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Stewart Filmscreen Presents “Director's Choice” Masking System at CEDIA 2004

Stewart Filmscreen Presents “Director's Choice” Masking System at CEDIA 2004

Stewart Filmscreen, multi Academy award winning projection screen manufacturer, will present their new innovative multi-aspect ratio screen ' Director's Choice' at the CEDIA Expo in September Booth # 326.

Stewart Filmscreen, multi Academy award winning projection screen manufacturer, will present their new innovative multi-aspect ratio screen ' Director's Choice' at the CEDIA Expo in September Booth

— August 02, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Video Without Boundaries Licenses MediaREADY Technology

Video Without Boundaries Licenses MediaREADY Technology

Video Without Boundaries, Inc. (OTCBB: VDWB), a pioneer in the emerging Broadband Media Device market, is announcing its plans to license its MediaREADY™ 400, MediaREADY™ 4000 and the MediaREADY™ Module to consumer electronics manufacturers interested in deploying a variety of competitive broadband-enabled devices. Both the MediaREADY™ 400 and the MediaREADY™ 4000 are tightly integrated hardware designs which provide broadband media capabilities, fast time-to-market and recurring revenue opportunities for licensees.

Video Without Boundaries, Inc. (OTCBB: VDWB), a pioneer in the emerging Broadband Media Device market, is announcing its plans to license its MediaREADY™ 400, MediaREADY™ 4000 and the MediaREADY™

— August 02, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Home Theater Movie Watching at All-Time High

Home Theater Movie Watching at All-Time High

One of the most successful consumer electronics products ever introduced, DVD players have broken records for the pace in which consumers have adopted them. As a result, DVD discs and players have revolutionized the family viewing experience, especially the living room or home theater, making it a convenient stand-in for the local cinema. Today's home theater equipment and DVDs provide enhanced picture quality and the effect of a full surround sound experience.

One of the most successful consumer electronics products ever introduced, DVD players have broken records for the pace in which consumers have adopted them. As a result, DVD discs and players have

— August 01, 2004 20:00 in AV News

DTS Entertainment Releases Exclusive Surround Sound Version of Blue Man Groups – The Complex

DTS Entertainment Releases Exclusive Surround Sound Version of Blue Man Groups – The Complex

DTS (Digital Theater Systems, Inc.) entertainment label, DTS Entertainment (DTSE,) announces a September 14th street date for the 5.1-channel surround sound DVD-A of Blue Man Group's second music release, The Complex. Initially released in stereo in 2003, The Complex features powerful tracks that meld Blue Man Group's signature innovative sound with a traditional rock 'n' roll formula to create a fresh twist on popular music.

DTS (Digital Theater Systems, Inc.) entertainment label, DTS Entertainment (DTSE,) announces a September 14th street date for the 5.1-channel surround sound DVD-A of Blue Man Group's second music

— July 29, 2004 20:00 in AV News

LG Electronics' E-VSB Adopted for DTV Standard by ATSC

LG Electronics' E-VSB Adopted for DTV Standard by ATSC

LG Electronics, Inc. today commended the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) for approving next-generation technology designed to enhance both the transmission and reception capabilities of the ATSC Digital Television (DTV) Standard. This decision by the ATSC -- an international DTV standards organization -- has reaffirmed that LGE is leading the global race in DTV transmission technology.

LG Electronics, Inc. today commended the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) for approving next-generation technology designed to enhance both the transmission and reception

— July 29, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Anthem AVM 30 Processor Launched

Anthem AVM 30 Processor Launched

The new Anthem AVM 30 preamp/processor/tuner from Anthem Electronics creates the ultimate listening experience for music and home theater. Designed and built in North America, on the same award-winning platform as Anthem's extraordinarily successful AVM 20, the AVM 30 offers double the number of component Video Inputs and Outputs, gorgeous new aesthetics, including a finer-grained brushed metal front panel with Blue vacuum fluorescent front-panel display and Blue and Red LEDs. Like its predecessor, the Anthem AVM 30 is already being hailed as one of the most tweakable, personalizable and flexible pre/pros on the market.

The new Anthem AVM 30 preamp/processor/tuner from Anthem Electronics creates the ultimate listening experience for music and home theater. Designed and built in North America, on the same

— July 27, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Transformers Live Action Movie from Dreamworks in 2007

Transformers Live Action Movie from Dreamworks in 2007

The Transformers, the shape-changing robot toys that were a craze in the 1980s, are to be made into a live-action film by studio Dreamworks. The Steven Spielberg-founded studio plans a summer of 2007 release. "Steven and everyone at DreamWorks are very excited about the prospect of expanding the world of Transformers into the live-action feature film arena.

