Artifact Details

Title

Lyon, Richard oral history

Catalog Number

102717222

Type

Moving image

Date

2016-10-10

Participants

Lyon, Richard F., Interviewee
Steinbach, Gunter, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Format

MOV

Description

Richard (Dick) Lyon invented a forerunner of today's optical mouse around 1980 at Xerox PARC. He went on to work on speech recognition at Schlumberger, then on hearing and handwriting recognition at Apple. In
1997 he co-founded Foveon and was instrumental in developing their layered-pixel image sensor. Since 2006 he is working at Google where he has designed Street View cameras and worked on sound analysis.

Category

Oral history

Subject

optical mouse; image sensor; Speech recognition; Camera; Xerox PARC; Schlumberger; Apple; Foveon; Google

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X7975.2017
 

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102717221 Lyon, Richard oral history