Wow...another little awesome concept -- that unfortunately won't work for me. I have a 50" Pioneer plasma on my wall that has a single proprietary data cable that runs behind my wall to a separate Pioneer component in my cabinet that controls all the TV functions, i.e., power on/off, input switching, etc. Pioneer was the only company I know of back in 2006/2007 when I bought the TV that did it this way. But bottom line is I want to aim my remote at the TV (since that is logical and its line of sight is accessible to people in various parts of the room) and send the IR signals to my component cabinet that is arkwardly placed for IR contact. And unfortunately my Pioneer TV does not have HDMI in the back.
Love the idea though. Thanks. I'll remember this little device if I ever need it for another application.