The world's longest remote

Don't worry, it's only a concept.

Art Lebedev

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There's a fine line, it's been said, between genius and insanity. And judging from its latest concept, Art Lebedev Studio has a foot planted firmly on each side.

The Russian-based design firm, a darling of technology circles, may have overdosed on creative license with its idea for the "Pultius" remote--which shuns the very notion of punching in multi-digit codes, according to Engadget, opting instead for 102 buttons that control 399 channels on a 20-inch-long bar. It would at least solve one problem: You'd never lose it between the cushions.

We think the designers got their inspiration from those old "Candy Buttons" from our youth.

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    Mike Yamamoto is an executive editor for CNET News.com.

     

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