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Home Theater AV News

Audioholics have our eyes and ears on the industry. We always provide you the latest audio or video related product scoop and bring it to you first. Stay glued to this section of the site for up to date product announcements or industry gossip.

Theta Digital Introduces Powerful Casablanca III Music and Cinema Controller

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Theta Digital Introduces Powerful Casablanca III Music and Cinema Controller

— June 23, 2004 20:00

Theta Digital, long acclaimed as America's most advanced manufacturer of high-end digital audio and video products, introduces the Casablanca III Music and Cinema Controller.

THX Games Mode for Ultra2 Receivers Announced at CES 2004

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THX Games Mode for Ultra2 Receivers Announced at CES 2004

— June 23, 2004 20:00

THX® Ltd., the leading provider of product and venue certification for the cinema and home entertainment industries, today introduced THX Games Mode, a new audio post-processing technology and

THX Appoints Joseph L. Lias as President

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THX Appoints Joseph L. Lias as President

— June 23, 2004 20:00

THX Ltd., the creator of superior cinema presentation standards and the leading provider of product certification and venue design for entertainment and consumer electronics, has announced the

TiVo Announces DVD Recorders, HD-DVR and Home Networked Products

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TiVo Announces DVD Recorders, HD-DVR and Home Networked Products

— June 23, 2004 20:00

TiVo (NASDAQ: TIVO) today said new products powered by TiVo in 2004 will include DVD recorders, high-definition DVRs, and home network enabled products. These new products point to growing

Tribute to Julian Hirsch of Stereoreview

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Tribute to Julian Hirsch of Stereoreview

— June 23, 2004 20:00

Julian Hirsch, an engineer and magazine writer who was instrumental in transforming hi-fi from an esoteric hobby into a multibillion-dollar global industry, died Monday, November 24, at the age of 81

Ultra Data Announces Programmable Video Processor for HDTV

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Ultra Data Announces Programmable Video Processor for HDTV

— June 23, 2004 20:00

Ultra Data Corporation ( http://www.ultradatacorp.com/ ) today announced the availability of the industry's first fully programmable video processing IP core to enable the new generation of

Velodyne Introduces VRP-1000 & VRP-1200 Rear-Ported Subwoofers

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Velodyne Introduces VRP-1000 & VRP-1200 Rear-Ported Subwoofers

— June 23, 2004 20:00

Velodyne Acoustics Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of powered subwoofers for home-theater and consumer audio, introduces the Velodyne Rear Port (VRP) Series subwoofers. The VRP Series

Velodyne Unveils DPS-Series DSP-Controlled Subs

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Velodyne Unveils DPS-Series DSP-Controlled Subs

— June 23, 2004 20:00

Velodyne Acoustics Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of powered subwoofers for home-theater and consumer audio, introduces the Digital Power Slot (DPS) Series subwoofers, an affordable line of

Verizon to Roll-Out Fiber Optic Network in 9 States for HDTV

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Verizon to Roll-Out Fiber Optic Network in 9 States for HDTV

— June 23, 2004 20:00

The most significant transformation in over a century in the technology used to carry phone calls, data and video to and from homes and businesses is under way in Keller, Texas, a fast-growing

Von Schweikert Audio conducts Virtual vs Reality Demonstration

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Von Schweikert Audio conducts Virtual vs Reality Demonstration

— June 23, 2004 20:00

Von Schweikert Audio will be conducting an incredible Virtual versus Reality demonstration daily at the San Remo Hotel, Las Vegas , during CES and T.H.E. Show . Can a speaker system sound as good

Yamaha Adds In-Wall Component to MusicCAST System

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Yamaha Adds In-Wall Component to MusicCAST System

— June 23, 2004 20:00

Yamaha Electronics Corporation, the leader in digital audio production and reproduction, introduces the stylish MCX-C15 MusicCAST In-Wall music access Client. The MCX-C15 is capable of receiving

Yamaha Releases LPX-510 3-chip LCD Projector

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Yamaha Releases LPX-510 3-chip LCD Projector

— June 23, 2004 20:00

Yamaha Electronics Corporation is further enhancing its line of home theater solutions with the LPX-510, an advanced LCD projector that offers improved film-like picture quality due to enhanced

Yamaha RX-V750 and RX-V650 New 7.1 Channel Receivers

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Yamaha RX-V750 and RX-V650 New 7.1 Channel Receivers

— June 23, 2004 20:00

Yamaha Electronics, an industry leader in home theater products, has introduced four new digital home theater receivers that enhance the overall home theater experience at a variety of reasonable

