Friday Video: IKEA solves the two big problems with HDTVs—remotes and wires

The following video shows how much IKEA understands about selling high-tech HDTV.

  1. Build it into the furniture so it looks good.
  2. Make the furniture modular, like all IKEA offerings.
  3. Make the cables disappear by build the speakers into the furniture.
  4. Build the Blu-ray player into the furniture while you’re at it.
  5. Provide one remote control for everything.
  6. Make the remote control look like it was designed by Apple.

Coming to an IKEA store near your some time in the next six to twelve months.

Here’s the introductory video:

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