|By Business Wire||
|August 6, 2013 07:35 AM EDT||
SMK Electronics Corporation, U.S.A., a leading global manufacturer of remote controls and consumer electronics components, today announced that it will demonstrate a variety of advanced Set-Top remote control solutions during this week’s ABTA 2013 Conference, to be held August 6th-8th at the Transamérica Expo Center in São Paulo, Brazil.
Utilizing the latest wireless communications, including ZigBee® RF4CE and respectively Bluetooth® Smart technologies, SMK’s advanced remote control solutions enable new interface options for interactive content including voice command, touchpad navigation and gesture-based control of Set-top-Box delivered rich media programming.
“We are pleased to be demonstrating a new family of voice-driven, gesture-enabled remote controls during this week’s ABTA 2013 Conference,” said Paul Evans, President SMK Electronics Corporation. “As Set-top capabilities continue to evolve, and as demand for Pay TV services in South America continues to expand, SMK Electronics is well positioned, through localized design, development and manufacturing, to supply the industry with advanced, cost-effective remote control solutions.”
About the ABTA 2013 Conference
ABTA 2013 Expo & Conference is the leading Latin American tradeshow for the pay television and broadband sectors. The event focuses on innovation in video services, showcasing new technologies and solutions for content distribution such as video on demand, IPTV and over the top (OTT) platforms.
About SMK Electronics
SMK Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo Japan, is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of OEM remote controls, producing more than 70 million units annually. SMK Electronics, SMK’s America Group, in coordination with SMK’s Europe Group, is uniquely positioned to offer its global customers advanced OEM remote control solutions that support rich media, interactive content and advanced TV features. For more information, contact SMK Electonica Brasil Ltda or visit SMK Electronics USA, SMK Europe Group and SMK Corporation.
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