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Alpine Ships KTA-200M Mono Power Pack Amplifier

Alpine Electronics has released to the market the KTA-200M Mono Power Pack Amplifier ($249.95). Using Alpine’s compact Power Pack design, the KTA-200M...

Amazon Music App Arriving in LG Smart TVs

Starting this month, a firmware update will endow LG Electronics’ OLED, LG NanoCell and smart LCD TVs produced from 2016 through 2020...

American Audio & Video Intros Thorens Latest Turntable

THORENS, the world’s oldest consumer electronics company, is excited to announce a new fully automatic turntable TD 103A, the successor of the long-lasting TD...

Andover Audio Launches Spindeck Plug-&-Play Turntable

Andover Audio has introduced the Spindeck belt-drive turntable ($299), offering LP fanciers plug-and-play setup capability right out of the box. It is being billed...

Apple Music Time-Synced Lyrics Featured on Samsung Smart TVs

Samsung has announced that Apple Music on Samsung Smart TVs will now feature and display millions of real-time synced lyrics that animate...

Atlantic Technology Fields Multiple All-Weather Speaker Options

Atlantic Technology continues to roll out a major expansion of custom install products for consumer and commercial applications in 2020 that now...

Audeze Unveils Penrose Wireless Headset

Headphone manufacturer Audeze has launched for September shipment the Penrose wireless headset, which it is aiming at PC gamers. Extending Audeze’s family of gaming headphones...

Audio-Technica Offers eSports, Truly Wireless Listening Options for On-Campus & Remote...

Aware that the back-to-school educational landscape will be very different this fall, Audio-Technica is offering a variety of products to help students hear their...

Axxess by Metra Intros SWC Retention and Data Interfaces for GM...

Axxess by Metra Electronics is now shipping new integration products for a wide range of GM and BMW vehicles. Adding to the Axxess Total Control...

BOSS Audio Systems Fields Low-Profile Under-Seat Sub

BOSS Audio Systems has brought out its latest new under-seat subwoofer outfitted with a built-in 800-watt (max) amplifier. At $219.99, the weatherproof...
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BOSS Audio Systems Ships Bluetooth Cycle Audio Sound Systems

Car electronics aftermarket manufacturer BOSS Audio Systems has launched its self-powered, weather-resistant IPX5-rated Premium Amplified Bluetooth Cycle Sound Systems. Now shipping, the...

Bowers & Wilkins Intros 600 Series 25th-Anniversary Edition

Bowers & Wilkins this month launches the new 600 Series Anniversary Edition, the seventh generation of its 600 Series loudspeakers. The new range carries...

Catalyst AV Member Mid-State/AM Distributing Takes On MartinLogan Speakers

Catalyst AV distribution network member Mid-State/AM Distributing has partnered with MartinLogan to distribute the loudspeaker brand throughout the Midwest, covering North Dakota, South Dakota,...

Cleer Audio, United Soccer League Team Up

The United Soccer League (USL) has made a multi-year agreement with headphone and speaker company Cleer Audio, which becomes its first Official Personal Audio...

Dirac Live Bass Control Included on Latest AudioControl AVRs, Processors

AudioControl’s newest Concert Series receivers and Maestro Series A/V processors it was announced, now include Swedish digital audio company Dirac’s Live Bass Control, providing...

ELAC Announces the Uni-Fi 2.0 Line of Home Speakers

ELAC, a provider of high-performance speakers and electronics, has announced the Uni-Fi 2.0 line of home speakers. This new line builds upon the success...

Enclave Audio Announces Partnership with Audio America

Enclave Audio, manufacturer of immersive wireless audio systems for home entertainment environments, has announced a new partnership with Audio America, a distributor of consumer...

Escort Releases MAX 3 Radar Detector

Just in time for the summer roadtrip season, Escort has announced the MAX 3, a fully connected, modern driver alert system that is...
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Giannattasio Named President, Leica Camera N.A. Division

Mike Giannattasio has been appointed as president of Leica Camera’s North American Division, succeeding Roger Horn, who has retired after over 40 years of...

Happy Plugs Launches Noise Cancelling, Wireless Headphones

Happy Plugs has announced the addition of the Air 1 ANC to their family of truly wireless headphones at an extremely competitive price point...

Hisense Deploys L5 Series Ultra Short Throw Laser Android TV

Hisense’s space-saving L5 Series ultra-short-throw laser Android TV ($3,999) is now available. The TV features a 100-inch ambient-light-rejecting screen, images that exceed the standard 4K...

IK Multimedia adds iRig Keys 2 Mini

IK Multimedia has expanded the iRig Keys 2 series of mobile MIDI keyboard controllers with the addition of the compact iRig Keys 2 Mini...

IK Multimedia Launches AXE I/O SOLO Audio Interface

IK Multimedia's AXE I/O SOLO ($249.99), a compact audio interface, is the latest addition to its range of AXE I/O high-end guitar interfaces with...

Jerry’s Audio/Video’s Kowitz Passes

Jerry Kowitz, co-founder of Phoenix-based specialty audio retailer Jerry's Audio/Video, died Aug. 2 at the age of 80. Jerry’s Audio Exchange was founded in 1970...

