Hedy Lamarr Patent by Lawrence Keogh
Hedy Lamarr 9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000 Drop dead gorgeous, extraordinarily courageous and double clever. The line drawing is taken from her joint patent application for the remote control of objects by encrypted radio transmissions that cannot easily be jammed or read and controlled. The patent was granted in August 1942 and became the basis of the technology that drives your mobile phone.
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