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AES Convention San Francisco

AES Convention-San Francisco

The 129th Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention returned to San Francisco last weekend. These are the professionals that transform music into the stuff we listen to at home...

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California Audio Show 4 - Millbrae, California - August 9-11, 2013

California Audio Show 4The Fourth California Audio Show was held in the San Francisco Bay area (Westin Hotel in Millbrae which is south of San Francisco), August 9, 10, and 11, 2013. Constantine Soo, the CAS4 promoter, has moved the show to the Westin this year to better accommodate the exhibitors and guests.  Here is the coverage by the SECRETS team, John Johnson and Ross Jones.

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CES 2013-Full Coverage

CES 2013

Panasonic PT-AE8000 which has been available for a couple months, and a new "lamp-free" model that uses hybrid LED/Laser for its light source and a DLP chip. It is not geared towards the home theater...

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The New York Hi Fi Show: A 63-year History that Traces a Complicated Trajectory

The New York Hi Fi Show: A 63-year History that Traces a Complicated TrajectoryFor the past six weeks since attending the New York Hi Fi show, I have taken time to reflect how the show has evolved to its current form. I will report on a couple of items at the show, but the real coverage was by Mark Vignola. I have no idea how he could produce so many professional quality pictures and the accompanying annotation one day later

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CES 2013 Show Coverage

CES 2013 Show Coverage

It's a wrap!!  Do not miss the CES Show Coverage by our SECRETS Team....Robert Kozel, Senior Editor, has posted over 300 images....just enjoy!

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The New York Audio Show Report - April, 2013

The New York Audio Show ReportThe New York Audio Show took the Palace Hotel and surrounding area shops by storm this weekend. I had the pleasure of attending the show on Saturday and am here with a quick show report of what I was able to see before things got too hectic.

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CES 2013 Show Coverage - What to Expect in Home Theater and Audio

CES 2013 Show Coverage - What to expect Home Theater and AudioJoin Scott Wilkinson for a CES 2013 pre-show discussion on TWiT.TV, live on Friday, January 4 and replayed on Monday, January 7.  Guests include Piero Gabucci (Secrets of Home Theater), Tom Norton (Home Theater), and Chris Boylan (Big Picture Big Sound).

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SSI 2013 Montreal HI-FI Show Report

SSI 2013 Montreal Show Report - Day 1

The Salon Son and Image HiFi Show in beautiful Montreal took place this past week and over weekend....I covered the show for SECRETS..please enjoy my report and check out the images on the Google+ CAVE too....

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Rocky Mountain 2012-Full Coverage

Rocky Mountain 2012 Show Report Coverage

The 2012 installment of RMAF was bigger and better than ever before. There were even more exhibitors and attendees than last year. Plus, there was a good vibe among everybody at the show. There was a pervasively positive...

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CES 2013 Show Coverage - It's a Wrap!

CES 2013 Show Coverage - It's a Wrap!

CES 2013 has come to a close and we are happy to be home.....some final thoughts.....

Robert Kozel, Senior Editor, sums it up......The show had an enormous crowd of over 150,000 people. From an audio/video perspective, the new innovation was all around 4K displays. Every major manufacturer was showcasing 4K displays. The practical reality is that while the 4K displays were stunning, the general consumer will not be able to afford this technology for several more years at least until the prices come down to earth. The real stars of the show were the updated plasma and LED televisions that support the current HDTV standards. These new sets were gorgeous and offer the consumer some amazing technology and beautiful video quality at approachable pricing.

On the audio side of things...

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Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2012 Show Report

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2012 Show Report

 It is that time of year again in the beautiful Rocky Mountains for one of the best shows for all of us AUDIOPHILES!....The Rocky Mountain Audio Fest for 2012!  I am on my way to Denver and am going to have to move quickly, to see as many of the many, many exhibitors this year at the Marriott Tech Center Hotel and other venues in Denver's Tech Center. Show report begins on Friday and continues over the weekend.......do check back for the latest images and info...Jim Clements, Senior Editor, SECRETS.

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