JVC Intros Bluetooth Boomblasters at IFA 2020

JVC has introduced two new and powerful JVC Boomblasters with Bluetooth audio streaming, powerful 60 watt amplifier and DAB + radio reception. As more and...

Klipsch Group Announces Global Realignment and Brand Expansion

Klipsch, a manufacturer of premium audio products, has announced a strategic restructuring and expansion plan designed to meet and exceed global consumer demand with...

Klipsch, Onkyo Corp. to Expand Distribution Alliance to the Americas

Klipsch is expanding its strategic distribution alliance with Onkyo and Pioneer Corp., which is 100-percent-owned subsidiary of Onkyo Corp., by selling and marketing their...

KONKA Forms Alliance With Nationwide & O’Rourke

KONKA North America, LLC, a subsidiary of the KONKA Group, a Digital Home Entertainment company, has announced that it has forged a strategic alliance...

KONKA North American Debut, Three Series of Android TVs

KONKA North America, LLC, a subsidiary of the KONKA Group, a manufacturer in the  Digital Home Entertainment space, made its North American debut with...

Leica’s New M10-R Boasts Unique Sensor

Leica Camera has introduced for availability at the end of July a high-resolution version of the company’s legendary rangefinder camera. With its newly developed,...

Leon Introduces FrameBar, an Ultra-Thin Soundbar

While consumers love how Samsung’s The Frame looks more like an art piece than a TV, integrators have often struggled with how to add...

LG CineBeam Projector Takes Home Movies to New Heights

The newest LG CineBeam 4K UHD Laser projector (model HU810P) from LG Electronics (LG) is designed to deliver an authentic movie theater experience to...

LG Introduces 4K IPS 1ms GTG Gaming Monitor

LG Electronics (LG) is bringing new meaning to immersive gaming with its new UltraGear (model 27GN950), the world’s first 4K IPS 1 millisecond Gray-to-Gray...

LG Launches XBOOM Go Speaker Lineup

LG Electronics USA has announced the arrival of the latest addition to its XBOOM Go portable Bluetooth speaker lineup with the debut of the...

LG Served as Official Tech Provider to Both Political Conventions

LG Electronics USA was selected as the Official Technology Provider for the 2020 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, and its TVs were also named...

LG Soundbar Pairs with GX Gallery OLED TVs

A super-slim flush-to-wall design coupled with enhanced audio are part of the newest LG soundbar package rolling out starting this month at $999 that...

LG’s “Come Home Challenge” Redefines Value Of Family And Home

For families with inadequate housing or lacking housing during this pandemic, taking shelter at home can be unsafe or even impossible. That is why...

LinearFlux Fields HyperSonic True Wireless 3D HyperDefinition In-Ears

LinearFlux, which markets a broad footprint of on-the-go electronics including portable charging power and audio products, is offering the HyperSonic True Wireless In-Ear...

Marantz Intros 8K Ultra HD Slim AV Receiver

Marantz has announced the introduction of its latest slimline 8K Ultra HD AV receiver (AVR), the low-profile Model NR1711 (August availability; $799). "The NR1711 is...

Marantz’s 2020 8K-Ready SR-Series AV Receivers Begin Rollout

Marantz has announced the latest additions to its SR-Series AV receivers: the 8K-ready SR5015 ($1,099; September), SR6015 ($1,599; September), SR7015 ($2,299; this month), and...

McIntosh Group, Alps Alpine Partner on 12V Luxury Audio

McIntosh Group Inc. and Alps Alpine are teaming up to deliver transcendent audio systems to the automotive industry in select vehicles. The collaboration entails a...
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Nikon Announces 2020 Women Photograph + Nikon Grants

Nikon has announced the recipients of the 2020 Women Photograph + Nikon Grants, as five women and non-binary photographers, were awarded with grants of...

Nikon Unveils The Z 5, Mirrorless FX-format Camera

Nikon Inc. announced the Z 5, the new full-frame (FX-format) entry-point into its award-winning lineup of Z series mirrorless cameras. The Nikon Z 5...

Oracle Lighting Launches Jeep Oculus Bi-LED Headlamp System

Automotive LED lighting solutions company Oracle Lighting has announced the launch of new color options for its Oculus Bi-LED headlamp system for Jeep Wrangler...

Oracle Lighting Releases Fiber Optic Dash Kits

Automotive aftermarket LED lighting supplier Oracle Lighting has launched its newest fiber optic dash kits. Available in ColorSHIFT ($39.95) and six single-color ($9.95) options,...

Origin Acoustics is Now Ambisonic Systems Distributor

Architectural audio speaker company Origin Acoustics has just become the worldwide distributor of all Ambisonic Systems products. This means that Origin Acoustics is now...

Panasonic Expands OLED TV Line-Up

In the last few weeks the demand for televisions has increased significantly. The television with the highest sales in Germany is a Panasonic OLED...

Periodic Audio Adds Josh Martin to Sales Team

Periodic Audio has just announced the addition of Josh Martin to its North American Sales team. Martin will serve as Sonic Dispenser for the...

Petra Expands Relationship with Fellowes

Petra Industries, a consumer technology authority and wholesale electronics distributor, is has announced an expansion of their relationship with Fellowes through the addition of...

Pluto TV Launches on LG TVs in U.S.

