Sony announced both a Google TV enabled set-top box and Google TV enabled Blu-ray player today, coming in at prices of $199 and $299 respectively. Both are packed with the goodies you'd expect to see from a Google TV device, including access to the Google Play Store, Wi-Fi for your internet connection and a remote that packs a multi-touch pad and 3-Axis motion control. The Blu-ray player won't be out until the fall, but the NSZ-GS7 is coming July 22nd and is currently up for preorder on Amazon.
The folks over at McIntosh have a trio of new products on the way, all designed to play nicely together or to integrate into your current system. It kicks off with the MX121 AV Control Center, which includes 3D support, upconversion to 1080p, and a variety of audio features including Apple AirPlay. You can pick it up at $6,000.
Over the last year or two, mobile devices have really picked up as sources for video and audio, but until recently they've been lacking a way to get content onto a television. MHL is the solution brought forth by manufacturers and home theater companies are quickly picking up on it.
Just a week after announcing the release of the 2011 Aventage line of A/V receivers, Yahama has launched a brand new Aventage Blu-ray player complete with all the features you've come to expect from a player released in 2011. The BD-A1010 boasts Netflix and Blockbuster on Demand streaming capabilities as well as compatibility with YouTube Leanback, a new take on the YouTube experience made just for those watching on their TV.
The BD-SP809 is the newest player to come out of Onkyo and its capable of quite a bit. It can play back 3D Blu-rays, DVDs, and files on DVD or CD in DivX, MP3 and WMA encodings. It's also to play both audio and video from a USB storage device. Onkyo's new player has networking elements too. It can play music and video from your home computer as well as online services like Netflix, Blockbuster on Demand, Film Fresh and Vudu.