By Jeff Boccaccio · May 17, 2019 • Jeff Boccaccio of DPL Labs discusses the testing procedures available for HDMI 2.1, including the self-testing going on right now.
By Lisa Montgomery · May 3, 2019 • Two new lines of cables from Vanco offer futureproof solutions for handling 4K, High Dynamic Range and support for 10K and higher.
By CE Pro Editors · April 16, 2019 • Mark Corbin talks with CE Pro about some of the connectivity challenges integrators face and the future of A/V-over-IP adoption.
By Jeff Boccaccio · April 2, 2019 • Distributors that utilize educational advantages and put forth extra effort in servicing their accounts can become a major resource for custom integrators.
By Joe Palenchar · March 29, 2019 • TV features making their Samsung debut include HDMI 2.1 capabilities, sound that automatically compensates for room acoustics and viewing distance, the Apple TV app, and more.
By CE Pro Editors · January 4, 2019 • LG's latest flagship line of TVs will feature built-in Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and a new Alpha 9 Gen 2 intelligent processor capable of refining HDR content.
By Robert Archer · September 17, 2018 • The newly announced $2,199 Marantz AV7705 Surround Pre-Processor is among the first of a new wave of IMAX Enhanced products, and it supports immersive audio, along with state-of-the-art 4K video.
By David Meyer · August 28, 2018 • When 4K HDR video is streamed straight to TVs, we need eARC to extract multichannel audio formats like Dolby Atmos over a single HDMI cable from eARC-enabled displays to eARC-enabled receivers. Sony will be first at CEDIA 2018.
By Andrew Nichols · August 6, 2018 • The $499 Xbox One X gaming console will sport new HDMI 2.1 features like Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) in an upcoming firmware update.
By Robert Archer · February 23, 2018 • Fiber optic cabling beats copper (Cat x) when it comes to long distances, high bandwidth, reliability and future-proofing, but smart-home integrators are hung up on fiber myths and high prices.
By Jeff Boccaccio · January 26, 2018 • It will take time to get to certified 48Gbps, especially as HDMI 2.1 testing and certification tools get developed.
By Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2017 • Besides a hands-on look at an Onkyo A/V receiver, CE Pros mostly read anything about Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Control4, Z-Wave, Google, Nest and other IoT news in 2017.
By Robert Archer · December 20, 2017 • Metra Home Theater Group's new Ethereal MHX and MHY cables employ new design concepts that enable the products to carry 4K signals over longer distances.
By Jason Knott · December 1, 2017 • Calling some manufacturers claims ‘flat-out lies,’ Metra Home Theater Group addresses HDMI cable length for transmitting 4K signals in white paper and video.