Sonos Deepens Relationship With Alexa With New Beam Soundbar
Smart speaker will add support for other digital assistants in the future
By Land, Sea or Air: Audio Solutions For One & All
Long a mainstay for retailers’ bottom lines, the audio segment is experiencing something of a renaissance.
Polk Audio Intros Google Assistant-Powered Smart Speaker
Polk Assist delivers audio with Google Assistant and Chromecast built-in
Vizio Brings Atmos To Its Soundbars For The 1st Time
Another first: DTS Virtual:X
Party & Sporty: Sony Targets The Young & Active With New Portable Audio
New speakers, ear buds all include some level of water protection
High-Res Audio Grows As Industry Pivots To Streaming
More than 80 brands offering compatible hardware
A Look At The High-Res Audio Hardware Debuting At CES 2018
Highlights include voice control, soundbars, car head units
Digital Assistants Shake Up The Wi-Fi Speaker Market
Amazon vs. Google will play out on the CES show floor
Roku Takes Aim At Voice-Controlled Home Theater & Multiroom Audio
TCL will be first with Roku-enabled audio products
Kicker To Unveil ‘Concert-Level’ Marine Speakers At CES 2018
Made to last for years on salt or fresh water
Klipsch Upgrades Reference Floorstanding & Center-Channel Speakers
New models designed to further minimize distortion and resonance
Immersive Audio Technologies Group Buys StormAudio
Planning strong presence at CES 2018
CES 2018: Pioneer & Onkyo Pack Alexa Into Elite Smart Speaker
Pioneer and Onkyo will bring its Elite Smart Speaker F4 to CES 2018.
iHome Ships Bluetooth Vanity With Siri & Google Voice
Hey Siri, how does my makeup look?
Harman Links With Google Assistant For New JBL Smart Speaker Line
Harman International’s latest entry in the portable smart-speaker stakes is the new three-model Link series from JBL. Harman, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung,...
High-Res Audio Growing Thanks To More Products, Lower Prices
High-res audio devices are seeing steady growth, The NPD Group said on Wednesday, and retailers can expect increased consumer awareness to continue this trend....
CEDIA 2017: Alexa, Google Assistant & Other Voice UIs Come Into Their Own
This week’s CEDIA 2017 is giving A/V products and custom-installed integrated systems more of a voice in the way they’re controlled. New products are...
Amazon’s Alexa Brings Multiroom Audio To Echo — And Soon To Sonos & Bose
Alexa can now deliver multiroom audio. Amazon announced on Tuesday that its Echo devices can now act as multiroom speakers using Alexa. Consumers can...
Yamaha Debuts R-N303 Network Hi-Fi Stereo Receiver
It has been 63 years since the Yamaha Hi-Fi Player, the world’s first audio component bearing the “Hi-Fi” name, was released in 1954, and...
Klipsch Teams With Capitol Records For Heritage Speakers
Klipsch revealed the first fruits of its partnership with Capitol Records: a line of co-branded speakers. The special-edition Heritage and Heritage Wireless offering includes...
Smart Speakers Set to Capture 30 Percent of U.S. Audio Market In 2017
Fun fact: Amazon is now the world’s largest audio equipment vendor. Thanks to the success of smart speakers with voice personal assistants (VPAs), the...
Marantz Launches SR5012, SR6012 Network A/V Receivers
Marantz has introduced two new networked A/V receivers that allow multiroom audio playback via Heos integration. The SR5012 and SR6012 models are equipped with...
Yamaha YAS-207 Soundbar Will Be 1st With DTS Virtual:X
DTS said the first Virtual:X-ready products will launch this summer, with Yamaha’s YAS-207 soundbar set to be the first device to feature the technology....
Lux Audio Fruits: Origin Acoustics & B&O Speakers Now Available
Origin Acoustics, which recently began shipping the latest lux audio fruits of its partnership with Bang & Olufsen, has refreshed its Director and LCR...