Monday, November 9, 2009

Canadian invention

Canadian Inventors
Only a small percentage of the great inventions invented by Canadian inventors are listed below.

* 5 Pin Bowling A truly Canadian sport invented by T.E. Ryan of Toronto in 1909[
* Able Walker The walker was patented by Norm Rolston in 1986
* Access Bar Patented food bar designed to help burn fat by Dr Larry Wang
* Air-Conditioned Railway Coach Invented by Henry Ruttan in 1858
* Abdominizer The infomercial exercise darling invented by Dennis Colonello in 1984
* AC Radio Tube Invented by Edward Samuels Rogers in 1925
* Acetylene Thomas L. Wilson invented the production process in 1892
* Acetylene Buoy Invented by Thomas L. Wilson in 1904
* Agrifoam Crop Cold Protector Co-invented in 1967 by D. Siminovitch & J. W. Butler
* Analytical Plotter 3D map-making system invented by Uno Vilho Helava in 1957
* Andromonon Three-wheeled vehicle invented in 1851 by Thomas Turnbull
* Anti-Gravity Suit Invented by Wilbur Rounding Franks in 1941, a suit for high altitude jet pilots
* Automatic Foghorn The first steam foghorn was invented by Robert Foulis in 1859
* Automatic Machinery Lubricator One of the many inventions invented by Elijah McCoy
* Automatic Postal Sorter In 1957, Maurice Levy invented a postal sorter that could handle 200,000 letters an hour
* Basketball Invented by James Naismith in 1891
* Bone Marrow Compatibility Test Invented by Barbara Bain in 1960
* Bromine A process to extract was invented by Herbert Henry Dow in 1890
* Calcium Carbide Thomas Leopold Willson invented a process for Calcium Carbide in 1892
* Canada Dry Ginger Ale Invented in 1907 by John A. McLaughlin
* Chocolate Nut Bar Arthur Ganong made the first nickel bar in 1910
* Computerized Braille Invented by Roland Galarneau in 1972
* Creed Telegraph System Fredrick Creed invented a way to convert Morse Code to text in 1900
* Compound Steam Engine Invented by Benjamin Franklin Tibbetts in 1842
* CPR Mannequin invented by Dianne Croteau in 1989
* Electric Car Heater Thomas Ahearn invented the first electric car heater in 1890
* Electric Cooking Range Thomas Ahearn invented the first in 1882
* Electric Light Bulb Henry Woodward invented an electric light bulb in 1874 and sold the patent to Thomas Edison
* Electron Microscope Eli Franklin Burton, Cecil Hall, James Hillier, Albert Prebus co-invented the electron microscope in 1937
* Electric Organ Morse Robb of Belleville, Ontario, patented the world's first electric organ in 1928
* Electric Streetcar John Joseph Wright invented an electric streetcar in 1883