The Pluto TV free streaming television service has announced a global distribution deal with LG Electronics, bringing its platform with hundreds of premium linear...

Polk Audio Unveils MagniFi 2 Sound Bar

Polk Audio’s latest addition to its MagniFi series soundbars, the MagniFi 2 ($499), is rolling out this summer (August). It features Polk’s patented SDA...

Pro Audio Technology Intros ALC-3316 Amplified Loudspeaker Controller

Pro Audio Technology (PRO), a supplier of professional audio equipment for the home, announces it is now shipping the ALC-3316 Amplified Loudspeaker Controller worldwide....

PSB Launches PWM Series, Wall Mount Speaker Solutions

PSB Speakers has announced the immediate availability of their PWM Series, a new range of high-performance wall mount speaker solutions. Three models comprise the...

Punchey’s New MultiMedia Messaging Platform Increases Customer Engagement

Punchey, Inc, a cloud-based payment and POS system for consumer facing businesses, has announced the introduction of MultiMedia Messaging on its platform. Punchey will...

Qualcomm’s Breakthrough Adaptive Active Noise Canceling Technology

Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has launched Qualcomm® Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) a new technology designed to deliver an...

RTI to Offer Three-Part Distributed Audio Webinar Series in July

RTI, a control and automation manufacturer, has announced that the company will be offering a three-part webinar series in July focusing exclusively on distributed...

Scenic Labs Releases MediaLight Mk2 Bias Lighting Range

Video optimization product manufacturer Scenic Labs has announced its latest line of bias lights and color grading suite lighting solutions: the MediaLight Mk2 Series...

Séura Intros New Outdoor TVs

Séura, a manufacturer of outdoor TVs, recently released the Shade Series 2 Outdoor TV, a follow-up to its original Shade Series Outdoor TV. The...

SiriusXM with 360L to Debut in BMW Vehicles

SiriusXM’s SiriusXM with 360L, its newest-generation audio entertainment platform, will be available in most of the luxury brand BMW’s 2021 vehicles starting this summer,...

SKYWORTH’s S81 Pro TV Has Industry-leading Gaming-Level Specifications

SKYWORTH, a global television brand, has launched the S81 Pro, a premium TV with gaming-level specifications at its Summer launch event. At the launch...

Sony Unveils 3 Native 4K Home Cinema Projectors

Sony, in advance of the CEDIA Expo Virtual event next week, has announced three new native 4K (4096 x 2160) home cinema projectors with...

Technics’ True Wireless Model Comes to Market

Technics has released to market its EAH-AZ70W noise-cancelling True Wireless headphones ($249). Their design, says the company, is based on Technics’ accumulated knowledge of...

Vanco Ships First Active In-Room Subwoofers from Beale Street Audio

Vanco International LLC announced today this it is now shipping its first-ever, active in-room powered subwoofers from the Beale Street Audio brand. Backed by patented Sonic...

VIZIO Details its OLED TV, Elevate Sound Bar Fall Intros

VIZIO has announced details of its first-ever 4K OLED TVs, due out in Fall, and has also released information about its Elevate premium immersive...

Vuzix Looks to its Next-Gen AR Smart Glasses

Smart glasses/AR technology brand Vuzix has announced that it was granted a series of patents and patents pending focused on wearable computer and augmented...

WiSA Launches WiSA Wave Marketing Program

WiSA® LLC, founded by Summit Wireless Technologies, has launched its WiSA Wave marketing program. Providing customized campaigns and access to the Association’s robust consumer...

Wolf Audio Systems Releases Alpha 3 SX Music Server

Wolf Audio Systems has announced the introduction of its high-resolution/streaming audio component, the Alpha 3 SX Pure Digital Edition music server. It features a modified-for-audio...

Zappiti Offers Seamless Integration With Leading Home Control Systems

Zappiti, an award-winning manufacturer of 4K media players, is helping AV integrators worldwide deliver to their customers an enriched, engaging home entertainment experience that...

ZVOX Intros Dialogue-Enhancing Speaker with SuperVoice Technology

Speaker and dialogue-enhancement-product manufacturer ZVOX Audio has introduced a compact, Alexa-ready TV speaker that features the company’s new SuperVoice dialogue-clarifying technology with 12 levels...

ZVOX Upgrades SB380 Soundbar

ZVOX, the audio and soundbar manufacturer, is in the process of expanding its focus on products to help the hearing-impaired. Meanwhile, its SB380 soundbar...

Bob Stuart Awarded Prince Philip Medal by Royal Academy of Engineering

Prestigious Prince Philip Medal award presented to Founder Bob Stuart of MQA for Career of Innovations.

Optoma Releases CinemaX P2 4K UST Laser Projector

Optoma has launched the all-in-one 4K HD CinemaX P2 ultra-short-throw (UST) laser projector: a next-generation model featuring 3,000 lumens of brightness ($3,299). Using customer feedback...
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Talkin’ Mounts, Compact Speakers with Kanto Living: Dealerscope’s Insider Talk

The Dealerscope Insider Talk series recently welcomed Eric Smith, vice president of sales and marketing, and Brett Smalley, marketing manager, at Kanto Living.

