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TV Remote Control Inventor Dies

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The inventor whose device enabled people to watch television without ever having to get up to change the channel has died. Eugene Polley, who developed the first wireless television remote control, was 96 years old when he died Sunday in Chicago. Polley was an engineer with Zenith Electronics in 1955 when he built a hand-held […]

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