Alongside the D7100, Nikon announced the WR-1 Transceiver, a unique wireless remote control. Able to remotely control multiple cameras capturing stills and videos, even time-lapse sequences, the Nikon WR-1 Transceiver mounts on the camera's hot shoe, yet is controlled via a cable attached to the master camera. Communicating with other remotes via its 2.4 GHz radio, the device can control other WR-1 units as well as other elements of Nikon's wireless remote control system, like the WR-10.
KDDI Remote TV box puts a Blu-ray DVR on the local WiFi network to both schedule recordings while away and stream the video itself. Locals can watch from a Mac, Windows PC or Android device, although they'll be limited to 480p when they're outside of the home. iOS support is coming soon, the carrier says. KDDI ships the device on February 23rd for an estimated ¥19,800 ($213) and is keen to note that it doesn't require a subscription.
Functioning Smart Remote allows for remote control of compatible JVC receivers with finger gestures. This free application displays the head unit's source information and lets the user control by gesture without looking at the smartphone screen.
Sony today expanded its in-car entertainment line with the introduction of a new double-DIN CD-receiver, WX-GT90BT, featuring Sony-exclusive App remote technology, combining consumers’ car audio music assets and smartphone apps into a single source list that can be controlled from the car audio system or compatible smartphone.
In addition, by attaching a separately-sold infrared adapter to the cleaner, it becomes possible to remotely control Sharp's home appliances with the cleaner.
Canon today announces the new BU-47H a remote control pan-tilt camera head that stands at the very top of its class. Like its predecessor, the Canon BU-46H, it is dedicated to reproducing high picture quality and high resolution. However, with an extensive upgrading of camera functions, including finely-graded video adjustment functions that dovetail neatly with user preferences and shooting applications, it is custom-made for the broadcast market.
"The controller is a nunchaku type. When you punch with your right or left hand, the robot punches with the same hand. By combining punches skillfully, you can box via the robot. Moving forward and turning are also linked to punching. So this system enables a new style of boxing, where you hit the other robot by punching while moving around to get a good position."
RealVNC's remote access technology has been integrated in Sony Mobile Communication's Android based Xperia™ smartphones, enabling them to connect to vehicle infotainment systems so that drivers can access their smartphone applications safely from the dashboard display. The technology can also be used in customer support services by helpdesk agents to provide better support to Xperia™ users.