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CE Pro Podcast #88: Best of CES 2022 for Custom Integration

Samsung, Hisense, TCL, Z-Wave, Moen, SureCall and others came to Las Vegas for CES 2022 and did not disappoint for integrators.

Jason Knott · January 14, 2022

Lenovo Yoga 9i convertible PC

Lenovo 9i Yoga Convertible Includes Bowers & Wilkins Speakers

The new Lenovo Yoga 9i convertible (14 inch, Gen 7) will become the world’s first laptop to feature a bespoke Bowers & Wilkins sound system. Announced at CES 2022, the Lenovo Yoga 9i delivers an upgraded audio experience with new enhanced speakers compared to the previous generation. The Lenovo Yoga 9i features an up to 4K OLED VESA DisplayHDR 500 True Black, slim bezel touchscreen with 100 percent DCI-P3 color. Movies and music are heard as the artist intended with an improved Rotating Sound Bar now featuring Sound by Bowers & Wilkins states both Lenovo and Bowers & Wilkins. “The team at Bowers & Wilkins is always excited to work with world-leading companies with a similar philosophyto our own,” says Dave Sheen, SVP Licensing & Partnerships at Sound United.  “Like Lenovo, we think and act differently to redefine what is possible for performance in a different form factor. I’m delighted that we are collaborating with a company also focused on going beyond the conventional and intent on reshaping its markets.” Bowers & Wilkins has engineered a four-speaker system that features bespoke high-quality drivers, including two tweeters and two mid/bass woofers that are integrated into the thin body of the Lenovo Yoga 9i to offer a new sonic experience to movies, music or calls. All of Bowers & Wilkins technologies are developed at the company’s R&D center in Southwater, England by the same engineering team for all projects, allowing the company to earn a reputation for consistently producing exceptional sound quality, irrespective of product type, size or form factor. Two speakers for the Lenovo Yoga 9i sound system are seamlessly integrated into the product’s 360-degree rotating soundbar hinge and designed to always face towards the user, while two additional sideways-firing speakers are fitted along the edges of the product, for a total of four speakers and a more immersive audio experience. More news from Bowers & Wilkins: Bowers & Wilkins Introduces new 700 Series Finish

Robert Archer · January 06, 2022

arlo's DIY security system now works with Matter

Arlo Announces DIY Security System Featuring NFC Technology

Arlo’s DIY security system features an all-in-one multisensor capable of eight different sensing functions, as well as a security hub with an integrated keypad.

CE Pro Editors · January 06, 2022

Samsung Freestyle

Samsung Lifestyle Portable AV System

Adding a new product type to its selection of home AV components, the new Samsung Lifestyle System has been announced at CES 2022. The company describes its latest AV product as an all-in-one projector, smart speaker and ambient lighting solution that weighs under two pounds. Samsung states the Lifestyle Portable AV System unlike a typical […]

Robert Archer · January 05, 2022

SiliconCore Technology

SiliconCore Technology Enters Consumer MicroLED Display Market

SiliconCore Technology designs and produces its own driver chip technology. Company is targeting mainstream consumers with Direct View LEDs.

Jason Knott · January 05, 2022

Dirac Launches Virtuo Upmixing Technology

The Swedish digital audio company Dirac has introduced the company’s content-based upmixing technology, a new feature of the company’s Dirac Virtuo solution that enables immersive, multichannel audio from existing stereo content.  “With Dirac’s intelligent upmixing technology, creators no longer have to reengineer their content in immersive formats for consumers to enjoy an immersive experience,” states […]

Robert Archer · January 05, 2022

Samsung Patagonia Microplastics

Samsung Teams with Patagonia to Minimize Microplastics

Samsung points out that we have all seen the images of once beautiful beaches that are now covered in plastic waste. This problem the company explains is that birds, turtles and other forms of sea life are now required to share their habitats with endless mounds of bottles, straws and other discarded plastics. The global […]

Robert Archer · January 05, 2022

GE Lighting Savant Cync smart lighting thermostat

CES 2022: Savant’s GE Lighting Adds Thermostat, Outdoor Camera & More Lights to Cync Ecosystem

GE Lighting, a Savant company, bolsters Cync smart home products & ecosystem portfolio, all controllable via Cync app; Matter protocol integration coming in 2022.

Arlen Schweiger · January 05, 2022

TCL unveils several updated models during CES 2022

TCL Unveils Updated 4K, 8K TV Lineup at CES 2022

TCL has updated its lineup of big screen TV models and focused more on picture performance and gaming performance for its 2022 models.

CE Pro Editors · January 05, 2022

Sony 2022 BRAVIA XR TVs

Sony Introduces its 2022 BRAVIA XR Line of TVs

Sony’s new 2022 line of BRAVIA XR televisions offer technologies that include its Cognitive Processor XR and BRAVIA CORE Calibrated Mode.

Robert Archer · January 04, 2022