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

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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!