Grand WEGA™ SXRD XBR® micro-display HDTV line is now shipping.

SONY’S GRAND WEGA SXRD HDTVS GET SPOTLIGHT AS FALL TELEVISION SEASON WARMS UP   The 70-inch KDS-R70XBR2 and 60-inch KDS-R60XBR2 are full 1920 x 1080 high-definition televisions based on Sony’s Silicon X-tal (Crystal) Reflective Display technology.  The two XBR sets round out the complete SXRD line announced earlier this year. The latest market share figures reinforce the company’s HDTV leadership […]

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Toshiba set to build 55-inch SED TVs

Toshiba has made headway in getting SED TV's to market. The company now has plans to release them to the market in time for the 2007 holiday season. SED TVs are similar to CRT in that electrons are fired at the screen to create images. However, instead of an electron gun, electrons come from nano particles. This allows the TV […]

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Panasonic to launch 1080p LCD projector

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Panasonic is hitting the 1080p projecotr by storm this fall with the launch of the PT-AE1000. This bad boy has 2X optical zoom, 1,100 ANSI lumens brightness and a fantastic 11,000:1 contrast ratio. With specs like these, its not hard to guess what sort of price tag you would be looking at. From the article: Picture processing includes 14-bit dynamic […]

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SageTV

You can take the Alan out of the HTPC but you can't take the HTPC out of Alan. Its probably fitting that my first post be about SageTV and their new beta. After having time to look through the new manual and some of the threads on Sage's forum, it has become apparent to me that this isn't the break […]

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Velodyne calls in SubContractors

Velodyne has released a new range of subwoofers aimed at custom installation applications. The new subs range from $399 for the 8" on up to $999 for the 15". One other model to speak off is the 12" SC-IF/IC that allows the installer to completely hide it in a floor or ceiling. Its amazing what they can do these days. […]

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Philips 42PF9831D 42-inch LCD TV Review

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I have always wanted to chek out the ambilight series of TVs from Phillips in a controlled environment. Until then, I will satisfy my LCD lust with Pocket Lint's (best name ever) review of Phillips' 42PF931. It is certainly no slouch in teh connectivity arena; it sports HDMI, USB Component and Ethernet. The unfortunate part is that this is not […]

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CNET reviews DirecTV’s HR20

We posted about Direct TV's new PVR here , and it looks like the big boys at C|Net have taken a look at it as well. After a steep drop to $299, Direct TV has their cross hairs pointed at TiVo. The new H20 offers 200 hours of SD storage and 50 hours of HD storage . From the article:  […]

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Catching the Z-Wave

Sure I could start this news post out with Gnarly man, this is way cool. I leave that for ldown the read so more reads can catch my bad humour. Todays article from embedded.com is a FAQ of sorts on Z-Wave wireless technology. The article is quite technical therefore quite a bit over my head, it sounds like I have […]

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