TV remote

Com Hem takes TV remote to the smartwatch

Swedish cable operator Com Hem has developed a trial TV remote application for smartwatches, allowing users to control their TV using their Apple or Android watch. The app enables viewers to pause TV shows or switch channels. The beta version, which has been developed for Com Hem’s TiVo-based advanced TV platform, also enables viewers to […]

Philips uWand partners with CSR for Bluetooth integration

TV remote business Philips uWand has partnered with wireless technology firm CSR to integrate the latter’s Bluetooth Smart platform, which includes voice recognition support, into the uWand design. The CSR smart remote platform is designed to offer “seamless data transfer” between a remote control and TV or set-top-box. uWand said that combined with Philips’ camera-based […]