Smart TV is prompting the electronics industry to rethink remotes and the TV user interface. Natural User Interface, which includes voice control, recognition, and gestures, will be a must, argues CEVA's CEO Gideon Wertheizer. Meanwhile, Conexant is leveraging its voice roots, offering chips running its noise reduction, echo cancellation, spherical beam-forming algorithms, enabling voice commands in a large room. Shown is a TCL
flat-panel TV embedded with voice recognition capability.