infrared receiver


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infrared receiver

[¦in·frə¦red ri′sē·vər]
(electronics)
A device that intercepts or demodulates infrared radiation that may carry intelligence. Also known as nancy receiver.
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patent 5 350 943) for internal metal shielding within infrared receiver modules.
For instance, designers may choose to implement the infrared receiver in a computer monitor, where a user is more likely to point a remote control device, as opposed to the computer itself, which might rest out of the user's sight line.
The new Harmony remote will offer people a single point of control for all their living room entertainment, including their Media Center PC, high definition television, home theatre stereo receiver, DVD player, and any other device with an infrared receiver.
It has the ability to control any component with an infrared receiver.
It can control any electronic component that uses an infrared receiver, and each remote can control as many as 15 devices.
The DP 1015 includes an omni-directional infrared receiver (enabling people to highlight presentation details from anywhere in the room) for the standard accessory remote control that also features a laser pointer.
Distinguished by its USB-compatible infrared receiver, sleek 35-key infrared hand-held remote that reaches over 40 feet and full-featured PC remote control, the Streamzap(R) PC Remote leads this year's gift choices for PC enthusiasts of all ages.
The adaptor, which contains an infrared receiver and blaster, is particularly relevant to gaming applications because of its utilization of the speed of the high-capacity, lower-cost DOCSIS return path to instantaneously transmit upstream commands for headend-based applications.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 9, 2014-Vishay Intertechnology releases new infrared receivers in optoelectronics portfolio
The onboard infrared (IR) environmental control unit also allows users to control IR phones and common household appliances, such as TVs and DVD players, equipped with infrared receivers as well as X-10 controllers.
Magic Wand Set: Turn into a real-life wizard that can light things up or make them explode with LED, exploding, infrared transmitter, two infrared receivers, accelerometer, flip-flop, and two battery modules, plus a magic wand frame and two AC adaptors for charging your ATOMS.