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

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

10 April 2017
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How Four Great Inventors Broke New Ground

3 April 2017
Learn what events led Nikola Tesla, Grace Hopper, and others to success

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

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

Timeline: The Evolution of 5G

20 March 2017
How each generation of wireless technology brought us to the age of 100-Gb/s communications

How The Institute Went From a Column to an Award-Winning Publication

3 March 2017
IEEE’s member publication celebrates its 40th anniversary

Free Lesson Plans for History Teachers Are Now Available From IEEE

2 March 2017
Topics include early maritime navigation, the printing press, and an ancient war vessel

If You Liked ‘Hidden Figures,’ Watch This Documentary Next

28 February 2017
Top Secret Rosies highlights female mathematicians creating ballistics programs for World War II

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

Timeline: The Evolution of the LED

13 February 2017
How light-emitting diodes moved forward during the past 40 years

A Review of the Award-Winning Hidden Figures

23 January 2017
Racial segregation inside NASA during the 1960s didn’t hold back the aspirations of three female African-American mathematicians