AV News in Brief

HDR10+ Technologies has announced the completion of technical and test specifications for delivering HDR10+ to the home theater projector category. The consortium says that HDR10+ usage continues to grow, with more than 118 adopters already in the bag for both home and mobile device categories, which includes 8K TVs. JVC will also be offering HDR10+ with full dynamic metadata capability on its latest line of projectors, as covered by HTF here.

“We are very excited at JVC to introduce the first standard home theater projector series that complies with the new HDR10+ Projector specifications. HDR10+ allows the true home theater enthusiast to reproduce the director’s intent automatically and in real time,” said Robert Budde, National Product Manager for D-ILA projectors at JVCKENWOOD USA. “The HDR10+ format easily takes advantage of JVC’s advanced
dynamic tone mapping, high native contrast and 32-point gamma to provide the most stunning HDR image every time.”

For those of you who have direct interaction with the custom integration channel, one-stop-shop Snap One has announced it is now carrying an assortment of products from Denon, Marantz and Definitive Technology on its ecommerce platform and in partner stores across the U.S. The distributor says it is focusing on being the place “Where Pros Buy Audio” from both in-house Snap One brands and third-party manufacturers.

“The proliferation in audio installations over the past year cannot be ignored and is a huge area of growth for installers,” said Snap One Senior Vice President of Product Management, Mike Jordan. “Denon, Marantz and Definitive Technology are established audio providers and have been for decades. The addition of these lauded brands and their products to our portfolio is a powerful supplement for installers being increasingly tapped for distributed audio, home theater, outdoor, and other audio-focused builds.”


Martin, a seasoned journalist and AV expert, has written for several notable print magazines. He’s served in key roles at Lucasfilm’s THX Division, NEC’s digital cinema division, and has even consulted for DreamWorks. Despite his illustrious career, Martin remains rooted in his passion for cinema and acting, with notable appearances in several Spielberg films, Doctor Who, and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. He currently resides in San Francisco.

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