SMK Europe, a division of
"As a featured vendor, we are pleased to be showcasing a new family of 'Voice-Over RF' and gesture-enabled remote controls at IBC2013,' said Mr. Patrick Delanoeije, Vice President, SMK Europe. "As Set-Top Box capabilities continue to grow and Digital TV services continue to expand, the user's interface to this new programming, the Set-Top Box remote control, must similarly evolve to facilitate subscriber adoption of these new services.'
Utilization of the latest advances in wireless communications, including ZigBee® RF4CE and Bluetooth® Smart 4.0 technologies, is central to SMK's development of advanced Set-Top Box remote control solutions. The ZigBee RF4CE specification offers a reliable, low-cost solution for remote control of products ranging from home entertainment devices to keyless entry systems. And Bluetooth Smart RF remote technology, incorporating Bluetooth 4.0, provides improvements in responsiveness, user experience and power consumption for Smart remotes that can operate for years on a single set of batteries.
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