Steve Sechrist

HD-DVD First out of the Gate at CES

News from the format wars (HD-DVD and Blu-ray) broke at CES as a who’s who list in consumer electronics manufacturers unveiled specific—and not so specific plans for high definition players in 2006. While LG and other manufacturers committed to the Blu-ray...

RPTVs to Morph into 2D Displays

At CEDIA this year, Optoma (Milpitas, CA) (www.optoma.com) showed a 100-inch modular in-wall RPTV solution that the company said offers a unique in-home solution for custom installers in new home construction, and may portend the future of high-end projection...

Christie Bows New ?Wave? Wireless AV

At NAB in Las Vegas, Christie Digital (Cypress, CA) (www.christiedigital.com) introduced the ChristieNET WAVE (Wireless Audio Video Extension System), a next-generation, high-performance (native XGA), wireless transmitter and receiver solution that replaces VGA cables...