Happy Birthday to Hedy Lamarr!

Hedy Lamarr, was an American-Austrian actress, inventor and film producer who pioneered frequency-hopping spread spectrum communication technology.

Hedy Lamarr, was an American-Austrian actress, inventor and film producer. Born on November 9th, 1914, Lamarr co-invented an early version of frequency-hopping spread spectrum communication! She had no formal training and was primarily self-taught. During World War II, she learned that radio-controlled torpedoes could easily be jammed and set off course. Along with her friend, they developed a device by synchronizing a miniature player-piano mechanism with radio signals. Her invention was granted a patent under U.S Patent 2,292,387 on August 11th, 1942. Throughout her film career, Lamarr appeared in 30 films.

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