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Sep 4, 2014

Harman Kardon Introduces Omni 10 and Omni 20 Wireless HD Speakers

Harman Kardon Omni 10

Harman announces a breakthrough in high-quality streaming anywhere in your house with two new Harman Kardon Omni loudspeakers and the Harman Kardon Adapt wireless adapter to upgrade your existing home stereo system. The flexible design, relying on a standard Wi-Fi network, and exceptional performance means wireless home audio has never been easier to set up or manage, or sounded so good.

The Harman Kardon Omni system comprises three new products: Omni 10 and Omni 20 wireless HD loudspeakers and the Adapt plug-in to upgrade your existing home stereo system, all powered by Blackfire Research wireless media technology…

Sep 4, 2014

JBL Unveils Redesigned Charge 2 Portable Speaker System

JBL Charge 2

Harman announces an innovative redesign for its already popular JBL Charge 2 Portable Speaker System.

"We redesigned our JBL Charge 2 portable speaker system from the ground up to make a perfect speaker system even better," said Michael Mauser, president, Lifestyle Division, HARMAN. "To the best-in-class audio, massive battery life and charging capability, we've added a raft of state-of-the-art enhancements, including Bluetooth Social Mode."

JBL Charge 2 is a truly portable compact stereo speaker system with room-filling sound and a battery with capacity enough to power your whole lifestyle…

Sep 3, 2014

Sony HT-ST5 7.1 Channel Premium Sound Bar To Be Available At $1000

Sony HT-ST5

Sony today introduced the HT-ST5 premium sound bar with wireless subwoofer, a 380-watt system that features immersive 7.1 channel surround sound plus full HDMI connectivity and Bluetooth streaming with NFC. Building on the success of the HT-ST7, the new HT-ST5 was designed in collaboration with Academy Award-winning Sony Pictures sound engineers to bring movies and music alive with incredible acoustic detail and thundering bass.

The Sony HT-ST5 sound bar speaker incorporates 9 independent speakers and 7 discrete amplifiers. Each component is meticulously designed to deliver the best audio reproduction…

Sep 2, 2014

Yamaha SRT-1000 TV Speaker Features True 5.1-Channel Surround Sound

Yamaha SRT-1000

Yamaha today introduced the SRT-1000, the world's first TV speaker base system to offer true 5.1-channel surround sound.

In contrast with current speaker base systems which provide only "virtual" surround sound, the SRT-1000 employs the company's exclusive, critically-acclaimed Digital Sound Projector technology to immerse the listener with five discrete "sound beams," enhancing TV shows, movies and games with sound realism unrivaled in the category…

Aug 20, 2014

LG Music Flow: Hi-Fi Audio Wireless Multi-Room Solution

LG Music Flow

LG today announced the all-new LG Music Flow for music lovers worldwide. LG Music Flow Speakers (models H3, H5, H7), Sound Bar (model HS6), Network Bridge (model R1) and the companion Music Flow Player application for smartphones form a convenient and smart Hi-Fi audio eco-system for the home. Through the Music Flow Player app, users can centrally manage their entire digital music library, even if music is stored across multiple devices, and control all Music Flow units in the home…

Jun 25, 2014

Yamaha's Premium Aventage RX-A3040 and RX-A2040 AV Receivers Support Dolby Atmos Format

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3040

Yamaha today introduced the latest AVENTAGE series, which adds next generation technologies to their highest performing and most advanced line of network AV receivers to date. The RX-A3040 and RX-A2040 will include the Dolby Atmos format, while all models feature the latest HDMI standard, and wireless network connectivity. This marks an exciting new chapter for the award winning AVENTAGE series.

The RX-A3040 and RX-A2040 AV receivers will enhance properly designed systems with Dolby Atmos where sound comes alive from all directions, including overhead, to fill the home theater with astonishing clarity, power, detail and depth…

Jun 24, 2014

Pioneer Elite SC-81 and SC-82 AV Receivers Feature Energy Star 3.0 Certification

Pioneer Elite SC-82

Pioneer today introduced the industry’s first Energy Star 3.0 certified audio video receivers – the Elite SC-81 and SC-82. Both 7.2-channel receivers offer outstanding audio performance and extremely high power efficiency resulting from Pioneer’s Class D3 amplification technology, which helps make them Energy Star 3.0 certified products…

Jun 24, 2014

Pioneer Introduces SP-SB03 Speaker Base TV Audio System

Pioneer SP-SB03

Pioneer today introduced the SP-SB03 Speaker Base TV Audio System, designed by legendary speaker engineer Andrew Jones to deliver excellent full-range sound performance and replace the audio that comes from the small low-powered speakers built into today’s flat panel televisions. Built for the majority of consumers who keep their flat panel TVs/monitors on a stand rather than hung using a wall mount, the Speaker Base is made to provide an enhanced home audio experience through a single point audio source by simply placing the television on top and using a one-cable connection…

Jun 24, 2014

Pioneer Debuts "Free Me" Line Of Portable Bluetooth Speakers

Pioneer XW-LF3

Pioneer Electronics Inc. is making it easy and convenient to listen to music content from a smartphone, tablet or other portable player with today’s launch of the “Free Me” XW-LF3 and XW-LF1 Portable Bluetooth Speakers. Both are designed for style-conscious consumers who want a slim, compact, and lightweight Bluetooth speaker that is portable and can be used virtually anywhere. The Bluetooth (Version 3.0) enabled unit is extremely easy to set up and features one-touch pairing, hands-free calling, and provides up to seven hours of battery life on a full charge…

Jun 10, 2014

Vizio's New 54'' 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar S5451w-C2 To Be Available For $500

Vizio S5451w-C2

Vizio today announced the availability of its flagship 54'' 5.1 Sound Bar System. Serving as the ideal complement to large-size TVs in great rooms or expansive living rooms, the 54" 5.1 solution offers a wider sound stage projecting true, cinematic home theater audio to every seat. The 54" option will soon be accompanied by a 38" 5.1 Sound Bar System, ideal for mid-size TVs, with both offering consumers an immersive true surround sound experience for enhanced music, movies and TV audio…