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  • 1962 - Wilson Greatbatch is awarded a patent for the implantable cardiac pacemaker, which has led to heart patient survival rates comparable to that of a healthy population of similar age. [1] [2]
  • 2007 - Bili Inc. introduces the Footime Page/Score Turner, a device that allows individuals to turn digital music scores and pages with their feet.[3]


References

  1. [ http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/70.html Wilcon Greatbatch]. National Inventors Hall of Fame. Accesses March 7, 2008.
  2. Medical Cardiac Pacemaker. U.S. Patent #3,057,356. October 9, 1962.
  3. "Bili Inc. Introduces New Footime™ Page/Score Turner." Harmony Central. October 9, 2007. Accessed on March 9, 2008.