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Macro

In the context of hedge funds, a style of management that takes long-term strategic bets. For example, the manager might believe that the Yen will appreciate relative to the dollar over the next six months and alter the portfolio to capture this potential profit opportunity.

Macro

In hedge funds, describing a medium or long term investment strategy. For example, a hedge fund manager may purchase futures contracts or options that do not expire for six or nine months, believing that the fund can profit from trends in the meantime or that the market will move in the desired direction during that timeframe.
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For the manufacturer, RF remote controls offers minimal impact on product cost.
To meet market expectations for RF remote control based on ZigBee RF4CE specifications, NEC Electronics developed ultra-low-power MCUs integrated with a low-power IEEE802.
According to the ABI Research report "Digital Home Remote Controls", demand for RF remote controls will rise to exceed 217 million devices in 2016].
The move from IR to RF remote controls and the increasing need for interoperability between "hub" devices and sensor "nodes" are two main factors driving growth for standards based low power connectivity such as ZigBee/RF4CE and Bluetooth Smart.
After years of reliance on infrared technology to control consumer electronics devices, RF remote controls are finally taking off, with a market set to exceed 217 million devices in 2016.
The MC13233C includes all of the functionality needed for RF remote controls, keyboards, touchpads, mice, 3D glasses and many other applications outside of the consumer market, such as the residential, industrial and medical markets.
Bringing the complete RF4CE functionality for each application into a single device makes low cost and reliable RF remote controls a reality," said Cees Links, CEO of GreenPeak Technologies.
Contrary to traditional IR based remote controls, RF remote controls provide two way high speed communication and do not require line of sight as the signal goes through walls and floors.