History of Hedy Lamarr: Technology Inventor

Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr, the Austrian-American actress and Hollywood legend known as “the most beautiful woman in the world,” is remembered today, November 9, on the anniversary of her birthday for her pioneering work on the technology that would become the basis for today’s WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth communications systems.

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History of WiFi Day: 8.02.11

HISTORY OF WIFI DAY: 8.02.11 Today is August 2, 2011… or 8.02.11. This number is also the designation for the popular WiFi standard in use today. The IEEE 802.11 standard refers to a set of protocols for Wireless Local Area Networking, or WLAN, and is popularly known as WiFi or colloquially as “Wireless Fidelity” like…

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