Archive for the ‘Videos’ Category
Saturday, July 14th, 2012
Video Preview: Introducing Myro:Air, The AirPlay Streamer for Home Integration & Audiophiles
If you have been wondering why the lack of posts here at Mavromatic, it’s because I have been heads down working on a new product for Myro Control. It’s now to the point that I can give you all a sneak peak of Myro:Air!
This will be the first certified Apple AirPlay hardware device that features audiophile sound quality using the highly respected WM8741 DAC by Wolfson Microelectronics. Myro:Air will also be a home integrators dream come true — yup — it will feature RS232 and “Myro:Link” which will provide full metadata and transport control (Play/Pause/Next/Previous) of the AirPlay stream. This means Crestron, Control4, Russound and any other system that can interface via RS232 or Russound RNET will be able to control and receive metadata from the AirPlay stream.
Myro:Air will also provide a USB port that will allow iOS device charging and control/playback as well. So you can either plug in your iPad/iPhone/iPod touch or any iPod and it will not only charge the device but will also stream digital audio processed through the quality DAC and provide metadata and transport control via the connected control system.
I’m very proud and excited about this new product and can’t wait to get it to market. Email preorderAIR@myrocontrol.com if you’d like to get on the early pre-order list. The first run will be VERY limited so get on the waiting list now!…
Friday, May 27th, 2011
Myro:Bridge – Kaleidescape to Russound RNET
I have been busy releasing a bunch of new firmware updates for Myro:Bridge and one that I’m especially proud of is the newest Kaleidescape to Russound RNET. The Kaleidescape is a very slick piece of hardware, not only for exact CD quality audio playback but for video (including Bluray). We have had a unit in for testing while we write the firmware and it will be a sad day when I have to ship the unit back. Until then, I’m enjoying every minute with it. Check out the video showing how Myro:Bridge tightly integrates a Kaleidescape with Russounds whole house audio controllers using RNET and the Myro:Bridge.…
Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
Quick Video Review: GoPro LCD BacPac For HD Hero
I just received the GoPro LCD BacPac for the HD Hero and thought I would post a quick and dirty video review of the unit. For the most part it’s exactly what I expected it to be. It adds very little to the thickness of the camera but adds quite a bit of functionality. I found it especially useful when you modify the camera settings. The screen allows you to frame your shots better and lets you monitor the battery life as well. I took my HD Hero to Hawaii and would have loved to be able to playback video of the surfs and our fun at the beach. Now it’s possible with the LCD BacPac since it also features a built in speaker. The screen is decent — we’re all very spoiled with the Retina display of the iPhone 4 — it’s no where near that quality but it does the job. Priced at $79, I feel it’s well worth it. I say, if you own a HD Hero, you must get the LCD BacPac… you must!
P.S. Just remember to update your firmware first.…
Friday, October 1st, 2010
Myro:Bridge – Russound RNET to Apple iTunes (Remote)
Lots has been going on over the past few weeks… final PCB designs have been sent out for production. A new product web site is reaching completion leaving final assembly and testing left before I can start shipping the Myro:Bridge (that is going to be the final name). As promised, I have a video of the newest firmware which offers Russound RNET to Apple iTunes control. This is like the Russound RNET to Sonos except that you can pair, control and get metadata two and from Russound Keypads via iTunes. Enjoy!…
Friday, January 8th, 2010
CES 2010 Video – Samsung MyFit
Here is a great little gadget for the neurotic hypercondriacs like myself. The Samsung MyFit is more than just an MP3 player. This little device tells you how to stay fit and healthy. In the video you can see it check my stress level (it was “very good”) and even can tell you your melanin level (I was 175 due to my Greekness). But that’s not all, it can even tell you how fat you are… by serving up your BMI index. This little gadget is so feature packed you’ll burn calories just navigating it.
There is no release date or price yet… however, this will definitely be on my gadget wish list.…
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