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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.


D&M CEO Talks Calrec, Pro Audio Future

D&M Holdings sold off its Calrec pro audio business as part of its effort to “put more of our resources and organizational focus on building our core consumer business,” according to D&M Holdings CEO Jim Caudill.


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.