CableLabs Summer Conference: SMK Electronics to Showcase New OEM Remote Control Solutions and Wireless Connectivity Technologies

SMK Electronics, a division of SMK Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of remote controls and consumer electronics accessories, today announced that it will showcase an array of new OEM remote control solutions, user interface options and wireless connectivity technologies during this week’s CableLabs Summer Conference.

The Conference, to be held August 3rd through the 6th in Keystone Colorado, is open only to registered cable operators and participating technology vendors.

"Integrating the latest wireless technologies, cable remote controls from SMK offer some of the most advanced interface options in the industry,” said Paul Evans, President SMK Electronics Corporation. “A featured vendor at this week’s CableLabs Summer Conference, SMK is pleased to be showcasing several new solutions including Cloud-Based Voice Command, multi-axis Motion Sensing and Pointing-enabled remote controls.

“SMK produces 70 million remote controls annually, from simple DTA, basic IR and RF models to advanced remotes with innovative Motion, Pointing and Voice Command options,” continued Mr. Evans. “Supported by eight ISO factories and thirty sales offices across North and South America, Europe and Asia, our PayTV remote control solutions are uniquely positioned to reduce development time and costs, while optimizing features that enrich the subscriber’s engagement with emerging digital television products and services.”

Advanced Set-Top Remote Controls

Designed to enhance control of Digital Television Services, remote controls from SMK utilize advanced wireless technologies to provide solutions positioned on the leading edge of industry innovation, with options including:

  • Navigation and Control
    • Voice Command
    • Motion-Sensing (multi-axis)
    • Gesture-based control
    • Touchpad Navigation
    • “Hall Effect” Joystick
  • Wireless Technologies
    • Voice command
    • Bluetooth® Smart
    • Bluetooth® Low Energy
    • Wi-Fi Direct®
    • ZigBee® (RF4CE)
    • Radio Frequency (RF)
    • Infrared (IR)
    • Near Field Communication (NFC)

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