The Ruwido remote will ultimately be introduced to 4K Ultrabox customers without the need for any hardware change.
“The Asian market is incredibly exciting and it makes us extremely proud that Astro, the forerunner in technology and leading in terms of content and innovation, trusts in our company, products and business performance,” said Ferdinand Maier, CEO, Ruwido.
Ruwido developed the remote control at its production site in Austria, reflecting Astro’s brand and design.
Sultan Shahrul Imran, VP, Product Engineering, at Astro said: “We aspire to provide compelling and engaging content for our audiences in Malaysia and beyond. We want to ensure the best possible experience, including how users interact with their TVs. With the remote control being a central part of the user experience, we have decided to partner with Ruwido to offer our customers access to premium content in a convenient way.”
Incorporating a combination of matt and glossy surfaces, the input device features a diagonal head in line with Astro’s design language. The remote control also includes a find me feature, helping users to easily locate the remote. Connected with the cloud TV database, over-the-air updates ensure an always up to date input device.