We helped invent ARPANET. You may know it as The Internet.
Return to the Timeline of innovation.
SRI scientists made vast improvements to the acoustically coupled modem, which had been invented elsewhere in the early 1960s.
Handwriting recognition, signature verification and pen-input computing
How they know your online you is really you.
Liquid crystal display
LCDs have changed the way people view information on a screen.
Airline reservation system
From 1962 to 1964, SRI led development of a real-time communications system for the Scandinavian Airline System (SAS) to process passenger reservations and check-in.
Dish radio antenna
We invented satellite slang and spacecraft speak.
Laser photocoagulation for ophthalmology
A better way to look at eye surgery.
All-magnetic logic computer
Virtually indestructible computer circuitry.
Drug originally intended to fight cancer discovered effective against herpes simplex and varicella zoster viruses.