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3D Audio: Entertainment’s Untapped Game Changer

While 3D video may have fizzled out, 3D audio could be one of the most important developments in entertainment technology in the last few years.

CE Pro Editors · August 19, 2016

Next Level Acoustics Develops Sealed Enclosure Architectural Speaker Line

The new architectural speaker line from Next Level Acoustics includes the CI-IC44A in-ceiling loudspeaker, designed to deliver audiophile performance via high levels of output with fast transient capabilities and lots of image clarity.

Robert Archer · August 08, 2016

Optimizing Rooms Acoustically for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X

Adding more speakers to a room can confuse the human brain, so manufacturers discuss the best way to acoustically treat a home theater for object-based surround sound.

Jason Knott · July 27, 2016

Dolby, DTS and Auro: Is Another Format War on the Way?

Manufacturers debate how healthy or unhealthy it is for the market to have multiple competing object-based technologies on the market, from Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro 3D.

Jason Knott · July 20, 2016

Inside Comcast: CXI Team Displays Customer Service, Engineering ‘Wizardry’

Among the technology being used by Comcast to assist integrators is software aptly named Einstein and X-ray that allows technicians to peer into a client’s MoCA network to components, transmission rates, Wi-Fi, number of STBs, HDCP encryption and more.

Jason Knott · July 12, 2016

Marantz Releases Full Size Network Receiver with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, 4K, HDR

The new SR5011 network receiver from Marantz delivers crisp sound with a multitude of features including Amos, DTS:X, 4K with HRD, music streaming and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 01, 2016

Alex Tagliani Smart Home: Alex Learns the Details of Surround Sound

Integrator Homesync explains the Dolby 9.2.4 object-based surround sound system going in to Indy Car driver Alex Tagliani’s new smart home.

Jason Knott · June 07, 2016

5 Crucial Tips for Dolby Atmos Setups; 8 Best Demo Scenes

Speaking at the Pacific Northwest Consumer Electronic Expo, Dolby director tells dealers that an all in-ceiling Dolby Atmos system is ‘not the right experience,’ why 5.1.4 is better than 7.1.2, and offers up the five best demo Blu-rays.

Jason Knott · May 25, 2016

Yamaha RX-A60 Series Aventage Receivers Include Wireless MusicCast Technology

The new RX-A60 Series Aventage Receivers from Yamaha enables dealers to setup state-of-the-art home theater and whole-house wireless systems.

Robert Archer · May 20, 2016

Complain To a Neighbor, Get a Custom Built Dolby Atmos Home Theater

A Denver homeowner received an outrageous quote for a home theater and mentioned it to his neighbor, who happened to be a professional integrator. The resulting installation is a custom built, Core Brands equipped Dolby Atmos home theater in a 15,000-square-foot home.

Alice Gustafson · May 18, 2016