Four IAG Brands Embrace DTS Play-Fi Platform

  DTS has announced that International Audio Group (IAG) brands Audiolab, Mission, Quad, and Wharfedale will integrate its Play-Fi wireless multiroom platform into their amplifiers, soundbars, and speakers. With the addition of the IAG …

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Monitor Audio Adopts NAD’s BluOS Music Platform

  U.K.-based Monitor Audio and sister brand Roksan have announced that they will integrate the BluOS multiroom hi-res music platform into future products. The NAD-developed platform was chosen because it’s "purpose built for discerning audio …

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Survey: 5G Trials in High Gear

  If you like the speed of 4G mobile networks, you’re going to love the next-generation 5G platform, which promises data speeds 20 times faster than 4G LTE and faster than the fastest home broadband networks. A recent 5G study …

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AudioQuest Unveils Refined In-Wall Speaker Cables

  AudioQuest has introduced a refined version of its popular SLiP in-wall series of speaker cables. The new SLiP XTRM cables retain the slippery, easy-to-pull CL3/FT4-rated jacket with convenient feet and meter markings but use semi-solid …

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Bang & Olufsen Announces High-End Smart Speakers

  Denmark’s Bang & Olufsen has announced that it will begin shipping two Google Assistant-enabled smart speakers in September. The battery-powered, portable Beosound 1 and Beosound feature B&O’s signature high-style design and will …

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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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