Bowers & Wilkins's new Formation Suite series of whole-home wireless streaming audio consists of five products it says combine both convenience and high-performance characteristics associated with the Bowers & Wilkins brand
Philips have combined forces with legendary audio specialists, Bowers & Wilkins, to create a TV where stunning picture meets superior sound quality.
With all of the attention being paid to tablets, headphones, and smart phones, you would never know that one category of home audio has been growing rather steadily for more than two years while other segments have leveled off or declined. Sound bars have become an important product for loudspeaker manufacturers; so much so that larger players such as B&W, Polk Audio, and MartinLogan have invested a lot of R&D into producing models that cost as much as an entry level surround system.
Maserati and high-end speaker manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins have announced a deal to fit top-spec audio equipment in the Italian marque's cars, and they've celebrated the news with a bizarre new piece of music. The collaboration will see a new audio system developed especially for Maserati cars, hitting options lists sometime in 2013, as well as a range of home audio kit bearing the Maserati brand.
Technical details are sparse, though B&W isn't a stranger to in-car audio. The company already supplies Jaguar with multiple systems
Barrett's Home Theater changed its name last May to Barrett's Technology Solutions. But for six full months after that, the name was about the only thing that had changed. Retail CE products still took center stage in the store, with design, installation and other offices relegated to the perimeter.
Just in time for the holiday season, members of the Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) are leveraging an online marketing push by Sony and Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) to co-brand local custom installation firms in national advertising. Sony and B&W are using a program called Local Extend from Netsertive. When an online consumer clicks on an advertisement, he/she is taken straight to a local dealer's website, not the manufacturer's. This is based on geographic location, so the online user will be automatically directed to the website of the closest HTSA member. "The ability to send customers directly to
Bowers and Wilkins has introduced a smaller, less expensive counterpart to its Zeppelin iPod dock, the Zeppelin Mini.
B&W Loudspeakers said this week that it has introduced a new in-wall subwoofer, the ISW-4. Designed by B&W veteran Dr. John Dibb, the speaker arrives this month.