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The Dutch start-up Spider Remote has released details of its smart remote that works with turns. So the touchpad at the bottom regardless of how the user holds it and can be configured to ten presets.

Spider Remote is a smart universal remote with a striking design and functionality, the user has to rotate the drive to control a variety of devices in the home. At the bottom is a touchpad with four virtual buttons on the sides and a button in the middle.

According Arjen van Bremen, co-founder of the Dutch start-up, the user might use these segments for darts-operation keys with the OK button in the middle. In addition, it does not matter how the user holds the Spider Remote: the arrow procession for above, continues to hold that position at a pressure on the upper segment, even if the user turns the remote to. Users can configure the touchpad itself.

In addition, the start-up in a new video disclosed that the remote supports 10 presets. Users can link turns on the volume of their TV at one and for raising the thermostat to another preset, which can display a color device type. Switch between presets can by turns on a surface.

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Finally Spider Remote claims that his ministry is simpler than the smartphone operating the Philips Hue bulbs. “Would you really have to pack your smartphone unlock this, look for an app and open it to move a slider, and you only want to do the lights on?” Van Bremen asks. Spider makes itself via Bluetooth connection to the smartphone, which in turn allows for connection to the Hue. Incidentally, the Hue via the Philips app or turn on the lock screen and additionally Philips offers a remote switch, which is not mobile. Spider Remote lets us know LIFX and to support other smart lighting.

The aim of the company is to develop the most simple remote control that without buttons but mainly works with turns. Spider Remote includes previously include motion sensors, Bluetooth, a capacitive touch pad and a proximity sensor. Spin is activated by touching and then transmits infrared signals directly into 360 degrees. The remote works with a free app for Android and iOS.

The start-up trying to get through Kickstarter 100,000 euros for his project. This is the time of writing, to go with 27 days, pledged almost 40,000 euros. The company hopes September deliver next year through stores and online, at a cost of 99 euros. People who support the project at an early stage, are limited eligible to get a copy for 69 euros.


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