SMK Electronics to Introduce 'Next Generation' Set-top Box Remote Controls at the Andina Link Expo 2016

New 'Evolution' and 'Voice Navigator' Remotes Give Digital TV Providers a Wide Choice of Cost-Effective Solutions

Cartagena, Colombia – March 1st, 2016 --- SMK Electronics, U.S.A., the world’s leading manufacturers of OEM remote controls, will introduce two new ‘next generation’ remote control product families this week at Andina Link Expo 2016 (Booth #46). Incorporating the latest design and wireless technology advances, SMK’s new ‘Evolution’ and ‘Voice Navigator’ set-top box remote controls give Digital TV providers a wide choice of cost-effective solutions. “SMK’s new ‘Evolution’ and ‘Voice Navigator’ remote controls are game changers,” said Paul Evans, President SMK Electronics Corporation.  “Integrating the latest industrial design and wireless technology advances, they support a broad range of form factors,wireless protocols and user interface (UI) options—giving Digital TV providers a wide choice of cost-effective ‘next generation’ solutions.


'Evolution' and 'Voice Navigator' Remote Controls

SMK Electronics’ new ‘Evolution’ remote control (available in both 47-key and 9-16-key models) utilizes the service provider’s choice of IR, RF, Bluetooth®, Zigbee®, RF4CE or Wi-Fi Direct® wireless technologies to power an array of user interface options; while the sleek new ‘Voice Navigator’ (a compact remote supporting up to 20 keys) utilizes Bluetooth® Low Energy to bring ‘voice command’ to Pay TV applications. 


About SMK Electronics

SMK Electronics is the U.S. division of SMK Corporation, a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of OEM remote controls. Celebrating its 90th anniversary, SMK Corporation produces more than 70 million units annually. With local Research & Development operations in San Diego, California, its factory in Tijuana, Mexico, and in coordination with its worldwide SMK R&D Centers and global factories, SMK Electronics is uniquely positioned to provide the Consumer Electronics industry with advanced remote control solutions that support rich media, interactive content and advanced television features.  For more information, visit SMK Electronics.


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