2013 National Inventors Hall of Fame inductees

Among those honored are the creators of DSL, CDMA, and the crash-test dummy
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The National Inventors Hall of Fame, located at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Va., inducted on May 1 its Class of 2013: "Legendary inventors whose innovations and entrepreneurial endeavors have changed the world."

The Hall, founded in 1973, is closing in on 500 inductees. These include networking/computing innovators such as Robert Metcalfe (Ethernet) and Vint Cerf (Internet), as well as non-computer technology types such as Orville and Wilbur Wright. (For more on tech industry honors, read this story).

And here are 2013's inductees.

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