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8 CES 2018 Surprises, From Samsung Bixby to Vivint Streety

By Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2018 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson has some advice on last-minute CES 2018 things to see and hear in IoT, audio, video, indoor air quality and home automation.

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

By Robert Archer · December 20, 2017 • 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.

Hands on With Sony VW5000ES Laser Projector: ‘Best Images We Have Ever Seen’

By Dallas Dingle · May 20, 2016 • Integrator Dallas Dingle of Supercalibrations replaces Sony Qualia 004 with new $60,000 VPL VW5000ES 4K laser projector, plus complete 4K ecosystem, and ... Wow!

Fred Harding, Brent McCall: Tips, Tools and the Current State of 4K Ultra HD

By Fred Harding and Brent McCall · March 4, 2016 • Two industry technical sales pros outline key considerations for 4K Ultra HD, including HDBaseT, HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, high dynamic range (HDR) and some problem-solving tips and tools.

Hot New 4K Video Distribution Products at ISE 2016; Zigen, Wyrestorm, Metra, More

By Julie Jacobson · February 8, 2016 • Zigen's Buffer cheats HDCP 2.2; Wyrestorm offers affordable multiview; Metra goes 17m with 4K over HDMI; Will Crestron add DigitalMedia to Pyng? And more UHD at ISE 2016, including HDanywhere, Atlona, Key Digital, Gefen, Just Add Power. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Techy: Ethereal’s Velox HDMI 2.0-Certified Cables Have ‘Interesting New Technologies’

By Julie Jacobson · January 26, 2015 • Derek Flickinger says new Velox HDMI 2.0/18 Gbps cables from Metra’s Ethereal Home Theater are “the ones to watch” at ISE 2015.

Metra, Ethereal Show First 4K-Certified HDMI Cables and More at CES

By Julie Jacobson · January 15, 2015 • TV mounts for yachts, 4K Ultra HD-certified HDMI cables, soundbars, CCTV, power products and more showcased at CES 2015 under Metra Home Theater, Ethereal and Helios by Audio Solutions brands.

Recognizing Unsung Industry Heroes: CE Pro Masters Class of 2014

By Chuck Schneider · December 18, 2014 • The 2014 CE Pro Masters honored 16 'unsung heroes’ of the custom electronics industry for their dedication and leadership.

Metra’s Customizable EVOLV HDMI Cables Adapt to Any System

By Robert Archer · August 15, 2013 • Metra's new Ethereal EHD EVOLV cables are powered by USB, transmit signals as far as 150 feet without baluns and are DPL certified.

Ethereal HDM-CAT6SC HDMI over Cat-6/7 cable

By Robert Archer · June 7, 2012 • Metra Electronics' Ethereal brand's new HDM-CAT6SC solution is compatible with the HDMI 1.4a format and it provides a signal gain capability as high as 39dB.

Ethereal Launches New Website

By CE Pro Editors · February 22, 2012 • Metra Home Theater Group and Ethereal introduce new website with ecommerce capabilities and a dealer portal.