CES 2013 Wrap-up with Chris Heinonen, Grant Clauser, Brent Butterworth

L-R: Chris Heinonen, Grant Clauser, Brent Butterworth

Now that we're back from CES, AV journalists Chris Heinonen of Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity, Grant Clauser of Electronic House, Brent Butterworth of Sound & Vision, and I discuss what we saw and heard there, including the importance (or not) of 4K/Ultra HD, the commercial viability of OLED, the maturation of 3D, the beauty of Panasonic's new plasma TVs, the issue of expanded color gamut, the effectiveness of DTS Headphone:X, the best audio products at the Venetian, the relevance of CES, answers to chat-room questions, and more.

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Chris Heinonen has been with Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity since 2008. He also serves as Displays Editor at and as a writer for Tone Audio. Previously a software engineer, he is also a full time dad to Sam, 3, and Max, 10 months.

Grant Clauser has been covering home electronics for about 15 years with editorial roles in several consumer and trade magazines. He's done ISF-level damage to hundreds of reviewed products and has had home theater and audio training from THX, Home Acoustics Alliance, and Sencore. He's also the author of the book The Trouble with Rivers. Follow him on Twitter @geclauser.

Brent Butterworth is a freelance writer and consultant who currently serves as a contributing tech editor for Sound+Vision, where he does all speaker and headphone measurements and many of the audio product reviews. He began his A/V journalism career in 1989, and previously served as editor-in-chief of Home Theater magazine, Home Entertainment magazine, and the website, and as marketing director for Dolby Labs.