The Consumer Electronics Association this week announced the 2014 class of the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame. The 12 members will join the Hall in November, when the induction will be held in New York for the first time.
Petra Industries Monday announced that it has begun shipping its 2013 fall catalog. The catalog is nearly 1,300 pages and includes more than 15,000 products from 500 manufacturers. Over 3,000 of the products are new, and it includes 1,500 price drops.
It all started with a twist of fate. Victor Pak and Dusan Jankov were friends who’d met each other at the office. It was the mid-1980s. Pak and Jankov had both recently graduated, and both were working at their very first engineering jobs.
This episode of AVWeek has guests George Tucker of WorldStage and Craig MacCormack from Commercial Integrator magazine join host Tim Albright. The gang goes over the new technologies being released at ISE and discusses if US AV fans should take the trip to the show. They look back on the 30 year history of the MIDI standard, and talk about Cisco’s sale of Linksys, as well as Logitech’s desire to sell Harmony. They also share some of Grant Clauser’s 4K love.
Onkyo this week announced the arrival of its new A/V receiver line, which includes three models. These include the TX-NR5010 Network A/V Receiver ($2,999) and nine-channel TX-NR3010 Network A/V Receiver ($2,299) which feature the first 11.4-channel implementation of DTS Neo:X.
Cisco this week unveiled a new line of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers. All three support the latest generation of Cisco Connect Cloud.
Looking to boost network range in remote areas of your humble abode? Cisco is now offering an option that turns your electrical outlets into wired network connections with speeds up to 200Mbps. Each Linksys HomePlug AV Powerline option includes an Ethernet adapter that connects to your router and a second adapter for your wired devices elsewhere -- both of which are plugged into sockets of your choosing to get things started.