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SV Staff  |  Aug 08, 2017  |  0 comments
Audio distributor Vana Ltd. has announced the availability of two Audio Physic speakers in the U.S.
SV Staff  |  Aug 08, 2017  |  0 comments
Bryston has announced that it will ship a new preamplifier featuring patented technology and a flexible input/output configuration in September.
SV Staff  |  Aug 07, 2017  |  0 comments
Home automation stalwart Savant today announced its acquisition of Artison, the Minden, Nevada-based company founded by noted audio designer Cary Christie, who developed the first on-wall speaker designed to integrate with a flat-panel TV more than a decade ago.
SV Staff  |  Aug 07, 2017  |  1 comments
LG and Vizio today announced updates to their smart TV platforms.
SV Staff  |  Aug 07, 2017  |  3 comments
Don’t worry, you won’t have to trade in your new 4K/Ultra HDTV for an 8K model any time soon but that doesn’t mean 8K technology isn’t moving forward.
SV Staff  |  Aug 04, 2017  |  0 comments
The new soundbar Zvox successfully funded on Kickstarter last month is now available for $300.
SV Staff  |  Aug 04, 2017  |  1 comments
For two days in September, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan will return to more than 600 theaters to commemorate the epic film’s 35th anniversary.
SV Staff  |  Aug 04, 2017  |  0 comments
If you’re already paranoid about always-on smart speakers eavesdropping on conversations, brace yourself: Researchers in the U.K. have discovered a security flaw in Amazon Echo smart speakers sold in 2016 that enable them to be turned on without summoning “Alexa,” according to a report in The Telegraph.
SV Staff  |  Aug 03, 2017  |  0 comments
URC has announced that its Total Control home automation platform now integrates with Google Assistant-enabled devices, allowing homeowners to automate and control a variety of smarthome devices using simple voice commands.
SV Staff  |  Aug 02, 2017  |  0 comments
Klipsch has added two Dolby Atmos-enabled models to its Reference Premiere speaker series.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Aug 02, 2017  |  0 comments
Vizio Is Bringing HDR10 to its E-Series models with a firmware update. Models range from 55 to 80 inches, at $550 to $3,400, and include 16 zones of full-array LED backlighting...

TBS and TNT are expanding their mobile presence to include the Roku, Chromecast, and Vizio SmartCast platforms. They are already on Android, iOS, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire...

SV Staff  |  Aug 02, 2017  |  0 comments
Onkyo and Pioneer have announced the availability of a firmware update that activates DTS Play-Fi wireless multi-room audio capability on several products.
SV Staff  |  Aug 02, 2017  |  0 comments
Vizio today announced that a new SmartCast TV update is now rolling out via the internet to its 2017 P-Series and M-Series 4K/Ultra HD displays.
SV Staff  |  Aug 01, 2017  |  0 comments
The month of July brought us additional fireworks in the form of seven products worthy of Sound & Vision’s Top Pick designation — ranging from a unique in-wall subwoofer and cost-no-object speaker system to high-end headphones that promise a Utopian experience and a hi-res-capable AV receiver that can be had for $600. Will one of these make your late summer shopping list?
SV Staff  |  Aug 01, 2017  |  0 comments
iHome’s newest Bluetooth speaker is different than most — it’s built into the base of vanity mirror so you can listen to music or take calls while getting ready for work in the morning.