SV Staff  |  Feb 14, 2018  |  0 comments
HiFiMan today introduced a slimmed down version of its $50,000 flagship Shangri-La electrostatic headphone system that “maintains the predecessor’s wide, natural soundstage in a leaner and lighter package.”
SV Staff  |  Feb 14, 2018  |  0 comments
Amazon’s popular Alexa voice service continues to make the rounds. Its latest stop: a selection of Vizio 4K Ultra HD displays.
SV Staff  |  Feb 14, 2018  |  0 comments
Roku is making moves to encourage makers of soundbars, smart speakers, and other audio systems to license its streaming platform and become part of the Roku ecosystem.
SV Staff  |  Feb 13, 2018  |  0 comments
Virtual reality via antenna? Yup. It’s almost here.
Steve Guttenberg  |  Feb 13, 2018  |  0 comments

Build Quality
PRICE $2,495

Extraordinary sound quality
Planar magnetic in-ear
Open-back design
Doesn’t block external noise

The Audeze LCDi4 sound like no other in-ear or full-size headphones. Audeze has once again radically changed the way we hear music.

I’m going to come right out and say it: The Audeze LCDi4 are hands down the best-sounding in-ear headphones I’ve heard. They’re the most transparent and open, have the flattest tonal balance, and the bass—OMG—is deeper and faster than any other in-ears on the planet...

Thomas J. Norton  |  Feb 13, 2018  |  0 comments
At CES 2018 Philips demonstrated its ColorSpark HLD LED (High Lumen Density) technology, which appeared to have the potential to considerably enhance the light output of projectors, among other applications. While we didn't attend their demonstration, several business and research-related companies did, including Insight Media and Display Daily. A link to the latter's article may be found here.

One significant issue is that this lighting technology isn't new...

Darryl Wilkinson  |  Feb 13, 2018  |  1 comments
Too often smart home technology is more "because we can" than it is "because we should." The Flex House at CES 2018 proved that you can integrate smart home technology that's highly functional rather than mostly hype.
SV Staff  |  Feb 13, 2018  |  0 comments
Chinese and U.S. researchers have developed a small metallic tab that uses the human body to generate electricity.
SV Staff  |  Feb 13, 2018  |  0 comments
Global sales of 8K flat-panel TVs are expected to increase from 100,000 units in 2018 to 5.8 million in 2022, with China expected to lead the way with more than 60 percent of the market during this period, according to a new report from Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) and Insight Media.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Feb 12, 2018  |  0 comments
TiVo wants the world to know that it’s more than just a pioneering DVR platform.