Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Gadgets & Tech
  3. Internet

Is the remote control leading to the downfall of society? (infographic)

See also

Whether you are as fit as a fiddle or a total couch potato, chances are you use some form of remote control fairly regularly. And if you thought that the remote was invented to help you channel surf, you'd be wrong.

The remote control's humble origins actually stem from Nicola Tesla's attempt at a remote controlled boat. Many remotes are used for unmanned flight and drones, yet others are used for the couch potato's consumer electronic friend, the universal remote.

This infographic presented by Pannam demonstrate the history (and some future) uses of the ubiquitous remote control. Do you think the remote is leading to the downfall of society? Let us know in the comments!

Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • The Crew
    'The Crew' exclusive: New details on racing types, open-world, seamlessness and more
    Games Exclusive
  • Amazon Prime
    Find out how you can share your Amazon Prime membership benefits with others
    Video
    Tech Tips
  • DayZ
    How 'DayZ' may be in trouble from Sony's newly announced 'H1Z1'
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Facial recognition
    See how the FBI's facial recognition database is continuing to grow
    Headlines
  • Upcoming
    These are 2014's biggest PS4, Xbox One and Wii U games
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Selfie
    A new automated mirror will take selfies and post them to social media for you
    Video
    Tech News

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!