SKYWORTH Launches Q71, Bringing 8K Content to Wider Audience

SKYWORTH, a leading global television brand, launched SKYWORTH Q71, which is supported by the new coocaa OS 8, at its Autumn Product Launch under the theme of “8K is Here”. At an affordable price point, SKYWORTH Q71 aims to make 8K content available for a wider audience to enjoy.

Sennheiser Releases Special Anniversary HD 800 S Headphone Edition

Since its formation in 1945, Sennheiser has shaped the future of audio. Its innovative products and audio solutions create outstanding sound experiences for customers the world over.
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TUMI and mophie Form Global Partnership

Global travel and lifestyle brand, TUMI has partnered with mophie, the No. 1 external battery brand in the U.S. on a new, five-product collection dubbed the TUMI x mophie product collection. These premium products were designed to keep travelers' devices powered throughout their journeys.
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LG Unveils Commercial-Use UltraGear Monitors

LG Business Solutions USA has introduced commercial versions of the LG UltraGear series monitors suitable for Esports facilities, schools and teams use, the company says.
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SAVI Adds Eric Smith to Board of Directors

Commercial AV control and automation solutions company SAVI Controls has added Eric Smith to its board of directors and as a technical advisor.
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Samsung Releases The Premiere UST Projector

Samsung has introduced The Premiere ultra-short-throw (UST) smart projector – the latest addition its Lifestyle product portfolio.
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Q&A: Konka, in Partnership-Building Mode

Konka North America’s Senior VP, Sales & Marketing, Scott Ramirez, chats with Dealerscope on the progress of the U.S. brand rollout

WiSA Intros SoundSend Home Cinema Audio Transmitter

SoundSend is WiSA’s first-ever branded product to hit the market, allows for instant transmission of smart TV content to WiSA Certified™ speakers for a true cinema sound experience at home without speaker wires.

Dirac Introduces Spatial Audio Solution

Swedish digital audio pioneer Dirac has announced that its award-winning spatial audio solution is now available for direct integration into the digital signal processors (DSP) of Bluetooth wireless headphones.
Naim Audio

Naim Upgrades Popular Control4 Media Driver with Advanced Music-Streaming Functionality

Naim Audio has added extra functionality to its Control4 Media driver, giving CI professionals even more ways to integrate Naim’s award-winning range of music-streaming speakers and systems.
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Lenbrook Launches DALI OBERON C Series

Lenbrook has launched the DALI OBERON C Series – an affordable smart speaker system that brings wireless active Hi-Fi within the reach of more consumers.

HIFIMAN to Release TWS800 True Wireless Earbuds

HIFIMAN will in October deliver the TWS800 – its second True Wireless earbuds model that offers sonics and extended Bluetooth reception that the company says meets and exceeds expectation for the $299 price.

New Video Series “Leon Live” Kicks Off

Leon Live will kick-off on Thursday, October 1st at 7:45 pm EST on Facebook with an exclusive interview and short performance by Nashville musician, Devon Gilfillian, that will then lead into a livestream benefit concert at 8 pm that Devon is hosting called, "There's An Election Going On".
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Petra Partners with NANUK to Distribute Innovative Protective Cases

Petra Industries, the consumer technology and wholesale electronics distributor, has announced a partnership with NANUK, manufacturer of waterproof, protective cases for a variety of photo and video gear, outdoor equipment, drones, firearms, and more.
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Bryston Unveils the BR-20 Preamp

ryston is releasing to dealers in Q4 its BR-20 preamplifier ($5,995), which combines in a single chassis a new analog preamplifier with the company’s flagship digital-to-analog conversion (DAC) platform and a streaming music player.
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Metra Releases Mazda CX-3 & Toyota Yaris Dash Kit

Aftermarket and 12V installation products specialist Metra Electronics is shipping a new dash kit, the 107-MZ1B, designed for Mazda CX-3 2016-2020 and Toyota Yaris 2019-20 models.
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Sound United Acquires Bowers & Wilkins

Sound United LLC, parent company to Denon, Polk Audio, Marantz, Definitive Technology, Classé, and Boston Acoustics, today announced the acquisition of Bowers & Wilkins.
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McIntosh Intros MA12000 Hybrid Integrated Amp

Mcintosh's new amp offers 350 watts per channel of power, providing what the company says are the warm nuances of a vacuum tube preamp paired with the speed and power of a solid-state amplifier.

Nikon Intros “Yellow” Home Trial For Nikon Z 5

The new Z 5 is Nikon’s latest full-frame mirrorless camera and it’s already receiving accolades from industry experts and customers alike. Now is your chance, as Nikon is bringing back the Yellow program for a limited time to provide a worry-free way to experience it for 30 days.

Alcons Extends Studio, Residential Audio Solutions

With the CRMS-SRHV/9040 system, Alcons Audio extends their audio solutions portfolio in the studio, screening-room and residential markets. The CRMS-SRHV is designed as a very compact reference main/screen system - or larger surround system in immersive sound-for-picture applications.
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PowerHouse Alliance Adds 7 Distribution Warehouse Locations

The PowerHouse Alliance has expanded its distribution locations, with five new locations open now and two more set to open in Q1 2021.

