“RemoteCentral.com have just published photos of the next generation of Philips remotes! – “Preview of new Philips remote – and it’s not a Pronto! – In a break from Philips’ normal “Pronto” branding of advanced remote controls, the company will be releasing a completely new RC9800i activity-based model under the Philips “Home Control” and “Connected Planet” labels. Here’s an early pre-CEDIA preview:
The new 802.11b WiFi-enabled RC9800i is a compact, technically advanced remote that comes with a landscape-oriented 3.5″ 65,536 color TFT touchscreen LCD display with 320×240 resolution, 32mb RAM and 32mb flash, plus rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery with cradle. It also features USB connectivity, activity-style shortcuts, photo preview mode, MP3 audio preview (PC/Mac-based media manager software included), television program listings (with automatic network-based updates) and much more”.