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CTA Calls for ‘Immediate End’ to China Tariffs

  The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is calling for an "immediate end” to the 25% tariff the White House imposed last Thursday on $16 billion worth of goods imported from China. "The Trump administration's strategy of using tariffs to …

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Wireless Audio Association Expands its Roster

  The Wireless Speaker and Audio Association (WiSA) is on a roll with the announcement of its newest members — Taiwan audio design company Eastech and the Sound United stable of brands, which is rejoining the association. Sound United, whose …

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Theory Audio Design to Make Its Debut at CEDIA

  Paul Hales, AV industry veteran and founder of Pro Audio Technology (a.k.a. PRO), today announced the launch of a speaker company specializing in bringing "large-scale sound to residential and commercial installations where aesthetics and …

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Yamaha Announces AI-Infused AV Preamp and Amp

  Yamaha today announced that it will ship its third-generation Aventage-series CX-A5200 AV preamplifier in September and follow up with the companion MX-A5200 amplifier in December. Hailed as "no-compromise” designs, the 11.2-channel …

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Acurus to Unveil Surround Processor and Amp at CEDIA

  Indy Audio Labs (IAL), owner of the high-performance brands Aragon and Acurus, has announced that it will showcase an upgraded 20-channel version of the Acurus ACT 4 home cinema processor and three other products, including a new lower …

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Panasonic and Samsung Deploy HDR10+ in 2018 TVs

  HDR10+ Technologies, the joint venture between 20th Century Fox, Panasonic, and Samsung, stepped up its game in the fight for HDR supremacy yesterday with the announcement that Panasonic and Samsung have deployed HDR10+ firmware in 2018 …

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IFA 2018: Up Close with Samsung’s 8K TV

  The IFA show happening right now in Berlin, Germany is as much about home appliances as A/V electronics — I’ve never seen so many refrigerators in one place in my life. Still, there are interesting products to report on, particularly the …

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IFA 2018: Up Close with LG’s 8K OLED TV

  Not to be completely outdone by Samsung, LG had its own 8K TV to show at IFA 2018, this one an 88-inch OLED model. LG’s 8K OLED went missing from the company’s booth when I went to check it out on IFA day one, but when I swung back the …

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