Nikon Intros Z 7II And Z 6II Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras

Nikon Inc. unveiled the next chapter of the Z series with the arrival of two new full-frame mirrorless cameras that significantly improve...
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Insider Talk: Ascentic Details its Touch-Free Point-of-Sale Innovations

Dealerscope’s recent Facebook Live Insider Talk, featuring Ascentic Retail Engineering, focused on the technologies the company is providing that feature touch-free sensors which enable customers to experience products in-store in a safe manner– especially apt in these days of COVID-19.
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Pro Audio Technology and Theory Audio Design Add Mark Goldman as...

Goldman has deep roots in the AV industry bringing over 30 years of experience selling high-end audio and also owning premier AV integration company, Sound Components, for over 20 years.
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Astell&Kern Fields KANN ALPHA Digital Audio Player

Astell&Kern’s third KANN Performance line high-res audio player, the KANN ALPHA ($1,099), has become available at retail.
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Denon Sound Bars to Get Roku TV Ready Update

Several Denon sound bars with HEOS Built-in are being made Roku TV Ready, via a firmware update.
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Jabra Fields 85t True Wireless Earbuds

Jabra detailed at the Pepcom virtual event its Jabra Advanced Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) technology as embodied in its newest True Wireless earbuds, the Elite Model 85t.
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Austere Partners with Distributor O’Rourke

Luxury cable and accessories manufacturer Austere and national wholesale CE distributor O’Rourke Sales Co. announced that they are partnering.
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Video & Audio Center Showcases LG OLED Tech, Front & Center

Video & Audio Center has instituted a new department in all five of its stores that highlights the LG OLED TV lineup.

New Printers, New Projector From Epson

The company has revamped their Epson EcoTank portfolio with six new additions to its Supertank line of cartridge-free EcoTank printers.
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DLP Tech Fuels Anker Mini-Projector

Smart device supplier Anker Innovations' Nebula Capsule Max mini-projector offers a quality viewing experience using DLP technology.
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TCL Showcases TV Lineup at PrimeTime that Offers ‘Something for Everyone’

During its virtual showcase at Nationwide PrimeTime, TCL highlighted its comprehensive lineup of TVs that offer “something for everyone.”
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PSB Releases Pair of Compact Powered Speakers

PSB Speakers has announced the immediate availability of two new affordable compact, powered speakers, the Alpha AM3 and Alpha AM5.

Metra Ships Helios HDMI 2.0 Audio Extractor

The Metra Home Theater Group (MHTG) division of Metra Electronics has added a new Helios HDMI 2.0 audio extractor to its A/V product line.
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Panasonic Releases S-S85 F1.8 Large-Aperture Fixed Focal Length Lens

Panasonic has introduced a large-aperture medium-telephoto fixed focal length lens, the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 (S-S85), for the LUMIX S Series.

Enclave Audio Delivers Roku TV Ready Surround Sound System

Enclave Audio’s CineHome II & THX Certified CineHome PRO home theater solutions have been certified to work seamlessly with Roku TV models; wireless surround sound has never been easier.

JVC Adds Two XX Series True Wireless Headphones

JVC’s two new XX Series true wireless headphones just being introduced feature deep bass and rugged design.

WiSA’s First-Ever Branded Product: SoundSend

WiSA’s SoundSend, to hit the market this month, allows for instant transmission of smart TV content to WiSA Certified speakers for a true cinema sound experience at home without speaker wires.
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Ausounds Arrives at Best Buy

Ausounds today announced a new retail partnership with Best Buy, just a little over a year after the brand's August 2019 inception.
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Boss Audio Intros 10 Elite Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Units

Boss Audio Systems has introduced 10 Apple CarPlay and Android Auto units to its Boss Elite lineup, in time for the holiday sales season.
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Vivid-Pix Helps Create Holiday Time Capsules

Vivid-Pix, a provider of AI-powered image restoration software, understands that Thanksgiving and the holidays are not going to be the same this year, with families and friends unable to get together or share holiday traditions physically due to CDC social distancing guidelines and travel quarantine restrictions. Vivid-Pix has an answer to help stay connected.
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Alcons Continues Expanding CRMS Series By Slimming Down

The CRMS-SRIW/120 is developed as an ultra-compact reference main / screen system - or compact surround system in immersive sound-for-picture applications. It can also be used as full-range sound system in any installed audio application, where a very high quality sound reproduction with inconspicuous in-wall or on-wall mounting is required.
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Focal Unwraps its Aria K2 936

Focal says it has completed its Aria line of premiums hi-fi speakers with the unveiling of the Aria K2 936 – a new edition of the Aria 936 model that features the company’s natural flax K2 cone and Ash Grey finish.
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Sound United Announces First IMAX Enhanced Certified Home Theater Speakers

IMAX Enhanced combines the highest-end entertainment products with IMAX digitally re-mastered 4K HDR content and DTS audio technologies to offer premium quality immersive experiences at home.
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SnapAV-Atlona Partnership Enriches AV Market with New Offerings

Atlona’s Velocity AV Control System and Omega Series add to SnapAV’s ecosystem of products, improving accessibility and customizability for SnapAV dealers.
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illuminAid Adds CE Industry Vets Bob Scaglione and Maria Repole to...

Revolutionary international humanitarian organization illuminAid builds powerhouse team to reduce global poverty through video education.
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iRoom iO Fields Multiple Apple iPad Air Docking Options

iRoom iO is offering five docking station options for the New Apple iPad Air 4 (2020).