* Fathometer An early form of sonar invented by Reginald A. Fessenden in 1919
* Film Colourization Invented by Wilson Markle in 1983
* Garbage Bag (polyethylene) Invented by Harry Wasylyk in 1950
* Goalie Mask Invented by Jaques Plante in 1960
* Gramophone Co-invented by Alexander Graham Bell & Emile Berliner in 1889
* Green Ink Currency ink invented by Thomas Sterry Hunt in 1862
* Half-tone Engraving Co-invented by Georges Edouard Desbarats and William Augustus Leggo in 1869
* Heart Pacemaker Invented by Dr. John A. Hopps in 1950
* Hydrofoil Boat Co-invented by Alexander Graham Bell and Casey Baldwin in 1908
* IMax Movie System Co-invented in 1968 by Grahame Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, and Robert Kerr
* Instant Mashed Potatos Dehydrated potato flakes were invented by Edward A. Asselbergs in 1962
* Insulin Process Fredrick Banting, J. J. Macleod, Charles Best and Collip invented the process for insulin in 1922
* JAVA Software programming language invented by James Gosling in 1994
* Jetliner The first commercial jetliner to fly in North America was designed by James Floyd in 1949. The first test flight of the Avro Jetliner was on August 10 1949.
* Jolly Jumper Baby's delight invented by Olivia Poole in 1959
* Kerosene Invented by Doctor Abraham Gesner in 1846
* Lawn Sprinkler Another invention made by Elijah McCoy
* Light Bulb Leads Leads made of nickel & iron alloy were invented by Reginald A. Fessenden in 1892
* Marquis Wheat Invented by Sir Charles E. Saunders in 1908
* McIntosh Apple Invented by John McIntosh in 1796
* Music Synthesizer Invented by Hugh Le Caine in 1945
* Newsprint Invented by Charles Fenerty in 1838
* Odometer Invented by Samuel McKeen in 1854
* Paint Roller invented by Norman Breakey of Toronto in 1940
* Plexiglas Polymerized Methyl Methacrylate invented by William Chalmers in 1931
* Polypump Liquid Dispenser Harold Humphrey made pumpable liquid hand soap possible in 1972
* Portable Film Developing System Invented by Arthur Williams McCurdy in 1890, but he foolishly sold the patent to George Eastman in 1903
* Potato Digger Invented by Alexander Anderson in 1856
* Process to Extract Helium from Natural Gas Invented by Sir John Cunningham McLennan in 1915
* Prosthetic Hand An electric prosthetic invented by Helmut Lucas in 1971
* Quartz Clock Warren Marrison developed the first quartz clock
* R-Theta Navigation System Invented by J.E.G. Wright in 1958
* Radio-Transmitted Voice Invented by Reginald A. Fessenden in 1904
* Railway Car Brake Invented by George B. Dorey in 1913
* Railway Sleeper Car Invented by Samuel Sharp in 1857
* Robertson Screw Invented by Peter L. Robertson in 1908
* Rotary Blow Molding Machine Plastic bottle maker invented by Gustave Côté in 1966
* Rotary Railroad Snowplow Invented by J.E. Elliott in 1869
* Rubber Shoe Heels Elijah McCoy patented an important improvement to rubber heels in 1879
* Safety Paint A high reflectivity paint invented by Neil Harpham in 1974
* Screw Propeller Ship's propeller invented by John Patch in 1833
* Silicon Chip Blood Analyzer Invented by Imants Lauks in 1986
* SlickLicker Made for cleaning oil spills and patented by Richard Sewell in 1970
* Snowblower Invented by Arthur Sicard in 1925
* Snowmobile Invented by Joseph-Armand Bombardier in 1958
* Standard Time Invented by Sir Sanford Fleming in 1878
* Stereo-orthography Map Making System Invented by T.J. Blachut, Stanley Collins in 1965
* Superphosphate Fertilizer Invented by Thomas L. Wilson in 1896
* Synthetic Sucrose Invented by Dr. Raymond Lemieux in 1953
* Television System Reginald A. Fessenden patented a television system in 1927
* Television Camera Invented by F. C. P. Henroteau in 1934
* Telephone Invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876
* Telephone Handset Invented by Cyril Duquet in 1878
* Tone-to-Pulse Converter Invented by Michael Cowpland in 1974
* Trivial Pursuit Invented in 1979 by Chris Haney and Scott Abbott
* Tuck-Away-Handle Beer Carton Invented by Steve Pasjac in 1957
* Undersea Telegraph Cable Invented by Fredrick Newton Gisborne in 1857
* UV-degradable Plastics Invented by Dr. James Guillet in 1971
* Variable Pitch Aircraft Propeller Invented by Walter Rupert Turnbull in 1922
* Walkie-Talkie Invented by Donald L. Hings in 1942
* Wireless Radio Invented by Reginald A. Fessenden in 1900
* Wirephoto Edward Samuels Rogers invented the first in 1925
* Zipper Invented by Gideon Sundback in 1913

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