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Yamaha $650 Slimline Receiver Gets Skinny with Amazon Alexa

By Robert Archer · July 23, 2018 • The new $650 Yamaha RX-S602 Slimline A/V Receiver provides a choice of home theater processing modes, Amazon Alexa voice control, and Dolby Vision.

Fusion’s Ovation Duet Music Server Integrates with Control4, RTI, URC

By Robert Archer · July 28, 2016 • Fusion Research's new Ovation Duet server integrates into control systems from companies such as Control4, RTI, URC and Compass Control.

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

By Chelsea Cafiero · July 1, 2016 • The new SR5011 network receiver from Marantz contains 7x100 Watts and selected high grade components paired with advanced wireless connectivity.

Yamaha Augments Wireless MusicCast Line with WXA-50 Amp & WXC-50 Preamp

By Robert Archer · April 12, 2016 • Originally introduced in August 2015, MusicCast is already available in the company's receivers, wireless speakers and soundbars. These new product additions provide dealers more system configuration options.

Control4 Adds Pandora, Deezer, Tidal, AirPlay in OS 2.8; Updates Video Intercom Big-Time

By Julie Jacobson · October 15, 2015 • At CEDIA Expo 2015, Control4 showcases new streaming content partners and ShairBridge tech for native AirPlay; DS2 door station is major improvement with independent IP camera.

iTunes Dominates Download Market & Streaming Audio Grows

By Robert Archer · October 10, 2012 • A study done by The NPD Group finds that Apple’s iTunes service accounted for about two-thirds of the download music sales, and in the streaming market Pandora’s free service represents half all Internet users during the second quarter of 2012.

TP-LINK N600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router

By Robert Archer · August 20, 2012 • TP-LINK's new N600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router combines the functions of two routers within one single product to allow for the broadcast and reception of data on the 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands.

TiVo Premiere Elite

By Robert Archer · September 23, 2011 • The latest TiVo product incorporates four tuners, 2TBs of storage and it is THX certified.

We Need a Like/Dislike Fob

By Julie Jacobson · September 20, 2011 • If I enjoy a song on Pandora, why can't I just reach into my pocket and hit the LIKE button?

Inside Savant’s New SmartSystems Platform

By Jason Knott · April 18, 2011 • Incorporation of streaming digital media and a new 'fan-less' design are two big changes in new Apple-based control platform that is replacing Rosie and Protégé

Grace Audio GDI—IRDT200 wireless Internet radio tuner

By Robert Archer · March 24, 2011 • The component-size source device features built-in wireless, WEP and WPA 1/2 security compliance, Pandora radio and Sirius Internet radio.

Pandora Seeks $100M in IPO

By Julie Jacobson · February 14, 2011 • Pandora claims 50 percent market share for Internet radio with 80 million registered users.

Hands on: Sony’s $129 N100 Media Player ‘Does More Than Roku’

By Julie Jacobson · August 23, 2010 • New SMP-N100 Netbox is a DLNA client that streams local content, as well as Netflix, YouTube, Amazon, Pandora and other Internet services; includes USB port, HDMI, WiFi.

Are CE Pros Ready for Streaming Media?

By Julie Jacobson · August 11, 2010 • Integrators used to view streaming media as an inevitable evil. Today, they're seeing the business potential of Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV, Pandora and more.

TiVo Series4 ‘Premiere’ DVRs Add HD GUI, Unified Search

By Stephen Hopkins · March 3, 2010 • Premiere DVRs feature HD interface built on Flash, optional QWERTY remote, Pandora, FrameChannel ... but still no streaming over home network