Inventor of wireless TV remote dies

Eugene Polley created in 1955 the revolutionary Zenith TV Flash-matic, which lives on in homes around the world.

    Eugene Polley is not exactly a household name, but his 1955 invention lives on in homes across the world.
     
    The creator of the first wireless remote control, called the Zenith TV Flash-matic, died of natural causes on Sunday at the age of 96 in Chicago, Illinois, the same city he was born in.
     
    Gerald Tan reports on the "TV miracle" Polley left behind.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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