By Shane Sturgeon • Jan 7 2011, 12:19am
The new HD Flow Wireless Multimedia Kit (HDS100) from Peerless Industries is a simple solution for installing HDTVs and other displays with the freedom to stream Full HD 1080p 60Hz video and 5.1 channel Digital audio anywhere in the home – without drilling or running cables through the walls.
Featuring simple plug and play setup, HD Flow wirelessly connects devices such as Blu-ray®/DVD players, satellite/DVR/cable set top boxes, video game consoles, media servers, VHS players, laptop and PCs to HDTVs, digital TVs, projectors, monitors and even CRT TVs transmitting high-definition 1080p 60Hz resolution as well as analog.
With a reach of...
By Shane Sturgeon • Jan 6 2011, 6:20am
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
today unveiled new innovative features in its 3D Blu-ray line that offer Samsung Smart Hub via integrated 802.11n wireless and Smart Blu-ray features.
Three of the new models have Samsung's innovative system-on-chip (SoC) for exceptional 3D up-conversion of movies, pictures and streaming video.
Consumers can look forward to seven new products that offer a range of features to suit their lifestyle needs.
The key 3D Blu-ray products being showcased by the market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics include...
By Shane Sturgeon • Jan 6 2011, 6:06am
LAS VEGAS, Jan.
5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (CES Booth #14200) -- Sony today introduced its new Blu-ray Disc™ line featuring access to online entertainment, Wi-Fi® Internet connectivity, Blu-ray 3D™ playback, and compatibility with Sony's new HomeShare™ Network speakers for wireless multi-room audio streaming throughout the home.
The full HD 1080p new Blu-ray Disc™ line includes...
By Shane Sturgeon • Jan 6 2011, 5:34am
LAS VEGAS, Jan.
5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NETGEAR®, Inc.
(Nasdaq: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced the second generation NETGEAR Push2TV™ HD TV adapter, now with full-HD 1080p video resolution and other key improvements to enhance the home theater experience, at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
The Push2TV HD (PTV2000) is compatible with laptops featuring both current generation and next generation Intel® Wireless Display technology and enables consumers to...
By Shane Sturgeon • Jan 6 2011, 5:24am
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5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NETGEAR®, Inc.
(Nasdaq: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) three new home networking products that deliver the connectivity consumers need to supercharge their Internet-ready home theater gadgets and connect their iPads and other tablets, gaming consoles, and smartphones to the Internet.
Demonstrating the company's commitment to delivering the innovative products needed to create the best connected entertainment and mobility experience throughout the home, NETGEAR introduces...
By Shane Sturgeon • Jan 5 2011, 1:27am
LAS VEGAS, Jan.
4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International CES 2011 – January 6-9 – Central Hall #13427 – At the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show, IOGEAR today announces the Wireless 3D Media Kit (GW3DKIT), the company's first device to wirelessly stream HD audio/video and offer 3D support up to 100 feet away.
Six different A/V devices can be connected and stashed away for discrete, uninhibited performance.
Leveraging its own integrated private Wi-Fi (802.11n), the IOGEAR™ Wireless 3D Media Kit broadcasts with almost no latency and no interference from nearby wireless routers.
Content can be streamed to...
By Alfred Poor • Nov 10 2010, 1:00pm
You now have more reasons than ever to connect your HDTV to the Internet (or to some device that connects to the Internet), but many people don’t have an outlet for their home network in the living room.
A wireless WiFi connection is not always the answer, as it may not have sufficient bandwidth to [...]
By Alfred Poor • Sep 29 2010, 1:00pm
Ah, the brave new world of home entertainment.
Streaming video across high-speed broadband connections will cause legions of viewers to cut their cable cords (and satellite cords, except that satellites don’t have cords).
HDTVs, Blu-ray players, video game consoles, and even digital picture frames have wired and wireless connections to home networks, opening up a [...]
By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 21 2010, 11:17am
brite-View by Xpike Innovation today unveiled the Air SyncHD (model BV-2322), featuring Amimon's latest WHDI module.
Currently, the Air SyncHD is the only reliable solution for wireless streaming of uncompressed, 1080p/60 content in a multi-room or multi-floor setting within the same house.
It establishes an invisible HDMI connection with a 66-foot range (1080p/60) or 100-foot range (1080i/60)when the "WIDE" mode is activated.
brite-View's exclusive "Hybrid Connection" allows...
By Shane Sturgeon • Aug 10 2010, 3:55am
ProVision Communications will demonstrate AXAR2010, the world's first wireless, quad channel, multi-room HD video system at the CableLabs Summer Conference in Keystone Colorado, August 15-18.
