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February 18, 2007

ROBERT ADLER, 93 TV remote inventor

Dr. Robert Adler, the co-inventor of the TV remote control, died Thursday of heart failure at a Boise, Idaho, nursing home, Zenith Electronics Corp. said Friday. Dr. Adler, who won an Emmy Award for his 1956 invention, held more than 180 U.S. patents.

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