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SV Staff  |  Jun 07, 2018  |  0 comments
Zvox has announced the next generation of its innovative AccuVoice TV Speaker.
SV Staff  |  Jun 07, 2018  |  1 comments
Vanco International, a specialist in AV distribution and electronic accessories, has announced updates and enhanced features for its EVO-IP HDMI-over-IP system custom installers use to manage, transmit, and receive audio/video signals and control hundreds of devices over a local network.
Al Griffin  |  Jun 06, 2018  |  3 comments

Performance
Features
Ergonomics
Value
PRICE $700

AT A GLANCE
Plus
Dolby Vision compatible
High-quality Blu-ray video upconversion
Plays SACDs, DVD-Audio discs, and Blu-ray 3D discs
Minus
No analog audio outputs
Remote control not backlit
Pricey compared with competition

THE VERDICT
Cambridge Audio’s CXUHD provides faultless video performance in a streamlined package.

Cambridge Audio is a British manufacturer known for their sleek, well-built, affordable audio components and speakers. They are also known for their universal disc players, which are based on Oppo Digital units but sold minus the built-in digital-to-analog converters and analog audio outputs. According to Cambridge, this is meant to “decrease interference to the signal, improving quality by reducing video noise.” Since the brand makes A/V receivers with built-in DACs designed to mate with their players, there’s some sound reasoning behind that strategy.

SV Staff  |  Jun 06, 2018  |  0 comments
Sonarworks, the Latvia-based developer of the unique True-Fi app has announced that its patented sound-enhancing platform now supports more than 150 headphones, including popular models from AKG, Beats, Beyerdynamic, Bose, Focal, HiFiMan, Sennheiser, Sony, and others.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jun 06, 2018  |  0 comments
The next generation Apple TV 4K due out this fall will be the first streaming player to support both Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) images and Dolby Atmos surround sound.
Mike Mettler  |  Jun 06, 2018  |  0 comments
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Some vocalists turn everything they sing into pure audio gold. One such vocalist is Jennifer Warnes, who brings originality, style, and grace to everything her voice touches, as her new album Another Time, Another Place readily attests. Warnes got on the line to discuss the meticulous process she goes through in making her song choices, her special relationship with Leonard Cohen, and why she feels her voice continues to resonate with her listeners.

SV Staff  |  Jun 06, 2018  |  0 comments
Just in time for summer, Peerless-AV has added four weatherproof outdoor video displays to its Xtreme High Bright (XHB) series.
SV Staff  |  Jun 06, 2018  |  0 comments
Vizio has announced that the three TVs it added to its P-Series in April have arrived in stores and on vizio.com.
SV Staff  |  Jun 05, 2018  |  2 comments
If Samsung has its way, artificial intelligence, or AI, will continue to permeate every imaginable device as we move into the future — from smart speakers and TVs to smartphones and all types of home appliances.
Ken C. Pohlmann  |  Jun 05, 2018  |  6 comments
You probably saw the news story last week. Unbeknownst to them, a couple's Alexa Echo recorded their conversation, then emailed it to someone in their contact list. Creepy. Here's how you can determine what Alexa has recorded in your house, and edit the archive and delete files.

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