CEDIA 2006 Recap – Part 1

Over 26,000 home theater dealers traveled to the Mile High City of Denver to learn what is new and improved in our industry. They were not let down. The manufacturers filled the entire convention center with the latest in technology that will make your home completely automated. There were projectors that had such high resolutions …

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CEDIA 2006 Recap – Part 2

Next year, all analog TV transmissions will cease and the much acclaimed high-definition will be the standard. Does that mean you should run out and replace all of your entertainment equipment with HD? I haven’t. The price of HD televisions and projectors are declining quickly this fall, and I expect even more reductions next year. …

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InfoComm 2006 Recap

InfoComm is the largest, most comprehensive information communication systems technology marketplace in the world. The Show is renowned as the serious business –to-business tradeshow. For over 50 years, InfoComm has been the show dealers turn to when looking for technology solutions to their application needs. From its humble beginnings in the visual education movement in …

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CEDIA Expo 2005 – Part 3

Here are my picks for the HomeToys Hot Product Picks for 2005 award. – KEF KIT100 5.1 sound system – ARTcoustics’ loudspeakers and subwoofers – iGroove from Klipsch Sake or audio? Maybe both. JVC started using wood for their speaker cones because it provided an ideal combination of high sound propagation speed and natural vibration …

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CEDIA Expo 2005 – Part 2

Here are my picks for the HomeToys Hot Product Picks for 2005 award. – Hannspree line of theme televisions. – The Body Sound chair Stay tuned for more products and picks in parts 3 of this report. The big news in home viewing at Cedia was the announcement of 1080p RP television sets. HP, Mitsubishi, …

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CEDIA Expo 2005 – Part 1

I just visited a toy store. Only this toy store did not have any children present. It was the ultimate experience in home toys, the Cedia Show in Indianapolis, home of the Colts. Indianapolis is not only the home of the Colts, but part of the Cedia show was held in the RCA Dome, which …

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