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Hedy Lamarr Finally Gets Her Spread Spectrum Due in ‘Bombshell’

A review of a new documentary on Hedy Lamarr, movie star and inventor of frequency hopping, aka spread spectrum, the technology that makes all wireless communication possible.

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George Johann Carl Antheil

(1900-1959) Co-inventor, frequency hopping/spread spectrum In a ridiculous case of truth being way stranger than fiction, the origins of spread spectrum – the technology that makes it possible for millions of people to securely connect to wireless communications for voice … Continue reading

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Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) Co-inventor, frequency hopping/spread spectrum How one of the world’s most beautiful women and most popular film stars of Hollywood’s golden era came to co-invent the most important wireless communications security technology – frequency hopping – is a … Continue reading

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