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Vintage Glamour Girls: Hedy Lamarr

Hollywood siren dubbed "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World" invented frequency-hopping technology that later made cell phones possible

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Hedy Lamarr invented "frequency hopping" technology, which was put to use in a secret communications system and in radio-controlled torpedoes in WWII, which in turn laid the foundations for future technological developments such as Wi-Fi and GPS.

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Hedy Lamarr: Actress and Inventor “ At the height of her Hollywood career, actress Hedy Lamarr was known as “the most beautiful woman in the world.” For most of her life, her legacy was her looks. But in the — in an attempt to.

Hedy Lamarr, often proclaimed “the most beautiful woman in the world,” the 26-yr-old Lamarr was thriving in Hollywood when, in September 1940, Nazi U-boats hunted down & sank a cruise ship trying to evacuate 90 British schoolchildren to Canada. 77 drowned in the bleak north Atlantic. Lamarr, a Jewish immigrant from Nazi-occupied Austria, was outraged. She fought back by applying her engineering skills to development of a sonar sub-locator used in the Atlantic to the good of both the US & UK.

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"The most beautiful and mysterious woman in the world" Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, better known as Hedy Lamarr

"The most beautiful and mysterious woman in the world" Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, better known as Hedy Lamarr

hedy lamarr, 1938 Not only an actress but also an inventor. Hedy and composer, George Antheil invented the early technique of wireless communication such as bluetooth technology.

Hedy Lamarr Everyone. Does she not look like Katy Perry?

Hedy Lamarr Everyone

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