The AXAR2010 can simultaneously stream four independent 1080p HD video channels over a standard 5GHz 802.11n wireless network throughout a home.
The system is highly robust, reliably steaming the HD video through walls and floors to multiple HDTVs and mobile devices.
The technology's introduction means...
By Shane Sturgeon • Jun 26 2010, 3:52am
VIZIO, America's HDTV and Consumer Electronics Company, announced today the introduction of a wireless Internet router optimized for VIZIO Internet Apps (VIA), the platform that enables viewers to experience the best of the web and on-demand content, as well as three wireless Blu-ray players with Internet Apps, that offer consumers even more entertainment on demand, such as streaming HD movies, TV episodes, music, photos and social networking.
The XWR100 Dual-Band HD Wireless Internet Router prioritizes HD video and audio to VIA HDTVs and Blu-ray players, such as VIA-enabled VBR200W, VBR210, VBR220 and VBR231 Blu-ray players that are capable of...
By Alfred Poor • Mar 9 2010, 1:00pm
If you’ve never been to Wilmington, NC, you should plan a trip because it’s a wonderful town close great ocean beaches with lots to do.
And now there’s something new to do there: connect to the Internet using “white space” wireless connections.
This is a “Smart City” experiment coordinated by TV Band Service of Wilmington and [...]
By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 1 2010, 2:18pm
HANNOVER, Germany, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
(NASDAQ:NTGR) , a worldwide provider of technologically innovative, branded networking solutions, today announced two new networking accessories for home theaters.
The High-Performance Wireless-N HD Home Theater Kit (WNHDB3004) is a carrier-grade, tested and proven solution for wirelessly playing multiple jitter-free 1080p HD video and audio streams to every room in the house flawlessly, and at double the performance and range of solutions in the market today.
The Universal WiFi Internet Adapter for Home Theater Devices and Gaming Consoles (WNCE2001)delivers Wireless-N performance of up to 300 Mbps through the Ethernet port of consumer ...
By The HT Guys • Feb 5 2010, 7:14am
Pretty much since we have been doing the HDTV and Home Theater Podcast we have had listeners ask us about wireless solutions.
We have been pretty happy with products from Rocketfish™ and AudioEngine.
Today we take a look at the Aperion Audio Home Audio Link (HAL) which will transmit high quality uncompressed audio up to 100 feet.
By Richard Fisher • Jan 15 2010, 4:35pm
A wireless solution to get rid of the audio and video cables for a display has been a focal point for many years now.
While many wireless adapters have come to market the Achilles Heal has always been that none of these solutions could fully duplicate the capability (and more importantly the performance) of a wired HDMI connection.
At CES 2008 the WirelessHD group announced they were developing a new wireless standard and technology that could!
At CES 2009 there were...
By Shane Sturgeon • Jan 5 2010, 1:31pm
The WirelessHD® Consortium, the first and largest 60 GHz initiative worldwide and the only wireless standard that provides wireless lossless A/V support, today announced a major enhancement to the WirelessHD 1.0 specification.
The next generation of the WirelessHD specification will enable HDTVs, Blu-ray disc players, PCs and portable devices to transmit, share and display content in billions of colors with unprecedented vividness and accuracy as well as instantaneously transfer large multi-gigabyte media files among a variety of devices.
The WirelessHD standards group also announced...
By Shane Sturgeon • Jan 5 2010, 1:24pm
VIZIO, America’s #1 LCD HDTV Company, today announced that it has chosen to add WirelessHD technology and SiBEAM 60 GHz chipsets, based on the globally available WirelessHD standard, for a new line of LCD HDTVs and wireless HDMI adapters.
VIZIO is also in the process of joining WirelessHD as an Adopter with the intent of incorporating WirelessHD technology into a wide range of product offerings for the consumer.
VIZIO will demonstrate...
By Shane Sturgeon • Jan 5 2010, 12:59pm
Bristol, UK – 5th January 2010
- ProVision Communications has created the world’s first consumer electronics technology capable of securely streaming live HD video content across all the rooms of a home.
The system, called AXAR1500, streams HD video content from a Blu-ray player, PVR or HD set top box to...
By Shane Sturgeon • Dec 21 2009, 7:20pm
LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Valens Semiconductor announced today that they intend to launch a cross-industry alliance to promote and standardize the HDBaseT™ technology for whole-home distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content.
The HDBaseT Alliance will...
By Alfred Poor • Dec 11 2009, 1:00pm
The Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) group announced the release of the WHDI specification earlier this week.
This is designed to let HDTV equipment makers create wireless connections between devices, up to 100 feet apart and through walls.
It relies on a 40 MHz channel in the 5 GHz unlicensed band, rated at less [...]