Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) born in Austria and made her way to America where she was a famous actress. At the beginning of WWII, Hedy along with composer George Antheli invented a radio guidance system for torpedoes. This technology, spread-spectrum techniques are incoproated into the Bluetooth technology we know today as well as early version of Wi-Fi. For this, she was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.