[Photo: Mitsubishi’s LaserTV]If youve been thinking about getting a surround sound
system but realize you really dont have the space, the Zvox
425 ($700) may be the answer. Its an
all-in-one virtual surround speaker.
5 speakersTwo powered sub woofersPowerful 133-watt amplifierAuto power offProprietary PhaseCue virtual
surround sound systemAll in one slim cabinet
(36.5w x 5.5d x 7.5h).
I also found a couple of TV sets to go with the new audio
setup. The first one is only available in Japan. Retailing at ¥498,000 (about $4,857) its the
world’s first 46-inch 3D stereoscopic television Hyundai.
It works by picking up Japans new BS11 3D broadcasts pumped
by Nippon BS. The LCD brings and apparently works fine for traditional 2D broadcasts.
x 1,080 resolution2x
HDMI and 3x composite inputs46
has a new TV technology in the works called LaserTV. The LaserVue as its called is the first laser-powered
television. The innovation is in its eco-friendliness. It displays higher
picture quality than other televisions currently on the market while consuming half
the power of LCDs and a third that of plasma. Good for the earth and your
pocket! Look out for that in the third
quarter of 2008.
Thats all I’ve got for this week, but lets keep talking tech!