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DVD Forum Approves WMVHD VC-9 CODEC for HD-DVD

DVD Forum Approves WMVHD VC-9 CODEC for HD-DVD

Microsoft has come a long way from its announcement at CES 2004 that it had entered the foray of high-definition DVD. This week the company won a very crucial vote when the Steering Committee for the DVD Forum DID NOT APPROVE a resolution that would retain the current "provisional" approval of HD-DVD CODECs until Windows Media Player VC-9 produced licensing terms with the same level of information as that of AVC/H.264.

Microsoft has come a long way from its announcement at CES 2004 that it had entered the foray of high-definition DVD. This week the company won a very crucial vote when the Steering Committee for the

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

HD Radio Rollout Strengthened by iBiquity

HD Radio Rollout Strengthened by iBiquity

iBiquity Digital Corporation, the sole developer of HD Radio™ technology, today announced that it has added two new members to its commercialization team to assist in the expanded rollout of AM/FM digital radio. Peter Brady, former director of sales for Sony Electronics Inc., joins iBiquity as director of aftermarket business development, and Bob Dillon, former CEO of Enikia, assumes the role of director of IC strategic marketing.

iBiquity Digital Corporation, the sole developer of HD Radio™ technology, today announced that it has added two new members to its commercialization team to assist in the expanded rollout of AM/FM

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Hogan Osawa Appointed President of Yamaha Electronics Corporation

Hogan Osawa Appointed President of Yamaha Electronics Corporation

Yamaha Electronics Corporation (YEC) announces the appointment of industry veteran Hogan Osawa as president of its line of Home Theater products effective December 1. Osawa has been with Yamaha since 1982; his most recent position was Executive Vice President of Sales, to which he was appointed in April 2003.

Yamaha Electronics Corporation (YEC) announces the appointment of industry veteran Hogan Osawa as president of its line of Home Theater products effective December 1. Osawa has been with Yamaha since

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Intel's New 915P/G Express and 925X Express Chipsets Add 7.1 Audio & HD Support

Intel's New 915P/G Express and 925X Express Chipsets Add 7.1 Audio & HD Support

In one of the most significant PC platform changes in a decade, Intel Corporation today announced products that usher in a range of audio, video and other capabilities previously found only on specialty PCs. In addition to making the PC experience more entertaining and productive, these technologies pave the way for such emerging capabilities as High Definition (HD) video, 7.1 surround sound and robust file protection for office and home users.

In one of the most significant PC platform changes in a decade, Intel Corporation today announced products that usher in a range of audio, video and other capabilities previously found only on

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

JBL Expands HTI & Soundpoint In-Wall and Ceiling Speaker Lineup

JBL Expands HTI & Soundpoint In-Wall and Ceiling Speaker Lineup

JBL, the leading manufacturer of professional and consumer loudspeakers, today announced the introduction of its HTI Series HTI55 in-wall speaker and SoundPoint Series SP6CS ceiling speaker, two versatile models that provide expanded installation capabilities in home theater and whole-house, home entertainment systems. The HTI55 is designed to deliver audiophile-quality sonic performance, and the SP6CS provides two-channel audio from a single-speaker configuration, making it ideal for use in applications where space is limited.

JBL, the leading manufacturer of professional and consumer loudspeakers, today announced the introduction of its HTI Series HTI55 in-wall speaker and SoundPoint Series SP6CS ceiling speaker, two

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Klipsch Files Lawsuit Against Multiple Internet Sales Violators

Klipsch Files Lawsuit Against Multiple Internet Sales Violators

Klipsch Audio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeakers, today announced it has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana against companies operating the following internet sites: crazyeddie.com, 50TopSellers.com, AuthorizedElectronics.com, TheBestPriceStore.com, and HomeTheaterPhiles.com.

Klipsch Audio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeakers, today announced it has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana against companies operating the

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Kodak Introduces Innovative New Materials for OLED Displays

Kodak Introduces Innovative New Materials for OLED Displays

Continuing its pioneering role in the OLED display industry, Eastman Kodak Company is introducing new high-performance materials for the manufacture of OLED displays and demonstrating active matrix organic light emitting diode (AM OLED) display panels in new sizes and formats, expanding the range of potential uses for the technology.

