Consumer electronics companies are showing off their newest toys to the more than 25,000 attendees at CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) Expo 2006, a five-day custom home theater event taking place in Denver through Sept. 17.
Sony is showcasing its newest and largest member of the Bravia family, the XBR3. The XBR3 is a 52-inch LCD that displays in high-definition 1080p resolution and has HDMI inputs with 1080p capability. Sony says its 7,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio will make black appear more black and add more detail to shadows on screen. Its price tag? $6,800.