Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Richard Francis Lyon
- American scientist, inventor, and engineer.
- Known for inventing the optical mouse.
- Co-founder of Foveon Inc., a digital camera and image sensor company.
- Created early Global Positioning System test transmitters.
- Inventor of the first single-chip Ethernet device.
Honors and awards
- Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (2010).
- Awarded the Progress Medal of the Royal Photographic Society (2005).
- Elected to be an IEEE Fellow (2003).
- Featured in George Gilder's book, The Silicon Eye.