One of the earliest remote control devices was developed in 1898 by Nikola Tesla, who demonstred a radio controlled boat during an exhibition at Madison Square Garden.
History. The earliest example of remote control by radio waves was
developed in 1898 by Nikola Tesla and described in his patent, ...
Remote controls are one of the most ubiquitous symbols of our modern
technologies. Serious electronics connoisseurs might have a dozen remotes
History of the TV Remote Control. Channel surfing was born more than six
decades ago. The first TV remote control, called the “Lazy Bones,” was
developed in ...
The Lazy Bone remote control
was attached to the television by a bulky cable. The Space Command transmitter used no batteries; inside the transmitter were four lightweight aluminum rods that emitted high-frequency sounds when struck at one end. In the early 1960s, aft... More »
[return]. Remote Controls for Television. Early in the 1950s it was apparent that
no one really liked to get up and down out of the easy chair over and over each ...
Nov 22, 2013 ... It was the first demonstration of wireless remote control in history, and it caused,
in Tesla's words, “a sensation such as no other invention of ...
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Dec 5, 2006 ... Fascinating facts about the invention of the TV Remote Control by inventor Dr.
Robert Adler in 1956.
History of the Remote Control. General History. The first machines to be operated
by remote control were used mainly for military purposes. Radio-controlled ...