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BG Ships New Radia Applications Loudspeakers

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BG Ships New Radia Applications Loudspeakers

— May 10, 2005 19:00

Bohlender-Graebener announced they are now shipping two innovative on-wall models that feature the company's patented planar ribbon technology. The Radia R-18i and R-17i are both high performance

Toshiba Announces New HD DVD ROM Discs

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Toshiba Announces New HD DVD ROM Discs

— May 09, 2005 20:00

Paramount Home Entertainment, one of several major Hollywood studios actively involved in the cultivation of HD DVD, today welcomed the announcement by Toshiba Corporation of two new types of new HD

VESA DisplayPort Digital Display Interface Standard

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VESA DisplayPort Digital Display Interface Standard

— May 09, 2005 20:00

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced the development of a new digital display interface specification for broad application within most forms of displays, including LCD,

Acer Introduces New DLP Projectors

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Acer Introduces New DLP Projectors

— May 08, 2005 20:00

Acer America Corporation, one of the leading worldwide suppliers of IT solutions, today announced a new range of portable projection systems for SOHO and SMB environments. The new PD116P and PD525

InFocus X3 DLP Projector

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InFocus X3 DLP Projector

— May 04, 2005 19:00

Business by day, entertainment by night. Imagine relying on a single product to deliver a well-polished sales presentation and to also host an envy-inducing movie night with friends. Today, with the

LG Announces Plasma HDTVs with HD DVRs

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LG Announces Plasma HDTVs with HD DVRs

— May 02, 2005 20:00

LG Electronics today introduced the world's first plasma integrated high-definition televisions (HDTVs) with a built-in high-definition digital video recorder (HD-DVR). Available in 50- and

Inflatable Big Screen for the Ultimate Pool Party

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Inflatable Big Screen for the Ultimate Pool Party

— May 01, 2005 19:00

Now you can host outdoor film screenings for family and guests in a big, high-quality way. Using the giant, inflatable screen on the SuperScreen™ Outdoor Theater System, you can make the most of your

Sony & Toshiba Working to Unify Blu-ray and HD-DVD

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Sony & Toshiba Working to Unify Blu-ray and HD-DVD

— April 27, 2005 20:00

Sony Corp and Toshiba Corp. said Thursday they are in negotiations about how to resolve their competing next-generation optical disk formats, aiming to give consumers a unified video technology.

Disney Announces New Personal DVD Players

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Disney Announces New Personal DVD Players

— April 26, 2005 19:00

With summer just around the corner, Disney Consumer Products is expanding its popular line of electronics for kids, with new portable DVD/CD players ideal for summer fun and family outings. Available

New Slappa 600 Pro HardBody Case

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New Slappa 600 Pro HardBody Case

— April 26, 2005 19:00

The new 600 Pro HardBody case broadens the SLAPPA CD storage line by introducing the largest capacity CD storage case of its kind to date. The 600 Pro's ultra-portable design, featuring sturdy

DIRECTV Tosses Lifeline to VOOM Customers

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DIRECTV Tosses Lifeline to VOOM Customers

— April 24, 2005 20:00

VOOM customers, despairing over the loss of their HD service, which goes dark at the end of this month, have been thrown a lifeline by DIRECTV. DIRECTV is offering a $200 mail-in rebate on its HD

1080p DLP TVs Enter Volume Production

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1080p DLP TVs Enter Volume Production

— April 20, 2005 20:00

Texas Instruments recently announced that its 1920 x 1080 high-definition (HD) resolution DLP TV technology has been fully qualified and is in production shipment to customers. DLP TVs are expected

HandHeld Entertainment Launches Digital Indie Downloads

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HandHeld Entertainment Launches Digital Indie Downloads

— April 20, 2005 20:00

HandHeld Entertainment today announced plans to launch a large-scale digital download system populated with content from independent filmmakers from around the world. The system's content will

Dolby Pro Logic II Approved for iBiquity HD Radio

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Dolby Pro Logic II Approved for iBiquity HD Radio

— April 18, 2005 20:00

Dolby Laboratories and iBiquity Digital Corporation have approved Dolby® Pro Logic® II as an audio format for the iBiquity HD Radio™ system. Dolby Pro Logic II technology provides a high-quality,

