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Vizio announced a larger version of its 5.1 sound bar at CES 2014, promising better stereo separation and the deepest bass of any of the company's sound bars.
Philips Fidelio "stereo" speakers transform into wireless 5.1 surround sound take the tops off these chic speakers for an instant wireless surround sound system.
CNET takes a hands-on look at Vizio's newly announced 5.1 sound bar, with wireless rear speakers, an innovative remote, and slick front-panel display.
Vizio's jumbo 54-inch 5.1 sound bar gets you closer to the cinema experience than any of its competitors, if you can live with the size.
Coming later this year, Dolby takes its professional Atmos theater sound technology to the home theater market.
The Audiophiliac auditions an awesome little hi-fi, priced from little as $880!
We tested 20 televisions to see if they could output surround sound via their optical output when fed a signal from an external source.
Behind-the-scenes at Sony
If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.
Music surround formats never really caught on, and now the appeal of listening to five or more speakers for movies is fading fast.