John Taylor

Editor in chief of Dealerscope

The year 2015 promises to be one where 4K Ultra HD makes an impressive mark on the consumer electronics industry, but it is John Taylor, the vice president of public affairs and communications for LG Electronics USA, who has been an integral part of Ultra HD’s nurturing and growth from the beginning. As the co-chairman of the CEA 4K Ultra HD Working Group, Taylor is considered the “dean” of industry public relations executives, and his expertise is valued across the board.

Couch potatoes everywhere can pause and thank Eugene Polley for hours of feet-up channel surfing. His invention, the first wireless TV remote, began as a luxury, but with the introduction of hundreds of channels and viewing technologies it has become a necessity.

Just ask anyone who's lost a remote.

Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a suburban Chicago hospital, said Zenith Electronics spokesman John Taylor. The former Zenith engineer was 96.

In 1955, if you wanted to switch TV channels from "Arthur Godfrey" to "Father Knows Best,"


Several leading CE vendors used this week’s Digital Downtown consumer electronics showcase and conference, held at the World Financial Center until Saturday to unveil new products. Monster Cable’s Noel Lee, the company’s Head Monster, announced his company was going wireless - or at least branching out into the category. Coming in the fourth quarter is the Monster Wireless Digital Express HD system, a solution based on HD ultra wideband (UWB) technology and designed in partnership with chip maker Sigma Designs, a company that produces chips for many Blu-ray player models. The system will output 1080p video and other content over a home’s

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