When you go to the movies and see the THX letters come up on the big screen with THX Deep Note playing through the sound system, you know you’re in for a good entertainment experience. However, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes to bring that experience to life.
How often do you find yourself listening to music at your computer? Subjecting yourself to bad computer speakers is like hiring The Rolling Stones to play your wedding, but then forcing them play in the pantry.
For many years Logitech has been making high-quality multimedia speaker systems, at a modest price point, that have pushed the [...]
When making a movie, the director is more than just a manager of the hundreds of people involved in the process. It’s their vision that drives the look, feel, and tone of a movie. In the end, all decisions about what you see on screen are up to them (ideally). The possibilities are infinite. Take Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, for example. This film was shot in the ultra-wide 2.20:1 aspect ratio. Engineered to be seen on a big screen, each shot is filled with plenty to see in every part of the frame. On all televisions, this film has black bars at the top and bottom of the screen. If you adjust your TV to remove the black bars, the sides of each shot are lost – by up to 20%, and you are missing out on aspects of the image that Kubrick intended you to see.
It’s the TV spectacle of the year. No other single event lends itself so perfectly to a party centered around a big screen. Whether your Super Bowl planning involves one TV or multiple TVs, big screens or little, we’ve put together some helpful tips to make sure everything gets set up correctly for game day.
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