On February 1, 2007, the US Patent Office approved its latest patent, a refinement of its revolutionary touch screen. Two weeks later he died of cardiac arrest. Robert Adler, the inventor of the zapper, was 93 at the time. Within his approximately two hundred important inventions, the remote control was a joke, but it was the object with the largest number of users.
"He hardly looked," said his wife after his death, "it was more of a man who read books." And: 'He was so busy with his inventions that he got the solutions to his technical issues in his sleep. Then he suddenly woke up at night and said: "Now I know, I saw the solution in my dream."