Home Entertainment - Video News http://www.hemagazine.com/taxonomy/term/47/0 en And In a Related Article: 20-Inch TV, 1080P? http://www.hemagazine.com/node/21919 <p style="text-align: justify">A recent Los Angeles Times article reports that 1080p resolution is now commonly offered on TVs in the low 20-inch range at prices below $300. The article goes on to describe a somewhat skeptical reaction by industry mavens, some of whom claim there is no perceptible improvement in picture quality on such a small screen size. So why are these TVs on the market? The justification appears to be based on multiple uses. According to the article, many people, especially younger viewers, are benefiting from 1080p's higher resolution when using smaller displays as computer monitors and for video games (sharper text and graphics). If you're already building computer monitors, adding a TV tuner adds very little to the cost. To read the entire article, <a href="http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-mini-hdtv-20100816,0,5423219.story" target="_blank">click here:</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/node/21919">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/node/21919#comments Video News Tue, 05 Oct 2010 11:14:26 -0700 MarkE 21919 at http://www.hemagazine.com New Marantz... everything http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Marantz <p><strong>Receivers, players, separates and more.<br /></strong><br />Marantz has announced a whole host of new products ranging from high-end separates, integrated amps, networked audio players, and receivers.</p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Marantz">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Marantz#comments 3D Audio News News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Wed, 28 Jul 2010 00:02:54 -0700 geoffm 21836 at http://www.hemagazine.com New Runco Outdoor Plasmas CP-42HD and CP-52HD http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Runco_Outdoor_Plasmas_CP-42HD_CP-52HD <p><strong>TV Rain or Shine<br /></strong><br />Runco has announced two new outdoor LCDs, the CP-42HD and the CP-52HD. As the numbers suggest, they're 42 and 52-inch models. </p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Runco_Outdoor_Plasmas_CP-42HD_CP-52HD">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Runco_Outdoor_Plasmas_CP-42HD_CP-52HD#comments News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Wed, 07 Jul 2010 00:29:00 -0700 geoffm 21803 at http://www.hemagazine.com New Panasonic Pro Plasmas http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Panasonic_Pro_Plasmas <p><strong>When huge isn't big enough<br /></strong><br />Panasonic Solutions Company has announced three new professional 3D<sup class="glossary-indicator" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..."><a href="/taxonomy/term/68" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..." class="glossary-indicator">i</a></sup> plasma models; an 85-inch, a 103, and if that one isn't big enough for you, a 152-inch. This is roughly the same size as a current Mini Cooper.</p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Panasonic_Pro_Plasmas">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Panasonic_Pro_Plasmas#comments News Video News Mon, 05 Jul 2010 00:54:15 -0700 geoffm 21801 at http://www.hemagazine.com S1Digital P250 http://www.hemagazine.com/S1Digital_P250 <p><strong>New server and complete line updates</strong></p> <p>S1Digital has announced the P250, their newest Media Center client. </p> <p>They've also updated their entire ProLine Series. </p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/S1Digital_P250">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/S1Digital_P250#comments 3D News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:51:38 -0700 geoffm 21776 at http://www.hemagazine.com New Sony 3D TVs http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Sony_3D_TVs <p><strong>Sony 3D<sup class="glossary-indicator" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..."><a href="/taxonomy/term/68" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..." class="glossary-indicator">i</a></sup> Assault    </strong></p> <p>Sony had an event yesterday where they announced a whole cadre of products to push 3D from all angles, and highlighting their position as the only company with their fingers in every aspect of 3D, from shot to show.</p> <p>TV and BD info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Sony_3D_TVs">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/New_Sony_3D_TVs#comments 3D News Video News Thu, 10 Jun 2010 00:47:55 -0700 geoffm 21754 at http://www.hemagazine.com 3D on AT&T U-verse http://www.hemagazine.com/3D_on_ATT_U-verse <!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>ESPN 3D<sup class="glossary-indicator" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..."><a href="/taxonomy/term/68" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..." class="glossary-indicator">i</a></sup></strong></p> <p>World Cup in 3D? Ok, I'll bite. And bite it does, one channel for $10 a month? Ouch. </p> <p>Here's the deal...