The PUCK Smart Remote Controls Devices Using Smartphones

A Springfield, Illinois father says his frustration having to replace damaged remote controls led to his innovation, PUCK!
PUCK is a patented wireless bluetooth low-energy to infrared bridge. Attach PUCK on or near a device that uses an infrared remote, then download and pair with the free PUCK Remote App for iOS and Android. SmashToast, Inc Founder and CEO Barnabas Helmy says with PUCK, you can toss your remotes!

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The PUCK Smart Remote Controls Devices Using Smartphones


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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am