Robert Adler

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Robert AdlerName: Robert Adler

Born: December 4, 1913, in Vienna, Austria

Death: February 15, 2007 (Age: 93)

Computer-related contributions

  • Austrian-born American inventor who held numerous patents most notably his invention of the wireless remote control for televisions.

Honors and awards

  • Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (1997).
  • Awarded the IEEE Edison Medal (1980).