Wolfson Announces New Chips for Portable Electronics

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Wolfson Announces New Chips for Portable Electronics

— April 18, 2005 20:00

Wolfson Microelectronics plc believes that growth in new and existing classes of high volume digital consumer electronics, requiring high fidelity audio, will drive demand for mixed-signal

CEA Announces New Color Coding Standard for Home Theater

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CEA Announces New Color Coding Standard for Home Theater

— April 17, 2005 20:00

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced the publication of an updated Home Theater Color Coding standard, designed to simplify consumers' installation of home theater systems. The

Sonic Introduces Blu-ray Creator Software

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Sonic Introduces Blu-ray Creator Software

— April 17, 2005 20:00

Sonic Solutions today introduced Sonic Blu-ray Creator(TM), the world's first commercial authoring system to enable high-end production facilities and major motion picture studios to create titles

Design Your Own Seating on Elite HT Website

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Design Your Own Seating on Elite HT Website

— April 17, 2005 19:00

Elite Home Theater Seating offers a new innovative option to home theater designers and builders. With its interactive but user friendly website, today's home theater aficionados can customize

LCD Display Costs Expected to Drop 62% by 2008

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LCD Display Costs Expected to Drop 62% by 2008

— April 13, 2005 20:00

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in flat panel display (FPD) market research and consulting, has developed a new report which reveals current and future panel costs, material prices, depreciation,

Portable MP3 Players to Achieve Critical Mass in 2005

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Portable MP3 Players to Achieve Critical Mass in 2005

— April 13, 2005 20:00

JupiterResearch, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), today reported that U.S. shipments of MP3 players will grow 35% to 18.2 million in 2005 and maintain a compound annual growth

Meedio Essentials HTPC Software only $20!

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Meedio Essentials HTPC Software only $20!

— April 13, 2005 19:00

Meedio announced today that its developer community has submitted 200 plugins, themes, and extensions to the Meedio Add-In Directory (MAID). To celebrate, the company is discounting its Meedio

Xbox 360 to be Shown on MTV May 12

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Xbox 360 to be Shown on MTV May 12

— April 12, 2005 20:00

MTV: Music Television and Microsoft Corp. today announced a global marketing alliance to unveil the next-generation Xbox(R) video game system on MTV channels in the United States, Asia Pacific and

ViewSonic Introduces 2 New Commercial Flat-Panels

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ViewSonic Introduces 2 New Commercial Flat-Panels

— April 11, 2005 19:00

ViewSonic(R) Corp., a worldwide leader in visual display products, today introduced two large-screen, flat-panel displays designed for digital signage, videoconferencing and other commercial

Mitsubishi Introduces 1080p DLP HDTVs

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Mitsubishi Introduces 1080p DLP HDTVs

— April 10, 2005 20:00

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

Denon Adds XM Satellite to AVR-4806

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Denon Adds XM Satellite to AVR-4806

— April 06, 2005 19:00

Denon Electronics today announced that it has added XM Satellite Radio functionality to its recently introduced AVR-4806 multi-zone audio/video receiver. With the addition of an optional XM antenna,

Panasonic Intros 9 VIERA Flat Panel TVs

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Panasonic Intros 9 VIERA Flat Panel TVs

— April 06, 2005 19:00

Panasonic, the leading brand by which Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. is known, today unveiled its new line of VIERA series digital high-definition flat panel TVs. The line includes three

Syntax Groups New Olevia 42-inch LCD TV

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Syntax Groups New Olevia 42-inch LCD TV

— April 04, 2005 20:00

Syntax Groups Corporation, one of the fastest-growing manufacturers of LCD TVs in North America, today announced the new 42-inch Olevia widescreen HD built-in LCD TV, its first model to include

New Yamaha RX-V4600 Receiver with HDMI

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New Yamaha RX-V4600 Receiver with HDMI

— April 04, 2005 19:00

Yamaha Electronics Corporation today introduced the RX-V4600, a new A/V digital home theater receiver with HDMI, Dual i.LINK, HD Radio technology, and YPAO (Yamaha Parametric Room Acoustic