Consumer Electronics Show

January 7, 2014

The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.

Event Highlights

UEI CONTROL PLUS™

Control Plus simplifies the home entertainment setup and control experience across all AV devices. This technology solution addresses the most common consumer challenges in universal AV control such as remote mode confusion, and switching to the right input. With UEI Control Plus technology, consumers can simply plug in a new device, have it discovered and setup automatically, and have activities such as “Watch TV” automatically enabled from a single universal remote control.

ADVANCED CONTROL FEATURES UTILIZING RF

Home entertainment control continues to evolve as demands from consumers, and additional device requirements, have driven advances in navigation, design, and two-way interactions between devices and remote controls. UEI is the industry leader in RF solutions, with over 30 million RF control units shipped in 2013 based on standards such as RF4CE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. Deployed solutions include control technologies for the leading brands in home entertainment such as Panasonic, Sony, Comcast, DIRECTV, Roku, and others.

UEI QUICKSET™ 2.4

The latest generation of QuickSet follows up on the success of the UEI platform that is currently deployed in over 70 million devices around the world including set-top boxes, connected TVs, media devices, game consoles, smartphones, and tablets. UEI QuickSet 2.4 delivers the simplest and most intuitive universal remote control setup and control experience available today. This technology enables an AV device remote control to be setup and programmed to control virtually any television or entertainment device in the home, with minimal, if any, user input.

DESIGNOVATION

Another annual tradition for UEI at CES is the DESIGNOVATION showcase, blending design and user experience to create products that are both aesthetically beautiful and functional to ensure successful product adoption. This year at CES, UEI will present three new design concepts aimed at addressing real user needs and improving the home entertainment experience through innovation in design.