SCTE | Cable-Tec Expo

September 22, 2014

Event Description

Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) (NASDAQ: UEIC) the worldwide leader in universal remote control technologies and control interfaces is coming to The Cable Tech Expo, showcasing the latest innovations in control technology and design for home entertainment.

Growing competition and expanding content across multiple platforms continue to challenge multiple system operators as the center of home entertainment.The one common feature among the many entertainment devices in a consumer’s home is the remote control.Multi-service broadcasters can make their products and services the go to choice for entertainment by offering a single universal controller that delivers complete control of content and services to consumers at the touch of a button.

Executive and mid-level attendees from the industry’s top operating companies attend Cable-Tec Expo and nearly 400 of the industry’s most prominent technology companies showcase their services and technologies. 80% of operating attendees represent decision makers & key influencers. Nearly 35% of operating attendees comprise of executive-level to director/vice president positions.

Event Highlights

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.

INTERACT WITH VOICE USING THE UEI EVOKE REMOTE AND ROVI WEB-BASED GUIDE WITH SEARCH

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.

This demonstration presents entertainment discover brought to the next level using UEI Evoke voice remote and intuitive Web-based guide with search by Rovi.

BRING HOME THEATER CONTROL TO TABLETS AND SMARTPHONES WITH NEVO PORTAL

Nevo Portal offers cable subscribers the ability to browse EPG content and control their whole home theater with compatible iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. In addition, Nevo Portal acts as a standalone tabletop remote control that is always available and within arms-reach to control equipment even when a smartphone or tablet is not available.