IBC 2011 – Take your remote control device to the next level

With September now upon us, we’re gearing up for IBC which takes place from 9-13th September at the RAI in Amsterdam.

We’re looking forward to catching up with our customers and meeting new people, and talking about the seemingly-forgotten problem of having to use old-fashioned remotes to try and control new modern, smart TVs that give access to a lot more than broadcast TV channels.

We’re taking the uWand team to IBC so there will be an opportunity to meet with members of our product development, sales and management teams, and chat with us about the newest developments in interface and navigation for smart TVs. We’ll also be demoing with our partners.

Hall 1 will be quite a party with NDS across the way and Nagravision at the end of the corridor. We hope you can join us for a chat at our stand (1.A81) to find out how you can achieve a touch screen experience for Smart TVs through the remote control, and add sophistication to the current lean-back user experience.

Follow us on Twitter (@uWandControl), Facebook or YouTube for our latest views and news about IBC, and we look forward to seeing you next week.

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About Navin Natoewal, General Manager Philips uWand

Navin Natoewal is General Manager of the Philips uWand team. uWand is a direct pointing and gesture control technology for remote controls. uWand offers fluent 3D gesture control and direct pointing capabilities with the same intuitiveness as a multi-touch screen. uWand, a result of 80 man-years of research and development, can be implemented in remote controls and interact with multiple electronic devices such as PCs, TVs, set-top boxes, DVD players and game consoles. Users control the devices simply by pointing in the appropriate direction or making specific movements in all three dimensions. For more information please visit http://www.uwand.com
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