Yamaha's portfolio of MusicCast-enabled products are being enhanced with the rollout of firmware updates to each, of both Amazon Music and enhanced Alexa voice control functionality.
Yamaha has rolled out MusicCast Surround, a new wireless audio streaming option for home theater enthusiasts, which will launch in several new products.
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.
Yamaha this week announced the arrival of its R-N301 network stereo receiver. The receiver supports AirPlay and DLNA connectivity, and is controlled by a free app.
Yamaha has announced the debut of its latest audio product, the EPH-M200 earphones.
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.
C.E.D. is planning a pair of "Fall Ball" events this October, a tradition celebrating its 15th year.
Yamaha Tuesday announced the arrival of the YSP-2500 sound bar, which includes a wireless subwoofer and the company's Digital Sound Projector technology.