Let’s start by acknowledging that it’s called the Rii and is clearly following the Wii typeset just like every product designed t o compliment or mimic Apple’s franchise is dubbed some sort of iDevice. The product information is riddled with spelling errors, and English that was almost certainly translated by Babelfish. Clearly this is not a top-shelf operation.
ZigBee is one of the most exciting names in remote control technology. ZigBee and other members of the ZigBee Alliance are trying to pave the way for two way communication between your remote and your home theater components.
A great home theater system is nothing without a great controller, and Xantech’s CWTC touch controller may be just that. It’s more like a touch sensitive tablet PC than like a traditional controller. The Xantech CWTC10 has a full 10” 800x600 screen and runs Windows CE 6.0. It’s got a 600MHz processor and a total of 256MB of RAM. It’s got WiFi built right in and it’s even water resistant.
Pronto's PEP 2.4 software aims to cut installation and setup time by providing a new look and functionality for Pronto Remote Panels. The company has enhanced the UPnP and DNLA capabilities of the software. IP devices are also easily installed via the new software functions.
Control4 has introduced new mobile applications that allow for the control of various home entertainment and other systems right from a Blackberry or Droid. In 2009 Control4 introduced an app for the iPhone.