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The inventor of the television remote control, Eugene Polley, dies of natural causes, aged 96, in a Chicago hospital.

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  • Inventor of the TV remote control dies at 96
    EUGENE POLLEY, an electronics engineer who invented the wireless TV remote control, a gadget that also featured the first mute function to silence the more obnoxious sounds of television, has died. He was 96. Polley lived his entire life in the Chicago ...
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  • TV Remote Control Inventor Eugene Polley Dies at 96
    CHICAGO (AP) — Couch potatoes everywhere can pause and thank Eugene Polley for hours of feet-up channel surfing. His invention, the first wireless TV remote, began as a luxury, but with the introduction of hundreds of channels and viewing technologies it ...
    05/23/2012 - 4:20 am | View Link
  • TV remote control inventor dies
    Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless TV remote control, has died at the age of 96, according to the firm he worked for. The engineer died of natural causes at a suburban Chicago hospital. Polley's 1955 Flash-Matic pointed a beam of light at ...
    05/23/2012 - 12:41 am | View Link
  • TV remote control inventor Eugene Polley dies at 96
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