Logitech Harmony Ultimate Hub Turns Your iPhone Into a Remote
Logitech has announced the Logitech Harmony Ultimate Hub for turning iPhone and Android smartphones into a remote. Previously available as part of the Logitech Harmony Ultimate and Logitech Harmony Smart Control products, the standalone hub is great for customers who prefer to use just their smartphone as a remote.
The Logitech Harmony Ultimate Hub lets you control up to eight devices from anywhere in the house using its companion smartphone app.
Using only your smartphone, you can control up to eight home theater devices, and swipe or tap your thumb across its screen to adjust the volume, change the channel, fast-forward or rewind, pause, play, and skip forward or back. It lets you control video service like Netflix on game consoles, including the Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Xbox 360 and Sony PS3, directly from your smartphone. Plus it even works through closed cabinets and walls, so you don’t have to worry about pointing to the devices.
Additionally, the company announced today that it will retain retail ownership of the Harmony remote product line.
The company has determined that retaining ownership is in the best interest of its shareholders. The Harmony product line has gained momentum following the April introduction of the Harmony Ultimate product, which is available in major retail locations including select Apple stores in the U.S., and has exceeded the company’s expectations for customer connections.
Pricing and Availability
The Logitech Harmony Ultimate Hub is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe in August 2013, for a suggested retail price of $99.99 in the U.S.
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