Latest News: Technology |  Celebrity |  Movies |  Apple |  Cars |  Business |  Sports |  TV Shows |  Geek

Trending

Filed under: News | Other Stuff

 

CES: The iPronto - Ambient Intelligence

Jan 2 2003, 10:07am EST | by

CES: The iPronto -  Ambient Intelligence
 
 

CES 2003 Innovations Award Winner


The Philips iPronto is a WiFi (802.11b) wireless intelligent remote that simplifies individual’s connectivity in the home The iPronto (MSRP: $1,699.99) controls devices out of its line of “sight” and gives it an “always on” Internet connection, so that family members can access their email or news from anywhere in the house. Philips considers the iPronto the new “dashboard” of the digital home, and notes that the Pronto family was designed for ease of use, personalization and device control, living up to the meaning of the Spanish word “pronto,” which translates to “fast” or “ready.” 

The iPronto builds on the core functionality of the Pronto as a universal remote, controlling home theater components, lighting, security cameras, home networks, climate control and other IR/RF/Ethernet home applications. Ultimately, tools like these will be even more engrained in our homes, and in addition to being activated by touch (like the Pronto products), they might be triggered by voice or movement.




You Might Also Like

Updates

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Jennifer Aniston tasted Jimmy Kimmel&#039;s Wife’s Breast Milk
Jennifer Aniston tasted Jimmy Kimmel's Wife’s Breast Milk
The Friends starlet, Jennifer Aniston shared some very personal matters with the press recently. They included tasting her male friend Jimmy Kimmel's wife’s breast milk! Jimmy Kimmel's
 
 
Gwyneth Paltrow facing Lawsuit
Gwyneth Paltrow facing Lawsuit
The famous actress and creator of a website named Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow, is facing a lawsuit by a man who claims she plagiarized his creative phrase. And she is also concerned about her ex-husband’s new relationships.
 
 
Ashlee Simpson celebrates Evan Ross Birthday Bash
Ashlee Simpson celebrates Evan Ross Birthday Bash
The pop starlet, Ashlee Simpson celebrated her fiance’s birthday bash and also wore a special hat later on in the style of Mary Poppins.
 
 
iPhone 6 from Apple: Where to Next?
iPhone 6 from Apple: Where to Next?
With the arrival of the iPhone 6, the question for the execs at Apple Incorporated is: where to next?
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.