Sunday, October 19, 2014

Shirley Ann Jackson, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Dr. Shirley Jackson

Born: Washington, D.C. 

Invention: Portable Fax, Touch Tone Telephone, Solar Cell, And The Fiber Optic Cables

Paperless Portable USB 2.0 Digital Fax MachineJackson started to conduct successful experiments in theoretical physics and then started to use her knowledge in physics to start making advances in telecommunications while working at Bell Laboratories. These inventions include developments in the portable fax, touch tone telephone, solar cell, and the fiber optic cables used to provide clarity in overseas telephone calls. She has also helped make possible Caller ID and Call Waiting.
Touch tone phoneSolar cellFiber Optic Cable As we all know fiber optics are pretty darn cool and ...

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