Universal Electronics Inc. to Supply Voice Activated Android TV Remotes and QuickSet® Technologies to Claro Colombia
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) (NASDAQ: UEIC), the global leader in universal wireless control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices, has started shipping voice-activated remotes to Claro Colombia, the country’s largest cable and telecommunications provider.
The Android TV voice-activated remote control is powered by UEI chip technology with Bluetooth Low Energy and infrared control capabilities. The remote control offers automated configuration and universal control of the TV, set-top box and audio devices connected via UEIs QuickSet® platform, which facilitates self-installation.
The remote control uses voice recognition technology to search for content on Claro Colombia’s Android TV platform, allowing the service provider to seamlessly switch to Internet Protocol (IP) TV and provide entertainment to consumers. customers when and where they want. It also offers dedicated app keys to directly access customers’ preferred video streaming services.
“We remain attached to our customers. They are the most important, and we want them to take advantage of the latest innovations and technologies, ”said Rodrigo de Gusmao, Executive Director, Mass Markets at Claro Colombia.
“We have worked with Claro Colombia for many years and are delighted to bring them this Android TV remote control designed to provide an exceptional user experience,” said Steve Gutman, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, UEI Subscription Broadcasting.
UEI has been at the forefront of the development of smart home control and entertainment technologies for more than three decades. UEI was the first to introduce voice control and advanced features like automated configuration and universal control of connected devices through its QuickSet platform. Since 2015, UEI has shipped over 100 million of its voice-activated remotes to customers around the world.
About Universal Electronics Inc.
Founded in 1986, Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ: UEIC) is the global leader in universal wireless control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices. We design, develop, manufacture, ship and support control and detection technology solutions as well as a wide range of universal control systems, audio video accessories and intelligent wireless security and smart home products. Our products and solutions are used by the world’s leading brands in the video services, consumer electronics, security, home automation, air conditioning and home appliance markets. For more information visit www.uei.com.
QuickSet is a registered trademark of Universal Electronics Inc.
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