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Metra Explains ‘Truth’ about HDMI 2.1

Calling some manufacturers claims ‘flat-out lies,’ Metra Home Theater Group addresses HDMI cable length for transmitting 4K signals in white paper and video.

Jason Knott · December 01, 2017

HDMI 2.1 Spec Officially Released: A Primer

HDMI 2.1 spec calls for 48GHz bandwidth supporting HDR, wider color gamut, 8K @ 60Hz, 4K @120Hz and 10K for commercial applications.

Robert Archer · November 29, 2017

Why Dish Spent $20 Billion on 5G Spectrum (and Why Integrators Should Care)

Dish Network preps for 5G world where video is transmitted via cellular network, bypassing the Internet.

Jason Knott · November 02, 2017

CE Pro 100 Names Top Speaker Cable/Interconnect Brands

SnapAV has two mentions within the top five, for Binary and Wirepath speaker cables and interconnects.

Robert Archer · June 03, 2017

Wireworld Debuts HDMI 2.0 Cables Up to 65-Feet in Length

Wireworld Cable Technology unveils six levels of HDMI 2.0 cables in lengths ranging from 1 foot to 65 feet.

CE Pro Editors · December 29, 2016

HDMI Over USB Specification Released

New HDMI ‘Alt Mode’ for USB Type-C connectors enables delivery of native HDMI 1.4 signal to 4K/UltraHD displays with no adapters or dongles.

Jason Knott · September 01, 2016

CEDIA Tease: Future Ready Solutions Recruits Connectivity ‘Dream Team’

Future Ready Solutions brings together a Dream Team of connectivity experts from Cleerline Technology Group, Kordz, Celerity, Transparent Audio and others to assist technologists with wire, cable and fiber solutions.

Jason Knott · August 26, 2016

Structured Cable Products Acquires Current Audio

SCP purchases architectural loudspeaker manufacturer Current Audio, which will maintain its brand name. Principals Sean McDermott and Ron Maurer will continue to oversee sales. Products will be shipped and administered via SCP’s headquarters in Florida.

Jason Knott · August 05, 2016

How Millennials Will Reshape the Home Improvement Market, and 9 Other Talks to Attend at CEDIA 2016

Disruptive technologies, the Internet of Things, voice control and virtual reality. These are only a few of the industry’s hot topics that you’ll hear about at the annual CEDIA Talks at CEDIA 2016.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 03, 2016

As Video Streaming Gains Popularity, Are People Really Cutting the (Cable) Cord?

A Consumer Reports study says that people are combining streaming and cable services, not cord cutting like some would suggest.

Robert Archer · April 27, 2016