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Sony 360 Reality Audio Vs. Dolby Atmos Music: The New Format Wars Sony 360 Reality Audio vs. Dolby Atmos Music may seem like a kinder, gentler format war. But it's part of a broader competition involving MPEG-H 3D Audio for the music & digital broadcast TV markets.
JBL Synthesis and ARCAM Now ‘Certified for Envy’ By madVR Labs Harman Luxury Audio Group and madVR Labs have announced that several AVRs and processors from Harman brands have achieved “Certified for Envy” status from madVR Labs. Read on.
Prime Video Removes Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos Unless You Pay More Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service began running ads AND stripped off Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos! If you want them back, you have to pay for the ad-free tier which is an additional $2.99/month.
‘LG Labs’ Exhibition Focused on Innovation at CES 2024 At CES 2024, the “LG Labs” exhibition inside the LG Electronics booth showcased a vacuum tube OLED jukebox called the DukeBox, a high-tech camper, and a tiny 4K projector called the CineBeam Qube.
Harman Buys Roon, But Why? Harman acquired Roon, the music management software company with a passionate audiophile following. Roon will retain its team and operate as an independent business within Harman. So why the acquisition?
New ‘Lenbrook Media Group’ Formed with Focus On Content Delivery The Lenbrook Group of Companies has formed Lenbrook Media Group to commercialize BluOS, MQA, and SCL6 across the digital audio supply chain. This new entity will be led by Mike Jbara. Read on.
IsoAcoustics Mobile App and Product Selector Now Available in 7 Languages IsoAcoustics has expanded the global reach of its Product Selector tool and mobile app with support for 6 additional languages. It’s easier than ever to find the right isolation products for your speakers.
DALI’s New Grand Vokal Center Speaker Boasts High Output, NOT High Price DALI’s new Grand Vokal ($1,000) is designed for large rooms, offering more output (111dB SPL) and higher power handling. It should be a perfect match for DALI’s Oberon tower speakers.
Wilson Audio WASAE Center Speaker Saves Space at a BIG Price The Wilson Audio WASAE Center speaker ($9,500) is a space saver for a premium price. It uses the same 5.75" mid-woofer and 1" soft-dome Convergent Synergy MK5 tweeter as larger Wilsons. Read on.
New Scalable AURO-CX Audio Codec Demoed at CES 2024 AURO is back with a new, next-gen audio codec called AURO-CX. The folks behind AURO-3D say that AURO-CX delivers scalable quality, channel count, sample rate, and objects, in one powerful bitstream.