DNA, one of Finland’s leading telecom service providers, chooses Universal Electronics for its award-winning Android TV controller | News

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Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) (NASDAQ: UEIC), the global leader in wireless universal control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices, has been selected by Finland-based DNA to debut UEI’s award-winning Android TV remote control, UEI. KITA

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Finnish DNA chooses Universal Electronics for its award-winning Android TV controller. The UEI KITA controller for Android TV has received the prestigious “RedDot” award for its outstanding fit, form and function. The elegant design fits perfectly in the user’s hands thanks to the slim rechargeable battery, making the product much thinner and easier to hold than regular remote controls. (Photo: Business Wire)

The UEI KITA controller for Android TV has received the prestigious “RedDot” award for its outstanding fit, form and function. The elegant design fits perfectly in the user’s hands thanks to the slim rechargeable battery, making the product much thinner and easier to hold than regular remote controls. In an effort to design durable, eco-friendly products, the UEI KITA remote can save dozens of disposable batteries over its lifetime in typical consumer use scenarios, compared to regular disposable battery remotes, by quickly charging via a USB-C cable just one minute. few times a year.

The product’s advanced technology includes Bluetooth Smart and wireless infrared connectivity; high precision voice control; an innovative backlit keyboard; and UEI’s QuickSet Cloud® platform, the world’s only automated device discovery technology to control TV and audio receivers without user intervention. And while it’s packed with technology, the use of premium materials and soft coatings gives the UEI KITA an excellent look and a velvety feel with every click.

As the largest cable operator and the leading pay-TV provider in cable networks with more than 4 million mobile and fixed network subscribers, DNA has a track record of introducing consumer-friendly technology to a wider audience. “By adding the UEI KITA remote control to our product presentation, DNA can exceed our customers’ expectations for next-generation eco-friendly technology and make their lives easier,” said DNA Product Development Director Ville Partanen.

“It’s a perfect fit with DNA to be the first provider to introduce UEI’s flagship Android controller to its customers,” explains Kuldip Johal, UEI’s Vice President of Sales for Video Service Providers. “The UEI KITA’s consumer-focused, cutting-edge technology aligns directly with DNA’s focus on sustainability, as well as its relentless effort to launch a user experience that is extremely simple, looks and feels premium.”

For information on ordering the UEI KITA Android remote from DNA, click here

About Universal Electronics Inc.

Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ: UEIC), the global leader in wireless universal control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices, designs, develops, manufactures, supplies and supports hardware and software control and sensor technology solutions. UEI partners with many Fortune 500 customers including Comcast, Vivint Smart Home, Samsung, LG, Sony and Daikin to serve manufacturers of video, telecommunications, security services, television, smart home and HVAC system. For over 35 years, UEI has pioneered groundbreaking innovations such as voice control and QuickSet cloud, the world’s leading platform for automated installation and control of devices in the home. For more information visit www.uei.com

QuickSet® is a registered trademark of Universal Electronics Inc.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements made in accordance with the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words and expressions that reflect other than historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including the timely development, delivery and market acceptance of products and technologies mentioned in this press release; DNA’s remote purchase of the UEI KITA products identified in this release in quantities expected by management; the performance of the battery-saving features in the UEI KITA remote control, the continued penetration and growth of UEI QuickSet, Android remote control platforms, speech recognition technology and other products and consumer technologies identified in this release; and other factors described in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company’s actual results could differ materially from any forward-looking statement because of such risks and uncertainties. The company undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or conditions that may arise after the date of this press release.

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