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Fascinating facts about John Hays Hammond, Jr. inventor of Radio Remote Control in 1914.

John Hays Hammond
 
AT A GLANCE:
John Hays Hammond's development of radio remote control served as the basis for modern missile guidance systems. In 1911, he established the Hammond Radio Research Laboratory and by 1914 had laid the foundations for all subsequent radio remote control. He also invented a target-seeking system and he began work on the first radio-guided torpedo. Source: IEEE History Center
Inventor: John Hays Hammond, Jr.
JohnHays Hammond photo courtesy IEEE History Center
Criteria: First practical. Entrepreneur.
Birth: April 13, 1888 in San Francisco, California
Death: February 12, 1965 in New York City, New York.
Nationality: American

 

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