After going a long time without hardware updates, Logitech finally announced what many of us suspected was coming. TechHive points to a post on the support forums confirming that Logitech will no longer make Harmony remotes.
While Harmony remotes are and will continue to be available through various retailers, in the future, Logitech will no longer make Harmony remotes.
We do not expect any impact for our clients with this announcement. We plan to support our Harmony community and new Harmony customers, including access to our software and applications to set up and manage your remotes. We also plan to continue updating the platform and adding devices to our Harmony database. Customer and warranty support will continue to be offered.
The company’s universal remotes are among the best options, and in recent years, almost the only options for home theater users who want a traditional-style remote that can connect just about anything in a room. living and a smart home. However, especially as companies like Google, Apple, and Amazon have expanded their reach to home control and HDMI-CEC connects controls for more devices, the market for universal remote controls is more of a niche than ever.
While Logitech considered selling the division in 2013 before keeping it internally, this time the product line is coming to an end, with the remaining products being sold through retailers until they are gone. If you’re considering choosing a Harmony remote, or just picking one up as a possible replacement, we looked at the current line of controls late last year to help you decide which one is the best for your setup. For now, they are available “while supplies last” with Logitech setting a goal of providing service and support (but probably no new features) for “as long as customers use it.”