Management your Tivo by way of smartwatch
Smartwatch shows won’t be large enough to do an entire lot greater than pop alerts, however Sweden’s Com Hem needs to assist wearables substitute your front room’s Houdini-esque distant controls. The thought right here is that your Android watch or Apple… Watch can be utilized to vary the channel, view this system information or document a present. Dave Zatz notes that these features seem particular to Com Hem’s Tivo units, at the very least for now. Oh, and Android Put on units can use voice instructions to decide on a channel.
Different remotes have provided voice management earlier than (late-mannequin Panasonic TVs and Amazon’s Hearth TV streaming field instantly come to thoughts), however once more, they’re remotes — not one thing continuously strapped to your wrist. Sadly, the app’s nonetheless in beta, however Com Hem says that if there’s curiosity amongst its clients it’s going to launch a full model.