AV Systems Guide
Dolby Atmos Coming to Home Theaters; Yamaha's Aventage RX-A3040 and RX-A2040 Receivers to Support It Soon
Dolby Laboratories has announced that its Atmos surround sound tech is coming to home theaters. And Yamaha is quick to announce that its Aventage RX-A3040 and RX-A2040 AV receivers will support it soon via a firmware update.
Yamaha has recently released several new firmware updates for its AV receivers. For owners of the RX-A1030/2030/3030, the key improvement is the included support for 4K/60p.
Yamaha has informed us that its YAS-103 sound bar, successor to the YAS-101, will hit stores tomorrow.
In addition to announcing its Relit LSX-700 Lighting/Audio system, Yamaha has introduced a barrage of V77 Series Home Theater System Packages.
Melding lighting control and audio with features such as wireless connectivity and app control, the first system from the Relit Series offers controlled lighting conditions via an array of step-adjustable LEDs, and unobtrusive music streaming from Bluetooth devices.
LG Electronics's new partnership with Harman/Kardon should bring better, more engaging sound to customers when it is released. Find out more about the Ultra surround system within.
The new Samsung digital audio systems include the Wireless Audio Multiroom Speaker, the HW-H751M Wireless Multiroom Soundbar, and the HW-H600 SoundStand.
At CES 2014, Panasonic introduced two new Smart Network Full HD 3D Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Systems which aim to deliver high-resolution 3D images and lifelike surround sound.
Qualcomm has announced an ultra HD-capable Snapdragon 802 processor for next-generation smart TVs, smart set-top boxes and smart digital media adapters. Also unveiled today is the Snapdragon 602A applications processor for connected in-car infotainment.
Opera Software has announced that apps from the Opera TV Store will be available for download on selected Samsung Blu-ray Disc players, providing viewers with more choices of online and streaming entertainment for their TV screens and giving app and content owners a huge new audience.