After a long week, IFA 2012 has come to an end. To conclude our coverage, here's a curated list of prominent announcements and our impressions of technologies that made the headlines at Europe's number one consumer electronics trade fair.
Yamaha has brought a treasure trove of products to IFA 2012, including new sound bars, desktop audio systems, and even a high-end CD player with a network-streaming client. Here are a few that caught our attention; fingers crossed that they will reach our shores soon.
Hunting for cool audio-visual deals at Comex 2012? Then be sure to check out our recommendations related to HDTVs, projectors, media players, and headsets before you head down to Suntec's Convention Center. Happy shopping!
Creative serves up a wireless headset and USB 'sound card' combo in the form of the Sound Blaster Recon3D Omega Wireless. With a focus on recreating 5.1-channel surround sound for accurate audio directionality, can this device actually help improve your gaming? We find out.
The Panasonic SC-BTT583 Home Theater System comprises of everything you need but the TV to setup a room entertainment system, promising storming 3D visuals and audio out of the box - or so it claims. We take it for a spin to see if it delivers the goods.
Employing aircraft-grade aluminium and 40mm mylar/titanium diaphragms is the Focal Spirit One, which is a lightweight closed-back circumaural headset that offers an in-line control pod with three buttons for controlling volume and playback. We find out if audiophiles will fancy this one.
Denon might have made their name based on top-end products such as AV receivers and amplifiers. But now, with their first ever launch event in Singapore, they are bringing consumer headphones and docking stations to the mass market.
Equipped with standard features a gaming headset would offer, like 40mm drivers and the expected 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response, the Shock One also comes with a bi-directional microphone. How will this seemingly average gaming gear deliver? We find out.
The Bose SoundLink is intended to serve the sound needs of users who store their music on their smartphones and are on-the-move. Does the new product deliver on its brand promise? Will its large size affect mobility? We find out.
With the Panasonic SC-HTB550 2.1-channel home theater sound system, you can choose to set it up as a modern sound bar, or as two separate freestanding vertical speakers. Better yet, the subwoofer connects to the receiver wirelessly. Intrigued? Hit the jump to find out more.