In 2018, Sevenhugs successfully launched the world’s first remote control with a precise indoor positioning system. Using Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) technology, Sevenhugs’ spatial awareness technology offers contextual and intuitive control of devices and services within the digital home (TV, music, smart home devices and streaming services).
With Smart Remote, Sevenhugs offered a unique solution to a two-fold challenge:
Smart Remote was successfully launched in 2018 online at Bestbuy.com and on the company’s own website. Following successful sales, Sevenhugs entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Best Buy in 2019, regarding Smart Remote U, which is now retailed in all 1,000 Best Buy stores, covering the entire U.S. territory.
Smart Remote has received more than 20 prestigious international awards, among those the Red Dot Design Award and the iF DESIGN AWARD. Smart Remote is also on display and sold at the prestigious Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City.
Furthermore, Sevenhugs is strengthening its executive team in research and development in the areas of artificial intelligence and cloud platforms with the recent appointment of Julien Colafrancesco as the company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and the hiring of Baptiste Daroussin for the position of VP Engineering:
To reinforce their ambitious roadmap, Sevenhugs has grown its team to 35 engineers, five of whom specialize in artificial intelligence and are developing the innovations of tomorrow.
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