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Cedia Expo, September 5-7, 2024 Denver, CO

CEDIA Expo 2024 is gearing up to be an exciting event! HT-Press will be on-site streaming the latest technologies directly into viewers' homes. What a great way to engage with those who can’t attend in person. Cedia Expo provides a fantastic…

No more “Blu-Ray” Is this the end of Home Theater?

"Sony To Ditch Physical Media" The home theater industry is indeed facing significant changes due to the rise of streaming services. Here are some key factors and potential outcomes: Quality Concerns with Streaming: Streaming often involves…

Sony Pictures Entertainment Acquires Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Press Release: June 12, 2024 – Culver City, CA – Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema today announced that SPE has acquired Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the unique and fastest growing theatrical exhibitor. The company…

JVC announces new third-generation 4k Home Theater projectors.

New JVC D-ILA Home Theater Projectors Deliver Increased Brightness and Contrast LONG BEACH, CA, May 1, 2024 – JVC Kenwood Corporation is proud to announce four new high-end D-ILA home projectors DLA-NZ900/DLA-RS4200 and DLA-NZ800/DLA-RS3200,…

2024 Movie Trailers, 4k UHD

2024 Movie Trailers, 4k UHD https://youtu.be/16TqpaRYTd8?si=cTN1YpVPzTC0GkgB

Barco to bring HDR to select high-profile theaters, AMC Theatres, B&B Theatres, and Regal Cinemas in the US

Barco announces first locations for HDR by Barco in the US The pilot program brings groundbreaking HDR lightsteering laser projection to select major US markets for the 2024 holiday season in partnership with top US exhibitors LAS VEGAS…

Barco Light Steering Technology Projector Pictures, CinemaCon 24

Barcos HDR Projector Featuring Proprietary Light Steering Technology Taking Orders End Of 2024 Official Release early 2025

Russound debuts Next Generation of Multi-Channel Amplifiers

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — April 9, 2024 — Russound, an internationally renowned leader in premium, multiroom audio, continues its aggressive product launches set for 2024 with the new D-Series Multichannel Digital Amplifiers. Building upon Russound's…

CinemaCon 2024, Register for a High Frame Rate “Now Looks Cinematic” demo in Christies Booth.

Latest TrueCut Motion Titles to be Demonstrated at CinemaCon 2024 In partnership with Christie, demos of the latest films to utilize Pixelworks' unique motion grading technology to be shown at CinemaCon 2024 LAS VEGAS, April…

Home Theater

December 2023 BD and UHD titles released list.

December 5th: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (4K) – Disney (Added on 29 August 2023) Young Guns (4K) – Lionsgate Killers of the Flower Moon (4K) – Paramount (Added 5 December 2023) Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2 – Paramount Office Christmas Party (4K) – Paramount Titanic (4K) – Paramount (Added 5 December 2023) Babylon […]

Screen Excellence Introduces Visionaire Ultra-Short Throw Acoustically Transparent Screen.

Screen Excellence Introduces Visionaire Ultra-Short Throw Acoustically Transparent Screen High performance screen manufacturer Screen Excellence has just introduced their brand new, patent pending, acoustically transparent ultra-short throw Visionaire screen material. This uniquely designed material is a game changer for the industry, offering both acoustical transparency for proper surround sound speaker placement, as well as a high contrast […]

HT Special, in time for Christmas, year end open box/demo specials:

AVS 2023 Year End Clearance Part 2 Got your Christmas shopping done yet? We have some ideas for you! More year end open box/demo specials: – HD Fury Integral 4K60 Processor with US Power      $95 – Denon AVR-X2800H 7.2 Channel receiver                $985 – DENONHOME150BKE3  “Home” Series […]

Here Are The Blue Ray And 4k Disc Releases Announced For Dec 2023

December 5th: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (4K) – Disney Young Guns (4K) – Lionsgate Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2 – Paramount Office Christmas Party (4K) – Paramount Titanic (4K) – Paramount Babylon 5: The Complete Series – Warner The Color Purple (4K) – Warner December 12th: The Creator (4K) – […]

R_Volution Takes Over Zappiti Hardware, Introduces PlayerOne with Exclusive Software!

R_Volutions, a prominent player in the tech industry, has acquired Zappiti’s hardware and infused it with its innovative software. This unique blend of hardware and software is set to make waves in the market. Notably, R_Volution plans to offer this cutting-edge software to Zidoo and Dune HD, with pricing details yet to be determined. One […]

Christie Digital Ships New 4K13-HS laser Projector with Christie Real Black Dimming.