SnapAV Appoints David King as Security Business Development Manager

SnapAV, manufacturer and exclusive source of A/V, surveillance, control, networking and remote management products, announced the appointment of David King to Security Business Development Manager for the Western U.S.

ROLI Releases LUMI Keys Studio Edition

ROLI has released the compact-sized LUMI Keys Studio Edition, an MPE (Music Production and Engineering)-enabled controller for music producers and performers.
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New LC Fiber Patch Cables Now Shipping from Metra

The Metra Home Theater Group (MHTG) is now shipping a multi-length line of new LC fiber patch cables.
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ISOtunes Expands Roster of Headphones with Two New Designs

ISOtunes, a manufacturer of Bluetooth hearing protection headphones, has announced the launch of two new products: ISOtunes XTRA 2.0 and ISOtunes LINK. While LINK is the first Bluetooth earmuff headphone for the company, XTRA 2.0 features a redesign of ISOtunes’ best-selling neckband-style line.
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MantelMount Launches TV Ad Campaign

MantelMount, a television mounting (such as over a fireplace) manufacturer, has created its first television advertising campaign to promote awareness of the MantelMount Brand and its patented solutions for problems inherent in mounting a TV high on the wall.
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SnapAV Strengthens Local Market Support Opening Three New Pro Stores

SnapAV Pro Stores delivered high double-digit sales growth over 2019 figures, despite the pandemic and now they are adding three new stores.

New Age to Distribute Anker Innovations Lines

New Age has signed an agreement making Anker’s smart charging, Soundcore audio, and Eufy product lines available to the retail channel through New Age.
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Binary Announces New BX Line of 8K HDMI Cables

SnapAV’s leading brand of CI cables reasserts industry dominance with cables that deliver maximum performance, value and longevity.
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Enclave Announces CineSync Program for Effortless On-Screen System Setup and Calibration

Enclave’s CineSync program offers consumers an enhanced, direct, and convenient method to install, calibrate, and control Enclave CineHub-based systems directly from their TV screen.
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Petra/Litra Partner to Distribute Video Conferencing Solutions

Petra Industries, the consumer technology and wholesale electronics distributor, has announced their partnership with Litra, designer and manufacturer of professional grade video and camera lights.
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NPD: Average Viewers Bundle Seven Streaming Services

This year saw an accelerated transition of viewing from traditional channels to free and subscription streaming video services, as consumers had more options to choose from and more time at home due to COVID restrictions.
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Alpine Ships Halo11 11” Multimedia Receiver

Alpine has begun shipping an aftermarket multimedia receiver with what it says is the largest aftermarket display on the market.

Definitive Technology Intros Studio 3D Mini Ultra-Compact Sound Bar System

The Studio 3D Mini Sound Bar System provides a high-performance experience from an ultra-compact platform.
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Petra Partners with General Sound, Adds Dolphin Audio and AUDIOBOX Brands

Petra Industries, the consumer technology and wholesale electronics distributor, has announced the addition of two brands of quality audio products from General Sound Corporation—Dolphin Audio and AUDIOBOX.

KONKA To Enter Smart Home Market with KONKASmart Line

KONKA's KONKASmart lineup will consist of video doorbells, smart cameras, smart plugs, switches and lighting.
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Atlantic Technology Intros New Tower Speaker

Atlantic Technology’s all-new 2-way tower speaker is designed with the company’s celebrated H-PAS™ technology delivering bass response comparable to towers twice the size using woofers three times larger.
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U.S. TV Installed Base: Larger Screens, Newer Models

Over the last several years American TV screens have been inching up in size. Overall, installed TVs in the U.S. are larger – 15% are 60 inches or larger, up from 11% a year ago – and newer – the average age is 4.9 years, down from 5.4 years last year.

LG to Unveil Company’s First QNED Mini LED TV at CES

LG Electronics will introduce its first-ever QNED Mini LED TVs at the all virtual CES 2021 as its top-of-the-line product offering among its 2021 premium LCD TV lineup.
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Smart Display Industry is Expected to Reach $6.1B by 2025

The global smart display market size was valued at $1.1 billion in 2020 by the latest ResearchandMarkets report and is projected to reach USD 6.1 billion by 2025. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 41.0% during the forecast period.
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8K Association Strengthens Performance Specs for Certified Mark Program

The 8K Association published updated performance specs for the 8K Association Certified mark program with broader requirements.
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REMO+ DoorCam2 Joins Growing List of DIY Home Security Products

The REMO+ DoorCam2 offers affordable home security system but comes with a few flaws.
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NPD Announces Fifth Annual Consumer Electronics Industry Performance Awards

Marking the start of a fresh, new year, the NPD Group’s technology division announced the winners of its fifth annual Consumer Electronics Industry Performance Awards.
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Klipsch Honored with NPD Group CE Industry Award

Klipsch has been recognized in The NPD Group’s fifth annual Consumer Electronics Industry Performance Awards as having achieved the top increase in U.S. online market share in the in the Home Speakers category.
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ClearOne Partners with ADI Global for US Sales Distribution

With the help of ADI Global, ClearOne will be able to make its entire line of award-winning professional audio, video, collaboration and AV Networking solutions more widely available.
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Sony Unveils ‘Crystal LED’ Modular Displays

Sony is bringing out the modular microLED Crystal LED C-series (ZRD-C12A-C15A) with high contrast and B-series (ZRD-B12A/B15A) with high brightness.
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Sony BRAVIA XR Cognitive Intelligence TVs Announced

Sony has announced the BRAVIA XR collection – what is it is terming as the world’s first cognitive intelligence televisions designed to replicate the way humans see and hear.
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Hisense at CES 2021 Touts U.S. TriChroma Laser TV Innovations

Hisense kicked off Media Day at the All-Digital CES 2021 with its announcement of more improvements and an even deeper commitment to its laser TV technology.

