CEDIA Expo: Making Sound Better
The personal music player/smartphone has revolutionized the way people listen to music. The flat-panel TV has revolutionized the way people watch video. Both of these innovations have been responsible for boosting markets, but they've done nothing to improve sound quality. Help is on the way.
At CEDIA Expo dozens of suppliers showcased products designed to optimize the sound of music, movie and gaming content. The devices are designed for ease of use, and include wireless and wired options. They can also add profit to dealers' and integrators' bottom lines.
Some vendors and analysts say audio has turned a corner, and it's not all due to the TV sales blip that happened with the introduction of 3D.