January 03, 2007
| by Rachel Cericola
Universal Electronics Inc. today announced the release of a new line of remote control platforms powered by the Z-Wave communication protocol to meet the growing home and audio/visual control needs of consumers. The new suite of home control remotes provides one-touch control of everything from lighting to air conditioning to home entertainment systems.
Utilizing Z-Wave, an open technology standard for home control, UEI has developed these new solutions for simple and affordable handheld home control. The new remotes with Z-Wave are known at UEI as the Halo, Halo LCD, and Helix products.
No word on when products will actually hit the market, but the company will have something to show off at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
- Boasts energy conservation
- Incorporates LED and LCD screens
- Universal capabilities
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at www.rachelcericola.com.