LG has announced a new version of it Magic Re-mote for its range of
smart TVs, and it comes with voice and gesture controls as well as point
and wheel controls, and it can also be used as a universal remote.
"LG is committed to providing innovative home entertainment
solutions and the Magic Remote is a key pillar of the CINEMA 3D Smart TV
user experience,” said Havis Kwon, President and CEO of the LG
Electronics Home Entertainment Company. "Building on an already
impressive feature set, the latest version boasts accurate lan-guage
recognition and its gesture, wheel and point control options makes the
Magic Remote stand out amongst its competition as a truly intuitive
The LG Magic Remote’s sophisticated voice control technology
makes issuing a verbal command to the TV both simple and effective. New
Natural Language Recognition software makes giving voice commands as
easy as regular speech and allows the user to talk in a more
conversational manner. No longer is there a need for an awkward pause
between the command and the title to be viewed, users can simply say
"Show me Gang-nam Style video” and the new Magic Remote will understand.
The LG Magic Re-mote will be demoed at CES 2013 in January, there are
no details on how much it will retail for or when it will be available.