Roland is bringing back the sounds of the 80s with their new collection of retro miniature synthesizers based on their most popular models from the era: the Jupiter 08 from 1981, the JX-3P from 1983, and the Juno-106 from 1984. They dock with Roland’s mini keyboard or plug into any external keyboard, powered by batteries for portability or via USB.
The Omni S6 delivers room-filling sound & supports the open, Wi-Fi-based DTS Play-Fi platform and with the free Polk app provides access to personal music libraries, Spotify Connect, Pandora, Internet radio stations, and other streaming services.
TiVo’s new BOLT set-top box delivers 4K streaming to your Ultra HDTV from Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Instant Video, and more. Features like SkipMode allow you to skim past advertising & QuickMode playback makes for faster real-time viewing. It is offered in a 500-gig & 1-TB model.
For the re-design of their flagship Play:5 speaker, Sonos upgraded everything: a fresh exterior, touch sensitive controls, 6 speakers instead of 5, and it links up with your phone using the Sonos app’s Trueplay tool, enabling you to dial in the best sound in any/every environment.
Chromecast 2 is the update to Google’s popular Chromecast streaming device. The app-driven device got an all-new look, a built-in HDMI Cable, and a new adaptive antenna system that delivers a better connection with automatic adjustments. They also rolled out Chromecast Audio, a device that lets you turns any speaker into a connected speaker for streaming.
The latest 4K cinema camera from RED is their smallest yet; offering the full capabilities of the much vaunted RED Dragon in a form factor that weighs just 3.5 pounds, perfect for shooting with drones and gimbals. Like other RED cameras, the Raven is a modular design, allowing you to configure your rig to your exact shooting needs.
It’s not an air filtration system, it’s a plug-n-play 170-watt wireless sound system that boasts seven speakers arranged in a six-sided, multi-chamber cabinet for maximum sound diffusion. The unique stainless steel grille design conceals the on/off & volume controls & it fires up automatically when an audio signal is detected. No remote, wi-fi, or app needed.
Massachusetts-based Formlabs has just released their 2nd-generation desktop 3D printer. Their wi-fi enabled Form 2 is 50% more powerful and able to build objects 40% bigger than the first model. Unlike most desktop 3D printers, Formlabs’ employs a process called stereolithography in which a laser shoots into a bath of liquid photopolymer and cures it into a solid object bit by bit.
The ELEMNT from Wahoo Fitness is the most fully connected & easiest to use GPS bike computer on the market. It uses Bluetooth 4.0 and ANT+ dual-band technology to pair seamlessly with all your cycling sensors. It tracks speed, cadence, & power, feeding the data to a companion app for programming all your ride goals & metrics as well as instant sharing.
Logitech just added this ultra-mega remote to their popular Harmony line, allowing you to control just about everything in your home with a single, intuitive device. It will control 15 home products like thermostats, smart toasters, & window shades as well as being compatible with 270K different AV devices from all major brands.