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Marie Van Brittan Brown, Inventor (1922)

At the time of this writing, not much biographical information could be gathered about Marie Van Brittan Brown (October 30, 1922-February 2, 1999)1, unfortunately. Notwithstanding, she has been credited for:

  • inventing, with her partner, Albert Brown,2 the “home security system utilizing television surveillance,”3 (the forerunner to the modern home security system)
  • receiving United States Patent No. 3482037 in 1969 for the invention4

External Links:

  1. Marie Van Brittan Brown: Home Security Inventions
  2. African-American Inventors & Inventions: African Women Inventors
  3. The Significance of the Burglar Alarm | eHow.com
  4. HOME SECURITY SYSTEM UTILIZING TELEVISION SURVEILLANCE – Marie, Van Brittan Brown
  5. Marie Van Brittan Brown @ Wikipedia
  6. US Black Engineer & IT – Google Books (Google Books search)
  7. Black Inventions In Daily Life by Matt Montague (US Black Engineer & IT)

References:

  1. Marie Van Brittan Brown @ Wikipedia
  2. Marie Van Brittan Brown: Home Security Inventions
  3. HOME SECURITY SYSTEM UTILIZING TELEVISION SURVEILLANCE – Marie, Van Brittan Brown
  4. ibid.
  5. African-American Inventors & Inventions: African Women Inventors
  6. The Significance of the Burglar Alarm | eHow.com
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    February 14, 2013 at 3:55 pm

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    • February 24, 2013 at 2:53 pm

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