One remote that controls all digital home entertainment, the new Gyration ULTRA R4000 can replace existing TV, cable, A/V and Media Center remotes while eliminating the need for a mouse. With patented Gyroscopic Motion-Sensing technology, the ULTRA R4000 lets people use natural hand movements to accurately control the on-screen cursor and all aspects of Windows® Media Center software. It also includes standard menu navigation, an alphanumeric keypad and shortcut buttons.
The ULTRA R4000 functions via radio frequency (RF) for the home theater PC, as well as Infrared (IR) for traditional audio/video (A/V) components. With today’s converged Web technologies, the remote also allows full in-air mouse control so people can surf the Web, access streaming media sites such as YouTube®, AOL Music® or Google Video®, or view online photos and video.
Gyration’s ULTRA R4000 Motion-Sensing Remote is scheduled to be available at consumer electronics retailers in the fall of 2007. The ULTRA R4000 will also be available bundled with a wireless portable keyboard. For more information, visit www.gyration.com
Gyration, Inc. is the industry leading provider of motion sensing controllers for the digital media markets including the business communications, home entertainment and mobile computing segments. Gyration’s flagship products are state-of-the-art wireless RF controllers and motion-sensing devices, including the GyroTransport and Media Center Remote. The company has developed and patented an innovative gyroscopic motion-sensing technology for in-air navigation and cursor control on a television screen or monitor. Gyration offers products though traditional retailer channels and OEM sales. Gyration has focused on solutions for the converged technologies market for more than 16 years and is well positioned for future growth with its core technologies, patents and products.
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