updated 01:15 pm EST, Mon January 9, 2012
RCA soundbar to stream Netflix, Vudu, Pandora
At a pre-CES event, RCA showed off a new sound bar that connects to the web to let subscribers access their Netflix, Pandoara, Vudu and other services. The 37-inch RCA Wi-Fi Home Theater Sound Bar (model RTS739WS) is paired with two satellite speakers a subwoofer to deliver surround sound. There is an HDMI output and an optical audio input for adding audio from a TV or other source such as a set-top or receiver.
Two versions of the sound bar will reportedly be offered this spring, one with a wired subwoofer and one with a wireless one. The fomer will cost $150 and the latter $250.