  Christie Digital ships their new single chip 14,800 lumen, 4K UHD, 1DLP laser projector with BoldColor+ technology. The projector uses a .95″ 4K UHD 3840×2160 DMD and delivers 6000:1 dynamic contrast and weighs 96lbs. When you want a bright choice for 4K UHD projection, the Christie® 4K13-HS 1DLP® laser projector is a high-value option that delivers […]

Commercial Cinema

Christie Eclipse, pure RGB laser projector delivers infinity contrast.

The Christie Eclipse is simply the very best projector in the world. Christie Eclipse 4K RGB pure laser projector produces true HDR imagery with a previously unimaginable contrast ratio of up to 20,000,000:1. Combining true HDR performance with an expansive color gamut approaching the full Rec. 2020 / Rec. 2100 color space, Eclipse provides an […]

SEISMOS interactive flooring system.

Seismos, an extraordinary haptic floor system driven by direct technology, has been ingeniously crafted to elicit profound emotional reactions through vertical motion. This meticulously designed flooring system holds the power to elevate one’s sensory journey to unprecedented heights. Whether you seek to evoke fear, excitement, or sheer joy, Seismos stands as a technical marvel with […]

Barcos projection light steering technology coming to a cinema near you.

It is rumored we might see Barcos light steering technology in a few west coast cinemas as early as next year. Barcos Light Steering Technology enhances the contrast dynamic range of projectors. Barco’s Light Steering Technology is an innovative feature that significantly improves the contrast dynamic range of projectors. This technology enables precise control over […]

Barcos projection light steering technology coming to a cinema near you.

Barcos projection light steering technology coming to a cinema near you.

Movie studio “Cinemark” stocks soar due to the success of “Super Mario”

Super Mario tops the box office with this year’s largest opening and the best opening weekend ever for an animated film with $21.6 million. AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. experienced an impressive 6.9% upswing, thanks to the news that the weekend had been the company’s third most successful since December 2019. Its cohort, the movie-theater operator […]

HT-Press: Elon Musk plans to open a dine-in cinema.

You heard that right, the man that never sleeps will open a Tesla Diner with two 25-foot-wide movie screens that will serve the Hollywood California area around the clock. The diner will include 28 superchargers allowing you to charge your tesla while watching a movie and enjoying a meal. How will all other drive-in cinemas […]

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Infocomm 2023, Orlando Fl, EXHIBITS / JUNE 14 – 16

About Infocomm InfoComm is the largest professional audiovisual trade show in North America, with thousands of products for audio, unified communications and collaboration, display, video, control, digital signage, home automation, security, VR, and live events. Information here! HT-Press will be reporting from the show. Hope to see you there.

Katy Perry’s new Penthouse features a red-velvet home theater with luxurious seating.

Katy Perry is expanding her aspirations in California. The esteemed judge of “American Idol” recently invested a hefty sum of $11 million in a “junior penthouse” situated in the magnificent Sierra Towers skyscraper. This exquisite condominium, spanning an impressive 3,000 square feet, was previously owned by Jen Kao, the daughter of Min Kao, the billionaire […]

The Hobby of Collecting Library Blockbuster Movie Titles on Film for Playback in the Home is Alive and Well.

Exploring the Super 8mm Film Format Are you a movie enthusiast who appreciates the quality and nostalgia of film? If so, you may be interested in collecting library blockbuster movie titles on film for playback in your home. And while many may think of film as a thing of the past, the hobby of collecting […]

Will Ferrell Super Bowl Ad Teasers for General Motors and Netflix

General Motors has tapped comic actor Will Ferrell for the release of two teaser ads for the upcoming Super Bowl this weekend. The ads are are part of a partnership between Netflix and General Motors that will see electric vehicles from the automaker featured in upcoming series and films. The campaigns call for Netflix series […]

No one can stay in the quietest room in the world for more than an hour

The quietest place on Earth is located at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington.Microsoft https://youtu.be/EjLP5Ye_y5c   Silence is golden — unless you find yourself in the quietest room in the world. In 2015, Microsoft built what is now in the Guinness Book of World Records as the quietest place on the planet. Known as the anechoic chamber at […]

Montecito Mansion In Harry And Meghan’s Netflix Docuseries Can Be Yours For $33.5 Million

The Montecito mansion where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle filmed much of their Netflix documentary Harry & Meghan is on the market at $33.5 million. Fit for royalty, the Mediterranean-style, six-bedroom home with 13,599 square feet includes ocean and mountain views, multiple terraces and a regal great room chandelier and arched windows – where Meghan […]