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The US Patent office has list of patents/inventions in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Its a pretty fun list to scroll through:

In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month, the Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office is recognizing some Hispanic Americans whose inventions contributed to the nation’s social and economic well-being.

Guillermo González Camarena

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Born in Guadalajara, México, Guillermo González Camarena was granted U.S. Patent 2,296,019 for a “Chromoscopic adapter for television equipment”, an early color television transmission system. His invention was used in NASA’s Voyager mission in 1979 to take pictures and video of Jupiter.

Fernando Torres

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Born in Nicaragua, Fernando Torres has four patents, including U.S. Patent 8,478,341 for “Automatic Selection of SIM Cards in Mobile Devices.”

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