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Untangling HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 Untangling HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 HDCP 2.2 must be on a HDMI 2.0 terminal but not all HDMI connections support the full HDMI 2.0 spec. Consumers need to purchase with care lest they buy a device that will be obsolete in a year.
4k Blu-ray Discs and Players to Arrive 2015 - An Analysis 4k Blu-ray Discs and Players to Arrive 2015 - An Analysis The Blu-ray Disc Association announced at IFA that the Blu-ray 4k spec will be ready by summer 2015 with products hitting the stores in time for the holiday buying season the same year. We discuss.
Auro-3D® Immersive Sound Interview with Wilfried Van Baelen Auro-3D® Immersive Sound Interview with Wilfried Van Baelen Auro-3D Surround Sound: We talk with Auro Technology's founder Wilfried Van Baelen to go over the details of his groundbreaking Auro-3D "immersive sound" format and how it differs from Dolby Atmos.
Tip of the Day: Sound Isolation For Your Home Theater Tip of the Day: Sound Isolation For Your Home Theater Acoustics: Today's tip of the day can be summed up in two words: sound isolation. It helps keep you from disturbing others, and reduces the noise floor in your room. Win-win!
4 Ways Dolby Atmos Can Gain Consumer Appeal 4 Ways Dolby Atmos Can Gain Consumer Appeal Dolby Atmos is a fantastic tool for content creators. But the home version focused on ceiling speakers is confusing and alienating customers. Dolby can bring more appeal to Atmos. Here's how.
Audyssey MultEQ Room Correction Interview With Chris Kyriakakis Audyssey MultEQ Room Correction Interview With Chris Kyriakakis The Audioholics interview Chris Kyriakakis in order to learn the ins and outs of Audyssey's MultEQ room correction / auto-calibration system. Bass management, calibration, EQ and more.
5 Reasons Why Dolby Atmos Will Succeed 5 Reasons Why Dolby Atmos Will Succeed Audioholics give 5 solid reasons why Dolby Atmos will be a success at home, including backwards compatibility, benefits for film studios, and an easy upgrade path. 3D object oriented sound.
Q&A: I Have A Bose Acoustimass 10 System, What Receiver Should I Buy? Q&A: I Have A Bose Acoustimass 10 System, What Receiver Should I Buy? Frequently Asked Questions: A reader wants to know what A/V receiver to use with his Bose Acoustimass 10 system. We discuss the system's power ratings, and if its worthwhile to go beyond the minimum.
5 Reasons Dolby Atmos May Be DOA 5 Reasons Dolby Atmos May Be DOA Everyone in the AV world is buzzing about Dolby Atmos. For content creators, there is no doubt that Atmos is a useful tool. For the home user, however, it is clearly DOA. Here are five reasons why.
Retrofit an Old Flagship A/V Receiver or Upgrade? Retrofit an Old Flagship A/V Receiver or Upgrade? FAQ: A reader wants to know if its possible to breathe new life into an outdated flagship A/V receiver by adding a preamp or re-purposing it. The Audioholics run through his potential options.