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2017 Tech Growth Exceeds Expectations: Industry Revenue to Reach Record Levels as Emerging Categories Soar, Says CTA

Industry to surpass $300 billion in revenues; drones, VR, OLED TV categories to cross $1 billion threshold

Rock Your Home Theater With Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos is an “object oriented” technology that requires additional ceiling mounted speakers to act as height channels. For example, a 5.1.4 Atmos system has 5 multichannel speakers around a room, one subwoofer, and four height channels.

Custom-Built ‘Drive-In’ Movie Theater Takes Entertainment to the Next Level

Pennsylvania-based event space features seven vintage cars and a sophisticated projection-based theater.

Now It’s Personal: AI Will Deliver Positive and Negative Results to the M&E Ecosystem

The neural net, GPU (graphics processor unit)-powered AI technology that is being constantly getting deeply ingrained in the M&E industry has a good chance of delivering what everyone wants – insanely great content surrounded by ads that people want to view and act on.

Next Up for VR: Enhanced Creative Tools Being Released into the Wild

Normal people don’t know – or care – about the difference between a CPU (central processing unit) and a GPU (graphic processing unit). They simply want to use their computers to create and view great content.

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Amazon Is Testing a Geek Squad-Like Service for Smart Home Tech

Phil Wahba for Fortune: The online store has been assembling an army of experts to offer free consultations for its Alexa products.

Is Sonos Still The King Of Wireless Home Audio?

Simon Cohen for The Digital Circuit: Here then, is a look at the top choices for whole-home wireless audio…

Does 'Smart Home' Make Best Buy a Smart Pick?

Ben Levisohn for Barron's: One analyst bets Best Buy will be a big winner of out connected universe.

Amazon is trying to strengthen its position against competing smart home products

Nicholas Shields for Business Insider: Developers for connected camera companies can now build skills to link their devices to the forthcoming Echo Show.

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RTI Announces Extended Three-Year Warranty on All Products

New Warranty Policy Represents Commitment to Superior Product Quality and Customer Support

Martin Audio MLA Deployed for Colombia's Corona Sunsets Festival

Maximo Nivel Producciones supported the Corona Sunset Sessions Festival in Medellin, Colombia's Botanical Gardens with a Martin Audio MLA Mini system.

Platinum Tools® Launches New ezEX-RJ45® Termination Kits

The Four New Kits are Now Shipping and Will be Featured During CEDIA Expo 2017

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Art Diffusor® Model D By Acoustics First

Art Diffusor® Model D By Acoustics First

The ArtDiffusor® Model D (patent applied for) is the newest in the ArtDiffusor® Series. The Model D is an organic, quadratic diffuser; fusing diverse design concepts such as MLS, QRD, bicubic interpolation and boolean logic mapping. These rolling, asymmetric diffusers minimize specular acoustic reflections while improving sound clarity and ambience. Their design encourages developing customized patterns, allowing for a truly unique installation - every time.

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Qorvo company

Qorvo company

The Qorvo Wireless Connectivity business unit is one of the leading developers of wireless semiconductor system solutions for connected devices, with a broad range of advanced RF chips and software for smart home data communications and the IoT.