Universal Electronics’ New TV Remote Clicks with WOW!
Cutting-Edge Remote to Include Dedicated Netflix® Button For Easy Access to Streaming Service
“UEI is helping us deliver exciting new user-friendly features in a remote control design that simplifies the way viewers interact with video content,” said Cash Hagen, COO of WOW!. “We know our customers will love the look and feel, and find it’s a powerful touchpoint for their video experience.”
The most notable new feature of the remote is a dedicated
“The way consumers navigate and consume video is shifting rapidly, so
we’ve invested heavily to develop new features and design options to
deliver an elegantly-designed remote that fits in with today’s
content-rich video services,” said
The new remote will include a range of enhanced capabilities and elegant design features, including:
- embedded RF4CE technology, enabling superior control without the need for line-of-sight between the remote and STB;
- laser-etched keys and backlighting for enhanced visibility in both well-lit and dark settings;
- optimized number of keys for intuitive “any user” application; and
- a simplified 3-key set up process for universal television control.
The new remote is slated for availability to WOW! ULTRA whole-home DVR subscribers beginning in early 2017.
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