Tekoia in the Media
April 17th, 2017
Las Mejores Aplicaciones Digitales
Un Tinder para seriófilos, otra versión de la plataforma de filtros fotográficos Prisma y una mascota virtual entre las plataformas destacadas de la semana.
April 4th, 2017
Next-gen solutions for the Internet of Things
According to Gartner’s 2016 Hype Cycle, the Internet of Things (IoT) is considered one of the largest groups of technologies that is shifting digital businesses into a “new era”. We’ve rounded up four innovative and forward-thinking IoT solution providers that can help you go further in the era of the Internet of Things.
April 4th, 2017
Making Smart Simple with Tekoia’s SURE Universal Remote
It’s been predicted that nearly US$6 trillion will be spent on IoT over the next 5 years, and the market is growing at a sensational rate. From smart TVs and smart thermostats to home lighting and refrigerators, nearly every appliance manufacturer is going “smart” with their home products. Yet, these “smart” home products are often not as smart as we think.
January 31st, 2017
Обновленное приложение Sure Universal Remote получило поддержку стандарта OFC
Компания Tekoia выпустила обновленную версию приложения для управления техникой Sure Universal Remote. С апдейтом программа получила сертификацию от организации Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), став первым приложением-клиентом с поддержкой стандартов OFC.
January 27th, 2017
Sure Universal Remote App Review
The greatest app I have on my phone, at least that’s not messaging or cute dog related, is the Sure Universal remote app.
January 25th, 2017
Tekoia’s Sure Universal Remote adds OCF support for smart home devices (Update)
The Sure Universal Remote app continues to strengthen its compatibility list to work with a growing list of components.
January 16th, 2017
Open Connectivity Foundation Tries to Organize the Internet of Things
Tekoia CEO Viktor Ariel gives speech at CES 2017 on Open Connectivity Foundation. The consortium is making progress in developing common standards for connecting IoT devices, while other market players propose their own interoperable solutions.
January 12th, 2017
החודש שהיה: דירוג אפליקציות המובייל הישראליות – דצמבר 2016
האפליקציות שנוספו והוסרו מהרשימה וגם אלו שטיפסו אל ראש הטבלה – דירוג האפליקציות הישראליות לחודש דצמבר
January 4th, 2017
Latest on Thread, OCF, Weave and ZigBee’s new dotdot Home Automation Layer at CES 2017
ZigBee lends smart-home application layer to Thread Group, branding it dotdot and demoing about 10 IoT products at CES 2017, all run through Resolution Products’ Helix security and home automation hub.
January 3rd, 2017
GMG TECH TALK-“SURE ANDROID UNIVERSAL REMOTE” APP IS A WINNER
Say you’re on the road and bring a DVD player to play Game Of Thrones On Your Hotel TV and you forget the DVD player remote. On Android there’s a free app you can download to your cell phone “Sure Universal Remote” Which acts as a remote for a ton of different brand’s devices.
December 30th, 2016
5 Best IR Blaster aka TV Remote Apps for Android
Your TV forms a major part of your appliance list and if you happen to lose its remote control, you can control it easily through your phone. However, you will need an IR Blaster aka TV Remote app that lets you do so. So, coming up is a list of the best IR Blaster apps that let you control your TV or any other appliance, smartly from your phone.
December 10th, 2016
8 ideas para aprovechar un móvil viejo
Existen muchas formas de aprovechar un móvil viejo. Lo único que hace falta es un poco de imaginación y, en ocasiones, algo de maña.
November 24th, 2016
Best Universal Remote App
These days you can control your home theater via an app. But make sure you have the necessary hardware.
November 22nd, 2016
8 Creative Ideas To Recycle Your Mobile Phone Without Throwing It Out
When you’ve got a new smartphone, what do you do with your old mobile phones? You could exchange it or sell it to get a few bucks. But you might be getting the bad end of that deal. Repurposing your phone is a much better idea.
August 16th, 2016
Tekoia’s SURE Universal Remote App Gains Useful Updates for iOS, Android
Almost everyone is familiar with losing a remote, and while some TV and A/V receiver manufacturers are beginning to offer their own remote apps, not all of them do. That’s where apps like Tekoia’s Sure Universal Remote app come in.
June 28th, 2016
Open Connectivity Foundation Announces 31 New Members
The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things (IoT) standards body, announced the addition of 31 new member organizations including Bose Corporation, Comcast, Fujitsu Limited, Somfy and Tata Consultancy, growing membership to nearly 200 companies dedicated to creating a common IoT standard. In addition, OCF announced updated functionality to its specification.
June 23rd, 2016
Tekoia’s SURE Universal Wins The Grand Award At Asia Smartphone Apps Contest
Tekoia’s SURE Universal won the overall Grand Award at Asia Smartphone Apps Contest 2016 in Hong Kong. This includes the Gold Award, the Grand Award in the Advertising and Marketing category and also received the Grand Award for the Best Overall App.
