Roommates, have you ever texted to vote for your favorite candidate during a live show? How about a call from your computer? If so, can you thank the brilliant innovator we are celebrating today, dr Marian Croakwho happens to be one of only two black women in the National Inventors Hall of Fame!
dr Marian Croak developed technology for Voice Over Internet Protocols
dr Marian Croak is best known for developing Voice Over Internet Protocol technology. Without this technology, you wouldn’t be able to convert your voice into a digital signal or make calls directly from a computer or digital device.
While working at AT&T Bell Laboratories, she promoted voice and text messaging technology on cell phones.
Her career began while working at AT&T Bell Laboratories. There she promoted technology in areas such as voice and text messaging on cell phones.
Croak joined Google in 2014 where she was vice president of engineering
Croak joined Google in 2014, where she is now vice president of engineering and leads the Research Center for Responsible AI and Human Centered Technology.
Not only is she an innovator in the field of voice and data communications, but she and her team have also developed technology that allows people to send text-based donations to charity.
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