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SMK to Introduce ‘Next Generation’ Remote Controls, New Automotive Cameras and In-Dash Displays, Plus Innovative New Component-Level Solutions at International CES 2016


January 6, 2016
By Business Wire News

LAS VEGAS

SMK Electronics, a division of SMK Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of OEM remote controls and consumer electronics components, will unveil two ‘next generation’ home entertainment remote controls this week at CES 2016. Additionally, SMK will showcase its latest automotive camera and in-dash display systems, together with new additions to its family of advanced component-level products (booth #20400, South Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center).

“The influx of streaming services, such as Netflix® and Amazon® Video, is re-defining the home entertainment market: with 181 million viewers in the U.S. alone projected to use Web-delivered services this year,” said Paul Evans, President, SMK Electronics Corporation. “Utilizing the latest technology and design advances, SMK’s new ‘Voice Navigator’ and ‘Evolution’ remote controls provide a wide spectrum of user interface and form factor options: giving traditional home cable and streaming entertainment service providers alike a wide choice of ‘next generation’ solutions.

“We are equally excited to be showcasing several new automotive vision and in-dash display products at CES,” continued Mr. Evans. “Forward- and rear-facing cameras, together with touch-panel displays, are becoming standard in cars produced in the U.S., with rear-facing camera systems now required by 2018. Providing robust solutions supported by localized R&D, sales support and manufacturing services, SMK Electronics is uniquely positioned to supply the country’s auto industry with cost-effective camera and in-dash display products.

“Additionally, SMK will introduce new additions to its family of advanced component-level solutions,” concluded Mr. Evans. “Integrated into many of the most successful consumer electronics products yet produced, our component-level products continue to lead the industry with their design, performance and ease of integration.”

About SMK Electronics

SMK Electronics is the U.S. division of SMK Corporation, a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of OEM remote controls and electronic components. Through its local Research & Development and Manufacturing facilities, and in coordination with SMK’s R&D and Manufacturing Centers worldwide, SMK Electronics is uniquely positioned to provide the U.S. Consumer Electronics and Automotive industries with technologically advanced, robust, cost-effective products and solutions. Learn more at http://www.smkusa.com/.

Netflix® is a registered trademark of Netflix, Inc. Amazon® is a registered trademark of Amazon.com. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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