June 19th, 2016
Israel wins top prizes at the Asia Smartphone Apps contest
Three Israeli companies sweep the board at the Asian app competition held last week in Hong Kong.
June 16th, 2016
Winners of Asia Smartphone App Contest Announced at Asia Smartphone Apps Summit/Award Presentation Ceremony 2016
Industry elites and experts from smartphone apps industries across Asia gathered together at Cyberport in Hong Kong on Thursday 16 June for the Asia Smartphone Apps Summit cum Award Presentation Ceremony, which is organised by the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association and sponsored by Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), to share the glory of the winners of the 4th Asia Smartphone App Contest.
May 24th, 2016
Three Israeli startups go through to finals in Hong Kong app contest
Israeli mobile app developers, Castle Builders, Tekoia, and E.Soof have been picked to take part in the finals of the Asia Smartphone Apps competition to be held in June.
February 22nd, 2016
7 Asian IoT startups set to change the way you live
Tekoia, the leading provider of smartphone universal remote solutions for digital media, home automation and the Internet of Things (IoT), and Wulian, China’s leading supplier of IoT devices and solutions, announced the availability of their first solution for IoT Home Security. The new product provides always-on, cloud-based home security in a low-cost, “DIY” package that requires no professional installation or set-up. Using their smartphones and cloud software, customers can monitor their homes anytime, anywhere.
January 21th, 2016
7 Asian IoT startups set to change the way you live – Joe Liebkind
Internet of things (IoT) startups are playing a major role in transitioning us into a more interconnected and advanced digital ecosystem. Specifically in Asia, high urbanization rates, a rise in demand for new technologies and devices, as well as a booming manufacturing sector, have all contributed in positioning IoT for success in the region….With infrared (IR) and WiFi Tekoia’s SURE Universal solution operates appliances from within the home and outside. Tekoia’s solution can operate a variety of IR appliances such as TVs, cable boxes, air-conditioners and iRobot as well as WiFi appliances such as TVs, media streamers and Philips Hue lights.
January 15th, 2016
5 Companies That Will Be Industry Changers In 2016
IoT settles in at home: There is nothing more exciting than having everything in your home connected. It was once a thing of sci-fi films, but now the Internet of Things is making it a reality. This industry is set to multiply in the next 12 months, and soon you’ll be seeing your kitchen communicate with your bathroom. Tekoia released a smartphone-based software that turns your phone into a home universal remote system. With a click of a button you can be connected to almost everything in your house, even when you’re not there.
January 7th, 2016
The 3 Best IR Universal Remote Apps for Android Devices
Just in case you need another alternative to explore, you can try SURE Universal Remote. The app works with both, IR and Wireless devices. One thing I liked about the app is the ease with which you can switch between the remotes. You get tabs of the devices in the sidebar and then you can easily switch between them.
January 5th, 2016
|It’s Crucial to Keep Up With These 6 Digital Trends in 2016 – Adam Toren |
Internet of Things (IoT) — perhaps the hottest abbreviation out there currently — is bringing new solutions to streamline many age-old and stagnant processes we are accustomed to. McKinsey Global Institute claims that IoT can create an economic impact of $2.7 trillion to $6.2 trillion annually by 2025…. Another company in this space is Tekoia which has developed SURE Universal Remote platform that connects users, appliances and appliance vendors.
December 22th, 2015
|Popular Android universal remote app SURE Universal launches new version with a custom panel and tablet support |
Tekoia, provider of award winning smartphone universal remote solutions for digital media, home automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) today launches its new version which offers a custom remote panel for saving favorite buttons and commands. The upgrade also supports tablets and Philips Hue smart lights.
December 14th, 2015
|Top 8 | Remote Control Apps for Android |
Tekoia Ltd’s SURE Universal Remote app is more of a combination of IR and WiFi to create something that could be considered a hybrid, I guess, but one that gives you the best of both worlds. It’s an app that will handle a range of different devices, from your IR controlled devices such as old TVs and set top boxes but will also be capable of tackling wi fi controlled things such as smart home devices and more.
December 7th, 2015
|Our Weekly App Picks by Redacao |
A “Internet das Coisas” se refere a uma revolução tecnológica que tem como objetivo conectar os itens usados do dia a dia à rede mundial de computadores. Cada vez mais surgem eletrodomésticos, meios de transporte e até mesmo tênis, roupas e maçanetas conectadas à Internet e a outros dispositivos, como computadores e smartphones.
