Hedy Lamarr
Hedy can resist mind control and other psionic attacks.
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Hedy possesses immense levels of mental agility and strength. She can sense another person's thoughts, and transmit information from her mind to another. She is capable of fighting even the toughest of villains. Her height and power makes her one of the tallest and most intimidating heroes, and her abilities have enabled her to become the leader of a group of mind control superheroes dedicated to protecting The Remarkablz.
In the background you will find the Hollywood sign. Hedy was a famous actress in the 1940s.

There is a Wifi symbol on her cape clasp and Bluetooth symbol on her belt
In this fact-file find out why we turned Hedy into a Superhero
The Dolby Theatre is home to the Academy Awards. Hedy was a Hollywood actress as well as, an inventor.
Hedy developed a radio guidance system intended to use frequency hopping technology to defeat the threat of jamming during WW2.
Gladys West is a mathematician known for her contributions to GPS technology.
Radio Frequencies can interfere with her telepathic abilities, making them harder to control.
Born: 1914
Died: 2000
Occupation: Inventor and Actress
Hedy Lamarr
In this video you can find out more about Hedy Lamarr.
Video credit: Weird History
At 17 she starred in her first film. Age 28 she developed a "Secret Communications System" during WW2 known as Frequency Hopping.
Hedy, born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, was an Austrian-American actress and inventor.
Hedy Lamarr
"Films have a certain place in a certain time period. Technology is forever..
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Hedy's passion for invention began at age 5 when she dismantled a music box and reassembled it.
Wifi is a way for your computer, phone or tablet to talk to other computers without wires connecting them together.
How does Wifi work?
This BCS video goes into a bit more detail about the life and inventions of Hedy Lamarr and how Frequency Hoping works
How does Frequency Hoping work?
Video Credit: BBC Earth Lab
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She was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Hedy is sometimes called "The Mother of Wifi".
Her invention became the foundation for mobile technology and is important for systems like Bluetooth and Wifi.
Want to discover more? Why not read a book about Hedy and learn more about this incredible inventor, or dive into the world of our science superheroes.
Hedy features in our game: Top Quarkz and Giant colouring poster: Fetter's Chaos
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Hedy Lamarr: An Incredible Life - by William Roy and Sylvain Dorange
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