Old Pro Bryston Partners with Rookie StormAudio

In sort of a cross-technology sharing agreement, Bryston says it has partnered with relative newcomer StormAudio to create new products that will embody shared technologies from the two premium companies. According to the announcement, the agreement will enable “both companies … Continue reading

Emotiva Launches New Amps for ‘Ultimate’ Atmos Experience

Emotiva Audio Corp. announced today two new amplifiers that they call “variations on its configurable XPA Gen 3 modular amplifier.” The XPA-9 and XPA-11 Gen 3, one a 9-channel amplifier and the other a 11-channel amplifier, both employ the advanced … Continue reading

AudioControl Expands Maestro Series with New M5 Pre-Pro

AudioControl, the scrappy specialty manufacturer for both home and mobile electronics, announced today that it is launching the M5 Preamp-Processor as part of its popular Maestro home theater processor line. The M5 appears to be a worthy contender for one … Continue reading

James Loudspeakers Launches Giant Outdoor System

Looking like a giant modern sculpture of industrial art made out of marine-grade, black powder-coated aluminum, we first told you about James Loudspeaker’s Modular Indoor/Outdoor Theater back in August when the company previewed it to a small group of journalists … Continue reading

SpeakerCraft’s Remarkable AIM LCR5 FIVE Series 2 Speakers Now Ready

We first reported on the new SpeakerCraft Dolby Atmos enabled AIM speakers at the 2015 CEDIA show (then called the Expo). A clever way to extend their line and tap into the enthusiasm many have to advanced surround sound systems … Continue reading

Auro Technologies’ StormAudio to Launch at CEDIA16

Auro Technologies Launches Hardware Brand to Support all Advanced Surround Formats The creator of one of the top three advanced immersive movie surround sound formats, Auro Technologies (Auro3D), is launching a new venture called StormAudio to market a high-end, high-performance … Continue reading

What You Don’t Know About Auro-3D May Surprise You

At last month’s CEDIA Expo, we had the opportunity to meet Wilfried Van Baelen, the rather energetic, almost evangelistic, inventor of Auro-3D immersive surround sound technology. Van Baelen was quick to take credit for the concept of using speakers in … Continue reading

Powerful New Dolby Atmos AV Receivers from AudioControl

Seattle, WA-based AudioControl announced Wednesday that it is launching two all-new AV receivers in their Concert AVR line featuring Dolby Atmos surround technology and 7-channels of high-current, high-power amplification. These new models, the AVR-9 and AVR-7, are expected to ship … Continue reading