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Boxee Remote is now supported !!

September 8th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Today’s last commit just brought complete support for Boxee remote control. While originally shipped with BoxeeBox, the remote control is available since a few months as a standalone device (for 39$ only on Amazon).

The Boxee Remote  comes as nice and shiny 2 faces remote control. Front face provides simple media controls (arrow keys, ok, play/pause, menu) while the back face features a full QWERTY keyboard. Support for this new remote control now provides you with the perfect input for your multimedia experience.

The remote is USB-HID compliant and seen as a regular keyboard, making it of course independent of Boxee front-end itself and, as such, is recognized on any front-end we support, being XBMC, MythTV, Freevo or Enna.

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  1. netroy
    September 9th, 2011 at 00:25 | #1

    really excited at the revival of geexbox….
    thanks benjamin 🙂

  2. deliarmin
    September 28th, 2011 at 02:31 | #2

    Does anybody know if one can buy the remote in europe (austria or germany) as well?
    Amazon.at does not sell it. and shipping from the us is a little bit expensive …


    • September 28th, 2011 at 12:41 | #3

      Not that I know of. I had to buy mine on Amazon.com USA and shipping was almost the remote’s price 🙁

  3. davide
    September 29th, 2011 at 06:33 | #4

    There’s the XBMC remote, which is a different design, and is shipped from the UK. It’s not supported yet, but will be as soon as I get mine (they’re clearing the order backlog, so it shouldn’t take long).

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