SKYWORTH’s New TVs Feature Dolby, Google OS at CES 2021

SKYWORTH unveiled its latest product line of TVs that incorporate a blend of sleek design updates plus the latest in streaming/connected home functionality.
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Samsung’s CES 2021 Highlights Aim at ‘A Better Normal’ for Consumers

Flexibility, personalization and connectivity – many of these anchored in Artificial Intelligence – characterized Samsung's CES intros.

LG at CES 2021: OLED evo TV Among Intros

LG focused its 2021 tech innovations in the contexts of safety, convenience and an improved entertainment experience.
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CES 2021: Sony Highlights ‘Creative Entertainment Company’ Credentials

Sony showcased products and services that mark its evolution as a “creative entertainment company with a solid foundation of technology.”
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TCL at CES 2021 Goes All In with Super-Sized TVs

TCL is training its focus on the ultra-large TV screen – not a coincidence, since that is where the focus of COVID-19-homebound consumers is also fixed as we move into 2021.

Epson Intros Trio of Business Projectors

Epson's new projectors are suitable for rooms ranging from hybrid workplaces to remote offices to entertainment spaces.
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Focal Presents its 1000 Series of Discreet Speakers and Subwoofers

French audio master, Focal, has presented the 1000 Series, a collection of in-wall and in-ceiling speakers and subwoofers.
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KONKA Brand Building Moves Forward with KONKASmart Lineup

The KONKASmart lineup represents the TV brand's launch into the Smart Home category.

Two-year-old Austere Offers Ecosystem for At-Home Lifestyles

Austere products are designed to improve content streaming and power management, ease connection with off-site work colleagues, and enable learning at home while keeping the home ecosystem clean and safe.
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Comply’s Fitting Answer to Loose Earbuds

Comply says that their noise-isolating memory foam tip products help earbuds stay in no matter what.
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CyberSmart Joins Catalyst AV Distribution Network

CyberSmart joins the Catalyst AV distribution network.
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Focal Launches Celestee Headphones

Focal's new luxury closed-back headphones feature a navy blue color.
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Klipsch Unveils the New Forte IV Loudspeaker

The speaker is the newest iteration of a model it says is one of the best-selling speakers in Klipsch's 75-year history.
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Kanto Partners with Nationwide Marketing Group

Nationwide Marketing Group has teamed up with Kanto Living to bring the company’s high-end audio solutions into its product mix.
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Sony Expands BRAVIA 4K HDR Professional Display Lineup

Sony Electronics has introduced two new display choices for professionals – the 100-inch FW-100BZ40J and 32-inch FW-32BZ30J.  These new models are optimized for use in businesses, including corporations, higher-education institutes, hotels and retail establishments, from small spaces to large venues.
PerListen Audio debuted THX Certified Dominus technology at CES 2021 with its the flagship tower speaker, the S7t.

PerListen Audio Develops THX Certified Dominus Speakers

PerListen Audio, a new audio company, has announced its intention to develop and bring to market a full line of THX® Certified Dominus loudspeakers, bridging the gap between large home theater speakers and those used in movie theaters worldwide.
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Sony Digital Signal Transfer Tech Marks 30-Year Anniversary

How Sony, through a unique collaboration between its U.S. marketing and Tokyo product teams, made a bold bet three decades ago on a revolutionary new concept for transporting video and audio throughout the home called Sony Digital Signal Transfer – the first whole house digital audio and video distribution system, altering the A/V experience for consumers from that moment on.
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Alpine Halo9 Multimedia Receiver Ships

The latest model in the Alpine Halo Display lineup has a 9-inch customizable touchscreen display.
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Samsung Adds TikTok, iOS, and New Sizes to Its Outdoor and...

Increased ways to seamlessly switch between big screen TVs and handheld smartphones, along with smart TV versions of social video apps such as TikTok, were among the slew of new capabilities that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd announced at its 2021 Unbox & Discover event.
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Enclave Audio’s Add-on Wireless CineHome Subwoofers Pump Up the Bass

Enclave Audio just released two add-on wireless subwoofers for CineHome audio systems, which can now be configured with up to four subwoofers for 5.4 surround sound.

HIFIMAN’s New Planar Magnetic Headphones Set to Ship

High fidelity personal audio company, HIFIMAN, is set to ship what they're calling a "powerful" new planar magnetic headphone at an aggressive price point of $149.

