The WiFi Command Center allows wireless, touch screen control from any hand held computing device
Intrigue Technologies Inc., a leader in intelligent remote control technology, expands its award -winning line -up of products with the introduction of the Harmony Remote WiFi Command Center. Having received overwhelming critical acclaim and acceptance from dealers, consumers and the press for their groundbreaking Internet programmable remotes the company is moving forward with new solutions using their unique and revolutionary internet powered Smart State Technology [patent pending].
At CES 2004 Harmony will demonstrate the new WiFi Command Center, a complete wireless solutions package consisting of the SST -112 Ethernet to IR base station, a Pocket PC and a wireless access point. By taking advantage of their unique Web -based Smart State programming, existing networking standards and the ever -decreasing cost of hand held computing devices, Harmony Remote's WiFi Command Center will make it possible for anyone to afford touch screen control.
The Wifi Command Center package includes software capable of building a graphics interface using editing tools as simple as Power Point. Like all Harmony Remote products, programming is completely web configured through their unique Web Wizard on HarmonyRemote.com. In fact, users of an existing Harmony Remote product can access their profile on their home page and use that as a basis to start programming their new wireless Pocket PC. Over 285,000 devices have been chosen from or entered into Harmony's exclusive online database since its inception two years ago, making it the most extensive device database in the world.
Once the online wizard programming is complete, the "Smart State Personality" file is then downloaded into the Pocket PC and serves as an IR driver for the all systems throughout the house. The applications for the WiFi Command Center are limitless, ranging from residential home theater control to whole home audio to commercial control solutions.
Any computing device with an Ethernet port can interface with the SST -112 Ethernet to IR Base station for virtually unlimited whole -house control delivered through nearly any hand held computing interface including Palm and Pocket PC. The WiFi Command Center will sell for approximately $700 MSRP. For users that already have a hand held computing device and wireless access, the SST -112 will be sold separately, with the software, on their website for under $125, available in Summer 2004. All of Harmony Remote's product can be seen in Booth #19095 and Booth #16866 in the South Hall 1 & 2 of the Las Vegas Convention Center.