Marie Van Brittan Brown

Thanks to Hadiza Mohammed, creator of the Women Rock Science Tumblr, for calling attention to inventor Marie Van Brittan Brown.  You can read about Brown on the African-American registry.

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According to the registry, Brown invented Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) for home surveillance as a way to keep people safer.  Her invention with her husband, patent, #3,482,037 was reported in the New York Times in 1969.

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One Response to Marie Van Brittan Brown

  1. Jacqueline Giles says:

    Fantastic!

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