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Our week at CES: the Philips STB, tech coverage and new partnerships

As we finally adjust back to normal after four days of excitement and tech overload at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, now seems like the perfect time to reflect on how Smart TV technology has taken a firm hold on … Continue reading

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Meet the uWand team: Navin Natoewal, uWand General Manager

Navin is the General Manager at uWand, responsible for overseeing development and bringing the technology to market. “Television used to be linear. Now you have an internet connection and there’s much more to search for,” explains Navin. “You need a … Continue reading

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The Future of Gaming on Smart TV

Smart TVs are rapidly altering the living room. We are no longer restricted to just live TV as internet-enabled devices now provide access to Over-The-Top and on-demand video services. Thanks to the internet, Smart TVs are rapidly becoming an all-in-one … Continue reading

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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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Meet the uWand Team: Jason Wong, Pre-sales project manager

Jason looks after the pre-development for uWand. His role sees him head-up a team of pre sales engineers working to implement uWand’s technology into customer platforms. “TV manufactures and service providers can no longer offer only linear broadcast content. They … Continue reading

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Meet the uWand team; Sandor Gordijn, customer support and design-in manager

Sandor is responsible for product management at uWand, adapting their technology to the customer’s specification. “People typically come to us with an idea in mind. We understand their individual needs and deliver the perfect control solution,” explains Sandor. “Some are … Continue reading

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Meet the uWand team; Theo de Rover, system tester

As a tester, Theo makes sure that the uWand technology works to the exacting high standard demanded by Philips technology. Putting it through its paces on a regular basis ensures that uWand technology will work every time. His approach is … Continue reading

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Meet the uWand team; Martijn de Jel, hardware engineer

Never far from his microscope and soldering iron, it’s fair to say Martijn enjoys the smaller things in life. As the hardware engineer for Philips uWand, he brings to life the designs of uWand and its customers. “It’s like micro … 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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Meet the uWand team – Galileo Destura, founder and sales manager, APAC

With a name that made him destined to be an inventor, Galileo is one of the founders of uWand, having kick-started its development in 1999 as the result of an innovation programme at Philips that enables engineers to explore and … Continue reading

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