Remote Control to Mouse: TV and Web Integration
For years, we’ve been hearing about how one day television and the Internet will come together and your set-top box will act as a gateway to Web-based content and services in addition to your favorite shows. That day is much closer than you think, and for many people, including myself, it’s already here and has been for quite a while. If it’s not happening for you yet, it will. You’re most likely already being trained to use your remote control as a mouse. Do you have cable? Just look at the remote. A typical remote these days has buttons that include “up,” “down,” “left,” “right,” and “OK” (great for navigating a menu screen), as well as selections that include “menu,” “guide,” and more.
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