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Chicago Innovation Award Winner

Eugene Polley (November 29, 1915 – May 20, 2012)

Winner in: 2002
Winner Category: Visionary Award

Inventor of the Flashmatic, the first wireless TV remote that was a best-selling product, revolutionizing the way TV was watched and enjoyed. He was also the founder of President of Zenith Electronics Corp., which used to be based in Chicago.

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