Content tagged with "IEEE MILESTONE"

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Ring Armature for DC Dynamos Honored With an IEEE Milestone

19 December 2018
The small device paved the way for more practical and reliable electrical machines

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IEEE Honors Japanese Radio Astronomy Telescope That Discovered a Black Hole

21 November 2018
The device was the largest of its kind when it was built

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The Prohibition-Era Origins of the Police Radio

12 September 2018
A crime wave fueled the development of one- and two-way radios

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Shockley’s Historic Semiconductor Laboratory Honored With Two IEEE Milestones

24 August 2018
The first attempt to automate the manufacture of diffused silicon transistors and pioneering work by Gordon Moore happened at the Silicon Valley location

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Honolulu’s Iolani Palace Paved the Way for Electricity in Hawaii

2 April 2018
The city's electrification began in 1886 with lights installed on the estate’s grounds

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Mitsubishi’s Large-Scale Display Changed the Way We Watch Live Sports

16 March 2018
The system, installed at Dodger Stadium in 1980, receives an IEEE Milestone

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Cell Networks Vastly Improved in the 1990s, and This Technology Made It Possible

3 January 2018
Qualcomm’s CDMA bolstered service quality and extended battery life

First Map-Based Car Navigation System Debuted 14 Years Before GPS

10 April 2017
Released in 1981, Honda’s Electro Gyrocator is now an IEEE Milestone

Did You Know? The First Live Television Broadcast Demonstration Was in 1926

28 March 2017
IEEE Milestone honors John Baird’s electromechanical TV system

Straight Out of Sci-Fi, Shakey Was the First Mobile Robot Built With AI

16 February 2017
The 45-year old bot is now an IEEE Milestone