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Jordan O'Brien

Jordan covers all things install for Essential Install, Commercial Integrator Europe and CE Pro Europe.

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Denon HEOS AVR: Your Wireless Multiroom Audio System Hub

Denon’s HEOS AV receiver has been specifically engineered to work with wireless speakers from the HEOS range.

Jordan O'Brien · March 10, 2017

Spotify Prepares Hi-Fi Music Streaming Service

It looks like Spotify is preparing to take on Tidal with its own high-resolution lossless audio streaming service called ‘Spotify Hi-Fi.’

Jordan O'Brien · March 08, 2017

Google, IMAX Partner to Create VR for Smartphones

Google is taking on Oculus and Steam with its new Daydream VR software, designed to run on a user’s smartphone at a (relatively) affordable price.

Jordan O'Brien · May 20, 2016

Apple Music Set to Bring Streaming & Downloaded Audio Together at WWDC

Apple is reportedly planning an overhaul of its increasingly popular Apple Music app for WWDC this June. The end-to-end update may include a new design, easier-to-use interface and new features.

Jordan O'Brien · May 18, 2016

Hollywood: Who is For and Against ‘Screening Room’ Same-Day Home Movie Service?

Francis Ford Coppola seems likely to join Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams in supporting services like Screening Room that allow consumers to enjoy movies in their home on the same day they are released to theaters.

Jordan O'Brien · April 26, 2016

Sonos Sheds Staff, Regroups to Take on Amazon Echo

Amid wide-ranging layoffs, Sonos CEO John MacFarlane admits Amazon Echo is hurting Sonos’s wireless audio business.

Jordan O'Brien · March 16, 2016

ISE 2016: Metra Home Develops Velox UHD Cables, Ethereal Gigabit Accelerator

Attendees to Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016 are seeing new feature upgrades to the Ethereal HDM-GA1 and Velox Cables, alongside a new range of Helios mounts, from Metra Home Theatre Group.

Jordan O'Brien · February 12, 2016

Wyrestorm Enado Now Compatible with Amazon Echo, and Other Wyrestorm Updates from ISE

At Integrated Systems Europe, Wyrestorm shows the H2 Matrix, Enado v4 with AV control and an HDBaseT-enabled switcher/scaler.

Jordan O'Brien · February 11, 2016

ISE 2016: QMotion Adds FM Communications to Motorized Window Treatments

At ISE 2016, QMotion updated its line of motorized window coverings adding frequency modulation to improve battery life and increase remote control range.

Jordan O'Brien · February 10, 2016

ISE 2016: Meridian Shows DSP320 Loudspeaker, Updates to Sooloos Audio Platform

Alongside Meridian’s DSP320 architectural loudspeaker will be new additions to Sooloos, including a plugin that enables third-party NAS integration, extended control options and hardware enhancements. See the two Meridian products at ISE 2016.

Jordan O'Brien · February 09, 2016