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Mahwah, NJ September 24th, 2014 – Marantz, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, is about to release their first Multichannel A/V Preamplifier with Dolby Atmos capability, the AV7702. True versatility paired with renowned Marantz audio performance will let home cinema enthusiasts experience a new world of enveloping sound in their home theater. At the same time, the newcomer comes with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, and the latest audio and video processing technologies. The AV7702 ($1,999.00 MSRP) is expected to be available in black in October 2014.
One of the longest-established cinema chains in the Netherlands, JT Cinemas has spent the last few years investing in new sites and upgrading its existing venues to offer Dutch audiences the best possible experience. Working closely with leading cinema solutions provider dcinex, JT has chosen Alcons Audio systems for the cutting edge Dolby Atmos® installation at its Kerkrade site.
Mahwah, NJ September 18th, 2014 – Marantz, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, is proud to announce the company’s first Headphone Amplifier featuring integrated DAC, the HD-DAC1 ($799 MSRP). This ultra-high quality dedicated Headphone Amplifier, creates simply amazing sound because it uses amplification technologies from Marantz’s high-end Premium 11 Series. Headphones have always added extra intensity to music. Now, with the Marantz HD-DAC1, that intensity reaches new climactic heights. Not surprisingly, this completely new product category comes with a new design, but as always with the unmistakable Marantz family resemblance – it looks new, refreshing, and different, but it is always Marantz.
SUNNYVALE, CA – September 11, 2014 – Kaleidescape, Inc., the market leader in home movie servers, today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ushering in more movies for cinema-quality download and immersive viewing on Kaleidescape’s state-of-the art movie servers and its award-winning movie player, Cinema One.
DENVER (September 15, 2014) – CEDIA EXPO 2014 showed steady growth in attendance and exhibitor participation. More than 480 exhibitors and 18,500 attendees from 82 countries participated in the 2014 event in Denver. Professional and overall attendance both grew by 3%, and the overall exhibitor footprint also saw growth with a 14% increase in the square footage of the show floor.
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Peterborough, Ontario September 10, 2014 — Bryston has announced today the introduction of the model CIW architectural loudspeaker designed for full-range, high-performance audio reproduction. The CIW is a versatile loudspeaker ideally suited to accommodate the requirements of newer surround formats such as Dolby Atmos®, which require ceiling speakers for proper configuration. The CIW is also ideal for any home theater application where traditional floor-standing speakers simply do not fit the décor. Please see Bryston at CEDIA 2014, Booth 320. (more…)
Epson Launches New 3LCD Reflective Laser Pro Cinema Projectors Elevating Home Theater Viewing to an Enthralling Movie Theater ExperienceWednesday, September 10th, 2014
Groundbreaking 4K Enhanced and 1080P Lamp-Free Projectors Deliver True-to-Life Colors with Expansive Color Gamut, Absolute Black Contrast, and High Color and High White Brightness