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Nov 11, 2010

Panasonic Invests $30 Million in Tesla Electric Motors

Yes, Tesla is the name of a metal band and of the historical personage played by David Bowie in The Prestige and by Jonathon Young on Sanctuary. It is also the name of the electric motor company that is collaborating with Panasonic. Continue Reading
Panasonic Invests $30 Million in Tesla Electric Motors

Nov 10, 2010

Consumer Spending on Electronics to Hit Record High this Holiday

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has commissioned a report on consumer spending patterns, the CE Holiday Purchase Patterns Study, for the seventeenth time. If the report is correct, consumers will be purchasing electronics in great quantities this winter. Continue Reading
Consumer Spending on Electronics to Hit Record High this Holiday

Oct 28, 2010

Axiom Audio Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Internet direct darling Axiom Audio celebrated its 30th year in the AV business this week and kicked off the festivities with a party for not only its employees but rabid customer base, who are among the most loyal (and vocal) in all of AV. Continue Reading
Axiom Audio Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Oct 25, 2010

Old School Audiophile Companies Resisting The Hybrid AV Business Model

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. If that's true then there should be a second part to the adage which should go, you also can't teach a dusty old audiophile manufacturer how to sell new technologies for no other link in the chain is more resistant to going with the flow than a manufacturer still clinging to their audiophile heritage. Continue Reading
Old School Audiophile Companies Resisting The Hybrid AV Business Model

Oct 17, 2010

CEA And CEDIA Set A Standard For Home Theater

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and CEDIA's R10 Residential Systems committee got together to come up with guidelines for professionals who design home theaters, it has been reported by Residential Systems. Continue Reading
CEA And CEDIA Set A Standard For Home Theater

Oct 11, 2010

Is 2D The New 3D?

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano has been to the CEDIA trade show in Georgia, and shares his thoughts here on why, even if 3D is not your thing, there are good reasons you may want to watch 2D content on a 3D set. Continue Reading
Is 2D The New 3D?

Oct 09, 2010

Meridian Treats Its Partners To An Evening Under The Sea

One of the perks to attending any trade show are the events and I'm not talking about the press conferences or training seminars for those suck on levels that are difficult to comprehend let alone describe. I'm talking about the events such as Meridian's cocktail party at the Atlanta, Georgia aquarium, which Home Theater Review attended. Continue Reading
Meridian Treats Its Partners To An Evening Under The Sea

Oct 08, 2010

Taiwan Company May Have Solved Flexible Display Production Problems

Historically, Taiwan has been the center of a great deal of manufacturing of products that have been sold in the United States. Industrial Technology Research Institute, based in Taiwan, has devised a new manufacturing process that won an award for innovation from the Wall Street Journal. Continue Reading
Taiwan Company May Have Solved Flexible Display Production Problems

Oct 05, 2010

Consumer Confidence In Economy And Electronics Rises

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and CNET have released a set of statistics showing that, as of September, consumers felt better about the economy in general and the electronics industry in particular by a measure of five points. Continue Reading
Consumer Confidence In Economy And Electronics Rises

Oct 03, 2010

Samsung Showcased Wide Range Of Products At CEDIA 2010

Home electronics professionals, system designers and enthusiasts got a look at a host of options at the Samsung display and demonstrations at CEDIA's 2010 show in Atlanta, Georgia. The line-up included 3D LEDs, plasma TVs, Blu-ray players and much more. Continue Reading
Samsung Showcased Wide Range Of Products At CEDIA 2010

Sep 29, 2010

CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Adrienne Maxwell

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Adrienne Maxwell evaluates the mood at the exhibition and talks about what Sharp, JVC, Epson, Vivitek, Kaleidescape, Russound/Colorado vNet, Autonomic Controls and Disney had to offer. Continue Reading
CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Adrienne Maxwell

Sep 28, 2010

SIM2 Plans To Focus On Dealers

In a move that is very un-SIM2 like the usually self assured and self promoting Italian projector manufacturer has backed off its self aggrandizing ways and has decided to try a more grass-roots or humble approach to its product marketing which is to focus their collective attentions on their dealer base, which has dwindled in recent years. Continue Reading
SIM2 Plans To Focus On Dealers

Sep 28, 2010

CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Ken Taraszka

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Ken Taraszka talks about this year's time- and space-saving changes on the part of CEDIA, along with his take on new products from Meridian, Anthem/Paradigm, Speaker Craft, Classe, Bryston, and many more. Continue Reading
CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Ken Taraszka

Sep 27, 2010

CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Jerry Del Colliano

The one issue on everybody's minds this year was the economy and how it is affecting the industry. The show was smaller this year but the people who were there are the survivors and the more serious industry professionals. 3D technology was also everywhere but Continue Reading
CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Jerry Del Colliano

Sep 26, 2010

2010 CEDIA Show Report From Andrew Robinson

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Andrew Robinson was less than impressed with some of what he saw at this year's show, but provides the low-down on various aspects of what was there, including many variations on 3D for the home theater market. Continue Reading
2010 CEDIA Show Report From Andrew Robinson

Sep 25, 2010

Harman Announces New Speaker Line for Revel, New Lexicon DD-8 Multi-Room Amplifier

Twenty-one different new loudspeakers are being brought out in Harman's Revel architectural line, per the company's announcement made at the 2010 CEDIA event. One of the advantages of this line is an easy-to-install mounting mechanism. Continue Reading
Harman Announces New Speaker Line for Revel, New Lexicon DD-8 Multi-Room Amplifier

Sep 23, 2010

Savant Levels Lawsuit Against Crestron to Prevent Monopoly

Monopoly, alas, is not just a board game. It is also a competition-squelching condition that arises when a single company has all the assets in a particular arena, leaving other companies in that field empty-handed. Savant is suing Crestron in order to prevent a monopoly, according to CE Pro. Continue Reading
Savant Levels Lawsuit Against Crestron to Prevent Monopoly

Sep 18, 2010

Harman Powers The Lexus LFA's Mark Levinson Sound System

What components make a car worth $375,000? Well, in the case of the Lexus LFA, one of these value-enhancing elements is the Mark Levinson Sound System from Harman, which brings GreenEdge technology to the automotive arena. Continue Reading
Harman Powers The Lexus LFA's Mark Levinson Sound System

Sep 08, 2010

Harman Announces 2010 Fall Line Of Products

Home entertainment, electronics for mobile devices and vehicles and multimedia are all areas where Harman is introducing new products, plus upgrades and new designs, in the fall season of 2010. Many of these hail from Harman's esteemed Harman Kardon division. Continue Reading
Harman Announces 2010 Fall Line Of Products

Aug 23, 2010

Denon Announces New Line of Anniversary Products

To celebrate the company's 100th anniversary, Denon Electronics has announced the addition of seven new home entertainment components which are now available to the public. They include the PMA-A100 Integrated Amplifier; DCD-A100 CD/SACD Player Continue Reading
Denon Announces New Line of Anniversary Products

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