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Overview: Harmony Touch is an activity-based Infrared (IR)
universal remote control. Using the myharmony.com web-based setup, you can
control up to 15 different devices. Using its Smart State technology, the
Harmony Touch keeps track of the devices it controls, which allows it to always
know which devices are on and off, and what input each device is currently set
to. The Harmony Touch Universal Remote brings the flexibility and convenience of
touch screen controls to your home entertainment system.
the website where you configure the Harmony Touch. By connecting the Harmony
Touch to your Mac or Windows computer and following the instructions at
myharmony.com, you can enter your device information, create activities and
choose your favorites. With this information, myharmony.com will configure your
Harmony Touch to control your entertainment system. Your can return to
myharmony.com any time to update your configuration, although many settings can
also be maintained directly on Harmony Touch as well. The myharmony.com website
has a database of over 225,000 electronic devices from over 5,000 manufacturers.
Your computer will need to meet the following system requirements:
- Windows-based PC:
- Microsoft Windows 8 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32-bit) or XP
- USB type-A port
- Internet access (Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome 16+, Firefox 11+)
- Intel-based Mac Computer:
- Macintosh OS X 10.6 or later
- USB type-A port
- Internet access (Firefox 11+, Safari 4+)
Note: The Harmony Touch must be docked in the included
docking station and connected to your Windows or Mac computer with the
included USB cable to setup the remote through the myharmony.com website.
Learning Function: In addition to the devices which can be
entered using the web interface, this remote can also learn most functions of
other infrared remotes.
Full-Color Touchscreen w/ Gesture Commands: The Harmony
Touch's 2.4" full-color touchscreen gives you easy gesture control of the
remote's commands and activities (up to 11 different gesture motions). The
remote vibrates to give you tactile feedback about when a tap, swipe or other
gesture has been recognized by the remote. The remote display automaticlaly
lights up when the remote control is moved.
- Swipe up/down
- Swipe up/down and hold
- Swipe left/right
- Swipe left/right and hold
- Double tap
- Long press
Note: The numeric keypad is now located on the touchscreen.
Ergonomic Design: The sculpted backlit buttons allow you to
easily operate the remote in the dark, while its ergonomic design allows the
unit to fit comfortably in your hand.
Activities: The Harmony Touch uses Activity Control to give
you one-touch control of your entertainment system. You can use one of the
touchscreen's Activity buttons to power on your TV, DVD player, A/V receiver,
set all your inputs and even activate play without having to program time
consuming macros. Once all of your equipment is "on", the buttons on the remote
are also automatically configured for the appropriate operation.
Favorites: Favorites are your favorite TV channels. Using
the myharmony.com website you can select up to 50 favorite channels to display
on the remote with identifiable icons. Selecting a favorite channel will start
your "Watch TV" activity, if it's not already started, and tune directly to that
channel. Using the touchscreen, you can add, remove and reorder your favorite
channels right on the remote.
System Off + Sleep Timer: One push of the off button turns
off all the equipment in your system. You can even fall asleep on the couch and
let the Harmony Ultimate One remote control take care of turning everything off
Help: If you have a problem completing an activity function,
the help button will guide you through the fix using the interactive multi-color
Lithium-Ion Battery/Recharging Docking Station: The Harmony
Touch includes an integrated rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, which provides up
to a one-week charge under normal use. The remote comes with a docking station
and AC power adapter that keeps the remote fully charged.