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Early Developments of Wireless Remote Control: The Telekino of Torres-Quevedo

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Leonardo Torres-Quevedo (Source: José García-Santesmases, Obra e Inventos de Torres-Quevedo, Ed. Instituto de España, Madrid, 1980).

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IEEE Milestone Plaque dedicated to the Telekino of Torres-Quevedo, Madrid, March 16, 2007 (Source: M. M. Gallego-Casado).

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Detail of the needle created by Torres-Quevedo to regulate a controller, switch or motor in the Telekino (Source: A. Pérez-Yuste).

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Semirigid dirigible aerostat invented by Torres-Quevedo [11].

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Prototype of the Telekino deposited in the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain (Source: A. Pérez-Yuste).

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