SwitchBot Announces New Smart Home Universal Remote

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SwitchBot, a smart home retrofitting and automation brand, has introduced its new SwitchBot Universal Remote. This device is designed to support Matter when used with SwitchBot Hub 2 or Hub Mini Matter Enabled, offering improved convenience and connectivity in home automation.

The SwitchBot Universal Remote is capable of controlling a wide range of infrared (IR) devices, including televisions, air conditioners, lights, fans, DVD players, and projectors. It features an infrared code library that is updated every six months, supporting up to 83,934 remote control models. The remote also integrates with other SwitchBot devices such as Bot, Plug Mini, Curtain, and Ceiling Light, as well as Apple TV and Fire TV. This setup allows for consolidated control of various smart home functions.

The device supports Matter when used with SwitchBot Hub 2 or Hub Mini Matter Enabled, allowing users to manage other smart home devices from brands that also support Matter. This integration aims to provide a unified smart home experience.

Key features of the SwitchBot Universal Remote include:
– Extensive Device Control: The remote can manage a wide variety of infrared products and devices like Apple TV and Fire TV.
– Customizable Scenes: Users can create scenes that control multiple devices with a single click, such as a “Movie Mode” that adjusts curtains, light brightness, and turns on the TV and sound system.
– Matter Support: When paired with SwitchBot Hub 2 or Hub Mini Matter Enabled, the remote offers enhanced smart home integration.
– User-Friendly Design: The remote features a 2.4-inch LCD screen, a touch wheel dial, large buttons, and a compact size for easy control.
– Long-Lasting Durability: It has a 2000mAh battery that can last up to 150 days on a single charge, capable of withstanding over 100,000 presses.
– Offline Control: The device can control infrared appliances and SwitchBot Bluetooth devices without an internet connection.

For more information, visit SwitchBot’s website here.

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