|By PR Newswire||
|January 6, 2014 08:00 PM EST||
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (CES booth #14200) -- Sony Electronics today introduced four new wireless audio products; the SRS-X9 High-Resolutioni wireless speaker system, SRS-X7 and SRS-X5 wireless speaker systems, and the CMT-X5CD wireless all-in-one audio system. Each model combines rich, powerful sound with a wealth of connectivity options in a sleek "Definitive Outline" design. Developed in collaboration with Sony Music, the new wireless speakers are explicitly tuned for balanced equalization and richness of sound, reflecting today's music trends.
"These wireless speakers are a testament to how Sony continues to innovate and I'm honored to be a part of such a great product," said Salaam Remi, EVP of A&R and Production, Sony Music Entertainment. "It energizes me to go to the studio."
"For those that are passionate about music, Sony's new wireless speakers truly raise the bar," said Andrew Sivori, vice president of the Sound Division at Sony Electronics. "With the introduction of High-Res Audio and through our collaboration with Sony Music, we're able to deliver a visceral, immersive listening experience."
The new wireless audio systems deliver powerful sound, making them the focal point of any living space. They bring clear vocals and bass-rich thumping tunes to life while maintaining the tone balance for an accurate, high-quality audio experience. Demonstrating Sony's uncompromising passion for music and commitment to extraordinary sound performance, the wireless speakers support aptX and AAC Bluetooth® codecs to ensure high quality sound while streaming wirelessly.
Sony's wireless speakers are designed for today's digital lifestyle, offering a multitude of connectivity and streaming options. The speakers easily connect wirelessly to nearly any Bluetooth-enabled device, including smartphones, tablets, and computers, for music streaming at home or on the go. In addition, users with NFC-enabled smartphones and tablets can simply tap the wireless speaker with their device to instantly stream high-quality music. In select models, wireless music streaming is also supported through on-board WiFi® (for direct access to online music and internet radio services such as Music Unlimited, Spotify®,and TuneIn Radio with no PC required), as well as Apple Airplay® and DLNA.
For added convenience, all speakers offer a built-in USB charging port as well as an auxiliary input to play music directly from nearly any device with an audio output.
Beautiful Form and Function
Sony's new wireless speakers combine a stunning "Definitive Outline" design with an intuitive user experience, all while reproducing high-quality sound. The sleek "Definitive Outline" frame consists of 12 outlines around the square form to create the most suitable sound wave. With clean lines and metal and glass surfaces, the wireless speakers beautifully blend into any living space.
The SRS-X9 and SRS-X7 speakers include SongPal™ app functionality, allowing easy and intuitive control of compatible Sony audio devices. Simply install the app on a mobile phone and take control of music playback, including device settings and more – all through one app.
SRS-X9 High-Resolution Wireless Speaker System
Sony's flagship model SRS-X9 is the first wireless speaker in the industry to support High-Res Audio, taking sound quality to a level never experienced before in such a device. Converting live music to digital formats such as MP3 or even traditional CD results in much of the original audio being irreversibly lost. High-Res Audio retains far more detail during the analog-to-digital conversion process, allowing listeners to experience music as artists originally intended.
The premium WiFi-enabled SRS-X9 model incorporates Sony's advanced Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE HX™), which upscales the existing sound source to near High-Resolution sound quality. It refines and restores the audio signal to recreate the subtle high-frequency harmonics that are typically lost in heavily compressed MP3 and AAC files. With an impressive 154W of music output power, a bi-amped subwoofer, and dual passive radiators, the premium 2.1 channel system delivers powerful, full-range audio with amazing tonal balance and precise bass response. Its eight-channel S-Master ® HX Digital Amplifier technology was uniquely developed for High-Resolution audio in order to reduce distortion and noise at wider frequency ranges, while reproducing high frequency sound in detail. Together with Clear Audio+™, a unique technology that leverages Sony's expertise in digital signal processing developed over generations of perfecting sound, it delivers a rich, high-quality listening experience.
SRS-X7 Wireless Speaker System
Equally attractive in its modern design but more compact than the SRS-X9, the SRS-X7 wireless speaker is also a premium 2.1 channel system with WiFi and Bluetooth. The SRS-X7 wireless speaker shares many of the audio features of its larger sibling including DSEE - Digital sound enhancement, ClearAudio+, an S-Master Digital Amplifier, and built-in NFC technology. Its built-in rechargeable battery offers up to 6 hours of play time.
SRS-X5 Wireless Speaker System
Ideal for indoor/outdoor use in a portable size, the high-quality 2.1 channel SRS-X5 Bluetooth wireless speaker is packed with 20W of powerful audio. As with the other wireless speaker models, the SRS-X5 wireless speaker includes DSEE, ClearAudio+ and S-Master Digital Amplifier technology, NFC tap-to-play, and aptX codec support. In addition, the SRS-X5 features a built in hands-free speaker phone. The SRS-X5 wireless speaker offers up to eight hours of continuous playback.
All-in-One Audio System with Integrated CD Player and Radio
The new CMT-X5CD compact all-in-one wireless audio system is a component stereo that delivers high quality wireless audio with the distinctive "Definitive Outline" design. Packed with 40W of output power, the CMT-X5CD audio system also includes SongPal compatibility, aptX codec support, DSEE, ClearAudio+, and an S-Master Digital Amplifier. With full range speakers and a passive radiator, the CMT-X5CD audio system delivers a refined listening experience with rich bass response.