</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/3D_on_ATT_U-verse">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/3D_on_ATT_U-verse#comments 3D News Video News Wed, 09 Jun 2010 16:15:29 -0700 geoffm 21752 at http://www.hemagazine.com Gefen USB to DVI http://www.hemagazine.com/Gefen_USB_DVI <p><strong>Get your PC on your TV</strong></p> <p>If you have an older computer that doesn't have DVI/HDMI, or just want to be able to hook up more displays to your computer, Gefen has released a new USB based device that allows you to add any high-definition display to your computer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Gefen_USB_DVI">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Gefen_USB_DVI#comments News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Tue, 25 May 2010 00:10:35 -0700 geoffm 21726 at http://www.hemagazine.com Bene Coffice http://www.hemagazine.com/Bene_Coffice <p><strong>Sit and Spin</strong></p> <p>Pair a smart-looking office chair with a computer/power connection and what do you get? </p> <p>The Coffice, a sophisticated seat designed by Bene that allows you to log in and look cool at the same time. </p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Bene_Coffice">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Bene_Coffice#comments News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Thu, 20 May 2010 00:13:14 -0700 geoffm 21722 at http://www.hemagazine.com Adeo Biformat and Multiformat http://www.hemagazine.com/Adeo_Biformat_Multiformat <p><strong>Due schermi</strong></p> <p>Adeo, from Italy, has announced two new screens, the Biformat and the Multiformat. </p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Adeo_Biformat_Multiformat">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Adeo_Biformat_Multiformat#comments News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Thu, 13 May 2010 00:01:58 -0700 geoffm 21718 at http://www.hemagazine.com projectiondesign FR12 RLS http://www.hemagazine.com/projectiondesign_FR12_RLS <p><strong>Remote Light Source</strong></p> <p>projectiondesign has come up with a clever way to make a completely silent projector. </p> <p>The trick? Removing the lamp entirely and putting it in a separate chassis that can be up to 100 feet away. </p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/projectiondesign_FR12_RLS">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/projectiondesign_FR12_RLS#comments News Video News Mon, 10 May 2010 00:09:37 -0700 geoffm 21706 at http://www.hemagazine.com DreamVision Starlight 2 http://www.hemagazine.com/DreamVision_Starlight_2 <p><strong>Sleek, Stylish and 1080p</p> <p></strong>DreamVision has announced the Starlight 2, a 3-chip 1080p LCOS projector. </p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/DreamVision_Starlight_2">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/DreamVision_Starlight_2#comments News Video News Thu, 29 Apr 2010 00:13:47 -0700 geoffm 21690 at http://www.hemagazine.com Screen Innovations Reference Motorized II http://www.hemagazine.com/SI_Reference_Motorized_II <p><strong>Faster, Quieter</strong></p> <p>SI has released the Reference Motorized II, a new retractable screen that is quick and quiet. </p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/SI_Reference_Motorized_II">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/SI_Reference_Motorized_II#comments News Video News Thu, 22 Apr 2010 00:19:34 -0700 geoffm 21680 at http://www.hemagazine.com Mozaex Bravo http://www.hemagazine.com/Mozaex_Bravo <p><strong>Blu-ray and Multi-room<br /></strong><br />Mozaex has released the Bravo, a Blu-ray player with a built-in multi-room music server. </p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Mozaex_Bravo">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Mozaex_Bravo#comments Audio News News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:35 -0700 geoffm 21676 at http://www.hemagazine.com B&O BeoVision 10 http://www.hemagazine.com/BandO_BeoVision_10 <p><strong>Bringing LED some Style</strong></p> <p>Bang and Olufsen have announced the BeoVision 10, the newest entry to their LCD line. </p> <p>LED edgelit and 240 Hz are cool, but it's the stylish new cabinet that draws the eye first.</p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/BandO_BeoVision_10">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/BandO_BeoVision_10#comments News Video News Fri, 09 Apr 2010 01:22:01 -0700 geoffm 21663 at http://www.hemagazine.com Toshiba UX600 Series http://www.hemagazine.com/Toshiba_UX600 <p><strong>LED and Web<br /></strong><br />Bored with just 400 channels of cable/satellite? The new UX600 series from Toshiba offers extensive &quot;NET TV&quot; functionality with YouTube, Facebook, and more all available on the TV. </p> <p>Wireless, LED, and all the other features after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Toshiba_UX600">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Toshiba_UX600#comments News Video News Thu, 25 Mar 2010 00:06:52 -0700 geoffm 21634 at http://www.hemagazine.com Autonomic Controls Mirage Media Server by S1Digital http://www.hemagazine.com/Mirage_Media_Server <p><strong>In the Cloud(s)</strong></p> <p>S1Digital and Autonomic have paired up for the Mirage Media Server. </p> <p>Unlike most media servers, this one can be accessed by any web enabled device and be used to synchronize different units in different areas. </p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Mirage_Media_Server">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Mirage_Media_Server#comments Audio News News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:16:10 -0700 geoffm 21630 at http://www.hemagazine.com Panasonic 3D Demos http://www.hemagazine.com/Panasonic_3D_Demos <p><strong>See 3D<sup class="glossary-indicator" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..."