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cer is the latest manufacturer to announce a native 4K projector. Due for release towards the end of the year, the V9800, features the new a TI 4K DMD processor, for 3840 x 2160p imagery.
Acer is the latest manufacturer to announce a native 4K projector. Due for release towards the end of the year, the V9800 features the new a TI 4K DMD processor, coupled to the brand's ColourPurity technology, which combines a RGBRGB colour wheel with advanced lamp control techniques, ...
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Home automation and landscape gardening may seem unlikely bed fellows, but new Internet of Things start-up Green IQ, believes there's plenty of scope and has launched a Smart Garden Hub Stateside. There's a Control4 driver for the device, the Hub can also be used in conjunction with a Crestron module.
Home automation and landscape gardening may seem unlikely bed fellows, but new Internet of Things start-up Green IQ, believes there's plenty of scope and has launched a Smart Garden Hub Stateside. There's a Control4 driver for the device, the Hub can also be used in conjunction with a Crestron ...
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Panasonic has confirmed that it will cease LCD TV panel production at its plant in Himeji, by the end of September, as part of its ongoing financial restructure.
Panasonic has confirmed that it will cease LCD TV panel production at its plant in Himeji Japan by the end of September, as part of its ongoing financial restructure. Himeji is the last TV panel manufacturing plant run by Panasonic in Japan. It began production in 2010, but the company has ...
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Norwegian luxury audio purveyor has launched in the UK with a fresh take on the music centre idea. The Wi-Fi Maestro music centre combines a striking design with a forward facing spec. The system is built on the Android platform, and offers integrated streaming from Spotify, Tidal and internet radio.
Norwegian luxury audio purveyor has launched in the UK with a fresh take on the music centre. The Wi-Fi Maestro audio system combines a striking design with a forward facing spec. The system is built on the Android platform, and offers integrated streaming from Spotify, Tidal and internet radio.
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Pro sound specialist Prism Sound has entered the high-end audio market with Callia, a PCM and DSD capable DAC, pre-amplifier and headphone amp. The aim, it says, is to bring recording studio sound quality into the home environment.
Pro sound specialist Prism Sound has entered the high-end audio market with Callia, a PCM and DSD capable DAC, pre-amplifier and headphone amp. The aim, it says, is to bring recording studio sound quality into the home environment. Callia offers USB (UAC2 over USB 2 or later), ...
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LG reports increasing global demand for OLED TV in its latest set of quarterly financials, while posting declining revenues from its home entertainment business. 
LG has reported increasing global demand for OLED TV in its latest set of quarterly financials, while posting declining revenues from its home entertainment business. The LG Home Entertainment Company declared an income of KRW 4.33 trillion (USD 3.6 billion), down 2.3 percent from last year's ...
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tewart Filmscreen has introduced a new Large Venue ElectriScreen at InfoComm. 2016. Designed for corporate use, educational institutions, and houses of worship, it offers installers the option of a recessed roller screen with an image width up to 17 feet wide.
Stewart Filmscreen has introduced a new large venue ElectriScreen at InfoComm. 2016. Designed for corporate use, educational institutions, and houses of worship, it offers installers the option of a recessed roller screen with an image width up to 17 feet wide. Named the Torrent, the screen is ...
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Habitech has expanded its ProNet product range with Ruckus Unleashed Access Points, a new controller-less wireless LAN solution that enables integrators to deliver a wireless experience which, it says, can be configured and running in minutes.
Habitech has expanded its ProNet product range with Ruckus Unleashed Access Points, a new controller-less wireless LAN solution that enables integrators to deliver a wireless experience which, it says, can be configured and running in minutes. The Unleashed controller-less WLAN network solution ...
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Philips Hue has introduced a new white ambiance lighting option that offers a wide spectrum of white light, from cool daylight (6500k) to warm white (2200k). The Philips Hue white ambiance starter kit, which retails for £100, comes with two Philips Hue white ambiance bulbs (800 lumens at 4000k), a bridge that supports Apple HomeKit and a Philips Hue dimmer switch.
Philips Hue has introduced a new white ambiance lighting option that offers a wide spectrum of white light, from cool daylight (6500k) to warm white (2200k). The Philips Hue white ambiance Starter Kit, which retails for £100, comes with two Philips Hue white ambiance bulbs (800 lumens at 4000k), ...
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Yamaha has announced five new Aventage AV Receivers for 2016. The RX-A660, RX-A860, RX-A1060, RX-A2060 and RX-A3060 all support Dolby TrueHD and DTS:X
Yamaha has announced five new Aventage AV Receivers for 2016. The RX-A660, RX-A860, RX-A1060, RX-A2060 and RX-A3060 all support Dolby TrueHD and DTS:X and have HDMI inputs compatible with HDR sources. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity is standard. As befits Aventage philosophy, all use separated ...
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The Star Wars franchise has lost none of its appeal. The home entertainment release of Episode VII The Force Awakens has set a new record for Blu-ray and DVD sales in the UK. Figures released by BASE (the British Association for Screen Entertainment), reveal that 1,247,622 discs were sold during its first week of release.
The Star Wars franchise has lost none of its appeal. The home entertainment release of Episode VII The Force Awakens has set a new record for Blu-ray and DVD sales in the UK. Figures released by BASE (the British Association for Screen Entertainment), reveal that 1247622 discs were sold during ...
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Acoustic treatments get a premium makeover with the High End Collection from Artnovion Acoustics. Distributed in the UK by Anthem AV Solutions, the company offers absorption, bass trapping and diffusion panels and products, designed to bring flair as well as fidelity to sound environment.
Acoustic treatments get a premium makeover with the High End Collection from Artnovion Acoustics. Distributed in the UK by Anthem AV Solutions, the company offers absorption, bass trapping and diffusion panels and products, designed to bring flair as well as fidelity to sound environment.
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Acer announces V9800 low noise 4K UHD DLP projector - Inside CI
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Acer is the latest manufacturer to announce a native 4K projector. Due for release towards the end of the year, the V9800 features the new a

