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Joseph Palenchar

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DTS:X Details To Be Divulged

By Joseph Palenchar. DTS plans on April 9 to unveil more detailed plans for its DTS:X object-based surround-sound format, a Dolby Atmos alternative for use on Blu-ray discs and playback in home theater systems.


Crutchfield Plans Further Pro Audio Inroads

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—Consumer electronics retailer/mail order company Crutchfield plans to further expand its assortment of pro audio products, which it began offering in February, merchandising executive VP Rick Souder told PSN sister magazine, TWICE.


Yamaha Boosts Revenue, Net In First Half

By Joseph Palenchar for Twice. Yamaha Corp. boosted first-half global sales, operating income and net income. During the period, Yamaha’s audio equipment sales, consisting mainly of home and pro audio, rose 17.3 percent to 48.7 billion yen $496.1 million)....


AVnu Targets Residential Audio

NEW YORK, NY—The AVnu Alliance, a manufacturer group that promotes the IEEE’s AVB (AudioVideo Bridging) network standard, is turning its sights on the residential audio market after having developed audio-interoperability specifications for the pro audio market.


Yamaha Details U.S. Merger

Shizuoka, japan—Yamaha’s board approved a merger effective April 1 of its U.S. home-audio subsidiary with its U.S.-based musical instruments and pro audio subsidiary, but the merged entity has no plans to merge sales or rep forces.