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Flamboyant Home Theater Ambience 

The scope of design and installation was fairly typical...

Manufacturers Concentrate on Developing LCD Technology 

The latest TV sales figures released by NPD Group—for the week preceding Super Bowl 2008—show LCD outselling plasma TV by well more than three to one with LCD taking 79 percent unit market share while projection TVs limped along at 11 percent and rear-projection at 4 percent. Now that LCDs clearly dominate the market, manufacturers are turning their focus to the next level in hopes of eliminating problems that have dogged LCD flatpanels from the beginning. ...

Web Content Makes Advances Into Television Market 

The blurring of the lines between Internet-based content and network TV continues as TiVo announced this week that it has added do-it-yourself video broadcaster YouTube to its stable of offerings. ...

Park Avenue Home Theater 

The theater was inspired by the client’s favorite section of New York, where they have many memories of good times and special moments. ...

Glamorous, Intimate Seven-Seat Theater 

The video challenge of hiding the Marantz projector in an enclosure in the rear soffit was tedious. There were different elevations on the front and rear soffits. In addition, the design element of a monogram dropped below the soffit a few inches. ...

Pre-wired Home Control System Expands Future of Custom Market 

Sony and Control4 have taken their relationship to the next level, offering custom installation dealers a pre-wired integrated home control and entertainment system. Last year at CEDIA Expo, the two companies showed Control4 management of Sony’s 400-disc DVD changer and video switcher. At its open house last week in Las Vegas, Sony took the wraps off the NHS-130C, an integrated rack system combining 7.1-channel, high-definition audio/video for the main theater, HD video distribution and multiroom music in 12 additional zones—with Control4 management....

Picture This: HD DVD is Dead, Long Live HD  
By Jeff Sauer
It is official. With Toshiba's mid-February announcement that it will no longer continue to develop or market its HD DVD format, the prolonged format...

One-Remote Home Theater 

The client desired a simple-to-operate home theater with one remote to control audio, video, shades, and lighting. Floor jacks were requested for game-system controllers along with two rows of seating. The client envisioned a theater that had practical acoustical treatments and was very stylish. The final design incorporated everything in a fashion that enhanced the home-theater experience....

Changing TV-Viewing Landscape Brings New Partnerships 

The days of watching a TV show at its scheduled time may soon be as dated as black-and-white film and variety shows. The one-two punch of DVRs and Internet video are combining to give consumers what they want when they want it, and they’re taking to the concept fast. ...

Maximizing Pre-Wire Capabilities in Small Home Theater 

We were commissioned on this project after the pre-wire and sheet rock was in place. The builder had guided another company in regards to the pre-wire, but we were hired to design the system and, more importantly, create the theater. The client was looking for as much of a dedicated theater feel they could get in a multi-purpose room setting. We were hired to design the seating, finishes, electronics, and accessories—and maximize the capabilities of the pre-wire. Furthermore, performance and ease of use were important, but ultimately the look of the room was most important....

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