Need to change the channel ?

The Remote is invented

The Tv Remote Control

The Remote changes the channel when you are watching TV and want a different TV network. It was invented in 1950 by the " Zenith Radio Corporation". They invented it so they can control a television. They have changed a lot by the years. Remotes are now wireless, they used to be connected to the TV. Before the current version of the Remote MANY versions came out as well.

Want to know 3 cool facts about the Remote?

1. They were mostly created for Military purposes: WW I & WW II

2. Eugene Polley created the " Flash-matic", the first wireless remote in 1955

3. Remotes are powered by AA batteries or AAA batteries- 9 volts, unless its connected to the TV

-Citations:

http://www.ideafinder.com/home.htm

http://inventors.about.com/

http://science.opposingviews.com/