Léon Theremin  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Lev Sergeyevich Termen; Template:Lang-ru) (Template:OldStyleDate – 3 November 1993 (Léon Theremin in America) was a Russian and Soviet inventor. He is most famous for his invention of the theremin, one of the first electronic musical instruments, and the first to be mass produced. He is also the inventor of interlace, a technique of improving the picture quality of a video signal, widely used in video and television technology.Template:Citation needed His invention of "The Thing", an espionage tool, is considered a predecessor of RFID technology.



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