Nancy Klosek

Nancy Klosek

Editor in chief of Dealerscope

Inside the CEA-to-CTA Name Change

The Consumer Electronics Association, producer of CES, will be changing its name to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

SVS Experience opens at Electronics Expo

SVS has partnered with Electronics Expo to open a dedicated high-performance audio “Experience” area in the dealer’s 13,500-sq.-ft. showroom in Wayne, N.J.

Klipsch speaker intros mark Dolby Atmos Year One

Klipsch marked the start of retail rollout of its Reference Premiere speakers with Dolby Atmos technology with full-on, knock-your-socks-off demonstrations at Dolby Laboratories’ New York City offices last week, with Dolby executives providing a summation of the extent of Dolby Atmos’s global reach since the first titles were made available a year ago.

ELAC Makes its U.S. Market Mark

Chris Walker, Vice President, Product Development, and Andrew Jones, Vice President, Engineering, ELAC America LLC, talk about about how this German speaker brand is being presented to the American consumer.

ViewSonic Shows 4K Monitor, LightStream Projector Range

ViewSonic’s selection of monitors has been augmented with the addition of the 27-inch VP2780 – which can display 4K Ultra HD and carries a street price of $799, according to Kenneth Mau, the company’s senior product marketing manager, who showed the monitor in New York City Wednesday.

Sharp Shows Newest 4K Ultra HD TVs

Sharp Electronics Marketing Co. of America President Jim Sanduski presented two new series of  Sharp Aquos 4K Ultra HD TVs at a New York City press event Wednesday, while also stating the company's commitment to the U.S. market.

Emotiva Launches Made-in-U.S.A. USB ‘Ego’ DACs

Emotiva Audio, which is doing an about-face in transitioning manufacturing back to The States and in commencing sales for the first time in its 11-year history through dealer channels, has launched the first two models in an anticipated four-model line of digital-to-analog converters.

Speeches and Vendor Show at Ingram Micro’s Consumer Technology Solutions’ 2015 Expo

Craig Birmingham, vice president and general manager of the newly named Consumer Technology Solutions (CTS) business unit of Ingram Micro, spoke at the annual product Expo in Scottsdale, Ariz., this week about how the company was evolving to capitalize on the trends and “decision-drivers” informing both the consumer marketplace and the buying decisions of CTS’s customer base.  He also offered a few facts about the Expo itself, and broad-view perspectives on the market factors that are most profoundly impacting CTS customers’ business. 

HEOS by Denon Gets Portable, with HEOS 1

The HEOS by Denon wireless multiroom sound line, introduced last year, will include at the beginning of June a new entry-level model: the small-footprint HEOS 1 ($199) portable speaker.  It debuts along with the HEOS 1 Go Pack ($99), a battery pack that locks onto the speaker at its base and acts as a mini stand as well as a power source. Both introductions expand the HEOS system’s utility to outdoor/anywhere use.