Emotiva Audio Corp. parent Jade Design announced the completion of its acquisition of high-performance audio component company Sherbourn Technologies.
LG Electronics took the wraps off a 55-inch flat-panel model – one SKU from what will be two new Full LED lines of 3D-capable LCD LED TVs carrying the company’s proprietary NANO picture- and brightness-enhancing technology. The sets are to debut officially at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show and screen sizes will range from 47 to 60 inches.
At the Stereo Exchange in the NoHo section of New York City, Totem Acoustic unveiled its new Element series of speakers. The Element series uses their propriety “no crossover” technology to strike a balance between function and form. The concept is based on nature’s five elements.
NHT’s SuperZero 2.0 mini bookshelf speaker, soon to be released to the market, is an update of one of the brand’s most popular models. Its issue, perhaps fittingly, occurs under the umbrella of an updated NHT – a company that has adopted a two-pronged business model that lets it simultaneously sell directly to integrators and to consumers.
KEF offered CEDIA Expo attendees a look at its latest models aimed at both retail and custom distribution on opening day of the show. They included the new T Series ultra-thin speaker system designed for flat-panel TVs, its newest range of in-wall and in-ceiling speakers dubbed the Ci series, and the upgraded version of its Q range, using technologies extracted from its Concept Blade “statement” tower loudspeaker, shown last year.
Best Buy Thursday announced the launch of the Insignia 5.1 Home Theater System with Audyssey audio technology, the newest home theater product of its in-house Insignia brand.