Universal Electronics

Virgin Media selects UEI for Virgin TV 360 remote

Liberty Global’s Virgin Media has selected Universal Electronics Inc (UEI) to provide voice-enabled remotes for its new Virgin TV 360 set-top box. Revealed last month, Virgin TV 360 is the operator’s attempt to create a platform that would provide some serious competition to Sky Q. The STB has transitioned from the TiVo architecture used on […]

Universal Electronics launches new Apple TV remote for operators

Smarthome vendor Universal Electronics has launched a third-party remote for the Apple TV to operators. Though it has emerged as a major streaming device that has been offered in partnership with telcos all over the world, the Apple TV has been widely criticised for the Siri-enabled remote which has largely remained unchanged since the release […]

Universal Electronics names EMEA chief

TV remote control and smart home technology specialist Universal Electronics has named Menno Koopmans as senior vice-president and managing director for EMEA. Koopmans has worked at Universal Electronics for over 11 years in various product, marketing and sales leadership roles, both in the business-to-consumer and business-to-business segments. In his new role he will report to […]

Universal Electronics updates QuickSet

Remote control specialist Universal Electronics has updated its QuickSet product family with the introduction of QuickSet Cloud and QuickSet 3.7. QuickSet Cloud is designed to deliver all the benefits of QuickSet – a product that can control nearly any connected home entertainment device – but as a cloud-service. QuickSet Cloud’s features include: automated device setup of […]

Universal Electronics highlights QuickSet, Control Plus and Evoke

Remote control provider Universal Electronics will use IBC to highlight new innovations in remote control set-up and home entertainment control.  The company will showcase the latest release of QuickSet now includes full compatibility with the RDK initiative, the pre-integrated software bundle that provides a common framework for powering customer-premises equipment from TV service providers, including […]

ER-Telecom rolls out advanced set-top in 55 cities

Russian service provider ER-Telecom, which operates under the Dom.ru brand, has launched its new advanced TV set-top in 55 Russian cities.  The advanced TV service includes catch-up TV for popular content for three days after it is initially broadcast as well as video-on-demand. The service also makes content available to Android and iOS mobile devices, […]