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Herbert Gideon Bown, O.C., M.Eng.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Herbert Gideon Bown, O.C., M.Eng. O.C. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada December 17, 1984 April 10, 1985
As Director General of Information Technology with the Federal Department of Communications he translated his technique for coding graphic images into the world's leading videotex technology. As the "Father of Telidon" he has also been responsible for a variety of discoveries in the field of image communications and display systems including the development of the Blissymbolics terminal.
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