October 19th, 2015
|Our Weekly App Picks by Andres Martonik |
If you still have a phone with an integrated IR port — like a Galaxy S6 or HTC One M9 — you’ll want to give this app a try. SURE Universal Remote lets you program your phone to work as an IR remote for pretty much anything — TVs, cable boxes, media players, and even some AC units. It’ll even work to control some Wifi-connected boxes as well.
October 8th, 2015
|Best Universal Remote apps for Android by Clare Hopping |
There’s no better way to get rid of remote control clutter than to get a universal remote app on your phone. We take a look at four top Android remote apps and reveal our best all-rounder.
September 27th, 2015
|22 startups in Asia that caught our eye by Emily Goh |
Tel Aviv-based Tekoia claims to have developed the first universal smart remote for digital media, home automation, and internet of things (IOT). Their SURE Android App utilizes WiFi and infrared to manage TVs, airconditioners, and media devices straight from your smartphone.
September 22th, 2015
|This app helps you control all your home appliances through your phone by Osman Husain |
I admit to having a quirky personality. I love stocking up on fun gadgets and entertainment devices, but I hate keeping track of where I left each remote control. Further, my OCD nature means I’m prone to the occasional panic attack if any of them goes missing. Life would be so much simpler if I could stay true to my inner desire of existing as a lazy hermit without endless clutter piling up around me.
September 4th, 2015
|Review: SURE Universal Remote App by Luke Thomas |
If you’re like me, you have a lot of digital devices at home, this means that again like me, you’ll have a lot of remote controls. As with a lot of things nowadays, there’s an app for that. Your smartphone can become your central hub for all your TV, speakers, cable boxes, etc. with SURE Universal Remote. Aside from that, it can also stream your pictures, videos, and music to your smart TV.
August 10th, 2015
|The apps and gadgets aimed at making home life easier by Nicholas Fearn |
Apps are also powering the world of smart home tech. The Tekoia Sure Universal Remote is just one of them.To also read: The highest-flying young business and professional men in Wales today: Meet our 35 rising stars aged 35 and underAvailable free to download on Google Play, it allows you turn your smartphone into a remote for your connected home.With it, you can control appliances such as televisions, media streamers, hoovers, LED lights, sound systems and lots more.Viktor Arial, CEO of Tekoia, said: “How often do you find yourself wasting time looking for remotes around the home? Or when you have found it how often does it need new batteries?
August 6th, 2015
|SURE Universal Remote by Tekoia by Thea Neuman |
Working with the home theater used to be an easy thing – you just had to tell the kids to turn the right knob and that’s it – you would be tuned in to your favorite show. However, today’s home theater systems come packed with cable boxes, smart TVs, AV receivers, streaming boxes, and what not. And the problem is that each appliance has its own remote, which means you need a ton of remotes to do a simple thing – watch TV. Would you want to replace that piling heap of remotes with a simple app that controls everything that your remotes can, plus more?
July 14th, 2015
|MWC 2015: SURE Universal Remote brings O2O functionality |
Tekoia will be showcasing its popular Android app SURE Universal Remote at this year’s MWC Asia. Launched worldwide a year ago and with nearly 1 million downloads, SURE Universal Remote enables consumers to take control of their connected home.It is compatible with around a million Infrared (IR) devices including TVs, sound systems, and air conditioners. In addition, SURE Universal Remote allows streaming of audiovisual content from your phone to smart TVs.
July 14th, 2015
|China’s stock market collapse: Conditions are ripe for increased Chinese investments in Israeli startups by Esther Loewy |
The Chinese Stock market’s recent turmoil has led many to question the future for Chinese companies and investors. China has lots of available capital in need of a new home so where are the strong new investment opportunities facing the Chinese investor?Tekoia another example; the startup has a technology aimed at creating a user friendly mobile application to control your smart home. China is leading the world with IoT and smart home devices—Tekoia has attracted the major players in China and is set to lead the market. As cited in June’s Forbes profile on China, the big “ABT” players, Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent, are all competing on investments and acquisitions in services that add most value to consumers and businesses and with China leading the world in IoT – Tekoia is primed to leapfrog into the green ‘lifestyle management services’.
May 31th, 2015
|Best new apps for tablets & smartphones: by April Klazema |
If you’re someone who has a tendency to lose their TV remote in the sofa, then the chances are you’ve already thought about downloading a universal remote app to your Android device. There are a lot of bad universal remote apps out there for free download, but the SURE Universal Remote definitely seems like one of the better options available right now. Available for free download and featuring a four star rating on Google Play (out of nearly 7,000 ratings), the SURE remote is worth a try if you have a smart TV and want to see how a universal remote app might make your life easier.
May 31th, 2015
|Best new apps for tablets & smartphones: by Mark Langshaw |
There are few things more frustrating than misplacing your remote control, which is why having the option to use your smartphone as a backup is a godsend.SURE Universal Remote for Android devices turns your handset into a remote control for all of your devices, from smart TVs to streaming boxes, and even robot vacuum cleaners, if you happen to own one of those.Television sets from all of the major manufacturers, including Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, Philips and many more, are supported.
