When we usually think about tech, we’re immediately attracted to the latest and greatest gadgets. These days we look to 3d printing, wearable tech, and drones. Well not everything has to be the most super high tech to be effective and pervasive in today’s society.

Take the simple remote control, for instance. Long time favorite of the couch potato, the remote makes our lives simple in so many discreet ways. From tv’s to unmanned flight, gaming to smart homes, the remote control is nearly everywhere in our modern lifestyle.

Question is, are we for the better for such innovation? Maybe not. Look at something as simple as WiFi vulnerabilities – do you really want to have all of your electronic devices hacked?

This infographic, courtesy of Pannam, goes into the history of the remote and where it’s headed in the near future. What’s your favorite kind of remote? Is it ruining society? Let us know in the comments!

Pannam Remote Control Infographic

Infographic by Pannam


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