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Home Theater Audio Performance with Limited Room

lht15b.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.

2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Large Home Theater, Level III: $120,000 – $143,000

The space allocated for this home theater in the basement of a new-construction residence was somewhat limited. Fortunately, there was just enough room for the equipment and a few chairs to comfortably seat the homeowners and their grandchildren. The homeowners’ primary audio requirement was that the room be designed so that one could hear the softest of sounds of a movie soundtrack without having to turn the volume up too high. However if they were in the mood to play it loud, it had to have the muscle of a high performance system. more

An Enterprising New Design

tt01b.jpgThe following information is courtesy of the 2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Designers’ Choice Awards. For more information on how to become a member of CEDIA, or information on its awards program please visit www.cedia.org or call (800) 669-5329.
2007 CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards Entry: Best Theme Theater

Our client came to us as an avid science-fiction enthusiast who wanted an over-the-top home theater. Conversations focused around a spaceship theme, and initial concepts and plans for a theater that replicated the bridge of the Starship Enterprise-Voyager were created. more

Dolby Previews New Video Technologies

Sneak Peek at Dolby’s Newest Imaging Technologies for Improved Contrast and Brightness for Certain LCD TVs

TOKYO, Oct 01, 2007 — Dolby Laboratories unveiled details of its new dynamic range imaging technologies, Dolby(R) Contrast and Dolby Vision. more

Samsung Redefines Reality with New 70in. Full-HD LCD TV

01.jpgCompany announces Intelligent New LED Technology with a Dynamic Contrast of 500,000:1

Samsung, the world leader in Full HD TV technology, today stakes out new, premium territory in the crowded Full HD TV market with the new line of large-screen 70-inch LCD TV that combine the latest in high definition picture technology with inspired, timeless designs. more

Panasonic Previews First IPTV Plasma Display

Panasonic‘s VIERA PZ850 Flagship Series Introduces Four New Full HD 1080p

Las Vegas (January 7, 2008) – Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal U.S. subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (NYSE:MC), the industry leader in high definition and Plasma televison, today, with the introduction of its flagship PZ850 series, previewed the industry‘s first IP enabled television. Building upon the market and critical success of Panasonic‘s previous Plasma models, the 2008 PZ850 series includes a number of step-up features that will further strengthen Panasonic‘s leadership position. more

Sony Bolsters Internet Video Link Content with Addition of CBS Channel

FEARnet and Ford Models Also New Partners; Content Now Includes Full Length Movies, TV Episodes, Music Videos and Trailers

LAS VEGAS (CES BOOTH 14200), Jan. 6, 2008 – Sony BRAVIA Internet Video Link users will soon have access to an extensive collection of Internet video content including full episodes from “America‘s Most Watched Network” as a new agreement was announced today with CBS Interactive. more

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TiVo to Provide YouTube Videos Directly to the Television

ALVISO, CA — March 12, 2008 — TiVo Inc., the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced an agreement with YouTube that will offer access to YouTube videos directly from the TV via a TiVo DVR. The service will be available later this year to broadband-connected subscribers with TiVo Series3 DVRs, including the new TiVo HD. more

PANASONIC ANNOUNCES AW-HE100, HIGH QUALITY INTEGRATED PAN/TILT/ZOOM HD/SD CAMERA

he100_front.jpg** HD/SD Camera System offers Easy Integration and Precision Control **

Panasonic announced the new AW-HE100 multi-format HD/SD camera that features an integrated pan-tilt-zoom mechanism with a unique ergonomic-design. The all-in-one HE100 combines outstanding image quality, super smooth pan/tilt/zoom operation and flexible system configuration.

Perfect for an array of applications ranging from high-resolution distance learning and videoconferencing, to broadcast and event staging, the HE100 provides incredible quality and easy integration for high definition and standard definition production environments. more

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High-end Entertainment Systems Market Projected to Nearly Double in Five Years

Adoption of networking technologies will make installed home theaters and multiroom audio systems more affordable, opening up this market to more consumers at low-to-medium income levels, according to Parks Associates‘ new report High-end Entertainment Systems: Analysis and Forecasts. more

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Control4 Unveils HD Home Controller HC-500 at CES 2008

Control4 HC-500HC-500 Enhances Large Home Theater Experience with Additional Storage and Faster Processing

LAS VEGAS, NV – January 8, 2008 – Control4, the leader in affordable IP-based home control and entertainment systems, today announced the release of the Control4 Home Controller HC-500 at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (booth #21407). The Control4 HC-500 is a high performance media server, optimized for whole home automation systems with large home theaters requiring extensive I/O connections for device control. more

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