Wireless Industry Pioneer Dies
- Inventor Gets His Due. // Wireless Week;05/22/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 21, p24
Profiles Al Gross, pioneer of two-way radio and pagers. Award for his innovation and invention; Lifetime achievements in wireless personal communications.
- Who invented that bleeping thing? Smith, Fraser // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/27/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7417, p719
While preparing a talk on Thomas Fogarty, of balloon catheter fame, I stumbled on information about a different gentleman who was a joint winner with Fogarty of the much coveted MIT-Lemelson prize. Al Gross was born in 1918 in Toronto but grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, who had a role in inventing...
- Walk the Talk. Scanlon, Lisa // Technology Review;Feb2004, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p84
Features Al Gross, a wireless telecommunications pioneer. Reason the U.S. Office of Strategic Services called Gross to Washington, D.C. early in World War II; Other communication devices built by Gross; Comments from Gross.
- The Legendary Plastic Man. Fry, John // Ski;Nov2000, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p75
Pays tribute to skier and plastic ski boot inventor Robert Brookings Lange who died on June 15, 2000 in Boulder, Colorado. Information on his invention; Contribution of Lange to the ski industry; Improvement of the boot interior and its effect on the business.
- Inventor of three-point belt dies. Crain, K.C. // Automotive News;9/30/2002, Vol. 77 Issue 6005, p37
Presents an obituary for inventor Nils Bohlin who died on September 21, 2002.
- Goodbye, Henry. Fenton, Brian C. // Sound & Vision;Apr2002, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p16
Pays tribute to audio and video innovator Henry Kloss. Inventions of Kloss; Company founded by Kloss.
- Robert William. Attanasio, Nick // Daily Variety;01/08/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 25, p30
Announces the death of Robert William, a former film publicist and inventor of the industry's first helicopter-mounted camera system, on December 7, 2000. Cause of death; Personal information; Career highlights; Family background.
- Charlie Willis Passes Away At Age 51. Armstrong, Matthew // SHOOT;1/11/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the death of visual effects inventor and innovator Charlie Willis in Atlanta, Georgia. Cause of death; Personal background; Awards and achievements.
- James Edward Zimmerman. Kautz, Richard L.; Sullivan, Donald B. // Physics Today;Jul2000, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p70
Pays tribute to James Edward Zimmerman, coinventor of the radio-frequency superconducting quantum interference device, who died on August 4, 1999 in Boulder, Colorado. Cause of death; Educational background; Career highlights.