Denon AVR-X3600H is New 9.2 Receiver

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Today Denon announced its latest X-Series AV Receiver, the Denon AVR-X3600H ($1,099). The new 9.2 channel AV receiver offers IMAX Enhanced out-of-box, as well as a full suite of three-dimensional audio formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X and new Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology. It also supports the latest video technologies, including Dolby Vision, […]

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New 4K Receivers Debut from Marantz

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Marantz has announced the SR5014 and SR6014 4K Ultra HD AV receivers. Prioritizing audio, the SR6014 features high-current discrete power amplifiers on all channels to deliver 110 watts of power per channel (8 ohm, 20 Hz – 20 kHz, 0.08 percent THD, two-channel driven). Marantz’s proprietary Hyper Dynamic Amplification Module (HDAM) circuitry provides maximum dynamic […]

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Procella, Trinnov and Kaleidescape Combine at ISE for Super-Stand

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Want an immersive home theater experience at ISE!? When Trinnov announced the Altitude48ext, that gave Porcella more channels to play with. So they’ve redesigned their sound room to take advantage of a higher channel count to produce an immersive and cinematic audio experience. That means a 21.4.10 channel system. Start with five screen channels — […]

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ACT 4 20-Channel Immersive Processor Available

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Acurus announced availability of its ACT 4 audio processing platform, a 20-channel processor with IP control, a mobile app and ASPEQT support. The ACT 4 20 natively decodes Dolby Atmos 9.1.6, plus supports up to four additional configurable channel outputs for maximum layouts of 9.5.6 or 9.7.4. Installers will value the easy set-up of the […]

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Hegel Music Systems Pushes Into CEDIA Channel with Modular High-Current Class-AB Mono-Block Amplifiers

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Norwegian audio brand Hegel Music Systems today announced the launch of its first amplifiers aimed at the home theater and distributed audio markets. Called the C5 Series, three models are available, the C53, C54 and C55, which are configured as three-, four- and five-channel amplifiers, respectively. With pricing starting at $6,000, depending on configuration, the […]

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StormAudio Ships 20-Channel Audio Preamp/Processor

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StormAudio has announced that its first 20-channel preamp / processor, the ISP 3D.20 ELITE is now shipping. The ISP 3D.20 ELITE will list for $16,000 (US). Equipped with 20-XLR outputs, the ISP 3D.20 ELITE is designed for theaters that require more than 16-channels as it accommodates all three Immersive Sound formats including Auro-3D, Dolby Atmos […]

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Klipsch Refreshes Reference Premiere Speakers

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Klipsch today announced the debut of its new Reference Premiere series speakers, now in their second generation. The Reference Premiere series speakers are available in 16 models­ in three finishes. The series uses what the company says is proprietary Tractrix horn technology to improve high-frequency response and extension, while enhancing imaging and dynamics. A Linear […]

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Klipsch Upgrades Reference Series Speakers

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Klipsch today announces the debut of its new Reference series speakers. The series is comprised of 13 models­ — including Dolby Atmos enabled speakers and powered monitors. Now in its sixth generation, the Reference series speakers have a larger Tractrix rear-facing horn for better coverage and new tweeter and phase plugs. The line also includes […]

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Indy Audio Labs Launches Acurus 20-Channel Immersive Audio Processor

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Indy Audio Labs announced newly expanded Acurus ACT 4 audio processing capabilities. As of Q2 2018, the Acurus ACT 4 will natively decode Dolby Atmos 9.1.6 plus support up to four additional configurable channel outputs, for maximum layouts of 9.5.6 or 9.7.4, all with the attention to audio detail Acurus products are known for worldwide. Available in April 2018 as a […]

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Gefen Ships 4K Scaler

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Gefen from Core Brands today announced that its 4K 600 MHz 1:2 Scaler with EDID Detective and Audio-De-Embedder (EXT-UHD600A-12-DS) is now shipping. Gefen says that it has independent scalers built into each of its two HDMI outputs and one output can downscale a 4K 600 MHz signal to 1080p  while the other can upscale an HD signal to 4K Ultra HD […]

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LG OLED Picture-on-Wall and Picture-on-Glass Technologies Impress CEDIA

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Offering the industry’s broadest portfolio of consumer OLED TVs – 10 models in 55-, 65- and 77-inch class sizes – LG Electronics USA is bringing the 2017 LG OLED lineup to CEDIA 2017 in San Diego this week. The LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W7 features a Picture-on-Wall form factor. At just 2.57mm thin in the 65-inch model, the LG SIGNATURE […]

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Emotiva Audio Corp. to Make CEDIA Debut With 16-channel Processor and 3D Audio Presentation

