Dolby Adds 200th Title
October 28, 2014

Dolby Atmos announced its 200th title this week with the commitment of Disney Pixar’s “Inside Out”, which will hit theaters on June 19 of next year. Since partnering with Disney Pixar’s “Brave” in 2012, Dolby has helped produce object-based audio for titles from studios such as DreamWorks Animation, Lionsgate, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Marvel Studios and Pixar Animation Studios.

Vizio Launches Father's Day Contest
May 24, 2013

Vizio this week announced the launch of a Father's Day contest called "Give Dad Your Best." Sons and daughters will have a chance to win their father a home theater prize package. 

Vizio Launches Mother's Day Contest
April 16, 2013

Vizio this week announced the launch of its “Win It For Mom” contest, in which customers are asked to nominate their mothers in order to win a Mother’s Day VIZIO Home Theater Gift Package. 

Why 3D TV Went From CES Darling to Consumer Reject
January 5, 2012

3D television was heralded as the breakthrough technology of the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show. Hot on the heels of James Cameron's eye-opening Avatar, 3D HDTVs were everywhere on the show floor. One year later, at CES 2011, 3D was back again - this time iterating. We saw bigger 3D HDTVs, 3D displays that didn't require special glasses, and camcorders that captured 3D content.

But where is 3D now? It's certainly not showing up big on our CES 2012 radar, and now looks like over-hyped technology in hindsight

Netflix Earnings are Mixed
July 25, 2011

Did Netflix underestimate the depth of customer anger over its recent price changes? The pioneering Internet video company acknowledged Monday that it expects to see some "negative impact" on revenue in its current quarter, as price hikes announced earlier this month cause customers to cancel their subscriptions and slow the company's growth, at least temporarily, to a crawl. Netflix said it expects to see a return to growth by the end of the year, when it projects that a combination of more subscribers and higher fees could help the Los Gatos company hit $1 billion in quarterly revenue for

Connected TVs Making Steady Gains, 3DTVs Less So
June 30, 2011

The shroud of indifference in which retailers find themselves as they try to incite consumer interest in 3DTV isn’t expected to lift much this year, while consumer interest in connected TVs continues to thrive, according to a new report. Sales of 3DTVs are projected to actually decline in 2011 as issues surrounding a universal standard, eyewear, dearth of content and price resolve themselves, according SNL Kagan. Principal 3DTV drivers include live sports and ongoing (though waning) interest in theatrical 3D movies. 3DTV households should top 1.8 million by the end of the year, or 2% of

Samsung Outlines 2011 TV, App, Connectivity, 3D ‘Nth-Screen’ Strategy
March 16, 2011

Samsung Electronics America presented a broad swath of home entertainment, mobility, computing and digital imaging products at a New York showing Wednesday that its president, Tim Baxter, said dovetails with the company’s commitment to executing its “Nth-Screen” strategy – an all-encompassing game plan emphasizing seamless connectivity and interoperability among devices.