HDTV and Home Theater Podcast show

HDTV and Home Theater Podcast

Summary: The HT Guys, Ara Derderian and Braden Russell, are Engineers who formerly worked for the Advanced Digital Systems Group (ADSG) of Sony Pictures Entertainment. ADSG was the R&D unit of the sound department producing products for movie theaters and movie studios. Two of the products they worked on include the DCP-1000 and DADR-5000. The DCP is a digital cinema processor used in movie theaters around the world. The DADR-5000 is a disk-based audio dubber used on Hollywood sound stages. ADSG was awarded a Technical Academy Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2000 for the development of the DADR-5000. Ara holds three patents for his development work in Digital Cinema and Digital Audio Recording. Every week they put together a podcast about High Definition TV and Home Theater. Each episode brings news from the A/V world, helpful product reviews and insights and help in demystifying and simplifying HDTV and home theater. Our email address is hdtvpodcast@mac.com

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Podcasts:

 Podcast #1047: Is all the content creation reducing the quality of what we watch? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week Monoprice introduces three new THX Certified compact on-wall home theater speakers and we discuss Plex’s latest beta features that can help you navigate every streaming service you have. We also ask the question if all the content creation going on right now dilutes the quality of what we are watching. Plus we read your emails and discuss the week’s news.

 Podcast #1046: Number one on Netflix and Streaming Trends and Motivations of Samsung TV Owners | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week we discuss the number one streaming films/shows on Netflix across the world and we take an in-depth view into streaming trends and motivations of Samsung TV owners. Plus we read your email and take a look at the week’s news.

 Podcast #1045: Sonos Smart Sound Bars? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week we discuss Sonos adding “Smart TV” Features to their Sound Bars and we take a look at the Best 4K Projectors according to CNET. We also read your emails and take a look at the week’s news.

 Podcast #1044: The Beginnings of "Fuzz Tone" - CD Fun Facts - 2022 LG Pricing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week we further discuss the beginning of the “Fuzz Tone” in music, give you some fun facts of the Compact Disc and rundown the availability and pricing of the 2022 LG line of HDTVs. Plus we read your emails and go over the week's news.

 Podcast #1043: aptX HD andLutron Caseta Smart Home Products - The answer to Wifi Issues | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week we take a look at aptX HD Bluetooth: What is it? What devices and headphones support it? We also ask if Lutron Caseta Smart Home Products are the answer to Wifi Issues for homes with a lot of 2.4Ghz wifi devices? We read your emails and look at the week’s news as well.

 Podcast #1042: Sub $400 Tower speakers, Ads on Netflix, and a new SmartTV Paradigm | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week we explore a world where Netflix uses ads to support it's massive hunger for content and consider an approach where smart TVs are replaced by a mechanism that lets set top box manufacturers integrate their software with the TV. We also explore the sub $400 tower speaker world. All this plus your emails and the week’s news on this week’s show.

 Podcast #1041: QLED vs OLED and Audioengine S6 Mini Sub Review | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week we look at an article that claims a QLED TV is finally on par with OLED. We are not as convinced. We also review the Audioengine S6 Powered Desktop Subwoofer. And as usual we read your email and cover some of the week’s news.

 Podcast #1040: Hackable DIY Home Security, LED Bulbs, and Streaming Boxes are Here to Stay | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week we discuss how vulnerable your DIY Home Security System is. We help you with your LED bulb buying and give you three reasons why the HT Guys feel that set top streamers are not going anywhere soon. Plus we read your email and the week’s news.

 Podcast #1039: Five things to fix the Smart Home and the Best OLED under $1,500 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week we have a top ten list of what is popular on Vudu, five advancements that will “fix” the smart home and the best OLED under $1,500. Plus we read your emails and go through the week’s news.

 Podcast #1038: What does Reference Level Mean? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On today’s show we define “Reference Level” and what it means for your home theater and we look at the 9 things you need to consider if you are in the market for a new TV. We also read your emails and look at the news stories of the week.

 Podcast #1037: Are Streaming Delays Ruining Live sports on IPTV Services? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We have a shortened show this week but fear not we will go back to our regular show next week. For this week we ask if streaming delays an issue for you when watching live sports? We also have abbreviated email and news segments as well.

 Podcast #1036: What's Next for Google TV and Smart Homes in 2022 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On today’s show we look at what’s next for Google TV and look at what the “Smart home” of 2022 will look like. We also read your emails and look at the news of the week.

 Podcast #1035: Fixing the Dialog in the Movies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On today’s show we help you determine if your new HDMI cable is Ultra High Speed certified and discuss whether Samsung’s Mini LEDs are harmful to your eyes. We finished with why dialog in today’s movies is so bad and how the movie studios can fix them. Plus we read your email and look at the week’s news.

 Podcast #1034: 2022 CES Innovation Awards | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On today’s show we rundown some of the 2022 Innovation Award winners. We are discussing products related to home theater and audio as well as the Smart Home for this discussion. We read your emails and take a look at the week’s news as well.

 Podcast #1033: CES 2022 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week it's all about CES 2022! So much to talk about including Sony getting into the electric vehicle market. We read your emails as well.

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