Andorra Telecom, the national telco of the Principality of Andorra, has opted for a remote control developed by Austrian company Ruwido to enhance the user experience.
Consumers living in multi-media homes are asking for the simplest form of remote control to control their growing number of devices.
Dutch viewers prefer to use a remote control for TV viewing and few have embraced the smartphone or tablet for changing channels.
Beginning this month smart TVs, Blu-ray players and set top-boxes from several major brands sold across Europe will come with a remote control that has a dedicated button to tune into Netflix.
According to research commissioned by ADB, the average Polish TV viewer uses only seven buttons of the remote control regardless if it’s a TV set or a set-top-box.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has commenced offering its customers the possibility to watch selected TV channels using their smartphone or tablet at home.
The Bluetooth Smart remote platform from Wireless technology innovator CSR has been integrated into Philips’ uWand reference design, a complete firmware and hardware solution for developing pointing and gesture based remote controls.
UPC Netherlands is planning a major software update and a new remote control for the Horizon Mediabox.