Industry Trade News (564 Posts)


The Impact of Trump's Tariffs & Tax Cuts on the CE Industry

The Impact of Trump's Tariffs & Tax Cuts on the CE Industry

We don't make a habit of discussing politics here at Home Theater Review, but new tariffs and tax cuts stand to have an enormous effect on our industry. Continue Reading

Industry Trade News

Its important for every one from the audiophile consumer to the AV store owner to a Wall Street stock analyst to stay on top of the news that surrounds the world of consumer electronics. With billions of dollars of sales worldwide, public companies and cutting edge technologies designed to converge computers and entertainment - the CE business is an every changing marketplace. This HomeTheaterReview.com news archive will keep you with your finger on the pulse of what's going on in the world of all things consumer electronics.

For anything and everything that happens in the industry, such as company partnerships, read the news presented here.

Industry Trade News Archives

May 28, 2018

With Prices Falling, Why Aren't More People Getting Into Specialty Audio?

You can get higher-quality audio products for less money than ever before. Why then, wonders Jerry Del Colliano, isn't that increasing demand? Continue Reading
With Prices Falling, Why Aren't More People Getting Into Specialty Audio?

May 19, 2018

Sonos and Sound United Settle Legal Dispute

Wireless speaker company, Sonos and specialty AV juggernaut, Sound United, announced Friday that they've settled their issues regarding patent infringement.... Continue Reading
Sonos and Sound United Settle Legal Dispute

May 15, 2018

HomeTheaterReview.com Announces Major Editorial Additions and Changes

HomeTheaterReview.com, the leader in specialty audio/video content on the Internet, is making major additions and a few changes to its... Continue Reading
HomeTheaterReview.com Announces Major Editorial Additions and Changes

May 03, 2018

Sound United Launches Sound Start Foundation in Partnership with VH1 Save the Music

Sound United has announced the launch of Sound Start, a foundation dedicated to donating musical instruments to schools. In partnership... Continue Reading
Sound United Launches Sound Start Foundation in Partnership with VH1 Save the Music

Apr 30, 2018

What AV System Would You Buy for a 14-Year-Old?

Jerry Del Colliano reminisces about the first stereo system he got on his 14th birthday and asks this question: what AV components would you choose for a kid today to get him or her excited about our hobby? Continue Reading
What AV System Would You Buy for a 14-Year-Old?

Apr 23, 2018

Behind the Scenes at Netflix's AV Lab

Adrienne Maxwell pays a visit to Netflix's AV Lab, where audio and video specialists help Netflix filmmakers make the best use of advanced technologies like HDR and Atmos. Continue Reading
Behind the Scenes at Netflix's AV Lab

Apr 16, 2018

Random Thoughts and Observations From Axpona 2018

On a whim, Jerry Del Colliano decided to attend Axpona this past weekend. It was his first trip to this particular audio show. Find out what he thought in this week's featured news story. Continue Reading
Random Thoughts and Observations From Axpona 2018

Apr 09, 2018

What OPPO Digital's Goodbye Means to Your AV System

In a sad development, OPPO Digital has announced that the company is winding down all of its product production and manufacturing. Jerry Del Colliano discusses what this means for AV enthusiasts. Continue Reading
What OPPO Digital's Goodbye Means to Your AV System

Apr 02, 2018

What I Learned During My Trip to Technicolor

Find out what Adrienne Maxwell learned during her recent tour of the Technicolor facility in Hollywood. Continue Reading
What I Learned During My Trip to Technicolor

Mar 23, 2018

CEDIA Releases Two White Papers on HDMI 2.1

This week, CEDIA--the trade organization for custom installation professionals--released two white papers discussing the new HDMI 2.1 specification, with the... Continue Reading
CEDIA Releases Two White Papers on HDMI 2.1

Mar 14, 2018

AXPONA Adds 60 New Exhibitors

Looking for a place to check out the latest and greatest products in the audio market? Having trouble finding a... Continue Reading
AXPONA Adds 60 New Exhibitors

Mar 05, 2018

The Last Days of THIEL Audio

They say, if you wanna become a millionaire in the wine business, start with $20,000,000. The same can be said... Continue Reading
The Last Days of THIEL Audio

Feb 26, 2018

Going Inside the HomeTheaterReview.com Reference System

Looking for some inspiration for your home theater and whole-home AV system? Jerry Del Colliano describes how he transformed his 1950s home into a modern AV lover's paradise. Continue Reading
Going Inside the HomeTheaterReview.com Reference System

Feb 12, 2018

How Many Monthly Payments Are Too Many?

From its inception in the 1950s through all of the 1970s, television content was pretty much free. In the 1980s,... Continue Reading
How Many Monthly Payments Are Too Many?

Feb 05, 2018

The 22 Immutable Laws of New-School Audio/Video

Jerry Del Colliano offers 22 immutable laws of AV to help you navigate the changing landscape of our industry. Continue Reading
The 22 Immutable Laws of New-School Audio/Video

Jan 22, 2018

What Really Happened with Classé Audio?

Jerry Del Colliano provides more details on Classé Audio's recent sale from Bowers & Wilkins to Sound United. Continue Reading
What Really Happened with Classé Audio?

Jan 19, 2018

ATSC 3.0 Standard Is Officially Released at CES 2018

The Advanced Television Systems Committee took the occasion of CES to officially release the ATSC 3.0 suite of TV standards,... Continue Reading
ATSC 3.0 Standard Is Officially Released at CES 2018

Jan 18, 2018

When Did CES Jump the Shark for AV?

Jerry Del Colliano weighs in on the current state of affairs between CES and the specialty AV market. When did things go sour, and can they be reconciled? Continue Reading
When Did CES Jump the Shark for AV?

Jan 15, 2018

Lenbrook Becomes the U.S. Distributor of DALI Loudspeakers

Lenbrook International--parent company of NAD, PSB, and Bluesound--has announced that it will become the U.S. distributor of Danish speaker company... Continue Reading
Lenbrook Becomes the U.S. Distributor of DALI Loudspeakers

Jan 15, 2018

Adieu, CES

Adrienne Maxwell reflects on her latest (and probably last) trip to the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Continue Reading
Adieu, CES

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