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Robert Archer

Robert Archer

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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Sound Quality Mattered to David Bowie: 5 Rocking Bowie Tunes to Remember

David Bowie’s stellar recording career not only included his work with A-list musicians, but some of the best engineers in the music industry.

Robert Archer · January 11, 2016

MartinLogan Redefines Market-Setting Electrostatic Speakers with Renaissance 15A

Announced at CES 2016, MartinLogan updates its CLS transducer technologies with the release of its latest floorstanding loudspeaker, the Renaissance ESL 15A.

Robert Archer · January 11, 2016

Metadata Company Gracenote Expands Services Through Dynamic EQ Platform

The popular metadata supplier has introduced a technology that adjusts audio systems for each song.

Robert Archer · January 11, 2016

CES 2016: Meridian Demos the Connected Home and Car with Jaguar Land Rover

Meridian Audio collaborates with Intel and Jaguar Land Rover to demonstrate the capabilities of the connected lifestyle at CES 2016.

Robert Archer · January 08, 2016

CES 2016: Sony & Dolby Team to Deliver 4K HDR Content with Atmos Sound

Not forgetting the audio portion of the home entertainment equation, Sony is working with Dolby Labs to introduce 4K HDR content that includes Dolby’s object-based surround sound.

Robert Archer · January 08, 2016

Cross-Industry Collaboration Fuels 4K Momentum at CES 2016

The manufacturing, broadcast, chipmakers and others are working together to push 4K and HDR technologies into the mainstream at CES 2016.

Robert Archer · January 08, 2016

SnapAV Enters Into Distribution Agreement with Pioneer Home Entertainment

The N.C.-based company SnapAV is partnering with Pioneer Electronics to offer Pioneer and Pioneer Elite branded products.

Robert Archer · January 07, 2016

LG Announces New 4K OLED TV, Sidesteps Dealers by Selling Through Online Retailers First

Announced at CES 2016, LG’s 2016 TV lineup includes new OLED and HDR-enabled 65-inch 4K TV. LG says its latest products will be available to consumers first via Amazon and other online retailers before the products ship to dealers.

Robert Archer · January 07, 2016

Control4 Demos Smart Home App for the Connected Car at CES 2016

Control4 leverages SmartDeviceLink to demo a proof of concept control solution allowing homeowners to safely control smart home devices right from their vehicle dashboards.

Robert Archer · January 06, 2016

SVS Elevates Its Game with New On-Wall Speaker

SVS is showing its Elevation loudspeaker, a versatile surround speaker solution, at CES 2016.

Robert Archer · January 06, 2016