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Emotiva Audio Corporation will make its CEDIA Expo debut in September with a live demo that features several of its most recent product introductions, in addition to the first public demo of the highly anticipated 16-channel RMC-1 A/V processor. The RMC-1 ($4,999) is a no-holds-barred 16-channel processor that supports full 4K UHD video, with high speed video switching, in addition […]

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Sony Shows New 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

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Sony Electronics announced a new Ultra HD Blu-ray universal player. Sony’s first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (dubbed the UBP-X800) is compatible with Ultra HD Blu-ray (3840×2160) as well as video streaming in 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR). The UBP-X800 provides Ultra HD Blu-ray playback with wide color space BT.2020, which offers twice the […]

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Dolby Atmos Passes Milestones of 2,000 Screens Installed and 500 Movie Titles Released

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Dolby Laboratories today announced the company has exceeded major milestones, including the installation of 2,000 Dolby Atmos enabled cinema screens and the release of 500 movie titles mixed in Dolby Atmos. Since debuting in 2012 with Disney Pixar’s Brave, Dolby Atmos has paved a new course for creative storytelling, transforming the ways in which audiences […]

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Triad Speakers Now Offering Dolby Atmos-Enabled Modules for In-Room Loudspeakers

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Triad Speakers today announced the expansion of its Dolby Atmos loudspeaker offerings to include Dolby Atmos enabled height modules in its Bronze and Silver series. Used in conjunction with LCRs to achieve the full effects of Dolby Atmos, the module’s function is to direct overhead effects towards the ceiling, which is reflected towards the listener. […]

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Premiers on Christie 4K Projectors and 388 MicroTiles

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Christie answered the call Monday night to bring a unique experience to guests attending the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by providing spectacular red carpet displays. “Disney and Christie have been sharing projection and display ideas and innovations for several years now to provide audiences with unparalleled moviegoing experiences” said Michael Kern, Disney’s VP, […]

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AudioControl Launches New Dolby ATMOS Concert AVR-7 & AVR-9 Receivers

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AudioControl today announced the launch of their new 7.1.4 Concert AVR-7 and Concert AVR-9 receivers with Dolby ATMOS, 4K, HDMI 2.0a, HDCP 2.2 and introducing DIRAC LIVE FOR AUDIOCONTROL. The AVR-9’s 7 x 200 watts per channel theater amplifier is designed as the high-end home theater amp. The Concert AVR-7 also includes the same high […]

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Triad Speakers Adds Step-up Dolby Atmos Enabled Loudspeaker to Line-up

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Triad’s InRoom Silver LR-H is a loudspeaker that combines traditional front firing-drivers with an integrated Dolby Atmos enabled module that directs sound towards the ceiling.  Utilizing two front-firing 6.5-inch drivers with a 1-inch tweeter, along with an upward firing top array comprised of four 3-inch drivers, the Silver is a step-up in size and power-handling […]

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Parasound Ships New ZoneMaster 1250

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Parasound’s new 12-channel amplifier is designed for custom installers building multi-room audio and modular home theater systems integrating with Dolby Atmos. Dubbed the Parasound ZoneMaster 1250, it’s spec’d to be unconditionally stabile into 2-ohm loads enabling total output power in excess of 1200 watts RMS with all channels driven. Each channel is rated at 50 […]

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Bryston Adds CIW Architectural Loudspeaker at CEDIA 2014

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Bryston’s new CIW architectural loudspeaker is designed to accommodate the requirements of newer surround formats such as Dolby Atmos, which require ceiling speakers for proper configuration. The Bryston CIW is a round coaxial design based on a 6.5-inch aluminum woofer and a 1-inch titanium tweeter. The CIW takes advantage of the same tweeter design found […]

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Atlantic Technology Intros 44-DA Speaker Module for New Dolby Atmos Sound Technology

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Dolby Atmos is a new technology developed by Dolby Laboratories that adds a degree of realism to movie soundtracks. Dolby Atmos is an object-based audio format that allows sound mixers to accurately define the specific location of an audio object in a three-dimensional listening space. This represents a significant departure from the confines and limitations […]

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Triad Speakers, Inc. Unveils New Speaker for Dolby Atmos Sound

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Triad Speakers today announced a new home theater speaker developed to deliver captivating, multi-dimensional sound with Dolby Atmos. Triad’s Bronze LR-H is an in-room loudspeaker that utilizes a traditional D’Appolito design (two front-firing drivers with a tweeter located in between). Integrated into the enclosure is a Dolby-enabled height channel comprised of an up-firing top driver […]

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Christie Completes Dolby Atmos Testing & Licensing

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Christie this week announced that the Christie IMB, an integrated media block solution that converts and delivers feature-film and alternative content within a secure environment, now supports Dolby Atmos. The announcement follows beta tests at several large cinema customers of Christie that confirmed the Christie IMB – Dolby Atmos synergy, including support for all of […]

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