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Future of the user interface

The TV industry is under threat. As on-demand services grow in popularity, manufacturers should be reaping significant profits. After all, Smart TVs are ideal for connecting viewers with this new world of online content. But today’s consumers are turning to … Continue reading

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Who’s using Smart TV’s anyway? [Infographic]

Smart TVs are the latest product being offered to consumers. As a platform designed to bridge the gap between the internet and the living room, it’s widely recognised that this technology is the future of TV. Yet despite the fact … Continue reading

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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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Smart TVs: the consumer electronics industry’s dirty little secret

Update: The Smart TV report – exposing the TV industry’s dirty little secret – is now available. Click here to download. On the face of it, things look fine. According to Informa, there will be over 800 million Smart TVs in homes … Continue reading

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Meet the uWand team: exploring the development process

For any technology company, the strength of a product lies with the technical ability and creativity of its development team.  Often seen as unsung heroes, engineers spend their days improving, researching and pushing their designs to the limit, to ensure … 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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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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