Stan Honey Among 2018 Class of Inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame
Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer Stan Honey – creator of the Virtual Yellow 1st & Ten line and host of other graphic enhancements – is among 15 innovation pioneers who will be honored as the newest Class of Inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF). In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), NIHF will honor these Inductees May 2-3 at one of the innovation industry’s most highly anticipated events — “The Greatest Celebration of American Innovation.”
“I am thrilled to join such an inspiring organization that honors the past and challenges the future,” says 2018 Inductee Steven Van Slyke, co-inventor of the organic light-emitting diode (OLED). “I am honored that Ching Tang and I are receiving this recognition. I am even more humbled to stand alongside my fellow National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees who have made the world better through their world-changing innovations.”
A pioneer in the field of sports television graphics, Stan Honey has transformed the viewing experience of millions of sports fans. Honey and his team created the Virtual Yellow 1st & Ten line— which has been hailed as one of the most important developments in the history of sports broadcast technology. Work conducted by Honey and his team led to other graphic enhancements in sports including baseball, hockey, NASCAR and sailing.
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