Technology CEC (Consumer Electronic Control).
For the first time this technology has been implemented to manage devices via Scart connector, the HDMI control is the continuation of development, is used in many devices, but each manufacturer is not satisfied with the common name of the supported technologies, and comes up with its own name.
- Anynet- Samsung
- Aquos Link- Sharp
- BRAVIA Sync- Sony
- HDMI-CEC- Hitachi
- Kuro Link- Pioneer
- CE-Link и Regza Link- Toshiba
- RIHD - Onkyo
- SimpLink -LG
- HDAVI Control, EZ-Sync, и VIERA Link- Panasonic
- EasyLink -Philips
- NetCommand for HDMI- Mitsubishi
The technology itself is very simple, because as a rule now in the apartment several devices complement each other. Something that would reduce the number of remote control protocol was developed control various devices via HDMI.
As an example, for instance you have a TV, media player, home theater, these devices are connected to each other via HDMI, you can manage all devices using the TV remote.
But if we consider devices from different manufacturers that very often they are not joined to each other, especially the different years of release devices.