By Lindsey Adler May 02, 2013
NAD’s new product line of digital amplifiers
ambitiously targeting both traditional audiophiles and “digital
natives” [aka “Millennials” that only know portable, low-quality digital
downloads of music] really got me to thinking about the challenges of
getting the younger generation to invest in HiFi hardware equipment.
By Lindsey Adler April 03, 2013
On Tuesday, some of the audio innovator’s top scientists and executives led media in New York through a broad ranging program detailing some of their latest products, while also teasing some of the more top secret projects in the works for the future.
By Lindsey Adler January 28, 2013
Through my wireless audio feature research, I stumbled upon an emerging technology, Skifta, which is a wireless content aggregation and distribution system enabled by Wi-Fi and DLNA. Skifta, powered by Qualcomm Atheros, has been available as an Android app for some time. The iOS version just launched at CES, where a partnership was announced between Qualcomm and Tymphany, a consumer electronics ODM, to bring Skifta to more hardware devices.
By Lindsey Adler July 18, 2012
I’m always fascinated by out-of-the-box applications for home control systems. One such example comes from a Colorado homeowner that used a Control4 system to monitor his home in the path of a Colorado wildfire, one of several that has left a wide swath of destruction across the Rocky Mountains this summer.
By Lindsey Adler July 06, 2012
Last week, CEDIA paid a visit to New York City for its first appearance at the annual CE Week event. Although, the trade association did not exhibit at the show, it hosted a press event previewing the Future Technology Pavilion that showcases some of the trends and prospective technologies that the industry is developing.
By Lindsey Adler May 30, 2012
There’s no denying that headphones have become the new “It” product for audio manufacturers. Watching most traditional loudspeaker manufacturers shift their attention, over the past six months, to a category generally considered either outside the realm of the custom integration channel—or simply n
By Lindsey Snyder May 26, 2011
by Lindsey Snyder Last week I met with Audyssey co-founder and CTO, Chris Kyriakakis, and Robb Mason, vice president of marketing, and we discussed one of the company’s latest technologies, called “low-frequency containment.” Essentially, it’s a “do not disturb” mode for your home audio system.
By Lindsey Snyder February 23, 2011
By Lindsey Snyder Meridian recently opened an East Coast showroom in New York City, which boasts a brand new, state-of-the-art theater system that demonstrates the power—rather than the variety—of Meridian’s offerings. After drastically cutting its lineup from 130 to 30 products a few years ago, Meridian chose to a