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Yamaha introduced Tuesday its new 5.1-channel Slimline-designed AV receiver — the RX-S602 — featuring wireless connectivity options and Alexa voice control. The compact Yamaha RX-S602, which will ship in August at a $649.95 suggested retail price, is designed for audiophiles with limited space for AV component placement. The receiver measures just [...]
di 17 juli 2018 - 19:00 - HDGuru.com -
Joel Silver, a founding member of the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) has been given the Custom Electronics Designers and Installers Association (CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award, the organization announced Monday. Silver founded the ISF in 1994, to introduced video image quality calibration services into consumer electronics. He has been leading ISF training [...]
ma 16 juli 2018 - 17:31 - HDGuru.com -
Roku continues to expand its expertise beyond smart TV media streaming and into the overall performance of TVs by introducing today the first Roku TV Wireless Speakers designed exclusively for use with Roku TVs. The Roku TV Wireless Speakers are available starting today at a special one-week only introductory offer of [...]
ma 16 juli 2018 - 15:00 - HDGuru.com -
DirecTV is joining TiVo and rival satcaster Dish in adding compatibility with the Amazon Alexa voice skill in select satellite set-up boxes. Although the capability was originally announced back in March, DirecTV becomes the latest to add the capability to equipment in the field. Both Dish and TiVo have previously updated [...]
vr 13 juli 2018 - 19:41 - HDGuru.com -
Despite some early challenges, shipments of 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players continued to climb at significant rates over the first half of 2018, according to data from two prominent consumer A/V market research firms. Stephen Baker, technology business analyst for the Port Washington, N.Y.-based NPD Group, said that so far Ultra [...]
do 12 juli 2018 - 20:10 - HDGuru.com -
Developers of quantum dot technologies for television and mobile device displays are working feverishly to develop new solutions that will greatly improve the efficiencies, cost and picture quality of next-generation televisions based on quantum dot light and color enhancements. During the recent QLED and Advanced Display Summit sponsored by Samsung in [...]
di 10 juli 2018 - 22:52 - HDGuru.com -
LG Display, the display panel manufacturing arm of LG Electronics of South Korea, said Tuesday that it has received the necessary approvals from the Chinese government for an OLED production joint venture in Guangzhou, China. Under the arrangement, LG Display will control 70 percent of the $2.3 billion joint venture OLED [...]
di 10 juli 2018 - 17:46 - HDGuru.com -
Fans of Philips-branded televisions in the United States, Canada and Mexico will be glad to know that Japan's Funai Corp. reached a “multi-year” agreement last week to continue producing and marketing Philips-branded televisions, Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD players in North America. Since Royal Philips Electronics NV of the Netherlands [...]
ma 9 juli 2018 - 21:27 - HDGuru.com -
Direct-to-home satellite TV service DISH became the first pay-TV service Monday to integrate voice-control operation powered by Google Assistant smart speakers and similar devices into select receiver/decoder boxes and DVRs. The satcaster said that effective Monday it is offering direct compatibility with Google Assistant commands for DISH subscribers who use [...]
ma 9 juli 2018 - 19:47 - HDGuru.com -
A potential glut of large-size display panel production, particularly in China, should produce a significant reduction in television glass panel prices, and bargains on televisions larger than 55 inches in the next three to five years. That was the assessment of Chris Chinnock, principal of Insight Media, sharing the findings [...]
vr 6 juli 2018 - 18:46 - HDGuru.com -