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Fully-Loaded Remote Controls

The Savant Remote Lets You Control Your Entire Home from One Gadget

— October 11, 2010 — Unique
The Savant Remote is the most ambitious and technologically advanced remote I have ever laid eyes upon. This remote is designed to control all of your home's functions with the touch of a button.

You can turn on the lights, change the channel and turn off the fan -- all from the Savant Remote. An iPod touch and FaceTime are also integrated into the Savant Remote. To top it all off, the Savant Remote can also send and receive phone calls.

I love the idea behind the Savant Remote, but I have one question: If you lose it, how will you answer calls and turn off the TV?
Trend Themes
1. Connected Home Technology - The emergence of fully-loaded remotes like the Savant Remote offers opportunities for disruptive innovation in creating integrated smart home solutions.
2. Multifunctional Devices - The Savant Remote's ability to control various home functions, integrate with iPod touch and FaceTime, and send/receive phone calls presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in developing versatile and all-in-one gadgets.
3. Voice-activated Control - Integrating voice-activated features into the Savant Remote could lead to disruptive innovation in enhancing accessibility and convenience for controlling home functions.
Industry Implications
1. Home Automation - The Savant Remote aligns with the home automation industry, providing opportunities for disruptive innovation in creating comprehensive and seamless smart home control systems.
2. Consumer Electronics - The multifunctional capabilities of the Savant Remote make it relevant to the consumer electronics industry, opening doors for disruptive innovation in designing advanced remote control solutions.
3. Telecommunications - The inclusion of phone call functionalities in the Savant Remote suggests potential disruptive innovation opportunities in the telecommunications industry for integrating communication capabilities into remote control devices.
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