Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Avant

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Bang & Olufsen's first 4K TV isn't simply a screen with a higher resolution display. The company made sure the Avant was their ultimate TV. B&O's new set features a hidden eight-driver 7.1 surround sound speaker panel that deploys when you turn on the TV, a Chromatic Room Adaptation feature that automatically adjusts the display to the room's color tones, and anti-reflective coatings help reduce reflections by 98%. Just a few of the innovative features that B&O hopes will set the standard for what should be in a TV of the future.

$7,995, Bang & Olufsen

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Samsung Sound Stand

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Whether you're trying to save real estate or don't want the trouble of a full-on space hogging surround system, Samsung's Sound Stand might just be the solution. The sleek and thin box produces 4.2 channel sound and supports TV sizes from 32 to 55 inches. It also has Bluetooth capability so it can do double duty as your home's music system.

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LG Curved Ultra HDTV

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LG's Curved Ultra HDTV may just be the closest you can get to emulating an IMAX-like experience in your living room. The TV is a 105-inch 4K set with 5120 x 2160 resolution in a 21:9 CinemaScope format. To achieve a screen of that design and resolution, LG utilized their own TFT pixel circuit technology for great color reproduction at any viewing angle.

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Samsung KN55S9 Curved OLEDTV

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Samsung answers LG's Curved TV with a model of their own, the KN55S9. Samsung's panel will hit showrooms just a hair under $9000 and will have an eye-burning OLED-backed screen, 3D capability, and 1080p resolution. $8999, Magnolia

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Google Chromecast

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Chromecast from Google makes streaming your music, movies, and images from your mobile device to your TV dreadfully simple. All you do is plug in Chromecast into an available HDMI port, grab your phone/tablet (iOS and Android), and stream from services such as Netflix, Youtube, Google Play, and Chrome. Its that simple and its only $35. Google

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Sharp Aquos 4K Ultra HDTV

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Sharp is set to release its latest 4K set, the Aquos 4K Ultra HDTV, the first 4K TV screen to receive THX certification. If you're still not familiar with 4K, the resolution is four times greater (3840x2160) than your typical 1080p set and this model boasts an LED display, built-in Wi-fi, a 35-watt six speaker sound system, and Sharp's 4K 3D technology. $8,000, Sharp

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IMAX Private Theater

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If you're already getting tired of that 150 inch flat screen, how about an IMAX theater....for your house. Yes, you read that right, IMAX will be outfitting select clients with the ultimate home theater setup: a full-on 3D-capable 4K IMAX projection system, 7.1 surround sound, and of course, a floor to ceiling, wall to wall, curved screen to give you a complete, immersive experience. IMAX

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REDRAY Player

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Wondering what to do with all that resolution on your obnoxiously high-res 4KTV? Digital Cinema company RED is releasing a player of their very own that plays back RED encoded 4K files with 7.1 channel surround sound, 3D, and soon, access to a network of 4K feature films. $1,450, RED

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DIRECTV Genie

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DIRECTV ups the ante with a beast of a DVR called the Genie. Loaded with a 1TB hard drive, the Genie touts 5 tuners so you can record 5 shows at the same time (+ 1 VOD download) in HD and offer full HD DVR functionality to every tv in the house without the need of individual receivers at each screen. You can also watch the same show with full rewind/fast-forward capability on up to four tvs and you can also tap into the Genie with up to eight DIRECTV RVU-enabled TV, set-top, or consoles. DIRECTV

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Google Nexus Q

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Nexus Q ($300) is a new cloud-based media streamer that's built around the newly revamped Google Play giving you access to music and movies through your TV and home speakers or wirelessly through any Android-enabled device in your home. Audio nerds should also be excited about the set-top's built-in audiophile-grade amp and Banana jack speaker outputs. Another nice little detail is the 32 LED ring that surrounds the front of the Nexus Q which changes and shifts colors in tune with your music. Link

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