All In Audio/Video

I Was Wrong About Myxyty, the Impossibly Tall Home Automation Hub

I made fun of the modular Myxyty IoT hub in a CES 2016 presentation, but the smart-home system has a clever industrial design and some interesting options like ‘olfactory ambiance.’

Julie Jacobson · March 08, 2016

Acoustical Experts Cite Home Theater’s Biggest Problems

Home theaters are not turnkey, plug-and-play systems, but with some careful planning installers can maximize clients’ experiences regardless of their budgets.

Robert Archer · March 07, 2016

DPL Certifies First 18Gbps HDMI Cable for 100 Feet: Tributaries’ Fiber-Optic Aurora

New Aurora HDMI cable from Tributaries is DPL-certified to deliver 18 Gbps data rates for 4K/60 video with HDR over active optical fiber.

Julie Jacobson · March 07, 2016

Q&A: WyreStorm Delivers HDMI, AV Over IP and HDBaseT Alongside Control

Integrators can benefit from having one manufacturer provide a combination of HDMI, HDBaseT and networked AV to their projects.

CE Pro Editors · March 07, 2016

CDGi Suspends Its Indie Home Theater Seating Packages

Cinema Design Group International (CDGi) is stopping the production of its affordable Indie Home Theater seating packages, noting the furniture market is on ‘a race to zero in pricing’ hit by ‘cheap imports.’

Jason Knott · March 04, 2016

Limited Edition Sennheiser F703 Headphones Offer Club Style & Sound

A collaboration between the Swiss accessory company FREITAG and Sennheiser has produced the limited edition F703 Sennheiser x FREITAG headphones.

Robert Archer · March 04, 2016

Fred Harding, Brent McCall: Tips, Tools and the Current State of 4K Ultra HD

Two industry technical sales pros outline key considerations for 4K Ultra HD, including HDBaseT, HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, high dynamic range (HDR) and some problem-solving tips and tools.

Fred Harding · March 04, 2016

CasaTunes CT-1/CT-2 Music Servers Streamlined with Smaller Footprint

Colo.-based CasaTunes newly redesigned multi-mode music servers are cost-effective digital music servers that take up less space in cabinets and racks.

Robert Archer · March 03, 2016

CE Pro Video Weekly News: Industry Shares Nostalgia for Runco Projectors

Six months after Chinese LED manufacturer Leyard acquired Planar, the news broke that Runco projectors are to be phased out.

CE Pro Editors · March 03, 2016

The 20-Year Battle Behind Dolby Atmos vs. DTS:X

Searching for a winner in consumer electronics’ latest format skirmish between Dolby and DTS isn’t easy.

Chuck Schneider · March 03, 2016