Category Archives: Remote touch

Smart TV: the picture is getting clearer

Smart TV adoption rates are climbing rapidly. The market is expected to have grown by 15% worldwide this year, with over 125 million shipments expected in 2016. It’s evident that an increasing number of people are buying into this new … Continue reading

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The remote control – the natural launching point for new control technologies

In my previous post on the importance of the User Interface (UI), I discussed the different methods service providers should be looking at to present content. When exploring the need for a new UI, what we’re really talking about is … Continue reading

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uWand heads East for China Content Broadcasting Network Exhibition

One of the biggest broadcasting events in China, the China Content Broadcasting Network Exhibition kicks off this week and we’re exhibiting! The event is organized by the Academy of Broadcasting Science, SARFT (State Administration of Radio, Film and Television) and will … Continue reading

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User interfaces – Beyond the hype

When you think about our everyday interactions, we use our hands for gestures and pointing, our voice for speech, and our eyes and face for expression, and we use them simultaneously. There’s no reason the way we interact with devices … Continue reading

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Touch Gesture Motion 2011

This week I’ll be in Austin, Texas speaking at the annual Touch Gesture Motion conference hosted by IMS. On 8th December, the second day of the event, I’ll be presenting my view of the potential and possibilities for developing a universal … Continue reading

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Social TV might need an extra lift

There are various definitions of what ‘social TV’ will look like when it reaches maturity but even today, all broadcasters are looking into ways to get their audiences involved in programming. Real-time discussions, whether via a second screen device or … Continue reading

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TV – from navigation to interaction

In the early eighties Apple introduced the ‘Lisa’, a personal computer that, as well as a graphical user interface, incorporated a mouse. Mouse technology (of the computer variety) can actually trace its roots back to 1963 but the Lisa was … Continue reading

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