The Transformers, the shape-changing robot toys that were a craze in the 1980s, are to be made into a live-action film by studio Dreamworks. The Steven Spielberg-founded studio plans a summer of 2007

— July 27, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Denon and Marantz Licensed for HD Radio Technology

Denon and Marantz Licensed for HD Radio Technology

iBiquity Digital Corporation, the sole developer of HD Radio(TM) technology, and D & M Holdings, parent company of Denon Ltd., Marantz Japan, Inc., McIntosh Laboratory, Inc., and Digital Networks North America, Inc. (DNNA), today announced that D & M Holdings has licensed iBiquity's HD Radio AM and FM digital broadcast technology for integration into its Denon and Marantz premium home audio product lines.

iBiquity Digital Corporation, the sole developer of HD Radio(TM) technology, and D & M Holdings, parent company of Denon Ltd., Marantz Japan, Inc., McIntosh Laboratory, Inc., and Digital Networks

— July 26, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Starwars.com announced this week that Star Wars : Episode III Revenge of the Sith is the full title of the next Star Wars film, scheduled for release on May 19, 2005. The Sith are masters of the dark side of the Force and the sworn enemies of the Jedi. They were all but exterminated by the Jedi a thousand years ago, but the evil order continued in secrecy.

Starwars.com announced this week that Star Wars : Episode III Revenge of the Sith is the full title of the next Star Wars film, scheduled for release on May 19, 2005. The Sith are masters of

— July 26, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Clear Channel Radio Launches Rollout of Digital HD Radio

Clear Channel Radio Launches Rollout of Digital HD Radio

Clear Channel Communications Inc. (NYSE:CCU) Clear Channel Radio today announced an Advanced Technology Initiative to identify, develop and deploy technologies and products that improve the quality of radio for listeners, advertisers and the industry. In its first moves, the company today named longtime radio-technology expert Kevin Lockhart to the newly created position of senior vice president of technology development and announced it will accelerate the rollout of digital radio.

Clear Channel Communications Inc. (NYSE:CCU) Clear Channel Radio today announced an Advanced Technology Initiative to identify, develop and deploy technologies and products that improve the quality

— July 25, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Tripath's Class-T TA2022 Digital Amplifier to Power Denon DSW-55XG Subwoofer

Tripath's Class-T TA2022 Digital Amplifier to Power Denon DSW-55XG Subwoofer

Tripath Technology Inc., creators of Digital Power Processing (DPP®) technology and Class-T® advanced 1-bit digital audio amplifiers, announced today that its TA2022, Class-T® audio amplifier has been selected to power Denon's latest sub-woofer, DSW-55XG. This sub-woofer is a part of Denon's latest multi-channel speaker series, 55XG. Tripath's TA2022 is also featured in Denon's previously announced DSW-7L sub-woofer.

Tripath Technology Inc., creators of Digital Power Processing (DPP®) technology and Class-T® advanced 1-bit digital audio amplifiers, announced today that its TA2022, Class-T® audio amplifier has

— July 25, 2004 20:00 in AV News

DTS Entertainment Takes Electronica Into Surround With The Crystal Method

DTS Entertainment Takes Electronica Into Surround With The Crystal Method

DTS (Digital Theater Systems, Inc.) (Nasdaq:DTSI) entertainment label, DTS Entertainment (DTSE) announces that it will releasethe DTS-ES surround sound mix of The Crystal Method's Legion Of Boom on DVD-Audio on August 3rd. This title marks the first surround music release from America'spremiere electronic group.

DTS (Digital Theater Systems, Inc.) (Nasdaq:DTSI) entertainment label, DTS Entertainment (DTSE) announces that it will releasethe DTS-ES surround sound mix of The Crystal Method's Legion Of Boom on

— July 22, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Integra DPC-8.5 Universal 6-Disc DVD Changer for Custom Installers

Integra DPC-8.5 Universal 6-Disc DVD Changer for Custom Installers

Integra has introduced the DPC-8.5 six disc DVD changer/player, which is compatible with nearly every disc format in use today, including DVD-Audio and multichannel SACD. The player features a broad array of custom installation capabilities, superior audio and video performance, the company's exclusive Direct Progressive technology, and an ultra-quiet six-disc carousel tray with a unique blue illumination light for easier disc recognition in low-light situations.

Integra has introduced the DPC-8.5 six disc DVD changer/player, which is compatible with nearly every disc format in use today, including DVD-Audio and multichannel SACD. The player features a broad

— July 19, 2004 20:00 in AV News

THX Expands Its Executive Team

THX Expands Its Executive Team

THX Ltd., the leading provider of technologies, certification programs and quality assurance standards for the entertainment industry, today announced the appointment of three technology and digital media professionals to its management team. Sheau Ng joins THX as chief technology officer; Bruce Kasrel as vice president of marketing and customer service, and Adrian Sfarti as vice president of systems and network engineering. These appointments will provide THX with the engineering and marketing expertise to grow the company's programs and technology offerings, as well as improve its sales and marketing efforts.

THX Ltd., the leading provider of technologies, certification programs and quality assurance standards for the entertainment industry, today announced the appointment of three technology and digital

— July 19, 2004 19:00 in AV News