By Lisa Johnston
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Park City, Utah — LG Electronics used its Music Lodge showcase at the Sundance Film Festival last Sunday to create a VIP lounge enabling special guests to watch the NFL conference championship games on LG's 100-inch laser TV.
The 100-inch Laser TV projector is LG’s FullHD short-throw projector with laser lighting system.
In addition to showing playoff coverage on Sunday, the LG Music Lodge hosted performances throughout the festival by various artists who used the laser projector as a backdrop display for music videos.
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.
New York – Aereo, the controversial local TV service for mobile devices, said Friday that it is preparing to launch service in the greater Cincinnati area as the next leg in its national expansion.
The Aereo service will launch in a 24-county area, spanning parts of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, on Jan. 21.
Arlington, Va. – Gary Shapiro, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) president and CEO, formally praised a recently U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear a lawsuit brought by the nation’s largest television broadcasters against streaming video service Aereo TV.
Las Vegas – Samba TV revealed at International CES a new way to increase revenue from sales of their television sets.
The company, formerly known as Flingo, has developed a TV middleware platform that works with apps and TV programming to bring a variety of interactive capabilities to smart TVs and second-screen devices.
Las Vegas – Dolby used International CES to launch its new Dolby Vision initiative and demonstrate its next steps into local dimming technology for LED-backlit LCD TVs and content.
The program steps beyond Dolby’s previously demonstrated local dimming technology for TV manufacturers, to also offer picture quality direction for content creators and distributors.
CES 2014 Las Vegas – TiVo is demonstrating here a next-generation cloud television prototype Network DVR (NDVR).
TiVo calls the NDVR a natural extension of the TiVo solution using the company’s cloud service, extending the TiVo service and user experience on every device, while enabling consumers to easily find, view and socially share cloud delivered content through the TiVo user interface.
CES 2014 Las Vegas - Technicolor is demonstrating for International CES attendees that it is much more than a movie mastering house by showing its expanded TV streaming, Ultra HD up-conversion, natural wide-color gamut display certification and home-automation technology businesses here.
At the same time, Technicolor made a series of announcements about new partnerships for a few of its various business interests.
LAS VEGAS – The DEG: Digital Entertainment Group used its annual cocktail reception here Tuesday to honor 2013’s top contributors to the field of digital video entertainment, led by Target as the nation’s leading retailer.
Target was singled out for recognition for its efforts last year for in marketing and merchandising both playback devices and physical disc based movies and TV shows online and in stores and for launching from the ground up its own video streaming service, Target Ticket, said Amy Jo Smith, DEG president.
BOOTH 14200 Sony CEO and president Kazuo (Kaz) Hirai wistfully reminisced about the wows that impacted him a kid and how he wanted to instill that sense of wonder throughout the myriad layers and divisions of his company, taking his audience on a journey from his childhood to future during his keynote at the Venetian Hotel.
CES 2014 Las Vegas - Its legendary plasma HDTVs may be gone but Panasonic definitely plans to remain a major CE force in the years ahead — especially in the rapidly expanding realm of 4K technology.
That was a key message by Panasonic execs during its Press Day event Monday.