Powered by the Evolve Network and utilizing patented SecondScreen™ technology, consumers now have the ability to receive personalized content directly to their remote control.
SPORTS SCHEDULES, NEWS, STATISTICS AND STANDINGS NOW AVAILABLE ON A UNIVERSAL REMOTE CONTROL
The Guide Remote Offers Free Sports Information and TV Program Listings
All On A Built -In Second Screen
TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 17, 2004 - Evolve Solutions, Inc., creators and leading provider of universal remote controls containing free television listings, today announced the latest feature to its growing line of Guide Remotes. Powered by the Evolve Network and utilizing patented SecondScreen™ technology, consumers will now have the ability to receive personalized content directly to their remote control. This new feature allows sports enthusiasts the ability to download and view updated schedules, news, statistics and standings of their favorite sports, players, drivers and teams right to their remote control.
"Evolve Solutions has raised the bar on universal remote controls by adding customizable content to an already familiar device," said Frank O'Donnell, chief executive officer and a company co -founder of Evolve Solutions, Inc. "This new feature will provide fans the ability to follow their favorite sport, player or driver as well as the ability to search what is on television all from a remote control."
"Content for future Guide Remotes is not restricted to just sports," added O'Donnell. "Specific content could include world or local news, shopping discounts, hotel and airline award programs, weather as well as travel information to name a few. Its all up to the imagination of our content providers."
Announced last year, the Guide Remote puts an end to interrupted program viewing by allowing users to access weekly personalized television program information right in the palm of their hand, to see what's on now or what's on next without missing what they are currently watching. Consumers can download via a USB connection from a PC up to seven days of subscription free television listings and program descriptions plus customizable sports content directly to their remote control.
The Guide Remote is a fully backlit universal remote control consolidating TV, VCR, DVD, cable and satellite remote controls with the convenience of personalized television listings on an LCD screen. With the hundreds of television channels available to consumers and the many choices for viewing program listings, the Guide Remote is a simple solution offering viewers of cable, satellite or broadcast television a product that can easily be customized to match viewing choices.
The first Guide Remote with sports content is schedule to be shipped and available by the end of the first quarter. This new Guide Remote will be available through Internet retailers and will be priced under $50.
About Evolve Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1997, Evolve Solutions, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets a family of Guide Remote products as well as owns and operates the Guide Remote Network, developed especially for second screens on remote control devices. The Guide Remote offers television viewers a range of informative, entertaining and customizable content via a LCD second screen on the remote control handset. Evolve is a privately held company with a broad portfolio of intellectual property. For more information on the Guide Remote log on to www.guideremote.com.