Partner Announcement: Global Caché and TouchSquid Sign Strategic Alliance

Posted on 03. Nov, 2011 by in Press Releases

Global Caché and TouchSquid Sign Strategic Alliance Agreement


Vancouver, BC  Canada Nov. 3, 2011  – TouchSquid Technology, developer of hardware and software solutions for remote home theater control, and Global Caché, a leading provider of connectivity products, announced today they have entered into a strategic partnership. The agreement provides a platform for co-marketing and product compatibility. An Android tablet can be used as a universal home theater remote control using a combination of TouchSquid’s remote control app and a Global Caché iTach infrared device.

The Global Caché iTach is a family of products designed to connect almost any electrical device to a network in a matter of minutes. Based on open systems and industry standards, the ultra-compact device fits almost anywhere (even the palm of your hand), and includes a choice of wireless (WiFi) or wired (TCP/IP) connectivity to infrared (IR), serial (RS232), and contact closure (relay) equipment.

TouchSquid Technology is an emerging solution developer in the home theatre remote control industry. Their flagship product is an all-in-one remote control/tablet computer, but the generic TouchSquid App can turn virtually any Android tablet with an iTach from Global Caché into a fully featured, high end home theater remote control with large, easy to read virtual buttons, intuitive user interface, and customizable screens. TouchSquid has an extensive library of supported devices (growing all the time), and an internet connected tablet can be used to browse TV listings and reviews.

By having the ability to store multiple profiles, using activity based button layouts with automatic input switching, and providing a quick, easy way to get back on track when devices are out of sync (in the form of the Squid help button), the TouchSquid App eliminates a number of common “remote control headaches” and enhances a viewer’s home theater experience.

Beyond simply adding remote control functionality to Android devices (tablets and full screen smart phones), an iTach from Global Caché can eliminate the need for line of sight visibility of devices being controlled by TouchSquid’s all-in-one device, allowing devices to be hidden in a cabinet or a separate room.

About Global Caché, Inc.
Global Caché is dedicated to producing state-of-the-art connectivity products that enable technology in homes and businesses. Our award-winning iTach and GC-100 Network Adapters provides the means for network-based automation and management software to access, control, and deliver services in a networked environment to diverse and previously unconnected devices and appliances. In addition, Global Caché provides IR learners, sensors, receivers, and conversion cabling to connect previously unconnected systems to a network. Global Caché sells through distributors, VARs, and OEMs. For more information on Global Caché and our products and services or to place an order, visit online at and or call us at 541.899.4800.l

About TouchSquid Technology Inc.
TouchSquid Technology Inc. is located in North Vancouver, BC, Canada. Its flagship product is the TouchSquid all-in-one infrared remote control/tablet computer. The company has also developed a number of Android Apps, the most notable being the TouchSquid Remote Control App, which will be released November 1, 2011. Coupled with an iTach from Global Caché, this App will run on the Kindle Fire, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and many other generic Android tablets. For more information, visit



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