What does the UHD Alliance mean for Consumers?
Posted on 12:00am on Monday 25th January 2016 by Walts
The UHD (Ultra HD) Alliance is a coalition of 35 different technology companies, who all came together to create a test for Top of the line TV’s, allowing for easy knowledge of which TV’s are using the newest tech. LG Electronics Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Sony Visual Product Inc., and Netflix [..]
What's New for Samsung in 2017?
Posted on 12:00am on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 by Walts
New 2017 Quantum Dot. Quantum-dot televisions are a new type of LED-backlit LCD TV. The image is created just like it is on an LCD screen, but quantum-dot technology enhances the color and delivers color that’s so accurate and pure, what you get on the [..]
HDR10 vs. HLG vs. Dolby Vision
Posted on 12:00am on Thursday 16th February 2017 by Walts
We now have 3 different Formats for improving Picture Quality. HDR 10 (High Dynamic Range 10), HLG (Hybrid Log- Gamma) & Dolby Vision.
Both HLG & HDR10 produce 10 bit Color, which means 1 Billion Colors. (8 bit color on normal [..]
OLED vs LED: What is the Real Difference?
Posted on 12:00am on Wednesday 13th May 2015 by Walts
When anything new comes to the market there is typically a debate about whether or not the new product or technology is better than the old one. It should come as no surprise that there is similar confusion about the variances between older LED/LCD and the new OLED display technology.
Smart Home with Control4
Posted on 12:00am on Friday 24th August 2018 by Walts
Today’s world presents us with the opportunity to utilize technology to make our lives easier. In Walts’ 60 years worth of experience, one thing that we know for sure is that technology is constantly changing. We are currently seeing the rise of smart home technology such as Amazon’s Alexa, Google [..]
WHY BUY A SOUNDBAR?
Posted on 12:00am on Wednesday 15th February 2017 by Walts
Today’s TVs are becoming thinner & thinner. The sound quality & volume level has been compromised because of thinner TVs. So to improve on both sound quality & volume level it is necessary to either utilize a sound system (amplifier & speakers) or a soundbar. If [..]
Posted on 12:00am on Monday 20th February 2017 by Walts
ELAC is a company whose reach is international, with headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Kiel, Germany, and research and development labs in Southern California.
Demonstrating ELAC’s technology leadership is as simple as playing the music. Once you hear an ELAC product, you’ll understand our commitment to state-of-the-art sound. That [..]
What is HDR10?
Posted on 12:00am on Monday 30th January 2017 by Walts
HDR is an acronym for HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE. HDR is an image technology that enables TVs to have brighter, more vivid colors and better contrast over standard range content. Active HDR is an update that allows the TV to process the HDR picture frame-by-frame and inserts dynamic data where [..]
Polk Wireless Speaker System Omni Series with Play-Fi®
Posted on 12:00am on Monday 31st August 2015 by Walts
Polk recently released their new DTS Play-Fi® wireless speaker system for their Omni Series, giving great sounding wireless options for your house. The Omni series is optimized for setup across your house, even an outdoor patio or yard area, and controlled completely by an application on a phone, tablet, [..]
LED vs. OLED
Posted on 12:00am on Friday 3rd February 2017 by Walts
A LED TV is in reality a LCD TV that is back or edge lit with LEDs. The first LCD TVs were only backlit with fluorescent lights.
An OLED TV is a Organic Light Emitting Diode TV. It is a true LED TV. [..]