Definitive Technology's latest speakers: new looks, capabilities
DTS announced several partners are building its DTS Play-Fi whole-home wireless audio ecosystem compatibility into their products.
The DEI Holdings division Sound United- which consists of the Polk, Definitive Technology and BOOM brands- announced a reorganization that will eliminate some positions, with others moving to Southern California.
Dolby Laboratories held a demonstration day to showcase both its cinema and home theater applications of Dolby Atmos sound technology at its New York City offices. The company's senior director of sound technology research, Brett Crockett, and its director of content creation and playback, Craig Eggers, provided background and explanation on how it all works.
Coming into this year’s International CES, it would have been hard to imagine a broader selection of audio products in every form, to fit every taste, than was displayed in the Venetian’s demo suites and on the floor of the newly labeled Tech East (Central and South Halls). Multi-room systems of every stripe, both small-footprint speakers and those that would need the help of wall stretchers to fit into the average home, high-end components, and all manner of headphones with clever, differentiating twists – these were everywhere in Las Vegas last month.
New Jersey retailer Electronics Expo, having regained its financial footing, will open an additional high-end-brand-populated store next month in the same Union, N.J. 10,800-square-foot facility that had originally housed the chain’s second store, Leon Temiz, its CEO, told Dealerscope Thursday. The store currently operates out of a single, 19,000-square-foot facility in Wayne, N.J; the new store will hold a soft opening Nov. 6 for the vendor community and then officially open on Nov. 10.
Best Buy said over the weekend that it will showcase the new Dolby Atmos audio technology in 400 select Magnolia locations at Best Buy stores. Best Buy and Magnolia are offering products featuring the technology from Pioneer Elite, Marantz, Denon In-Command, Yamaha Aventage, Definitive Technology and Onkyo. See a store locator for participating locations here.