Yamaha Projectphone Has 3 Cameras, 14 Speakers and 16 Microphones

Yamaha is taking its pimp sound projector skills to the boardroom with this teleconferencing contraption. Set one $3,000 Projectphone at the business end of your conference table (connected to a TV), and another identical one at a table in a room far far away. Three cameras shoot you and your two prettiest associates,… » 10/11/07 3:00pm 10/11/07 3:00pm

Yamaha's YSP-4000 Flagship Surround Bar Does Upscaling, HDMI, XM/iPods

Today, Yamaha introduced a new flagship in its YSP "sound projector" faux-surround bars. The YSP-4000 is a follow-up to the YSP-1100, with a similar setup: 40 individual "beam" drivers that have individual amps, and two midbass speakers. The YSP-4000's main upgrade seems to be HDMI pass-throughs, and analog/720p/1080i… » 8/13/07 3:32pm 8/13/07 3:32pm

Yamaha YSP-900 Delivers 5.1 Sound From a Single Speaker

I'm always on the hunt for the ultimate virtual surround sound system and I gotta admit, Yamaha's new YSP-900 looks pretty enticing. Like the previous version, it's intended to deliver 2.1 or 5.1 virtual surround sound in a package that only consists of a soundbar. This one in particular is meant to be paired with… » 2/16/07 9:40am 2/16/07 9:40am