UEI announces support for Z-wave


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Universal Electronics (UEI) today announced the introduction of Helix™, the company’s first Z-Wave enabled universal remote control. Helix delivers superior control over the home theater system, and together with Z-Wave technology built-in, now delivers complete home control as well. With four (4) modes for entertainment devices and one (1) for home control, consumers can operate their TV, VCR/DVD, CBL/SAT, Audio, as well as lighting and other Z-wave enabled products in the home. Highlighted features include UEI’s world calss Infrared (IR) code library for superior device control; UEI’s patented macro technology to perform favorite activities with the push of a button; ergonomic design for ease of use; and patented upgradeability for continued compatibility with new devices.

“UEI has always been a pioneer in delivering control solutions for the connected home,†said Ramzi Ammari, VP of Product Development at Universal Electronics. “The need for simplified control has extended well beyond the home theater. With Helix, our OEM customers can now deliver a control solution that can easily manage the devices that consumers interact with throughout the home. We are thrilled to offer Z-Wave technology in our total home control product portfolio.â€