Your Mouse. Our “X-Y Position Indicator for a Display System.” Thankfully Mouse won out.
If you’ve ever watched TV, used a computer mouse, surfed the web, or talked to Siri on an iPhone, you’ve used an innovation tied to SRI’s groundbreaking research. Discover the many ways SRI technologies touch our lives every day.
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Revolutionary cathode led to today’s “instant-on” flat-panel computers and televisions.
SRI develops the prototype for world’s first digital fax machine.
We led the design and engineering of emergency call systems throughout the country.
The world’s first blue light-emitting diode (LED) lays the foundations for Blu-Ray.
Develop a redundant flight control system that Langley would approve. We made that fly.
Image processing system makes it possible to manipulate 3D object models overlaid on imagery.
The single most comprehensive anthology of computer-related mishaps.
Innovations make seeing inside the body from the outside ultra simple.
First language to implement parameterized programming leads to numerous applications in computer science.
Algorithm becomes widely referenced paradigm for computer vision.
SRI researchers develop one of the most influential theoretical approaches to the study of computer security.
Fewer cyber attacks for a safer internet.
High-performance declarative software language is among the fastest equational rewriting systems in its class. And it’s free.
Software agents pave the way for distributed systems.