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Why Distributors Are Digging Deeper Into HDMI Education

Distributors that utilize educational advantages and put forth extra effort in servicing their accounts can become a major resource for custom integrators.

Jeff Boccaccio · April 02, 2019

Samsung Promotes HDMI 2.1, Big Screens, New Features As 2019 4K, 8K TV Lineup Hits Retail

TV features making their Samsung debut include HDMI 2.1 capabilities, sound that automatically compensates for room acoustics and viewing distance, the Apple TV app, and more.

Joe Palenchar · March 29, 2019

LG to Introduce ThinQ AI Flagship TVs at CES 2019

LG’s latest flagship line of TVs will feature built-in Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and a new Alpha 9 Gen 2 intelligent processor capable of refining HDR content.

CE Pro Editors · January 04, 2019

$2,199 Marantz 4K Surround Pre-Processor is IMAX Enhanced Certified, Dolby Atmos Ready

At the recently completed CEDIA Expo 2018, Marantz introduced its IMAX-enhanced 11.2-channel AV7705 Surround Pre-Processor.

Robert Archer · September 17, 2018

eARC at CEDIA: The One Question to ask TV and AVR Manufacturers

When 4K HDR video is streamed straight to TVs, we need eARC to extract multichannel audio formats like Dolby Atmos over a single HDMI cable from eARC-enabled displays to eARC-enabled receivers. Sony will be first at CEDIA 2018.

David Meyer · August 28, 2018

Microsoft Xbox One X Becomes First Device to Support New HDMI 2.1 Features

The $499 Xbox One X gaming console will sport new HDMI 2.1 features like Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) in an upcoming firmware update.

Andrew Nichols · August 06, 2018

Copper vs. Fiber: Don’t be a Scaredy Cat

Fiber optic cabling beats copper (Cat x) when it comes to long distances, high bandwidth, reliability and future-proofing, but smart-home integrators are hung up on fiber myths and high prices.

Robert Archer · February 23, 2018

Don’t Get Too Psyched for 48Gbps – HDMI 2.1 Rollout Could be Painfully Slow

It will take time to get to certified 48Gbps, especially as HDMI 2.1 testing and certification tools get developed.

Jeff Boccaccio · January 26, 2018

30 Most Popular Home Tech Stories of 2017: IoT, Alexa, Z-Wave Win the Year

Besides a hands-on look at an Onkyo A/V receiver, CE Pros mostly read anything about Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Control4, Z-Wave, Google, Nest and other IoT news in 2017.

Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2017

Metra Ethereal 4K HDMI Cables Offer 18Gbps Data Rate, HDR Support.

Metra Home Theater Group’s new Ethereal MHX and MHY cables employ new design concepts that enable the products to carry 4K signals over longer distances.

Robert Archer · December 20, 2017