Modern television viewers use remote controls to channel surf from the comfort of their couch. But it wasn't always this easy! -- but it wasn't always this easy. Learn more about the convenience (and consequence) of inventor Robert Adler.
Born in Vienna, Austria, Robert Adler graduated at the age of 24 with a PhD in physics. He then did wartime research at Zenith and took his experience to the civilian world and thus the remote control was born.
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