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  • Lincoln Cannon
    April 3, 2011

Mormon Inventions

artificial heart - Robert Jarvik (with others at University of Utah)
artificial kidney - Wayne Quinton
audiometer - Harvey Fletcher 
automatic firearms, Browning - John Browning
blood recycling system - James Sorenson 
coin-operated video games, Atari - Nolan Bushnell
computer-generated imagery, Evans & Sutherland - David Evans (with Ivan Sutherland)
computerized heart monitor - James Sorenson 
digital audio recording - Thomas Stockham, Robert Ingebretson
digital image rendering - Edwin Catmull
disposable paper surgical mask - James Sorenson 
electronic television - Philo Farnsworth
fry sauce, Arctic Circle - Don Carlos Edwards
hearing aid - Harvey Fletcher 
headphones - Nathaniel Baldwin 
high-capacity floppy disk, Iomega - David Bailey
medical informatics - Homer Warner 
modern odometer - William ClaytonOrson Pratt 
modern word processor, WordPerfect - Alan AshtonBruce Bastion, Layne Cannon (with others at Brigham Young University)
network operating system, Novell - Drew MajorRaymond Noorda (with others at Brigham Young University) 
pedal steel guitar - Alvino Rey 
photopermeable swimsuit - Rose Marie Reid
plastic venous catheter - James Sorenson 
programming language, Ruby - Yukihiro Matsumoto 
repeating rifle - Jonathan Browning 
slurry explosives - Melvin Cook
stereophonic recording - Harvey Fletcher 
synthetic diamonds - Tracy Hall 
traffic light - Lester Wire
women's buttonless one-piece swimsuit - Rose Marie Reid
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