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11 Audio Demos That Rocked CEDIA 2017

Sound rooms and other booths at the San Diego Convention Center rocked with options for your next A/V media room or home theater project. We heard great things from MartinLogan, Pro Audio Technology, RBH Sound, Harman, Emotiva and more.

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DTS

DTS employed Yamaha’s YAS-207 as an example of how it’s embedded Virtual:X processing can do a nice job of simulating the company’s immersive DTS:X surround sound and really boost the audio for a $299 soundbar, which was the first to include Virtual:X. The codec-agnostic technology can take stereo or multichannel content and produce an enveloping experience. A regular ol’ 5.1 video clip of a Gene Hackman speech during rainstorm from Crimson Tide offered a feel for the processing’s impact, which also produced good speech intelligibility amid the more vibrant rainfall and thunder, versus when it is turned off.
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