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HDTV Magazine Bulletins Archive (September, 2012)

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Yamaha AVENTAGE BD-A1020 Universal Blu-ray Player Updates Award-Winning Predecessor with WiFi and Build Enhancements

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 9 2012, 4:33am

Yamaha Corporation of America, AV Division, today introduced the AVENTAGE BD-A1020 universal Blu-ray Disc player with superior 3D and HD video and audio playback, as well as built-in WiFi support for easy wireless connectivity. Designed to complement the performance and styling of the company's critically-acclaimed and award-winning line of AVENTAGE AV receivers, this model enables Netflix and YouTube Leanback video streaming and offers full remote operation from smartphones and tablets via Yamaha's top-rated AV controller apps for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire devices.

Yamaha invites members of the press to its CEDIA Expo 2012 booth (#3011) to see their featured products, including the AVENTAGE BD-A1020 Blu-ray player, AVENTAGE AV receivers and YSP-4300 and YSP-3300 Digital Sound Projectors.

The BD-A1020 offers many Internet-based interactive features, including...

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Pioneer Elite Blu-ray 3D Player Designed for Endless Content Options

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 9 2012, 4:22am

BDP-62FDINDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEDIA Show Booth #719 - Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. continues to enhance the home theater experience with the release of its new Elite® BDP-62FD Blu-ray Disc™ player. The BDP-62FD offers new features including expanded high-resolution file format playback, Marvell Qdeo® video processing technology, dual HDMI® output, and iControlAV2012 app control for additional convenience.

Pioneer's new Elite Blu-ray Disc player is designed with expanded playback capability to offer consumers more source material options for their music and movies. The BDP-62FD supports many of today's most popular video and audio file formats including...

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LG Electronics Announces U.S. Availability Of First 84-inch Class 'Ultra-Definition' TV

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 9 2012, 4:05am

LG Electronics today announced U.S. availability for its enormous 84-inch (84.04 inch diagonal) LED display, boasting a native "ultra definition" (UD) screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 to match its impressive size*.

The gigantic 84-inch screen quadruples the level of detail from full 1080p HD resolution to a massive 8 million pixels. Even before so-called "4K" content is available, LG's proprietary Resolution Upscaler Plus delivers higher detail from current HD/SD external sources. A major step forward for the display industry, ultra-definition TV makes use of the screen real estate available with today's largest-size flat panels, much like the jump from 720p to 1080p years ago. The LG UD 84LM9600 is expected to be available in October at an MSRP of...

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Sony Previews the Future of Television - Unveiling 84-inch 4K TV

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 9 2012, 3:44am

XBR-84X900New York, August 29, 2012– Sony Electronics announced its first TV capable of displaying 4K images, raising the curtain on the next wave in innovation from a company that knows a thing or two about television. The new 84-inch set, model XBR-84X900, is equipped with a 4K (3840 x 2160) LCD panel that delivers an image four times the resolution of Full HD and creates an immersive viewing experience previously unavailable from a TV. The new XBR 4KTV will arrive in Sony Stores and select retail locations in North America later this year.

Incorporating proprietary upscaling technology including the 4K X-Reality PRO picture engine, the new TV is designed to...