><a href="/taxonomy/term/68" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..." class="glossary-indicator">i</a></sup> TV<br /></strong><br />Panasonic has started a 15 city tour promoting and demoing 3D. The Touch the Future Tour allows consumers to see how 3D performs with both movies, games, and other content, first hand.</p> <p>Info, dates and cities after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Panasonic_3D_Demos">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Panasonic_3D_Demos#comments News Video News Wed, 17 Mar 2010 00:08:38 -0700 geoffm 21623 at http://www.hemagazine.com 2010 Panasonic Plasmas http://www.hemagazine.com/2010_Panasonic_Plasmas <p><strong>Plethora of Plasmas</strong></p> <p>Panasonic has announced their 2010 lines of plasmas. </p> <p>From improved black levels, energy efficiency, and 3D<sup class="glossary-indicator" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..."><a href="/taxonomy/term/68" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..." class="glossary-indicator">i</a></sup> to Twitter and Skype, all the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/2010_Panasonic_Plasmas">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/2010_Panasonic_Plasmas#comments 3D News Video News Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:45:24 -0800 geoffm 21589 at http://www.hemagazine.com Sony BDP-S470 http://www.hemagazine.com/Sony_BDP-S470 <p><strong>3D<sup class="glossary-indicator" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..."><a href="/taxonomy/term/68" title="3D, so much more than 2D. 50% more, really..." class="glossary-indicator">i</a></sup></strong></p> <p>Sony has released a new standalone Blu-ray player, the BDP-S470.</p> <p>Just another new Blu-ray player? Not quite. This one will output 3D. Sort of. </p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Sony_BDP-S470">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Sony_BDP-S470#comments News Video News Thu, 11 Feb 2010 00:08:25 -0800 geoffm 21569 at http://www.hemagazine.com S1Digital Blu-ray Disc Changer http://www.hemagazine.com/S1Digital_Blu-ray_Disc_Changer <p><strong>Store ur Blu</strong></p> <p>Storing 100 Blu-ray or DVDs is just the start of the functionality of the new Blu-ray Disc Changer from S1Digital. </p> <p>The idea behind the Blu-ray Disc Changer is to hook it up to one of S1Digital's Media Centers, or any third party Windows 7/Vista media center to unlock all its digital goodness.</p> <p>All the info after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/S1Digital_Blu-ray_Disc_Changer">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/S1Digital_Blu-ray_Disc_Changer#comments News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Thu, 04 Feb 2010 00:49:07 -0800 geoffm 21559 at http://www.hemagazine.com CES 2010 Highlights http://www.hemagazine.com/CES_2010_Highlights <p><strong>Highlights from CES 2010<sup class="glossary-indicator" title="All the latest products and news from the Consumer Electronics Show 2010"><a href="/CES2010" title="All the latest products and news from the Consumer Electronics Show 2010" class="glossary-indicator">i</a></sup></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/CES_2010_Highlights">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/CES_2010_Highlights#comments Audio News CES 2010 News Video News Whole Home/Custom Install News Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:18:14 -0800 geoffm 21530 at http://www.hemagazine.com McIntosh MVP881 BR http://www.hemagazine.com/McIntosh_MVP881_BR <p><strong>McUni</strong></p> <p>A Profile 2.0 Blu-ray player isn't anything interesting anymore. </p> <p>But a BD player that also plays DVD-Audio and SACD... and it's from McIntosh? Sign us up.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/McIntosh_MVP881_BR">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/McIntosh_MVP881_BR#comments Audio News CES 2010 News Video News Wed, 13 Jan 2010 00:16:36 -0800 geoffm 21529 at http://www.hemagazine.com Samsung 9000 Series http://www.hemagazine.com/Samsung_9000_Series <p><strong>Just when you thought you knew thin.</strong></p> <p>In one of the coolest unveils at the show, Samsung has announced the 9000 series, which is only 0.3 inches thick.  </p> <p>Specs are fuzzy at the moment, but what we know and a bunch more images of this incredible TV after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Samsung_9000_Series">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Samsung_9000_Series#comments CES 2010 News Video News Mon, 11 Jan 2010 01:33:34 -0800 geoffm 21523 at http://www.hemagazine.com Toshiba CELL TV http://www.hemagazine.com/Toshiba_CELL_TV <p><strong>LCD+PS3=CELL TV<br /></strong><br />Probably Toshiba’s biggest announcement was the long rumored and discussed CELL TV. </p> <p>Though presented as the “Toshiba Developed” CELL Processor, it is indeed the same CELL that is found in the PS3, and several IBM products (all joint developers). What can a processor like that do in your TV? Find out after the jump.</p> <p><a href="http://www.hemagazine.com/Toshiba_CELL_TV">read more</a></p> http://www.hemagazine.com/Toshiba_CELL_TV#comments CES 2010 News Video News Thu, 07 Jan 2010 00:50:38 -0800 geoffm 21501 at http://www.hemagazine.com