Hedy Lamarr Google Doodle Honors Hollywood Star Who Invented “Frequency Hopping” Technology

by Amy Gesenhues
Marking Heddy’s Lamarr’s 101st birthday, today’s Google Doodle pays tribute to the woman who invented and received a patent for her “frequency hopping” technology. Aimed at preventing German submarines from blocking radio signals during World War II, Lamarr’s technology laid the groundwork for Bluetooth, GPS and wifi – all technologies near and dear to Google’s (mobile) heart.Read the full article

Hedy Lamarr's 101st Birthday Google Doodle

Animated Google Doodle celebrating the 101st birthday of Inventor and Hollywood star, Hedy Lamarr. Music by Adam Ever-Hadani