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NPD Group Report Shows Correlation on CD‑DVD‑Game Sales

— May 19, 2005 20:00

NPD Group Report Shows Correlation on CD-DVD-Game Sales

The multitude of entertainment options in the marketplace means increased competition for the consumer's entertainment dollar, according to The NPD Group's recent study, the Cross-Entertainment

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Russound Unveils SMS3‑250 Digital Media Server

— May 18, 2005 19:00

Russound Unveils SMS3-250 Digital Media Server

Building on the widespread success of its SMS3 Smart Media Server, Russound unveiled the SMS3-250, giving homeowners more storage capacity with a 250 gigabyte (GB) hard drive as well as options for

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Wireless Projector Introduced by Toshiba

— May 16, 2005 19:00

Wireless Projector Introduced by Toshiba

Toshiba's Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. today introduced the TDP-SW25U wireless DLP projector, a high-performance, portable presentation tool for

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Tributaries Releases TX 500 Power Controllers

— May 15, 2005 19:00

Tributaries Releases TX 500 Power Controllers

Tributaries , a company formed in 1991 and committed to designing power and interconnect products based on scientific principles and not snake oil, has recently announced the availability of its new

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FCC Broadcast Flag Struck Down by Federal Appeals Court

— May 13, 2005 20:00

FCC Broadcast Flag Struck Down by Federal Appeals Court

In a landmark case, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit today struck down the " Broadcast Flag ," an FCC rule that would have crippled digital television receivers beginning on July

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Denon Link 3rd Edition Released ‑ SACD Compatible

— May 12, 2005 20:00

Denon Link 3rd Edition Released - SACD Compatible

Denon Electronics today announced that its new DENON LINK* 3rd Edition digital interface has been officially approved for transmission of Super Audio CD (SACD) signals by Sony and Philips, developers

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Xbox 360 Specs Pics & Details Announced

— May 11, 2005 20:00

Xbox 360 Specs Pics & Details Announced

Wednesday, May 12, 2005 marked the day the details of the Xbox 360 were announced in a carefully promoted MTV 1/2 hour special hosted by Elijah Wood - possibly the world's most popular hobbit-gamer.

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CEA Encourages a Hard Analog Cut‑off Date

— May 10, 2005 20:00

CEA Encourages a Hard Analog Cut-off Date

The following letter was sent from Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), to Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX) regarding the state of the digital television (DTV)

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Digital Audio Projection the Next Trend?

— May 10, 2005 20:00

Digital Audio Projection the Next Trend?

The introduction of the Yamaha YSP-1 digital audio projector made quite a splash this year, winning G4TECHTV's Best of Show, CES 2005. This new consumer device is the harbinger of a new opportunity

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BG Ships New Radia Applications Loudspeakers

— May 10, 2005 19:00

BG Ships New Radia Applications Loudspeakers

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

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Toshiba Announces New HD DVD ROM Discs

— May 09, 2005 20:00

Toshiba Announces New HD DVD ROM Discs

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

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VESA DisplayPort Digital Display Interface Standard

— May 09, 2005 20:00

VESA DisplayPort Digital Display Interface Standard

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,

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Acer Introduces New DLP Projectors

— May 08, 2005 20:00

Acer Introduces New DLP Projectors

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

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InFocus X3 DLP Projector

— May 04, 2005 19:00

InFocus X3 DLP Projector

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

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LG Announces Plasma HDTVs with HD DVRs

— May 02, 2005 20:00

LG Announces Plasma HDTVs with HD DVRs

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

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Inflatable Big Screen for the Ultimate Pool Party

— May 01, 2005 19:00

Inflatable Big Screen for the Ultimate Pool Party

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

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

— April 27, 2005 20:00

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

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.

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Disney Announces New Personal DVD Players

— April 26, 2005 19:00

Disney Announces New Personal DVD Players

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

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New Slappa 600 Pro HardBody Case

— April 26, 2005 19:00

New Slappa 600 Pro HardBody Case

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

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DIRECTV Tosses Lifeline to VOOM Customers

— April 24, 2005 20:00

DIRECTV Tosses Lifeline to VOOM Customers

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

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1080p DLP TVs Enter Volume Production

— April 20, 2005 20:00

1080p DLP TVs Enter Volume Production

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

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HandHeld Entertainment Launches Digital Indie Downloads

— April 20, 2005 20:00

HandHeld Entertainment Launches Digital Indie Downloads

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

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Dolby Pro Logic II Approved for iBiquity HD Radio

— April 18, 2005 20:00

Dolby Pro Logic II Approved for iBiquity HD Radio

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,

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Wolfson Announces New Chips for Portable Electronics

— April 18, 2005 20:00

Wolfson Announces New Chips for Portable Electronics

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

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CEA Announces New Color Coding Standard for Home Theater

— April 17, 2005 20:00

CEA Announces New Color Coding Standard for Home Theater

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

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Sonic Introduces Blu‑ray Creator Software

— April 17, 2005 20:00

Sonic Introduces Blu-ray Creator Software

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

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Design Your Own Seating on Elite HT Website

— April 17, 2005 19:00

Design Your Own Seating on Elite HT Website

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

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LCD Display Costs Expected to Drop 62% by 2008

— April 13, 2005 20:00

LCD Display Costs Expected to Drop 62% by 2008

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,