Content tagged with "IEEE MILESTONE"

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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

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IEEE Honors Japanese Radio Astronomy Telescope That Discovered a Black Hole

29 June 2017
The device was the largest of its kind when it was built

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

Germany’s First Radio Broadcast Receives an IEEE Milestone

24 August 2016
A live instrumental Christmas concert was transmitted in 1920

IEEE Milestone Honors the Electrification of New York’s Grand Central Terminal

22 July 2016
The project introduced innovative locomotive designs