CES Attendance Bodes Well for All AV Shows in 2015

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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the owner and producer of the International CES Show, today announced that verified attendance at the 2015 International CES reached a record 176,676 industry professionals with 48,833 coming from outside of the U.S. The 2015 CES also set a number of other records, including more than 3,600 exhibitors, more than […]

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What CES 2015 Means for the H.O.W. Market

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Fellow geeks have united and converged upon Las Vegas, Nevada once again for the annual tech-fest that is the Consumer Electronics Show, and the future’s digital handwriting is on the proverbial wall: audio/video/lighting (A/V/L) technology is once again the dominant technology. With prognostications aside, the trends of these present-future technologies have a direct impact on […]

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CES 2015: A Followup From the Show — IoT, Smart Home, Robotics and UCC

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As a followup to my blog Where the Internet of Things Takes A Center Stage, I wanted to bring some perspectives from the Consumer Electronics Show to include AV/IT industry companies — Savant, Lutron, Revolve Robotics and Plantronics which involved IoT, Smart Home technology, robotics and unified communications. Savant is a recognized leader in home control […]

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CES 2015 Keynote Review

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The next generation of technology innovation took the spotlight as the curtain rose on the opening day of the 2015 International CES. Day one of CES saw more than 3,600 exhibitors launching new products, and the leaders of Ford and Intel making major announcements and outlining their vision of technology innovation. Owned and produced by […]

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Lyngdorf Audio Unveils Unique High Performance Power Amplifier

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Lyngdorf Audio just debuted the SDA-2400 stereo power amplifier at CES this week. Unlike most power amplifiers, the versatile SDA-2400 features both analog and digital inputs and optional rack mounts, making it the perfect match for high-end surround sound processors and pre-amplifiers. The SDA-2400 is not a regular class D power amplifier. The unusually powerful […]

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Aurender Introduces Two New Audio Systems Aimed at Audiophiles

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Aurender has just launched the X-PAC and N-PAC audio systems aimed at streaming audiophiles. The main difference between the X-PAC and the N-PAC systems is that the X-PAC manages massive collections (up to 20,000 CDs worth) on its internal hard drives, while the N-PAC accesses Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices for multi-room use, as well […]

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Samsung Unveils WAM7500/6500 Round Speakers as well as New Curved Soundbars

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Samsung’s new WAM7500/6500 use something it’s calling a proprietary ‘Ring Radiator’ technology that allows sound to flow in a 360-degree radius. The company claims it has the perfect balance between treble and bass. WAM7500/6500 was in part developed at Samsung’s new audio lab in Valencia, California and is available in two models: stand-type (WAM7500) and […]

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