May 25 th, 2015
|The Week’s Best Android, iPhone, iPad, and Windows Phone Apps by Tom Pritchard |
Remotes are a pain. They slide down the back of the sofa, need replacement batteries, and if you lose it there’s no way of finding it again. So why not use your phone? SURE Universal remote will turn your phone into a remote control for all of your devices. That includes Smart TVs, streaming sticks, your regular TV (if your device has IR) and more.
May 21 th, 2015
|SURE Universal Remote app makes your smartphone a media control hub by Ida Torres |
If you have a lot of digital devices at home in your multi-media home theater system, this also means that you have a lot of remote controls on hand and it gets a little bit confusing. As with a lot of things now, there’s an app for that. Your smartphone can become your control hub for all your TV, speakers, cable boxes, etc. with SURE Universal Remote. Aside from that, it can also stream your pictures, videos, and music to your smart TV.
May 21 th, 2015
|No TV Remote? No Problem, Thanks To A New App |
Isn’t it so annoying when you have to have multiple remotes for different purposes? It’s particularly annoying when you happen to misplace one down the back of the sofa. Well, thanks to a new app from the geniuses at Tekoia, it’s no longer a big deal. Now, you can use your smartphone to control your smart appliances.
May 20 th, 2015
|There’s an app that turns your phone into a universal remote by Sead Fadilpasic |
You can turn your tablet or smartphone into a remote and control every smart device in your home, thanks to a new app available worldwide today.Tekoia, the provider of smart universal remote solutions for digital media, smart appliances and the Internet of Things, today announced it launched SURE globally.SURE is an Android-only app which enables users to control all smart house appliances such as TVs and sound systems
May 18 th, 2015
|Tekoia Launches SURE Remote to Control the Connected Home by Tre Lawrence |
SURE Universal Remote is a new utility that looks to help users get a hold of the ever-increasing set of connected devices and appliances that are becoming more commonplace in the average home. In other words, it turns one’s compatible Android device into a smart remote control of sorts via IR and wi-fi functionality.
May 12 th, 2015
|Tekoia’s SureMote Handles Home Entertainment and More by Laura McQuarrie |
Even though the Internet of Things is on the rise, not all smart systems are compatible with others—but SmartMote is a universal remote control app for Android devices that is equipped to tackle them all. From home entertainment systems to smart appliances, Wi-Fi connections, security cameras and thermostats, SmartMote controls it all. The app from Tekoia boasts having the codes for more than 1,000 devices in its databases, which should mean that connectivity, compatibility and communication should not be an issue.
January 6th, 2015
|Tekoia’s SureMote turns your smartphone into a remote for controlling your smart home by Chanelle Bessette |
As entertainment systems, connected-home technology, and Internet of Things devices proliferate, one question remains to be answered: How are we to control all this hardware? Tekoia thinks it has the answer with SureMote: A universal remote-control app for the Android operating system. And it’s free
October 2nd, 2014
|SureMote Turns Your Android Phone Into A Remote For Any Wi-Fi Connected Device At Home by Kim Mai Cutler |
I don’t think I’ve used a remote control in a year. Perhaps several years. They’re cheap. They get lost easily and sometimes you end up with ten of them…
October 5th, 2014
|SureMote Makes Your Android Phone a Remote For Any Wi-Fi Device You Own by Kate Knibbs Want to throw away your pile of remotes, but don’t want to shell out for a pricy universal remote device? It’s getting easier to just use your smartphone to change the channel. SureMote, a free app that debuted an updated version this weekend, wants you to control every appliance in your house with your phone. It allows users to flip through channels on smart TVs, make sure a Roomba is cleaning the right corners, and control LED lights, no remotes required.|
October 6th, 2014
|Best 10 Android Apps This Week by Radu TyrsinaSureMote is a universal remote control app that lets you control your TV and all other appliances in a very simple way. The app makes use of the built-in Infrared (IR) blaster in Samsung Galaxy, LG G3, and HTC One smartphones|
October 7th, 2014
|SureMote Turns Your Android Phone Into A Remote For Any Wi-Fi Connected Device At Home I don’t think I’ve used a remote control in a year. Perhaps several years. They’re cheap. They get lost easily and sometimes you end up with ten of them. But an Israeli company called Tekoia is trying to consolidate those devices through an app called SureMote that links to Wifi-connected home appliances.|
October 10th, 2014
|SureMote App: Use Android Phone to Control Home Appliances by Aqib MansoorA new app called SureMote will turn your Android Phone into a remote control that can connect to Wifi-enabled home appliances. When you get a new device fo|