Continuing its pioneering role in the OLED display industry, Eastman Kodak Company is introducing new high-performance materials for the manufacture of OLED displays and demonstrating active matrix

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Logitech Acquires Intrigue Technologies (Harmony Remote)

Logitech Acquires Intrigue Technologies (Harmony Remote)

Logitech International (SWX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it has purchased the maker of the highly acclaimed Harmony Remote advanced remote controls - privately held Intrigue Technologies of Canada - for $29 million in cash, plus a possible performance-based payment, tied to reaching certain future remote control revenues. Intrigue, which will remain in Mississauga, Ontario, has pioneered an innovative approach to solving the problem faced by most consumer households - too many complicated remote controls.

Logitech International (SWX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it has purchased the maker of the highly acclaimed Harmony Remote advanced remote controls - privately held Intrigue

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

MAXX Products Introduces TruVision Digital Video Processor

MAXX Products Introduces TruVision Digital Video Processor

MAXX Products continues to enhance the home theater experience with the introduction of its TruVision digital video processor - representing the first product in a new line of high performance home theater solutions.

MAXX Products continues to enhance the home theater experience with the introduction of its TruVision digital video processor - representing the first product in a new line of high performance home

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Merian's MLP Technology at CES 2004

Merian's MLP Technology at CES 2004

Huntingdon, UK-based Meridian Audio Limited (Booth #17220, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 1 & 2) , is known internationally for its acclaimed hi-fi and home theater products, where it is the recognized leader in all-digital audio/video systems with such products as the multiple award-winning Reference Series 800 player and 861 surround processor, the acclaimed DSP7000, DSP8000 and other DSP-based loudspeaker systems, and the extensive, elegant new G Series.

Huntingdon, UK-based Meridian Audio Limited (Booth #17220, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 1 & 2) , is known internationally for its acclaimed hi-fi and home theater products, where it is

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Mitsubishi HD-6000 HD PVR/DVR Announced

Mitsubishi HD-6000 HD PVR/DVR Announced

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc., today unveiled the consumer electronics industry's most advanced HDTV receiver/controller, the HD-6000. The HD-6000, which will be available at selected retailers in later this year, was introduced at the company's annual dealer line show in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc., today unveiled the consumer electronics industry's most advanced HDTV receiver/controller, the HD-6000. The HD-6000, which will be available at selected

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

NetStreams and Polk Audio to Introduce IP Networked Loudspeakers

NetStreams and Polk Audio to Introduce IP Networked Loudspeakers

NetStreams , America 's leading Networked Audio solutions provider and manufacturer of the DigiLin XT-IP Network Audio System, announced a cooperative marketing program with premiere loudspeaker manufacturer Polk Audio. The companies see their technologies as being complementary, thus opening up opportunities to jointly promote their respective products.

NetStreams , America 's leading Networked Audio solutions provider and manufacturer of the DigiLin XT-IP Network Audio System, announced a cooperative marketing program with premiere loudspeaker

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

NHT Demonstrates New DSP Controlled Speakers in NYC

NHT Demonstrates New DSP Controlled Speakers in NYC

NHT invites you to see and hear the future of home audio loudspeakers. On hand will be company representatives, as well as representatives of NHT's two partners for the project, DEQX and Power Physics.

NHT invites you to see and hear the future of home audio loudspeakers. On hand will be company representatives, as well as representatives of NHT's two partners for the project, DEQX and Power

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News

NHT Offers Advance Preview of Upcoming DSP Speaker System

NHT Offers Advance Preview of Upcoming DSP Speaker System

As previewed at the January Consumer Electronics Show (CES), NHT will soon unveil its first speaker system incorporating digital signal processing (DSP).

As previewed at the January Consumer Electronics Show (CES), NHT will soon unveil its first speaker system incorporating digital signal processing (DSP).

— June 23, 2004 20:00 in AV News