In addition to Bluetooth, this all-in-one wireless audio system offers the opportunity to enjoy alternative sources including CD, USB, and FM radio.
Please Follow #Sonyaudio on Twitter for the latest Sony wireless speaker news. Please also stay tuned to the Sony Blog for upcoming news.
i High-Resolution Audio Playback capability is supported through DLNA network/USB connection with a LAN cable is recommended.
SOURCE Sony Electronics
Rapid innovation, changing business landscapes, and new IT demands force businesses to make changes quickly. In the eyes of many, containers are at the brink of becoming a pervasive technology in enterprise IT to accelerate application delivery. In this presentation, you'll learn about the: The transformation of IT to a DevOps, microservices, and container-based architecture What are containers and how DevOps practices can operate in a container-based environment A demonstration of how Docke...
Oct. 28, 2016 05:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,721
Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put in new siloes. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mathias Herberts, Co-founder and CTO of Cityzen Data, will deep dive into best practices that will ensure a successful smart city journey.
Oct. 28, 2016 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 3,319
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to simplify and streamline our lives by automating routine tasks that distract us from our goals. This promise is based on the ubiquitous deployment of smart, connected devices that link everything from industrial control systems to automobiles to refrigerators. Unfortunately, comparatively few of the devices currently deployed have been developed with an eye toward security, and as the DDoS attacks of late October 2016 have demonstrated, this oversight can ...
Oct. 28, 2016 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 286
President Obama recently announced the launch of a new national awareness campaign to "encourage more Americans to move beyond passwords – adding an extra layer of security like a fingerprint or codes sent to your cellphone." The shift from single passwords to multi-factor authentication couldn’t be timelier or more strategic. This session will focus on why passwords alone are no longer effective, and why the time to act is now. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Chris Webber, security strateg...
Oct. 28, 2016 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 298
November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Penta Security is a leading vendor for data security solutions, including its encryption solution, D’Amo. By using FPE technology, D’Amo allows for the implementation of encryption technology to sensitive data fields without modification to schema in the database environment. With businesses having their data become increasingly more complicated in their mission-critical applications (such as ERP, CRM, HRM), continued ...
Oct. 28, 2016 04:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,227
In the 21st century, security on the Internet has become one of the most important issues. We hear more and more about cyber-attacks on the websites of large corporations, banks and even small businesses. When online we’re concerned not only for our own safety but also our privacy. We have to know that hackers usually start their preparation by investigating the private information of admins – the habits, interests, visited websites and so on. On the other hand, our own security is in danger bec...
Oct. 28, 2016 04:30 PM EDT Reads: 770
Two weeks ago (November 3-5), I attended the Cloud Expo Silicon Valley as a speaker, where I presented on the security and privacy due diligence requirements for cloud solutions. Cloud security is a topical issue for every CIO, CISO, and technology buyer. Decision-makers are always looking for insights on how to mitigate the security risks of implementing and using cloud solutions. Based on the presentation topics covered at the conference, as well as the general discussions heard between sessi...
Oct. 28, 2016 04:30 PM EDT Reads: 5,253
In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee Atchison, Principal Cloud Architect and Advocate at New Relic, discussed cloud as a ‘better data center’ and how it adds new capacity (faster) and improves application availability (redundancy). The cloud is a ‘Dynamic Tool for Dynamic Apps’ and resource allocation is an integral part of your application architecture, so use only the resources you need and allocate /de-allocate resources on the fly.
Oct. 28, 2016 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 3,876
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudbric, a leading website security provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Cloudbric is an elite full service website protection solution specifically designed for IT novices, entrepreneurs, and small and medium businesses. First launched in 2015, Cloudbric is based on the enterprise level Web Application Firewall by Penta Security Sys...
Oct. 28, 2016 03:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,382
SYS-CON Events announced today that Impiger Technologies will exhibit in Booth #109 at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Impiger Technologies is a world-class, enterprise software product engineering company specializing in Mobile Application Development, Cloud Applications, Microsoft Technology Solutions, Web Technology and Telecom Services. Impiger Technologies helps enterprises improve busi...
Oct. 28, 2016 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 433
Virgil consists of an open-source encryption library, which implements Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) and Elliptic Curve Integrated Encryption Scheme (ECIES) (including RSA schema), a Key Management API, and a cloud-based Key Management Service (Virgil Keys). The Virgil Keys Service consists of a public key service and a private key escrow service.
Oct. 28, 2016 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,250
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cemware will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Use MATLAB functions by just visiting website mathfreeon.com. MATLAB compatible, freely usable, online platform services. As of October 2016, 80,000 users from 180 countries are enjoying our platform service.
Oct. 28, 2016 02:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,020
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, a director and senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
Oct. 28, 2016 02:15 PM EDT Reads: 4,025
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, the leading provider of modern development tools and best practices for Continuous Integration on OpenVMS, will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. eCube Systems offers a family of middleware products and development tools that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. ...
Oct. 28, 2016 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 4,703
SYS-CON Events announced today that MathFreeOn will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MathFreeOn is Software as a Service (SaaS) used in Engineering and Math education. Write scripts and solve math problems online. MathFreeOn provides online courses for beginners or amateurs who have difficulties in writing scripts. In accordance with various mathematical topics, there are more tha...
Oct. 28, 2016 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,223