Panasonic Gives the Back Seat to Consumers, at the Consumer Electronics Show

One of the bigger surprises on Press Day (the day before the show opens) at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was the Panasonic press conference. We were quite surprised when Panasonic opened their press conference at the consumer electronics … Continue reading

Major OLED Production Problems Force Panasonic & Sony to Refocus on 4K

  In a report that appeared in the Nikkei on Christmas Day, it appears that Sony Corp. and Panasonic Corp. have dissolved a joint OLED production initiative and will instead seek new methods individually. As a result, both companies will … Continue reading

Joe Knows (High Performance) Video

One of the highlights of Audio Associates Dealer Expo in New Jersey last week was a key seminar on video screens given by none other than Joe Kane, one of this industry’s best known and most respected video technology experts. … Continue reading

NY Dealer Expo Surprise: Pervasive & Palpable Positivity

New York manufacturers representative company Audio Associates wrapped up their 2013 Dealer Expo on Tuesday and company executives said they were thrilled with the results this year – its largest dealer event ever. Audio Associates “upped the ante” by investing … Continue reading

World Wide Stereo Scores Exclusive Rights to Launch Samsung 85″ 4K Ultra HDTV in Region

World Wide Stereo, a prominent audio/video specialty retailer with two locations in the greater Philadelphia metropolitan market, announced today that they have been given the exclusive rights to introduce Samsung’s new 85″ 4K Ultra HDTV into the region. The company … Continue reading

Seiki Shakes Up Industry, Offers Inexpensive 4K Ultra HDTV; ‘Not Helpful’ Says Major Competitor

In yet another sign of an industry in transition, Chinese manufacturer Tong Fang Global – better known by the Seiki brand of A/V products it manufactures – has turned the typical industry model for introducing the latest and greatest technology … Continue reading

Sharp Says: This is Our Sharpest Set Yet

The next phase of the TV wars has begun in earnest now in the wake of Sharp’s (and Toshiba’s) CE Week Day 1 roll-out of 4K Ultra HD television. In a presentation full of bluster and gusto, Sharp threw down … Continue reading

Increasing Skepticism by Market of Tech Industry Advances

Several years ago, while driving home from my job at a leading industry electronics manufacturer, I was – as usual – listening to my favorite New York Metro-area network news radio station. Since the commute took an hour or more … Continue reading