LG Announces First Blu-ray Disc Player With Instant Netflix Streaming to the TV

In the third such move in a month, a new device was announced that can stream Netflix movies directly onto the television. Previous announcements included players from Roku and Xbox. Only THIS time, it’s LG, and THIS time, it’s combined with a Blu-ray player. LG and Netflix announced plans for the first Blu-ray disc player […]

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Major Upgrades to New Wireless ZonePlayers, Multi-Room Music Systems, From Sonos, Including 802.11n

Sonos released a major upgrade to the company’s line of wireless multi-room music systems with the introduction of two new ZonePlayers. While we at rAVe appreciate the company’s TiVo-style approach that the consumer doesn’t need to know how it works, just that it doesÖ here is some info about the technology anyway for all you […]

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3D LCD From Epson!

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The more competition that enters the 3D market, the quicker this technology can get to mass market (and we are FINALLY seeing something beyond just Philips!) Now, another player is making a major play. It is Epson, announcing a high-resolution 3D LCD panel in development. Epson says the resolution is equivalent to QVGA and it […]

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DBL Extends up to $58.5 Million in Credit for Customers

Distributor DBL is offering current customers increased credit lines, with an extension of $58.5 million in credit for 2,800 current DBL customers. DBL says the company has increased current customers’ financing with value added solutions to accommodate the current growth trends within the consumer electronics industry. Basically, this will allow customers to increase the amount […]

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Only 5 Weeks Left to Register – CEDIA EXPO – September 3-7 – Denver, CO

It’s time for the event you’ve been waiting for all year – CEDIA EXPO! Register online. Don’t miss the exciting opportunities that this four-day tradeshow has to offer including; hundreds of education courses that will be taught in the five CEDIA University colleges (be sure to check out the FREE courses CEDIA is offering for […]

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New Creative Media Players, One With Wireless LAN Connectivity

Creative announced the ZEN X-Fi and ZEN X-Fi with Wireless LAN. These are digital media players for music, video and photos. The ZEN X-Fi and ZEN X-Fi with Wireless LAN bring a new sound technology for playing MP3, WMA and unprotected iTunes music. The technology is X-Fi Crystalizer, a proprietary audio technology developed at Creative’s […]

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TiVo Subscribers Can Buy From Amazon on Their TV Sets

TiVo announced that they have teamed up with Amazon to provide consumers with the ability to purchase physical products from Amazon.com on their TV sets, using the TiVo remote control. With this new Product Purchase feature, television advertisers will have the unique ability to market products sold through Amazon.com on any broadcast or cable network, […]

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New Plug-and-Play 802.11n Upgrade Kit

NETGEAR just announced the Wireless-N Upgrade Kit for simple, plug-and-play addition of Wireless-N protocol to existing networks. The kit includes includes the NETGEAR 5GHz Wireless-N HD Access Point (WNHDE111) and RangeMax Dual-Band Wireless-N Adapter (WNDA3100). This kit lets you add 5GHz 802.11n to an existing wired or wireless network. To incorporate it, you plug the […]

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Extron to Bring New HDMI and DVI Matrix Boards for the SMX System MultiMatrix to CEDIA

Extron is introducing a new range of HDCP-compliant HDMI and DVI matrix boards for the SMX System MultiMatrix, Extron’s modular, field-configurable matrix switching platform. These new matrix boards, available in I/O sizes from 4×4 to 8×8, bring the total number of SMX matrix boards to 35, covering all common analog and digital A/V signal types […]

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