Industry Trade News (580 Posts)


How A.I. Is Reshaping the Home Theater

How A.I. Is Reshaping the Home Theater

By now, you probably know that artificial intelligence (AI) is being employed to one degree or another in digital voice assistants like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and others. You may even know that machine learning is being used by online... 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

Apr 22, 2019

Some Random Thoughts from AXPONA 2019

CES is officially dead for audiophiles, leaving AXPONA (Audio Expo North America), a regional audio show in Chicago, to pick... Continue Reading
Some Random Thoughts from AXPONA 2019

Apr 08, 2019

Thoughts on My First Commercial Movie Theater Experience in 15 Years

When it comes to home theater, I guess I walk the walk and talk the talk, because it's been about... Continue Reading
Thoughts on My First Commercial Movie Theater Experience in 15 Years

Apr 01, 2019

MicroLED and Why Front Projection and OLED Should be Scared

Once upon a time, I was a front projection enthusiast. Over the past 15 years, I've assembled more than a... Continue Reading
MicroLED and Why Front Projection and OLED Should be Scared

Mar 04, 2019

Would You Rather Have Big 4K or Smaller 8K?

During my workday I talk with all sorts of people from every corner of the specialty audio/video industry. Public relations... Continue Reading
Would You Rather Have Big 4K or Smaller 8K?

Mar 01, 2019

Mohu Ups the Ante on Antenna Amplification with FirstStage

The cord-cutting trend doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon, but as more and more consumers opt for... Continue Reading
Mohu Ups the Ante on Antenna Amplification with FirstStage

Feb 19, 2019

Samsung Pulling the Plug on UHD Blu-ray

This news comes to us rather circuitously. Our friends at The Digital Bits are reporting that, according to Forbes, Samsung... Continue Reading
Samsung Pulling the Plug on UHD Blu-ray

Feb 11, 2019

How Will a Potential 2019 Real Estate Recession Affect Specialty A/V?

Those of us who've owned homes over the past decade have little to complain about in terms of our overall... Continue Reading
How Will a Potential 2019 Real Estate Recession Affect Specialty A/V?

Feb 04, 2019

Inventory and Experience Are the Only Way to Compete with Amazon

Right before Christmas, we had a rare power outage here at my house. Thankfully my equipment racks are installed with... Continue Reading
Inventory and Experience Are the Only Way to Compete with Amazon

Jan 28, 2019

A Killer Popcorn Recipe Reminds Us How Specialty AV Should Be Sold

There are a lot of really fantastic retail stores in Beverly Hills. Rodeo Drive only starts to highlight what the... Continue Reading
A Killer Popcorn Recipe Reminds Us How Specialty AV Should Be Sold

Jan 17, 2019

dARTS Introduces Flyte System

MSE Audio has announced a new system from dARTS, which is set to make its official debut at ISA 2019... Continue Reading
dARTS Introduces Flyte System

Jan 14, 2019

An Insider's Look at Advertising in the World of Specialty Audio-Video

Outside of my work for HomeTheaterReview.com, I work in advertising and have for the bulk of my professional career. If... Continue Reading
An Insider's Look at Advertising in the World of Specialty Audio-Video

Jan 07, 2019

What the Death of CES Can Teach the AV Enthusiast

CES is pretty much irrelevant to the specialty AV industry these days. But what can we learn from the changing winds at the world's largest consumer electronics show? Continue Reading
What the Death of CES Can Teach the AV Enthusiast

Dec 17, 2018

Trump's Technology Tariffs Create Continued Uncertainty for the AV Industry

No one can predict how these discussions will eventually play out. One thing's nearly certain, though: the continued uncertainty will affect the price of many tech products in the coming months. Continue Reading
Trump's Technology Tariffs Create Continued Uncertainty for the AV Industry

Oct 15, 2018

Ten Reasons Why Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores Aren't Going Away Anytime Soon

It's not dead yet. Heck, it's barely even resting. Jeff Berman digs into ten advantages that brick-and-mortar AV retail has over online. Continue Reading
Ten Reasons Why Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores Aren't Going Away Anytime Soon

Aug 16, 2018

New Audiophile Show Coming to Tampa in February 2019

The Florida Audio Expo just announced its inaugural show. This show will be held on Friday February 8th through Sunday... Continue Reading
New Audiophile Show Coming to Tampa in February 2019

Aug 13, 2018

Onkyo To Distribute TEAC in Americas

Onkyo just announced it has acquired exclusive distribution rights to market and distribute TEAC home audio products in the U.S.... Continue Reading
Onkyo To Distribute TEAC in Americas

Jun 25, 2018

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

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

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