Scott WilkinsonFreelance contributor, TechHive

Scott has written about audio and video technology for 30 years in a wide variety of publications. As a professional musician, he can be heard on the soundtracks of Gladiator, Myst, and other movies and video games.

JVC's XP-EXT1 headphone and audio-processing unit

JVC XP-EXT1 Exofield Theater headphone-virtualization system review: 7.1.4 immersive audio without the speakers

The promise of immersive audio from headphones is enticing, but is only partly fulfilled here.

Naim Uniti Atom HE

Naim Uniti Atom HE streamer/headphone amp review: Sublime sound at an eye-watering price

Stellar streamer, headphone amp, and Class A preamp, all in one unit with unparalleled sonic clarity but also a few quirks.

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Judges at the Value Electronics TV Shootout declare 3 winners

The Kings of 4K TVs, 8K TVs, and ultra short-throw projectors were determined after two days of intensive evaluation.

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Value Electronics’ TV Shootout to name the Kings of TVs and video projectors

You can watch a live stream of the two-day event on September 12 and 13.

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Samsung and Sony face new competition in high-end consumer displays: Here comes Planar

Planar, a major provider of commercial video walls, launches its Lifestyle Displays product line—including micro LED tech—for well-heeled homeowners.

Sony HT-A9 home theater audio system with optional soundbar

Sony unveils two new home-theater audio systems

The company also reports that two previously announced TVs are now shipping.

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NAD unveils its 2nd-generation M10 streaming amplifier

The M10 V2 continues NAD's "just add speakers" approach with new features.

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Bowers & Wilkins bows its next generation of 800 Series Diamond loudpeakers

Dubbed D4, these speakers promise to continue the company's tradition of evolving excellence.

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KEF’s Mu3 true wireless in-ear headphone is now available in a brand-new color

The Mu3 offers signature sound and elegant design, and it’s now available in two distinctive colors.

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Intel demoed 8K HDR streaming from the Tokyo Olympics

The 8K/60 fps HDR stream was sent from Tokyo to Los Angeles, CA, Portland, OR, Brazil, and elsewhere over the public internet—and it looked fabulous.

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Audeze debuts its CRBN electrostatic headphone

The audio company's first electrostatic model employs patented carbon-nanotube technology originally developed for medical applications.

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Campfire Audio debuts Satsuma and Honeydew in-ear headphones

The new models hit a lower price point than most of this brand's high-quality IEHs.

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Syng Cell Alpha immersive speaker first impressions: This thing fills a room like no other speaker I've heard

It sounds great, and you can control the sweet spot's size and location. How cool is that?

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Eoz Audio Arc ANC wireless headphone review: Superior comfort with mediocre sound quality

This headphone emphasizes the lows and highs at the expense of the mids, which is seductive at first but ultimately unsatisfying.

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Technical details about the radical Syng Cell Alpha immersive speaker emerge

Former Apple designer comes up with a new take on single-speaker immersive sound.