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SV Staff  |  Aug 14, 2019  |  0 comments
EISA, or the Expert Imaging and Sound Association, is an organization representing 60 special interest magazines from 29 countries that cover Hi-Fi, Home Theater Video, Home Theater Audio, Photography, Mobile Devices, and In-Car Electronics. Each year, EISA expert group members, including editors from Sound & Vision and its sister publications Stereophile and Shutterbug, gather in Antwerp, Belgium to receive previews of the latest products, an extended process that culminates in a vote on which products are worthy of the prestigious EISA award.
SV Staff  |  Aug 14, 2019  |  0 comments
HDtracks, one of the largest digital stores specializing in high-resolution music, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with a “Hi-Res Super Sale” offering discounts on historic live recordings from the iconic 1969 festival.
SV Staff  |  Aug 13, 2019  |  0 comments
If you live in one of the estimated 16 million American households that use an antenna to receive live TV over the air (OTA), you might have to re-scan some of your local channels to continue receiving them.
SV Staff  |  Aug 13, 2019  |  0 comments
Are you ready to “get back to the garden”? If so, you need to go online now and get tickets for Thursday’s screening of Woodstock: The Director's Cut, a one-day-only event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the iconic Woodstock Music & Art Fair held on Max Yasgur’s Farm in Bethel, New York.
SV Staff  |  Aug 13, 2019  |  0 comments
Sennheiser is for the first time targeting audiophiles with wireless earphones designed to match the performance of its popular IE 80S wired model.
SV Staff  |  Aug 12, 2019  |  0 comments
CEDIA today announced the finalists for its 2019 Best New Product Awards program. Winners will be revealed at the 2019 CEDIA Expo, which opens in Denver September 10.
SV Staff  |  Aug 12, 2019  |  0 comments
The traditional game console may be slowly losing ground but it is still strong — especially Sony’s PlayStation 4.
SV Staff  |  Aug 09, 2019  |  0 comments
In the face of declining subscriptions, Comcast has upped its pay TV game with the launch of Amazon Music on its Xfinity X1 platform, marking the first time ad-free, on-demand streaming is available via cable TV.
SV Staff  |  Aug 08, 2019  |  0 comments
U.K.-based hi-fi specialist Naim Audio today announced the second generation of its compact Mu-So Qb wireless music system, one of Sound & Vision’s Top Pick of the Year in 2017.
SV Staff  |  Aug 08, 2019  |  0 comments
On the eve of its six-month anniversary, Paris-based music streaming and download service Qobuz says it's laser-focused on amassing "more hi-res content than anybody else and delivering the best sound experience possible" by providing access to a vast collection of music at resolutions up to 24-bit/192 kHz for streaming or download
SV Staff  |  Aug 07, 2019  |  2 comments
In a matter of days kids around the country will be heading back to school, many with fancy new duds and (hopefully) fancy new electronics to help transform drab college dorms into lively entertainment spaces (when studies are done, of course). Whether you’re an undergrad or just looking for a great deal, we’ve culled through Sound & Vision’s Top Picks to find AV gems that can be had for reasonable prices. Here’s what we found.
SV Staff  |  Aug 07, 2019  |  0 comments
If there's one TV that really captured the imagination of showgoers at CES 2019, it was LG's rollup OLED TV — an impossibly thin flexible screen that magically appears and disappears into a svelte aluminum enclosure the company calls Zero View.
SV Staff  |  Aug 06, 2019  |  0 comments
Rocketman, the story of Elton John’s transformation from child prodigy to one of pop music’s most iconic figures, is available in digital release starting today and slated to arrive on 4K Blu-ray August 27 in high dynamic range (HDR) with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.
SV Staff  |  Aug 06, 2019  |  3 comments
Samsung and Korean satellite broadcaster KT SkyLife teamed up last week to demonstrate the commercial viability of broadcasting 8K video via satellite and over the air at 100 megabits per second (Mbps), according to news reports out of Korea.

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