Hillcrest Labs and Texas Instruments Showcase RF4CE Remote Controls with Freespace Technology at CES
RF-Based Remote Technology Eliminates Line of Sight Pointing Requirements
Hillcrest and TI will showcase the RF4CE-based remotes at the
"Hillcrest Labs is a pioneer in user interface software and motion-control
"With RF4CE, consumers can expect remote control interoperability, richer
features and far more robust ways to control their in-home entertainment
experiences. They are also now free to place their CE devices out-of-sight in
their homes," said
Hillcrest's Freespace technology enables CE manufacturers and service providers to embed pointing and motion control into a wide range of hand-held devices, including TV remote controls, game controllers, and PC accessories. The company's iconic device is the Loop(TM) Pointer -- that uses just two buttons and a scroll wheel to control on-screen applications. Consumers can experience Freespace today in the highly-acclaimed Logitech(R) MX Air(TM) Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse for PCs and KODAK Theatre HD Player. Freespace is also licensed by Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI), a global leader in the design and manufacture of remote controls.
For more details about Hillcrest's Freespace technology or Hillcrest Labs, visit http://www.hillcrestlabs.com. For more details about TI's RemoTI network protocol, visit http://www.ti.com/corp/docs/landing/RF4CE/index.htm.
About Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Laboratories (a.k.a. Hillcrest Labs) sells an application
creation platform called HoME(TM), which enables consumer electronics
manufacturers and service providers to create unique interactive digital media
products for TV and other digital media devices. Applications made with HoME
are controlled by pointing and provide consumers an intuitive way to browse,
discover, and interact with large volumes of digital media.
Freespace is a registered trademark of Hillcrest Labs. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Hillcrest Labs, Freespace, and the Loop are trademarks of Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc.
SOURCE Hillcrest Labs
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