SmartRemote is the first multifunctional remote that is fully automatic. Regardless of the program open on your HTPC, it adjusts to the open program and allows full media control such as play, pause, stop, volume up/down/mute, and directional keys.
SmartRemote also features a fully functional keypad for manual channel entry and preset channels. With individual plugins for sale, you can also gain control of Plex and Pandora.
One of the most unique features of SmartRemote is retrieval of media meta-data. With each new viewed program, SmartRemote will automatically retrieve plot, poster, title, cast and crew. You can even watch a trailer before deciding to dedicate yourself to a TV show or movie!
As with any multifunctional remote, setup is required. Typically, there are programs that must be installed on the PC for proper function. This program also requires the purchase of AutoRemote and AutoNotification. The detailed instructions for installation is posted here:
Once this is completed, SmartRemote functions automatically.
Onscreen help is available within the application to ensure that you will always know what button corresponds with each action.
AutoRemote - Sends movie/tv and "current application" data to your device. to allow SmartRemote to download the proper media meta-data
AutoNotification - Shows a notification in your phone's notification area of the current movie/tv meta-data as well as allows you to control the current media experience.
AutoCast (FREE) beta- Allows you to control your ChromeCast with SmartRemote
Added ChromeCast support (Free beta) for Play/Pause. (Seek and volume controls coming soon)
Added Notification to switch SmartRemote and your TV to the ChromeCast input