Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI)(NASDAQ: UEIC), the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home, has announced that its QuickSet® solution has been integrated in the new Porsche-designed Huawei Mate 9, transforming the cutting-edge smartphone into a universal remote control for home entertainment devices.
The Porsche-designed Mate 9 is one of the latest high-end smartphones from Huawei to integrate UEIs market-leading universal control technology. The phone utilises numerous technologies from UEI, including infrared blaster firmware technology along with UEIs critically acclaimed QuickSet and the worlds most comprehensive database of entertainment device control codes. Leveraging these solutions, the Mate 9 offers consumers an enhanced TV viewing experience with seamless automated setup and universal control of nearly any home entertainment device using their smartphone, as well as control of air-conditioning systems throughout their home.
Smartphones have quickly become an essential tool in controlling the connected home, and the continued adoption of entertainment control confirms the demand and potential for UEI technology in the mobile space namely QuickSet, says David Chong, EVP of Asia for UEI. Huawei is at the forefront of this growing market, and were confident Mate 9 users will enjoy the enhanced features and functionality this state-of-the-art phone provides.
QuickSet is UEIs most advanced software solution for entertainment devices, enabling effortless setup and control of devices for an unmatched and simplified TV viewing experience. The solution is deployed in millions of devices worldwide, including televisions, stereos, set-top boxes, OTT players, game consoles, smartphones, tablets and more.
In addition to entertainment control capabilities, the new Mate 9 features an unmistakable Graphite Black design, as well as the latest cutting-edge smartphone technology such as a 5.5 inch, 1440x2560 pixel AMOLED touchscreen; dual 20 MP camera; 6GB of RAM and a 4000mAh battery.
The Porsche-designed Mate 9 is now on sale globally.