Is the time right for a Smart Garden revolution? - Inside CI
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Home automation and landscape gardening may seem unlikely bed fellows, but new Internet of Things start-up Green IQ, believes there's plenty

Now Philips Hue unlocks the power of white light - Inside CI
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Philips Hue has introduced a new white ambiance lighting option that offers a wide spectrum of white light, from cool daylight (6500k) to wa

Yamaha announces Aventage 4K Dolby Atmos AVRs - Inside CI
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Yamaha has announced five new Aventage AV Receivers for 2016. The RX-A660, RX-A860, RX-A1060, RX-A2060 and RX-A3060 all support Dolby TrueHD

Sony confirms HDR update for VPL-VW320ES 4K projector - Inside CI
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Sony has announced an HDR (High DynamicRange) firmware update for its VPL-VW320ES 4K home cinema projector. The upgrade will make the VPL-VW

As OLED TV continues to rise, is Samsung looking for a way back in? - In...
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According to market data from IHS, OLED TV is on the rise. Industry shipments passed the $1 billion mark for the first time in 2015, a seven

UHD Alliance begins Premium certification of Blu-ray players - Inside CI
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The UHD Alliance of CE manufacturers, content providers and chip makers have expanded their Ultra HD Premium certification programme to incl

Netflix launches HDR 4K streaming service in the UK - Inside CI
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Netflix is now streaming HDR content to select UK TV screens. This morning, Sony Android 4K models received an update which enabled the serv

Harman partners with UMC to integrate TV audio systems - Inside CI
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Audio specialist Harman has inked a deal with major European TV manufacturer UMC (Universal Media Corporation) to integrate branded sound sy

LG unveils formidable Dolby Vision 4K OLED HDR TV fleet - Inside CI
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LG has taken the wraps off its 2016 OLED 4K HDR range for the UK, and announced that its top models have secured Netflix Recommended TV accr

CasaTunes multiroom audio partners with Aldous Systems - Inside CI
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Multiroom audio solutions company CasaTunes has signed a distribution deal with Aldous Systems. The partnership covers the full line-up of C

Sony upgrades Full HD home cinema projector line - Inside CI
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Sony has updated its SXRD Full HD home cinema projector line with the VPL-HW45ES. The new model boasts improvements in brightness and contra

Optoma means business with bright compact projector - Inside CI
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Optoma has unveiled a new high brightness business projector for corporate, commercial and retail environments. The WU416 is a WUXGA resolut

RGB Comms forms IoT division for Smart Home tech - Inside CI
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AV distributor RGB Communications has announced the formation of a new Internet of Things division to strengthen its foothold in the Smart H

Cabasse adds streaming audio to TV sound base solution - Inside CI
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Cabasse has unveiled the Stream BASE, a sound base solution with built-in streaming from online services and network drives. This four-way p

Onkyo fires up Dolby Atmos DTS:X AV receiver duo - Inside CI
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Onkyo has dropped two new Dolby Atmos AV receivers into the busy end of the market. The TX-NR555 and the TX-NR656 are both 7.2 channel desig

Anthem MRX Atmos AV receivers add DTS Play-Fi - Inside CI
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Anthem has launched the first AV receivers with DTS Play-Fi, the interoperable multiroom audio system. Two models support the wireless syste

Revolution Audio SSP6 Multiducer review - Inside CI
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There's more than one way to play music. Offering a compelling alternative to plaster-over invisible speakers, as well as traditional in-wal

Is this the best way yet to wall mount a curved TV? - Inside CI
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Sanus has introduced its first dedicated wall mount for curved TVs. The VLC1-B2 is specifically designed to position large curved sets for a

Will The Revenant be your new favourite 4K Blu-ray? - Inside CI
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Oscar-winning western misery-fest The Revenant will be Fox's first day and date 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release. The movie arrives on Ultra HD B