New Logitech Harmony Touch Remote Features Swipe Gestures

Logitech have launched their the new Harmony Touch universal remote control.  Check out the video below where Ian Crowe, senior manager of the Harmony portfolio, introduces the newest member of the Logitech Harmony line of remote controls, showing the colour  touch screen and gesture based controls.  The Harmony Touch is on sale now for around £150

Advanced Logitech Universal Remote Lets You Swipe, Scroll and Tap Using a Color Touch-Screen and 50 Customizable Icons
NEWARK, Calif. — Oct. 3, 2012 Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) announced the next generation of its award-winning line of Harmony remotes, the Logitech Harmony Touch. This premium advanced universal remote gives you customization with an intuitive color touch-screen for unprecedented control of your home-entertainment system.

Designed to make finding your preferred entertainment as easy as possible, the Logitech Harmony Touch lets you add, remove and re-order up to 50 favorite channel icons from your respective cable or satellite provider right on its vibrant 2.4-inch color touch-screen. After simple online setup, you and your family can access all your favorite channels with a simple tap, swipe or scroll, removing the hassle of memorizing channel numbers and scrolling through lengthy on-screen guides. You can personalize the experience to quickly and easily find all of your favorite entertainment – from TV and movies to games and music – with one touch.

“The Logitech Harmony Touch represents the next evolution for the universal remote,” said Joerg Tewes, vice president of Logitech’s digital home business group. “Today, people prize convenience and want home-entertainment systems that are impressive and easy to use. With this in mind, Logitech designed a remote that makes it simple for people to customize their experience, and feel in control of their systems like never before.”

This remote’s ergonomically sculpted shape and streamlined button layout present a sleek, minimalist design that enhances the look of your living room. Plus, its low-profile keys are backlit so you can easily navigate your favorite entertainment, even in the dark.

The Logitech Harmony Touch is compatible with more than 225,000 home-entertainment devices and more than 5,000 brands, and it can control as many as 15 devices. And its included charging station keeps your remote powered and within reach so it’s ready to go, no matter the activity.

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2 Comments on "New Logitech Harmony Touch Remote Features Swipe Gestures"

  1. IMHO useless device. Especially comparing with cheap Android tablets. That tablet/iOS device + IR emitter = touchscreen universal remote.

  2. Without doubt a remote control that has hard buttons and fits in one hand will suit many people better than a tablet of any size or OS.

    However, tablets are great – especilly if control is 2-way for metadata and cover art browsing. i.e. not just IR

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