IBC

September 12, 2014

IBC is the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide. In 2011, the event attracted more than 50,000 attendees from 170 countries around the world, exhibiting more than 1,400 of the world’s key technology suppliers and showcasing a debate-leading conference.

Event Highlights

REDEFINING REMOTE CONTROL SETUP

AUTOMATICALLY SET UP YOUR REMOTE CONTROL WITH UEI’S QUICKSET™

The latest generation of QuickSet follows up on the success of the UEI platforms that are currently deployed in over 100 million devices around the world including set-top boxes, connected TVs, media devices, game consoles, smartphones, and tablets. UEI’s QuickSet delivers the simplest and most intuitive universal remote control setup and control experience available today. This latest release of QuickSet now includes full compatibility with the RDK initiative. The Reference Design Kit (RDK) is a pre-integrated software bundle that provides a common framework for powering customer-premises equipment (CPE) from TV service providers, including set-top boxes, gateways, and converged devices.

REDEFINING HOME ENTERTAINMENT CONTROL

CONTROL YOUR TV, SET-TOP BOX, AND AV DEVICE AS IF THEY WERE ONE WITH 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 mode confusion on the remote control, and switching to the right input. With UEI Control Plus technology, consumers can simply plug in a new device, have it discovered and set up automatically, and have activities such as “Watch TV” automatically enabled from a single universal remote control.

REDEFINING CONTENT DISCOVERY

INTERACT WITH VOICE, TOUCH OR MOTION SOLUTIONS

Home entertainment control continues to evolve as demands from consumers, and the proliferation of content and services have driven advances in the user onscreen interface and consequently the navigation, design, and two-way interactions between devices and remote controls. UEI is the industry leader in matching the right technology to meet these interaction needs. UEI has the experience necessary to successfully design and implement solutions with over 50 million advanced control solutions deployed worldwide with leading home entertainment brands such as Samsung, Sony, Comcast, DIRECTV, SKY, UPC, Virgin Media, and others.

REDEFINING THE DESIGN PROCESS

COMBINING CONSUMER INSIGHTS, TECHNOLOGIES, AND TRENDS WITH UEI’S DESIGNOVATION

UEI has developed and utilizes a consumer-centric and technology-enabling design philosophy called DESIGNOVATION. This guiding principal blends design and user experience to create products that are both aesthetically beautiful and functional to ensure successful product adoption. The collaboration of design follows consumer insights, personas, use cases, trends, brand values, and usability testing to ensure a beautiful and high-performance design.