TechnologyTell Review: ARCHT One Wireless Audio System
We’re all taught to believe in the power of choice, despite the fact that it doesn’t always make our lives easier. If you’re at a water park and have to decide which slide to go on next – that’s a good choice situation. But if two of your most favorite bands are having separate concerts on the same night and you can pick only one to go see – that’s going to require some hard thinking!
Phorus, of DTS, Inc., introduced the company’s new wireless home audio speaker, the Phorus PS5 Speaker, yesterday. The speaker utilizes DTS Play-Fi technology and can stream lossless, high-quality audio from users’ iOS, Android and Windows PCs for Wi-Fi-enabled multi-room audio.
Jamo (a Klipsch Group, Inc. brand) unveiled four new subwoofer models, named the J 10 SUB, the J 12 SUB, the J 110 SUB and the J 112 SUB. The four subwoofers comprise equal parts of the Jamo Studio line and the Jamo Concert line.
What if there was something you could introduce that would boost your wireless range? Well, you’d be dancing for joy, right? Enter the Sonos BOOST, and enter your Saturday night dance moves. It works by connecting directly to your router to create a dedicated Sonos network that boosts your wireless router’s range by 50 percent. Keep dancing!
Today is a big day for SVS as they have announced multiple new products hitting the market: the PC-2000 subwoofer and the Prime Series speaker line. The PC-2000 cylinder subwoofer is a new take on SVS’s original cylinder subwoofer, and it will be on display at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest.
The Play-Fi standard for wireless whole home audio continues to gain support, as MartinLogan, Paradigm and Anthem have joined the party, with compatible products to come in 2015. DTS, which bring audio enhancement technologies to market through various products, made the announcement yesterday.
Audio for the past decade has been more about portability, convenience and choice rather than audio quality. There are signs that the equation is changing. To wit: One of the biggest names in audio these days, Sonos, today announced that it is bringing high-resolution audio (HRA) to its eponymous wireless home audio streaming system.
Portable Bluetooth speakers are quite popular right now. Maybe too popular, as it seems that more are announced every other week. It is a pretty saturated market. So it makes sense for big audio companies to flex their strength and savvy, focusing more on audio and less on portable. Pound-for-pound, a home system will best more »
Sister companies Definitive Technology and Polk Audio today introduced wireless whole-home audio systems featuring DTS Play-Fi technology, which brings lossless music anywhere in the home over a Wi-Fi network.
Sonos has a great selection of wireless-enabled speakers to fit in any room in any home. Whether you’re a casual listener or hardcore audiophile, you can appreciate being able to move music freely without having to fuss with wires. Those who own and use Sonos speakers should already be familiar with this, except that doing more »
DTS today announced that McIntosh, Sonus Faber and Wadia have joined the “DTS Play-Fi ecosystem.” Play-Fi allows you to play music from a smartphone, tablet or PC wirelessly over your home’s WiFi network to as many Play-Fi connected speakers as you’d like. It’s a competitor to Apple’s AirPlay, which of course is best suited for an Apple-centric home entertainment system.