, the trade association for the $19 billion home technology industry, today released the list of finalists for the 2019 CEDIA Home Technology Professional Awards competition, which recognizes the best custom-installation projects completed by member companies over the past year.
SV Staff  |  Jun 10, 2019  |  1 comments
The ongoing trade war with China has yet to impinge on sales of TVs from TCL, which has been pushing hard to live up to its tag line: “America’s fastest growing TV brand.”
SV Staff  |  Jun 10, 2019  |  2 comments
Audience, the San Marcos, CA-based maker of high-end power products, has introduced an eight-outlet power conditioner that offers a “very high quality AC platform at an extremely affordable price.”
SV Staff  |  Jun 07, 2019  |  1 comments
For the first time ever, U.S. adults will spend more time in 2019 using smartphones and other mobile devices than they will spend watching TV, according to new research from eMarketer.
SV Staff  |  Jun 06, 2019  |  0 comments
As we approach the midpoint of 2019, we’ve given our Top Pick blessings to a half dozen outstanding home theater speaker systems — from a value-busting 5.1 system from Klipsch that can be had for less than a grand to an audiophile-approved Dolby Atmos rig from KEF that costs 10 times as much. Two of the six systems netted our Top Value Pick designation for delivering excellent performance for the price.