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angry tapir writes "If you thought your TV remote control was just for switching channels, think again. Sony has a new system that uses the remote control as a transfer device between a smartphone and television. The system, which makes use of NFC (near-field communications), was launched at CES in Las Vegas and is featured in Sony's Xperia Z cell phone and several Bravia TVs that were also announced the same day.
The technology means video and TV shows can be transferred to the TV without leaving the couch." Link to Original Source