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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.

Remote control - Wikipedia

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History[edit] ... The first remote-controlled model aeroplane flew in 1932, and the use of remote control technology for military purposes ...

What is the history of the remote control? | HowStuffWorks

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Remote controls are one of the most ubiquitous symbols of our modern technologies. Serious electronics connoisseurs might have a dozen remotes scattered ...

A Short History of the Remote Control - Tekoia

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Apr 7, 2015 ... Yes, the remote control has made our lives easier, but we take this staple of modern technology for granted. When and who created the first ...

Remote control - New World Encyclopedia

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The Television Remote Control: A Brief History - Inventors - About.com

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Zenith Radio Corporation created the very first television remote control. Learn more about when and why the television remote controller entered the American  ...

Remote Background - Zenith ElectronicsZenith Electronics

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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 ...

Remote Controls - Television History - The First 75 Years

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[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 ...

Object of Interest: Remote Control - The New Yorker

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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 ...

History of the Remote Control

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History of the Remote Control. General History. The first machines to be operated by remote control were used mainly for military purposes. Radio-controlled ...