Wheatstone, Charles

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Charles, English physicist, 1802-1875.
Wheatstone bridge - an apparatus for measuring electrical resistance.
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The International 3D Society will present DreamWorks Animation (DWA) with its 2013 Sir Charles Wheatstone Award for advocacy, technology and professional education, it was announced today in Hollywood.
Sir Charles Wheatstone is credited by history as the inventor of modern-day 3D.
The Wheatstone Award is named for inventor Charles Wheatstone, who invented the Stereoscope in 1838 and was also a respected educator about stereoscopic vision and imaging.
Not content with saving the nation and speeding along the development of photography, the Welshman also helped his friend Sir Charles Wheatstone with his work on underwater telegraphy cables.
In addition, Sony will be honored with the 2012 Sir Charles Wheatstone Award for education and advocacy.
Panasonic Corporation recently received the organization's first Charles Wheatstone Award honoring its advocacy, technology and consumer engagement in the development of stereoscopic 3D products.
LOS ANGELES -- The International 3D Society announced today that Panasonic Corporation will be the 2010 recipient of its prestigious Charles Wheatstone Award.