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The Edifier International QD35 is a tabletop Bluetooth speaker that combines high-spec audio features with Lumia art effects for the best acoustic/visual effects. The QD35 incorporates bright, kaleidoscopic displays of colored lights that can be customized using the Edifier Connect App, and the casing for the QD35 has been designed to intensify and balance acoustics.
The Smart Product Concepts Airhood Potable Range Hood removes grease, smoke, and cooking odors while stopping oil films from forming on surfaces. The strong fan draws cooking fumes through the air duct and into a two-filter system comprising an oil filter that extracts grease particles and an activated charcoal filter that filters smoke, toxic fumes, and odor. The filtered air then passes through the diffuser. The hood can be placed on the stove to improve suction and eliminate oil film.
Epson America’s EpiqVision Ultra LS800 4K PRO-UHD Ultra Short-Throw 3-Chip 3LCD Smart Streaming Laser Projector features a multi-point picture adjustment and individually adaptable feet for easy setup. The Projector sits inches from the wall for obstruction-free viewing and produces vivid colors and whites in every pixel. The laser projector can connect to streaming services and is ideal for gaming due to its three HDMI ports and support for 1080p/120Hz signals.
Allstate Protection Plans (APP) has expanded the extended warranty industry and covers more than 25 product categories, including electronics, appliances, and furniture, and it works with leading retailers and wireless operators in the United States, Europe, Canada, Japan, and Australia. Protection plans offer additional revenue and a way to expand customer relations, and it drives market innovation.
The Samsung Bespoke 4-Door Flex Refrigerator with Family Hub is an intelligent fridge that brings Samsung Bespoke’s modern design and customization options to Family Hub’s legacy of innovative connectivity and smart functionality. The new Cover Screen feature lets users customize the display’s home screen with a wide array of themes, from weather to family photos, when it isn’t in use so that kitchens can have those personal touches.
Sleep Number’s Next Generation Smart Bed is designed to support the changing needs of consumers with the connected health platform, which uses research-grade sensors and AI to learn the unique biometrics of each sleeper. It automatically adjusts to meet a person’s changing needs and delivers easy-to-understand health and sleep insights to sleepers. It also balances temperature and adjusts for balance. The data collected by Sleep Number can help healthcare providers monitor patient health.
The SANUS VODLF125-B2 Outdoor Premium Full-Motion TV Mount is engineered for TVs in sizes 40 to 85 inches. The corrosion-resistant coating and stainless steel hardware makes it durable and weatherproof. The motion lock is a full-motion mount feature engineered by SANUS to ensure the TV stays in motion and gives viewers the perfect viewing angle. It can also be easily moved to avoid glare.
The Smart Convection Wall Oven with Microwave Drawer™ Oven (MSRP: $5,799.99), is equipped with a large, 7″ touch LCD display, and is compatible with Bluetooth and Works with Alexa. The appliance is contemporary, stylish, and easy to clean with stainless steel design. The Air-Fry and Pizza presets are perfect for everyday cooking while the built-in temperature probe keeps you updated on what is happening inside your showstopping roasts.
The SHARP Smart Radiant Rangetop with Microwave Drawer Oven has two variable cooking zones, including a triple heater to accommodate larger pots and pans. The rangetop can be controlled with voice-activated cooking commands alongside the Sharp Kitchen mobile app or Amazon Alexa. The warmer zone can also keep prepared food warm for longer times.
The 48-inch Built-in French Door Refrigerator from Signature Kitchen Suite has a convertible drawer, offering five preset temperatures for food preservation across various settings. The fridge utilizes dual compressors and a metal interior to minimize temperature fluctuations, ensuring optimal food storage. The Dual Ice Maker produces trapezoidal and spherical ice for entertaining. The refrigerator can also be monitored remotely via smart devices with Wi-Fi connectivity.
The Bridgee BG-SC200 Home Theater Smart Controller is a single-room home entertainment controller. Users can connect up to 10 devices and control them with the included remote handset, smart panel, or smartphone app. The compact and discreet design of Bridgee’s Smart Home Control System allows for convenient system integration in any room. The cloud-based management system also allows dealers to monitor and troubleshoot as needed.
The HBE3501CPS Freestanding Electric Range from Hisense features a sleek, stainless steel design with five powerful burners. The oven can preheat to 350 degrees in seven minutes and has settings for air frying, dehydrating, pizza baking, bread proofing, warming, convection, baking, roasting, frozen baking, and broiling. It also features a true convection build that circulates air continuously for faster and even baking on every rack.
Sony Electronics’ VPL-XW7000ES provides an immersive viewing experience with 4K HDR images and a 3,200-lumen laser light source. It features newly developed technologies, including the all-new Native 4K SXRD panel for a dynamic range, high resolution, vivid colors, and a compact design.
Sony Electronics’ STR-AZ7000ES A/V Receiver is designed for integrators with optimized reconfigurability, flexible connectivity, and advanced IP control for leading control systems.