Onkyo TX-NR1000 THX Ultra2 Card-Based Receiver

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Onkyo TX-NR1000 THX Ultra2 Card-Based Receiver

— June 23, 2004 19:00

In an age when home entertainment technology is often out of date as soon as it is introduced, Onkyo has now adapted the computer industry's architecture of replaceable modules, upgradeable software,

Phantom Gaming Console Launched by Infinium Labs

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Phantom Gaming Console Launched by Infinium Labs

— June 23, 2004 19:00

Infinium Labs, Inc. (OTC BB: IFLB) will debut its much anticipated Phantom™ Gaming Service - the first end-to-end, ondemand game distribution service - at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), in

Sony High-End Qualia Line Launched in USA

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Sony High-End Qualia Line Launched in USA

— June 23, 2004 19:00

Sony Electronics today announced the official U.S. launch of QUALIA™, an initiative aimed at touching an emotional cord among consumers through products unique in technology, design and

2003 Yamaha Private Showing of New Products

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2003 Yamaha Private Showing of New Products

— June 22, 2004 20:00

Every year at about this time, the electronics division of Yamaha makes their way to the sunshine state ( Florida ) to showcase and demonstrate their latest product offerings to their exclusive

Denon D-M71DVSXP HTIB is First with Dolby Virtual Speaker Surround

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Denon D-M71DVSXP HTIB is First with Dolby Virtual Speaker Surround

— June 22, 2004 20:00

At CEDIA 2003, Denon Electronics, an industry leader in home entertainment technology, is demonstrating its recently introduced Denon D-M71DVSXP 2.1 Personal Home Theater System, the world's first

Denon to Offer Dolby Pro Logic IIx Upgrade for Flagship AVR-5803 Receiver

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Denon to Offer Dolby Pro Logic IIx Upgrade for Flagship AVR-5803 Receiver

— June 22, 2004 20:00

Denon Electronics today announced it will offer an upgrade to its flagship AVR-5803 audio/video receiver that will add Dolby Pro Logic IIx surround sound processing capability to the AVR-5803. The

THX to Certify Yamaha Home Theater Components

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THX to Certify Yamaha Home Theater Components

— June 22, 2004 20:00

THX Ltd., the leading provider of product certification and venue design for the entertainment and consumer electronics industries, today announced a partnership with Yamaha Corporation. For the

Yamaha Debuts the RX-Z9 9.1-Channel Receiver

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Yamaha Debuts the RX-Z9 9.1-Channel Receiver

— June 22, 2004 20:00

Yamaha, the innovator of multi-channel Digital Sound Field Processing and surround technology, brings first ever 9-channel sound capability to home theater with the release of the RX-Z9 Digital Home

The State of the Art - Part One

Editorials

The State of the Art - Part One

toby — June 13, 2004 20:00

Ask anyone to define the word "Art" and you are guaranteed to not get the same answer twice. Definitions will be as broad as deeming art to be any human creation, from an oil painting to a chromed

Ending Sex and Violence in the Movies?

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Ending Sex and Violence in the Movies?

— June 13, 2004 20:00

Walmart is now selling the world's first Progressive Scan DVD player that uses preprogrammed filters to seamlessly skip over passes in a movie that contain violence, sex, swearing, drug use, or

State of the Art - Part Two: Lowering the Bar

Editorials

State of the Art - Part Two: Lowering the Bar

toby — June 13, 2004 19:00

"Those boys can get the ball in the hoop, but they can't play basketball."

Behind the Scenes: Field Effects Recording Part 1

Editorials

Behind the Scenes: Field Effects Recording Part 1

Toby D. — June 13, 2004 19:00

It usually comes as a surprise to even the most sophisticated of moviegoers that the sound effects in the films they watch are usually recreated and added after the film has been shot.

Behind the Scenes: Field Effects Recording Part 2

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Behind the Scenes: Field Effects Recording Part 2

Toby D. — June 13, 2004 19:00

Not unlike the home theater industry, there exist manufacturer and consumer perpetuated "equipment envy" in the world of pro audio for music or film. Shiny boxes with fancy specs and fancy wiring.

Why I Hate Going to the Movies!

Editorials

Why I Hate Going to the Movies!

toby — June 12, 2004 20:00

Editorial: Why I Hate Going to the Movies! by Toby Dalsgaard 03/24/2004 I hate the movies.…

2004 Electronic House Expo (EHX)

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2004 Electronic House Expo (EHX)

— March 07, 2004 19:00

Every year Audioholics sends representatives to both west coast and Orlando locations to report on the EHX Expo. New product news and technology previews are sure to show up all over these pages as