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Las Vegas – Premium audio brand Bang & Olufsen came to International CES to unveil its latest custom-installed home speakers, a 3D OEM autosound system for Audi, and a new opening-price TV lineup that includes the company’s first smart TVs and first TVs with DLNA networking.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Las Vegas – Luxury-audio brand McIntosh unveiled its first products since its purchase last fall by Fine Sounds from D+M Group.
The seven new products are two-channel audio electronics components, including three integrated amps, the company’s first stereo receiver in about 20 years, a tube preamp, a turntable, and a digital preamp with five built-in DACs.
Las Vegas – DTS is putting in an appearance at International CES to demonstrate Headphone:X multi-channel surround sound technology, which promises to deliver up to 11.1 virtual surround channels over any pair of headphones.
Las Vegas – Sony is reentering the market for dedicated Bluetooth speakers after an absence of several years with four AC/DC models shipping in March and priced from an everyday $79 to $299. The top two at $199 and $299 stream the AAC and apt-X codecs over Bluetooth.
Las Vegas - Soundmatters is at International CES to debut the foxL Duet, a compact desktop and travel-friendly AptX stereo Bluetooth satellite speaker and subwoofer system for portable devices.
The Duet combines a pocket-sized foxL speaker/speakerphone and a palm-sized foxLO powered subwoofer.
The Duet’s foxL portable speaker features dual tweeters and a BassBattery passive woofer. It features analog and Bluetooth connectivity with AptX for virtual CD-quality wireless streaming when used with AptX-equipped source devices, the company said.
Las Vegas – Stereo Bluetooth is appearing in a growing selection of tabletop speakers at the low to high ends as audio suppliers acknowledge the market share of Android mobile devices and the growing number of households that own a mix of Apple and Android devices.
Here at CES, multiple suppliers are launching their first Bluetooth-only speakers, others are expanding their portfolio of Bluetooth-only speakers, and other suppliers are adding Bluetooth to speakers that incorporate docks for Apple mobile devices.
Las Vegas –Polk Audio’s first streaming tabletop speaker will be the first of about eight personal audio products planned in 2013 to incorporate a new “retro-futurist” design aesthetic whose craftsmanship will be designed to convey the company’s heritage in component speakers without looking old, company executives said.
Las Vegas – SuperTooth will be at International CES next week to feature two items, the new Disco Twin Bluetooth stereo speakers and the HD-Voice in-car speakerphone that speaks 12 languages.
The Disco Twin pairs two portable, 16-watt rechargeable speakers featuring true stereo sound with a high efficiency bass reflex system in back. Stereo music can be streamed wirelessly from any Bluetooth-enabled device by pairing to both speakers, which channels audio to each.
Las Vegas – JBL will update its selection of tabletop digital-media speakers at International CES by expanding its lineup of models equipped with Apple’s Lightning 8-pin connector.
The two new Lightning-equipped speakers will enable docking of the iPhone 5, fifth-generation iPod touch, 7th-generation iPod nano, iPad mini, and fourth-generation iPad without a 30-pin-to-8-pin Apple adapter.
The Harman brand is also launching a new AC/DC Bluetooth speaker.
Boston - The Association of Loudspeaker Manufacturing & Acoustics (ALMA) will feature the world-premier screening of "The Life & Times of Paul Klipsch" during its Winter Symposium in Las Vegas just before International CES.
The screening will be held Sunday, January 6, at 6 p.m. at the Tuscany Suites & Casino.