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Open Interconnect Consortium Seeks to Shape The Internet of Junk

Intel and friends announced they have formed new consortium to define a common communications framework to wirelessly connect and manage the flow of information among personal computing and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Rovi and Samsung Renew and Expand Patent Agreement

Rovi Corporation announced that it has renewed a multi-year patent license agreement with Samsung.

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Quantum Dot Displays on the Rise

NPD DisplaySearch announced it reckons that with increasing competition from AMOLED, TFT LCD display manufacturers are eyeballing quantum dot technology to improve color performance.

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ViewSonic Readies 4K Ultra HD Monitor

ViewSonic Corp. announced its new VX2880ml Ultra HD 4K monitor, which will be available at the end of the month.

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GDC Europe Survey Says PS4 Tops with Game Developers

The organizers of the Game Developers Conference Europe announced the results of the second annual European State of the Industry Survey.

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Sony DoStudio Authors CSNY 1974 Pure Audio Blu-ray/DVD Release

Sony Creative Software announced that its DoStudio authoring tool played a key role in producing the new CSNY 1974 Pure Audio Blu-ray/DVD disc set.

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Panasonic Prices 2014 Life+Screen AX800 Series 4K Ultra HDTVs

Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company announced pricing and availability for its 2014 Life+Screen AX800 series of 4K Ultra HDTVs.

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Sceptre Accused of Infringing ATSC and MPEG-2 Patents

MPEG LA announced that patent holders in its ATSC and MPEG-2 patent portfolio licenses have filed enforcement actions against Sceptre.

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Marantz Launches SR5009 AV Receiver

Marantz announced its new SR5009 network audio/video receiver, which will be available in August for $899.

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Imation Schedules Q2 2014 Financial Results

Imation Corp. announced that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results on July 31, 2014.

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Qumu Wraps Up Rimage Sale to Equus

Qumu Corporation announced that it has completed the sale of its Rimage optical disc publishing business to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equus Holdings.

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Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians and best wishes to my American friends for a safe and fun Independence Day holiday.

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Pioneer Elite AV Receivers Feature Dolby Atmos

Pioneer Electronics announced its new Elite SC-85 ($1,600), SC-87 ($2,000) and SC-89 ($3,000) 9.2-channel audio/video receivers, which support Dolby Atmos.

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Few Ready for 4K Streaming

Yamaha AVENTAGE AV Receivers Boast Dolby Atmos

Yamaha announced its latest AVENTAGE series of audio/video receivers, including the RX-A3040 ($2,199.95) and RX-A2040 ($1,699.95) that support Dolby Atmos.

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