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2011-01-05 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, ROCKVILLE, Md. and TOKYO, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillcrest Labs, a leader in motion control technology and interactive television applications, and SMK Electronics, a leading global manufacturer of remote controls and CE accessories, today announced that the companies have signed a licensing agreement for Hillcrest's Freespace® technology. The agreement provides SMK with access to Hillcrest's patented in-air pointing, motion control technology for use in...

2011-01-04 07:00:00

LOS GATOS, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) today announced that streaming from Netflix on TVs will soon be as easy as one click of a remote control as a number of the world's leading consumer electronics companies have joined in a development effort to place Netflix-branded one-click buttons on remotes that operate Internet connected TVs, Blu-ray disc players and other devices that connect the Internet to the TV. (Logo:...

2011-01-03 17:27:00

GRENOBLE, France, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Free, the world's leading IPTV service provider, has announced that it is deploying Movea's MotionIC(TM) technologies in next generation remote controls that will come with the new Freebox set-top box (STB) launched in late December 2010 in France. The combination of motion control and gesture recognition provide a more immersive, intuitive user experience that puts users in the driver's seat for new interactive IPTV services. With more than...

2010-12-25 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26: TELEVISION REMOTES Profile America -- Sunday, December 26th. The day after Christmas is often a quiet time -- a lull after the busy pace of the weeks before the holiday. Many will spend the day in a comfortable chair, flipping through television channels. The fact that this...

2010-12-14 12:14:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GenosTV, the first IPTV operator to utilize existing consumer broadband connections to deliver established television programming services to Internet-connected televisions and other consumer electronics devices, today announced that the company will be previewing working prototypes of its Cyclops Multifunction Universal Controller at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, January 7 - 11. GenosTV also announced that the Cyclops...

2010-11-22 07:15:00

KALAHEO, Hawaii, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfect stocking stuffer for under $10 is here - Pop-up Microlites(TM) are ingenious new micro-sized L.E.D. lights that stick on your remote controls to illuminate both the buttons and text in the dark or dim lighting. With a retail price of only $9.99, Pop-up Microlites(TM) are a unique and affordable holiday gift for anyone who watches TV. People are tired of fumbling with their remote controls and pressing the wrong buttons every time...

2010-11-11 12:39:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hammacher Schlemmer (www.hammacher.com), America's longest running catalog offering The Best, The Only, and The Unexpected for 162 years, has introduced The Magic Wand Remote Control (www.hammacher.com/Product/78951), a device that adds a wizardly flourish to home entertainment, and a fun holiday gift. "This remote control wand will awe and amuse family and friends as you master the TV, DVD, and other devices," said Fred Berns, general manager of...

2010-09-13 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications, and entertainment devices, today announced that its capacitive TouchPad(TM) solution is featured in the Philips Dual remote control, that was introduced at IBC 2010 in Amsterdam. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100913/SF63239) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100913/SF63239) To develop their...

2010-09-09 06:50:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Firgelli Automations is proud to release an all new Drop Down TV Lift Mechanism with RF remote control system designed by Firgelli Automations, specifically to meet the needs of new customer demand. Firgelli Automations for almost a decade has been developing linear actuators for variety of industries and applications. Having recently developed a Pop Up TV Lift Mechanism, Firgelli Automations felt the need to also develop a Drop Down product to...

2010-09-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has partnered with Philips Home Control, a world leader in advanced wireless input and control solutions, to develop a new generation of remote control devices that will help transform the television, set-top box (STB), and Blu-ray Disc® player interface experience. Broadcom®...


Latest Remote control Reference Libraries

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2010-10-07 15:50:33

A remote control is an electronic device that can operate another piece of electronic equipment wirelessly from a short line-of-sight distance. Although it goes by many names, it is most commonly called the remote. They are usually small wireless handheld objects with various buttons and settings. Most of the time, the remote contains a much larger majority of controls than the small amount of primary controls the device itself has. Remotes communicate either through infrared or radio...

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