Devices

 

Sony Announces Next-Gen VR Headset for the PS5 (The Verge)

It will include a better field of view, higher resolution, and a single cord.... More

Half of U.S. Consumers Own At Least One Smart Home Device (Twice)

Security is a key motivator in smart home device purchases, and as such security cameras have been the leading volume driver for the past four years.... More

U.S. Game Spending Up 42% in January (GamesIndustry)

Americans spent more on games to start 2021 than in any previous January, according to a new report.... More

Sony Expands BRAVIA 4K HDR Professional Display Lineup

Sony Electronics is strengthening its display portfolio with the addition of two versatile new choices for professionals – the 100-inch FW-100BZ40J and 32-inch FW-32BZ30J. (more&... More

Sony Electronics’ OLED Reference Monitors Honored With Tech Emmy

Sony's OLED reference monitors were recognized by the esteemed organization for their contributions to and impact on mastering quality in the industry. (more…)... More

Headset Sales are Surging, but the Future of VR Filmmaking Remains Uncertain (Protocol)

Narrative VR startups have long struggled to survive. Can they benefit from VR's newfound popularity?... More

Sony Electronics’ New Xperia PRO Communication Device Delivers 5G Solution for Professional Content Workflow

World's first smartphone with dedicated HDMI input(i) enables creativity and speed for content creation and content distribution. (more…)... More

What TV Remotes Tell Us About Power Struggles in Streaming (Protocol)

TV remote controls are a major battlefield in the TV wars, which are fought one branded button at a time.... More

Video Games Have Replaced Music as the Most Important Aspect of Youth Culture (The Guardian)

The global video gaming industry took in an estimated $180bn in 2020 – more than sports and movies worldwide.... More

5 TV Trends Coming Out of CES 2021 (DT)

A look at where new TVs are now and where they will be headed in the future.... More

The Future is Digital – Right? (GamesIndustry)

The physical format faces headwinds, but will its demise be slower than we expect?... More

Sony, Best Buy Collaborate to Support the Future of Tech

Teens will continue getting hands-on experience with the latest tech—including sound and video production, digital photography and graphic design—at the Best Buy Teen Tech Cent... More

TiVo Renews Patent Deal With Xfinity X1 Licensee Cox Communications (Next TV)

Cable company pays for IP tied to its Contour TV OS.... More

CES 2021: Technicolor Marks 20 Million DOCSIS 3.1 Gateway Units Shipped

Technicolor used the opening day of CES 2021 to share it’s shipped more than 20 million DOCSIS 3.1 gateways to date, with 8.1 million of those coming in 2020. (more…)... More

ATSC 3.0 Receivers Near Commercial Debut (Light Reading)

2021 will be the year that will usher in the first wave of ATSC 3.0-capable receivers, devices that should expand consumer adoption of the new standard as US broadcasters light up ... More

NPD: Installed TV Base Getting Bigger, Newer (Twice)

Report shows TV sales up 19% in 2020, compared to same period in 2019.... More

Sony Electronics Unveils World’s First TVs With Cognitive Processors

Innovative new processor mimics human brain to deliver a never-before-seen immersive viewing experience. (more…)... More

Gracenote Offers New Live Sports Solution for Smart TV, Auto Platforms

Gracenote, the content services arm of Nielsen Media, has debuted a new turnkey solution geared toward consumer electronics and auto manufacturers, allowing them to offer new live ... More

Sony Introduces Two New ‘Crystal LED’ Modular Direct View Display Systems

Sony Electronics has unveiled the latest innovation in premium direct view LED – the modular Crystal LED C-series (ZRD-C12A/C15A) with high contrast and B-series (ZRD-B12A/B15A) ... More

Apple Users Spent $1.8B on Apps in Last Week of 2020 (Bloomberg)

Apple said that most of the spending between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve went to games.... More

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