Sony Electronics’ HT-A7000 creates an immersive sound experience with multiple speakers, a built-in subwoofer, and advanced audio technologies. The rear speakers support 360-degree Spatial Sound Mapping.
The Beko 24-Inch Front-Load Washer features a revitalized Beyond Fascia with a chrome door rim and a black cycle sector knob. The Wi-Fi-enabled washing machine is sustainable and functional, with a function that senses the fabric type and volume of clothes to adjust the cycle to save water and energy. Beko’s Front-Load washer is part of a global Recycled Tub-equipped laundry line.
Beko’s 36-inch Counter Depth French Four-Door Freestanding Refrigerator with HarvestFresh is made of fingerprint-free stainless steel and finished gray sides. The fridge’s electronic control system features a digital LED display on the front top trim. It maintains a pristine exterior with a filtered water dispenser and an ice maker capable of making six pounds of ice daily. Exclusive technology in the Beko Refrigerator is the three-color light technology in the crisper drawer that can mimic the daylight stages from sunrise to sunset and make vegetables stay fresher longer.
The U8K by Hisense brings vibrant colors, better contrast, and a more refined picture. With sizes ranging from 55 to 85 inches, the U8K also received an audio upgrade for a more immersive audio experience.
The L9H TriChroma 4K Laser TV showcases Hisense’s TriChroma laser light engine and an upgraded ambient light-rejecting screen. With 3000 lumens of brightness and Dolby Vision, the L9H delivers a vivid image in any lighting condition. Plus, the screen comes with 40-watt built-in speakers.
The Hisense C1 TriChroma Laser Mini Projector boasts a triple laser light engine that provides a bright, vibrant, lifelike image in a portable design. Adding Dolby Atmos and 20W JBL speakers creates impressive cinematic audio without additional speakers. Its portable size allows for easy transport, and the autofocus and 4K UHD picture quality make for a strong picture.
The Samsung HW-Q990C Q-Series Wireless Dolby ATMOS Soundbar offers improved sound, functionality, and ease of use. It is designed with 11 front-facing speakers, oen subwoofer, and four up-firing speakers with Dolby Atmos. This enables the soundbar to deliver a seamless surround sound experience that can fill the room with audio from all angles. And, with Dolby Almos built into the soundbar, no additional HDMI cables or plugs are needed when connecting to a Samsung TV.
The Samsung 77-inch Class OLED TV delivers 4K picture quality in a slim frame. The QD technology powers over a billion shades of color and pure blacks alongside millions of self-illuminating pixels, which allows it to thrive in natural life. It is also 30 percent brighter colors than last year’s model. Customers can use AI to pinpoint 3D audio, no matter the scene, and it can be paired with a Samsung soundbar for a premium audio experience.
The 85-inch Class Samsung Neo QLED 8K TV provides an edge-to-edge picture and a thin frame. The Quantum Mini LED technology powers up to 33 million pixels, and the Neural Quantum processor transforms content using AI-based technology to upscale the picture to 8K resolution and 100 percent color volume. The screen also boasts Anti-Glare and Ultra-Viewing Angle technology for an easy viewing experience.
The Kaleidescape Terra 88TB Movie Server can store nearly 1,500 high-fidelity 4K UHD movies, serve up to 10 simultaneous 4K UHD playbacks, and enable fast downloads while supporting playback on multiple Strato players. In addition, the Terra can download a UHD 4K movie in as little as 10 minutes.
LG’s TONE Free T90 earbuds provide clear audio with Meridian Audio and a built-in equalizer. The LG TONE Free T90Q earbuds are the first Dolby Atmos wireless earbuds to support Dolby Head Tracking across content and devices. The earbuds provide all the features of current Bluetooth headphones with high-quality audio.
The LG UltraGear 45GR95QE is a 45-inch curved OLED gaming monitor with a 21:9 aspect ratio, WQHD (3440 x 1440) resolution screen. The screen has a rapid 0.1ms Gray-to-Gray (GTG) response time, while the OLED display provides a high contrast ratio. The anti-glare coating minimizes reflection, and the adjustable stand makes it convenient to tilt and swivel for easy viewing.
The LG C3 OLED series provides improved brightness, color volume, and amazing clarity and detail. The latest Alpha series processor utilizes LG’s AI-assisted Deep Learning technology for outstanding picture and sound quality. In addition, the a9 AI Processor Gen6 powers LG’s AI Sound Pro for virtual surround sound from the TV’s built-in speakers.
The G3 83” OLED TV is a premium 4K TV featuring a Gen 6 AI processor and high brightness with low reflectivity coating. The G3 also features smooth, swift movement thanks to its 120Hz refresh rate. The Brightness Booster Max adjusts the picture for up to 70 percent brighter images, allowing for contrast even in well-lit rooms. The TV uses Deep Learning AI to analyze and enhance the original image with a three-dimensional effect by detecting faces, objects, and regions.