Remote control replacements

Why the Apple Watch Fails As a Remote

Panasonic remote control

In September 2014, Apple drew international attention when the company revealed its first wearable device, the Apple Watch. Combining a number of the company’s famous features with a clean design and simple leather band, the Apple Watch was presented as the solution to a number of daily problems. Supporters pointed out that the device could even be used in place of television remote controls and other common tools. However, when the Apple Watch was released in April, many reviews suggested that they weren’t the all in one remote controls people had believed them to be. Read on to learn the top five reasons this wearable gadget won’t be your newest TV remote replacement.

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21 Apr 2015

Computer Engineering Company Designs Stand to Keep Vice President From Losing His Remote

All in one remote controls

If you’re like many television viewers, you likely have a problem with losing your television remote controls. No matter what we do, all remotes seem to have an uncanny ability to disappear just when you need them, particularly if you were playing on watching your favorite show, a big game, or relaxing in front of a movie. Now, in a brilliant example of marketing and creative design, a computer design and engineering company says they have created a stand for TV remote controls that solves this common problem.

After Bertrand Sicot, the Vice President of Sales and Value Solutions at Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS, lost his remote, his coworkers decided to create a product to solve his problem. Using CAD (more…)

03 Apr 2015