Metra Home Theater Rebrands as MetraAV

Metra Home Theater Group announced a brand revamp this week that includes a change to their name and slogan. They have gone from Metra Home Theater Group: The Installer's Brand to MetraAV: The Integrator's Brand
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Don’t Rule Out the Shiny Disc

Cambridge says it remains committed, more than ever, to provide high-performance audio that is entirely approachable and reasonably priced. The company has taken a simple, elegant approach to aesthetics and user interfaces, resulting in products that their users love to engage with.
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Sonos Debuts Roam, its Smallest, Most Versatile Speaker Yet

During a press event yesterday, Sonos introduced us to its latest (and smallest) smart speaker we've seen yet. The Sonos Roam was designed to ease the transition from listening at home to on-the-go both in terms of the speaker's size and pairing abilities.
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Nikon’s Z9 Mirrorless Camera Is in the Works

On Tuesday, Nikon announced that they've been working on the first flagship Z series mirrorless camera, the Nikon Z9, that will be dropping later this year. Details are sparse at the moment but there is reason to be excited nonetheless.
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Platin Audio Introduces Milan 5.1 Surround System

Following a successful launch of its Monaco 5.1 system, Platin Audio just debuted its latest home cinema offering: the Platin Milan 5.1 Smart Surround Sound System.
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Cassette Tape Inventor Helped Usher in Portable Music Era

When the late Lou Ottens invented the cassette tape in the early 1960s, he planted the first seed in the portable music era.
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Focal’s Clear Mg Headphones are the Epitome of Audio Luxury

French audio brand, Focal, is back with a brand-new pair of open-back headphones built with the same level of sophistication as its earlier models but with even sharper sound. The Clear Mg headphones represent that latest in the Focal lineup, coming to us after four years in the making.
Optoma has released new 4K UHD home entertainment and gaming projectors—UHD35 and UHD38

New Gaming & Home Entertainment Projectors Unveiled from Optoma

Optoma, manufacturer of 4K UHD projection technology, has introduced new 4K UHD home entertainment and gaming projectors—the UHD35 and the UHD38, which feature the latest TI DLP technology and enhanced response times. The new models have been certified through the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
Kanto Speaker Stands

Kanto Stands Take its Speaker Sound to the Next Level

Kanto's selection of floor and desktop stands make a powerful addition to a set of speakers by elevating their look and sound.
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Naim Audio Releases Mu-so 2nd Generation in New Wood Finish

UK-based audio brand known for combining luxury and performance, Naim Audio, has just released a new Wood Edition of its award-winning Mu-so 2nd Generation wireless speaker system.
Pangea Audio Record Doctor VI

Pangea Audio Celebrates 20 Years with Limited Edition Record Doctor VI

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the first Record Doctor, Pangea Audio has released a limited edition Record Doctor VI in a high gloss white finish. The audio accessories developer and manufacturer says the refreshed Record Doctor VI will be available beginning in April for $299.95.
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JL Audio Expands its Clarion Brand Globally

JL Audio, Inc. has expanded its exclusive license of the Clarion brand for marine products. The expansion eliminates regional restrictions, and expands marketing, sales and support to encompass powersports and recreational vehicles (RVs).
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Optoma Partners with Vizetto to Improve Remote Meetings

Vizetto, Inc's Reactiv SUITE solutions are coming to Optoma's Creative Touch 5-Series Interactive Flat Panels (IFPs) as the result of a new partnership between Optoma and Vizetto.
11 Trading Company Becomes Exclusive US Distributor of Teac and Esoteric Audio Brands

11 Trading Company Becomes Exclusive US Distributor of Teac and Esoteric...

11 Trading Company (11 TC), a subsidiary of Premium Audio Company, has just announced that it will become the exclusive distribution partner of the Teac and Esoteric brands in the United States beginning April 15, 2021.
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Noritsu Koki Acquires JLab in $370M Deal

Leading personal audio company, JLab, announced that it has been acquired by a new equity owner, Tokyo-based Noritsu Koki, in a deal totaling $370 million. The transaction is on pace to close in the second quarter of 2021.
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House of Marley Drops Get Together Duo Mindfully-Sourced Speakers

Eco-conscious audio brand, House of Marley, just released a new set of bookshelf speakers made from mindfully-sourced materials ahead of Earth Day 2021. The set offers 20 hours of playtime from the rechargeable right channel speaker and a mains-powered left speaker.
Bowers & Wilkins releases P17 and P15 in-ear wireless headlphones

True Wireless In-Ear Headphones Now Available

Bowers & Wilkins has launched the new PI7 and PI5 in-ear headphones that bring the brand’s True Sound promise of “absolute performance” to the True Wireless In-Ear Headphone category.
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Jabra’s PanaCast Cameras Help Ease the Return to the Office

More and more businesses are opening back up their offices for employees but they are suddenly finding that their old ways of working just aren't cutting it anymore. Jabra today announced a new camera lineup designed specifically for post-COVID office life that doesn't sacrifice on high-definition video or outstanding audio.
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The 2021 Samsung The Frame TV Gets a Soundbar to Match

One of the biggest challenges integrators and consumers have faced when it comes to Samsung's The Frame TV is deciding how to incorporate high-end audio without losing the TV's organic appeal. The solution, then, was to create something designed specifically for this product. And that's exactly what Next Level Acoustics did.