Samsung has revamped the solar-charging remote it debuted at CES 2021. Along with using light to top up the battery, Samsung says the latest Eco Remote can proselytize routers’ radio wave into exertion to stay fully charged.
Using radio waves from routers to bill the artillery is a smart idea, since that force goes to waste otherwise. Severalcompanies have sounded into ultrahigh frequency( RF) harvesting over the last several years, though the approach seems best suited to low-power devices such as TV remotes.
There’s a solar panel on the rear of the remote, which has dedicated buttons for streaming apps like Netflix, Disney+ and Prime Video. The remote is met with recycled cloths, which was in line with Samsung’s sustainability attempts. While last year’s Solar Cell Remote Control was only available in color, in 2022, there’s a lily-white option to match the examination of Samsung’s life TVs.
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