Consumer Electronics Show

January 2, 2019

UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS’ INTRODUCES NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR THE SMART HOME AT THEIR NEW BOOTH LOCATION IN SANDS EXPO AT CES 2019

This year, Universal Electronics will be unveiling a new product for the Smart Home, Nevo® Butler, an end-to-end voice-enabled smart home hub with built-in white label digital assistant that unifies entertainment control and home automation experiences, enabling interoperability across fragmented ecosystems. Powered by QuickSet® Cloud, Nevo Butler delivers a versatile monitoring and control assistant solution for the home, capable of addressing a wide range of devices and use cases, ranging from voice control of an existing installed base of devices to innovative new Cloud services.

At the 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show, UEI will showcase:

  • Voice Control Technologies: Award-winning, voice remote controls and related technologies deployed by the most recognized brands in consumer electronics, including the latest in voice-enabled Android TV remotes leveraging UEI’s UE878 dual-RF chip – a versatile chip deployed across a range of platforms, allowing for broader flexibility and easier implementation of multiple communication protocols. In addition to traditional voice remotes, UEI will demonstrate its first hands-free voice remote that wakes up and responds to voice commands while lying on the coffee table or couch. Designed to work with far-field voice assistants like Google Assistant or Alexa, this concept provides some interesting new use cases for entertainment control.    
  • Smart Home: Next to the Nevo Butler,UEI presents a broad portfolio of smart home solutions powered by technologies from the teams at Ecolink and RCS. These include a comprehensive line of sensing, security, HVAC and lighting control products that are compatible with multiple wireless technology standards such as Z-Wave, Zigbee, and Pro-Security.  These turnkey products offer solutions for the hospitality, light commercial, and residential property management markets.

One For All: Universal Electronics consumer-facing retail accessories brand will showcase a portfolio of audio video accessories ranging from universal entertainment control solutions, smart antennas and state of the art wall mounts that re-define the category.  OFA leverages the latest QuickSet Cloud feature to demonstrate a consumer-centric solution designed to simplify entertainment control for consumers with multiple audio/video devices and multiple music/video apps that want to easily find and switch to their favorite content.