Audio/Video

12 Smart-Home Predictions for 2017: VR, Voice, Sound, Homekit, More

How will we see virtual reality, voice control, Apple HomeKit, video steaming and immersive sound evolve in the next year? 12 home-tech pros, some dealers and some manufacturers, offer predictions for 2017.

Dec 23, 2016

Vanco HDMI Extender Supports KVM Applications

The Midwest-based company's new HDMI Extender transmit audio, video, keyboard and mouse signals as far as 164 feet.

Dec 22, 2016

Movie Day-and-Date Pioneer Prima Cinema: Where Did They Go?

Backed by IMAX, the pioneer of premium ‘day-and-date’ movie rentals for home theaters has gone dark, while Apple and start-ups like Screening Room attempt to deliver early-release films to broader markets.

Dec 22, 2016

Sharp Threatens to Stop Supplying Samsung with TV Panels

Sharp and Samsung fail to agree on the terms of the arrangement. A short supply of television panels could affect the CE industry the hardest.

Dec 21, 2016

Denon AH-D7200 Headphones Balance Sound Quality & Comfort

Utilizing its decades of headphone engineering experience, Denon has developed its latest AH-D7200 over-the-ear headphones.

Dec 20, 2016

The Amazon Paradox: Can Too-High Margins Lead to CE Product Disruption?

We've seen it all before. From phono cartridges to TVs to speakers, high margins are good but excessive margins leave space for market disruption. Amazon's Jeff Bezos has a lesson for CE pros.

Dec 20, 2016