Universal Remote Control

CEDIA, Powerhouse Alliance Team On Training
February 26, 2015

 CEDIA announced that it has teamed up with the Powerhouse Alliance to offer a series of networking training workshops, specifically through Powerhouse member Volutone.

The Real History of Remote Controls
August 13, 2014

Remote control devices began appearing on the earth shortly after the end of the Great Ice Age, about 10,000 years B.C. (Before Cable). Scholars speculate that they did not appear earlier because coffee tables had not been invented yet. Besides, there wasn’t much on satellite, anyway. Cave drawings throughout Europe depict early humanoids dragging large remotes behind them. At first, archeologists thought the objects were clubs or some sort of prehistoric weapon, but careful analysis of the paintings clearly revealed FCC Approval tickers. Early models were single button because Paleolithic men and women could not use their thumbs the way we do today—which probably explains why no Blackberry messages from that epoch have survived.

2012 Dealerscope Buying Group Profiles
April 19, 2012

Azione Unlimited 35 S. High St. West Chester, PA 19380 Phone: (610) 344-7477 Fax: (610) 344-7734 Website: www.azioneunlimited.com Richard Glikes, President & CCO Members: 150 expected by year-end Key Suppliers: Canton, Digital Projection, JBL Synthesis, Revel, Lexicon, Integra, Peerless AV, Monitor Audio, JL Audio, Perfect Path, Sonance, IC Realtime, Stewart Filmscreens, Salamander, Epson, Liberty Audio…

Wilson Electronics Joins Capitol Event
April 18, 2012

Capitol announced Wednesday that it is now distributing Wilson Electronics products. The company, which produces cell phone signal boosters, will also participate in the upcoming Capitol Learning Institute.

Vizio Tablet Gets Netflix App
October 10, 2011

It looks like the Vizio tablet has received yet another software update, and by another we mean that the updates seems to be coming on a fairly regular basis right about now. Back at the end of August we saw the update that brought support for Hulu Plus, then in early September there was the update that added support for more remote controls via the Vizio Universal Remote Control app.

A Remote-Control Primer
September 1, 2011

At one time, "changing the channel" meant walking over to the television and turning a knob. Now it means pressing a button or tapping a graphical icon on a touch-screen remote control.