CEDIA

  • Two new 1080p Bravia projectors from SONY

    Two new 1080p Bravia projectors from SONY


    The CEDIA lowdown: Both are 1080p with “Silicon X-tal Reflective Display” technology, which I’m sure is very nice thank you, and both allow RGB pixel adjustment down to 1/10px resolution. Both use the Bravia Engine 2 signal processor.
    VPL-HW10: 30,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 1000 lumens brightness. $3500.
    VPL-VW70: The high-end one. 60,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 800… Read More

  • HD Radio finds its way into high-end AV receivers

    HD Radio finds its way into high-end AV receivers

    We just got word that HD Radio is finding some friends at the CEDIA Expo. The hybrid-digital format hasn’t exactly been a smash hit, so hopefully the format’s new buddies will provide a boost in confidence. So far the high-end Interga’s DHC 9.9. DTR 8.9, and DTR9.9, along with the McIntosh TM2 and Yamaha RX-V1900, RX-V3900, RX-Z7 models are going to have the HD Radio module. Read More

  • Iogear's DVI Net ShareStation: In case you need to share a single monitor among several computers on a network

    Iogear's DVI Net ShareStation: In case you need to share a single monitor among several computers on a network

    Damn, if you squint your eyes you just may be able to see the Iogear DVI Net ShareStation. It’s a small box you put onto your home network that then lets up to six different computers share the same monitor. (You plug the monitor into the box, then the box into the network.) It supports resolutions up to 1600×1200, so you’re not sacrificing too much screen real estate by… Read More

  • Sherwood dropping two Blu-ray players at CEDIA '08

    Sherwood dropping two Blu-ray players at CEDIA '08

    We won’t be at CEDIA until next week, but the news doesn’t slow down for us. Sherwood is the latest with the pre-show leaks and we can’t wait to peek these Blu-ray players. The BDP-6003 should have a sticker price of $499 and fully support BD Live. The $299 BDP-5003 loses the Blu-ray Profile 2.0 cert along with BD Live support, but both models sport HDMI 1.3 output and an… Read More

  • Outdoor subwoofer & satellite system coming from Polk Audio

    Outdoor subwoofer & satellite system coming from Polk Audio

    Polk Audio plans on launching one of the first outdoor capable subwoofer and satellite speaker system at this years CEDIA Expo. Pics are not available yet, but what we do know is that the system will be comprised of new, Atrium series speakers, each with an outdoor theme. The Atrium Sat 30 speakers are designed like outdoor lighting fixture and sport a $150 price each. The down-firing… Read More

  • Vudu: 1,000 HD titles coming along with a lifetime content warranty

    Vudu: 1,000 HD titles coming along with a lifetime content warranty

    Vudu has big plans for their IP-based content delivery service. Big plans and we don’t mean that .99 cent rental thing.  “In a very short time we’ll have 1,000 HD titles,” says Donnigan. “That’s more than Blu-ray. We have some huge deals.” That’s a lot of high-def content. More than any service we can think of. But also, the company wants to… Read More

  • Kid Rock Slumming With AV Geeks

    Kid Rock Slumming With AV Geeks

    I’m all for “branching out” and reaching “the kids” when it comes to tech marketing, but this is a bit much. Kid Richie Rock-Anderson will be performing at the CEDIA trade show in Denver on Saturday, September 16. For those not in the know: CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for… Read More