Look closely at long running bands while they're playing on stage, and you'll notice something that might seem odd. Some or all of the members are wearing in-ear headphones. Drummers especially favor in-ear monitors to get the full sound mix.
Bowers & Wilkins has been hard at work on a sound system for the 2011 Jaguar XJ. Not only is it atypical in the amount of attention being paid to the car’s speaker placement, but the XJ is also the first Jaguar ever that features a 5.1 surround system.
There are a lot of reasons to pick up a soundbar. It’s not the optimal solution for your main TV, but on your secondary or tertiary set, there might not be a need to pick up a full 7.1 solution. Just because you’re willing to use a soundbar, however, doesn’t mean you want to sacrifice audio quality.
You may know ZVOX as the company behind some of the most impressive sound bars and bases on the market, but they’ve got a mission: to eliminate clutter wherever they can. “TV wire hairballs are a growing problem in our society,” says founder Tom Hannaher.