Sharp Plans Presence at SXSW
March 12, 2015

Sharp Electronics has plans to hold events at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, starting this weekend.

At CES, Sharp Adds Pixel Splitting Technology to 4K Ultra HD TVs
January 5, 2015

On display at the 2015 International CES, Sharp Electronics’ AQUOS 4K Ultra HD TV lineup for 2015 – with quadruple the number of models across seven screen sizes (43 inches to 80 inches) versus 2014 – will feature several models with design and performance innovations that will enable reductions in screen thickness even at very large screen sizes. 

Lincoln Turns to Revel for High-End Audio
January 2, 2015

The Lincoln nameplate has not been without high-end sound systems. Although some Lincoln vehicles are on the forgettable side (Zephyr?), that same vehicle was the first to have a THX-certified audio system from the factory.

Sharp Ships TV/Audio Player Line
October 30, 2014

Sharp said this week that it is now shipping its AQUOS 4K UD27 line, which features both THX 4K Certified Ultra HD LED TVs and the Sharp Wireless High Resolution Audio Player.

Integra Adds More Atmos Receivers
August 28, 2014

Integra today added to its 2014 lineup of Dolby Atmos-enabled A/V receivers and preamp processors. The additions are the DTR-50.6, DTR-60.6, DTR-70.6 and DHC-80.6, all of which are also THX-certified, and support HDMI 2.0 for 4K/60Hz and HDCP 2.2 copy protection.

Great Expectations For 4K
July 16, 2014

DEALERSCOPE: What are your predictions for sales of Ultra HD 4K TVs for 2014, for the market as a whole, and for your brand in the market? Will the category reach mainstream by the end of the year—and how do you define “mainstream?”

Onkyo Debuts New AV Components
June 23, 2014

Onkyo on Monday announced the arrival of several new products, including  THX-Certified 9.2-Channel TX-NR1030 Network A/V Receiver, 11.2-Channel TX-NR3030 Network A/V Receiver, and 11.2-Channel PR-SC5530 Network A/V Controller.

Integra Debuts DTR-30.6 and DTR-40.6 AV Receivers
May 21, 2014

Integra announced Wednesday that  its two newest seven-channel AV receivers will be available this month. The company says the 95-watt-per-channel DTR-30.6 ($1,000) and the 110-watt-per-channel DTR-40.6 ($1,300) are the first receivers designed to support the latest HDMI standard for 4K/60Hz video, as well as the latest HDCP2.2 copy protection standard.

Panasonic Details 2014 4K, LED TV Lines
May 15, 2014

Panasonic is rolling out now and through the summer months a 2014 TV lineup that includes 4K but focuses on LED, saying the technologies embedded in the sets move beyond conventional smart TV concepts and indeed, beyond Panasonic’s own 2013 Smart Viera platform to offer intuitive control and automation of smart functions with voice and visual prompts triggered by what the set “learns” of user preferences.