China’s BesTV Selects Dolby Digital Plus for HD IPTV Service

  • Posted on: 17 November 2010
  • By: chw staff

BesTV, China's premier HD IPTV live and video-on-demand (VOD) service provider has joined the list of other television service provider to integrate Dolby Laboratories’ Dolby Digital Plus as part of their feature rich HD TV solutions. According to Dolby, BesTV will roll out its Dolby Digital Plus multichannel sound solution in China’s Guangdong Province with other area in the pipeline.

Mitsubishi Releases Software Update For 738 and 838 Series 3D TVs

  • Posted on: 16 November 2010
  • By: chw staff

Owners of Mitsubishi 738 and 838 series 3D-ready TVs or being offered a free 3D TV software upgrade.  Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America (MDEA) said the free upgrade will make it easier for consumers to experience large screen immersive 3D home entertainment and that the upgrade will allow the 738 and 838 series to directly support all mandatory 3D signal formats prescribed in the HDMI 1.4a specification.

CES 2011 Connected Home Innovations Honorees

  • Posted on: 12 November 2010
  • By: chw staff

This week the CES judges announced their verdict on those electronics products they think have shown innovation in the consumer electronics sector for 2010. And we went to get you those that have standout for the connected home. The list consists of popular names and products as well as those that have been quiet but excites us with sleek and clean product designs. Check below to see if your favourite is here.

TalkTalk Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Build CDN For YouView

  • Posted on: 28 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

UK broadband operator TalkTalk has signed a three-year agreement with Alcatel-Lucent to build a Content Delivery Network (CDN) which will enable TalkTalk to deliver high-quality digital TV to end-users. The CDN network will run over TalkTalk's existing high-speed IP network, and will leverage the digital media delivery technology acquired through Alcatel-Lucent's recent purchase of Velocix.

Sony Launched Internet TV with Google TV Android Platform

  • Posted on: 14 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

Like Logitech Sony has launched their incarnation of a Google TV solution in Sony Internet TV. Sony has released four models of the television plus on Blu-ray disc player to complement the range. To accompany the TV is a handheld RF QWERTY keyboard for easy browsing and typing. The screen sizes starts at 24-inch for $599.99 to 46-inch for 1,399.99 recommended.

Logitech Released Logitech Revue with Google TV

  • Posted on: 13 October 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Logitech has delivered on their promise they made in the first half of this year when Google launched its Google TV platform. At the time Logitech was highlighted as one of the key partners to the project and they promised to follow up with the release of a range of product for Google TV. Well four months later they have delivered on that promise with the release of Logitech Revue and a host of other products to help users to better experience Google TV.

QNAP Launched NMP-1000P Networked Media Player

  • Posted on: 5 October 2010
  • By: admin

Like Sony QNAP has released a network multimedia player, called the NMP-1000P Network Media Player, according to QNAP the NMP-1000P is design for audiophiles and AV enthusiasts.  It is capable of delivering full 1080p HD video backed by Dolby and DTS multi-Channel surround sound. IT offers expandable storage and is accessible through wire and wire from a PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX for easy and convenient file sharing.

Netgem Partnered on Toshiba Places Set-top Box for France

  • Posted on: 29 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

Netgem and Toshiba have collaborated on a multifunction adapter to offer “Toshiba Places” for the French market. Through this new multifunction device French users will be able to access online services from their television.  The “Toshiba Places” was designed to optimised the TV experience, through it you can access a range of entertainment services, which include the ability to share your digital content (multimedia) with friends and relatives and watch video-on-demand.

Yamaha RX-V867 AV Receiver Tops Off Popular Home Theater Series

  • Posted on: 28 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

The RX-V867 is the latest in the 67 series of low to mid-market AV receivers. The RX-V867 is packed with some of the latest in AV connectivity, sound distribution and more. As a mid-market receiver it is up there with Sony, Denon, Onkyo and others in-terms of features such as 3D support, HDMI output and networking capabilities. It is already available online from Yamaha and Yamaha authorized dealers for an estimated price of $899.95.

Get BRAVIA Internet Video and Whole Home Content Streaming With Sony SMP-N100

  • Posted on: 27 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

Coming next month is the Sony 'Network Media Player' SMP-N100, a compact media player for BRAVIA  Internet Video and  whole home content streaming.  It is DLNA compliant and Wi-Fi accessible, a complement to your existing Sony appliances and other home entertainment systems. The SMP-N100 can be use to access YouTube, catch-up TV platforms and movies.  Especially for YouTube, you can stream it to your HDTV, and it's all accessed through the XrossMedia Bar on-screen menus or via free apps for the iPhone/iPod Touch and Android-based devices.