Yamaha Updates Popular RX-V Line of A/V Receivers Adding Wireless & Streaming Services

Yamaha Corporation of America announced this week that it has updated its well-regarded RX-V line of A/V receivers adding several new and popular features such as new wireless capability, a new surround capability, and new streaming services. Included in this … Continue reading

Wren Sound Systems – This Bird’s Ready to Fly

Government data makes a strong case for a sustainable recovery under way – but most people in the consumer electronics industry tell me that this recovery is, at best, mediocre and, at worst, not happening. And as challenging as most … Continue reading

One Month After CE Week, CEA Cuts 2013 Forecast

The Consumer Electronics Association today released their updated forecasts in a report called The U.S. Consumer Electronics Sales and Forecasts – a semiannual report put out every January and July. The new forecasts show the CEA has scaled back their … Continue reading

AudioSource Thinks Your Sound Needs a Little pOp

AudioSource, Inc., a maker of an eclectic mix of unique solutions-oriented products, announced today a new item that is a combination Bluetooth speaker/hands-free speakerphone it calls Sound pOp. Spelled with a curious capital “O”, the sound pOp ties in with … Continue reading

While Others Go Small, Panasonic Goes Big with 20-inch Tablet

For those of you who were at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this month: Did you see the new tablet introduced by Panasonic? Featured during the Panasonic press conference as an example of Panasonic’s innovation, the company showed a … Continue reading

NuVo Moves Beyond Integrators with New Wireless System Launched at CES 2013

NuVo Technologies, a darling of the custom integration industry, has launched a new wireless system that it intends to market for self-installation by consumers – bypassing integrators and installers altogether. The new system is being shown at CES 2013 and … Continue reading

Onkyo Jumps Into Streaming

Onkyo announced on Tuesday that they have jumped into streaming big time by upgrading their iOS and Android apps to add high-quality streaming capability via a wireless network to Onkyo network receivers. The company has also announced a Bluetooth USB … Continue reading

If You Want Real Unity – You’ve Got to Get Engage[d]

One of the more interesting stops we made during our rounds at last month’s 2012 CEA Line Show was to see a new company with a brand new product not yet on the market…but coming soon. That company, Engage Audio … Continue reading