Bell Labs Innovations Song
- Created by Lucent Technologies Public Relations (2000).
- Lyrics and Music by Michael Jacobs and Patrick Regan.
- Video produced and edited by Michael Bakic.
- Special thanks to Ed Eckert and Lucent’s Archives Department.
[Work in progress, thansk to Stanley Lieber for his help with the transcription]
Alexander Graham Bell Thomas Watson Tedy Bell George Campbell's wave filter Calling ships ashore Frank Jewett Harrold Black Negative feedback Televisions, fax machines More and more and more Hifi talkies, movie sound Laying copper by the pound System engineering, quality control Karl Jansky Herbert Ives Davisson wins Nobel Prize First speech synthesis Beethoven in stereo [" Bell Labs Innovations The communication for the next generation Bell Labs Innovation Our contribution to the revolution "] .. Bucly Mobile phones Radar .. GI Loans ... cellular Voice spectrography Claude Shannon Richard ... William ... PCM ... William Phem Transatlantic cable Non-blocking networks Microcoding scheme Outside masking solar cells Transistors win the Nobel Arthur and Charles, what a team They invent the laser beam [""] Touch tone Foil electric microphone LED Digital transmission Long distance dialing First ever paging Superconductivity, ion implantation MBE, CCD Magnetic bubble memories Penzias and Wilson hear the Big Bang noise Automated switchboards Ever moving forward ... Switch ... added to its voice [...] Jhon ... Ken ... Unix Quantum wheels C Language Fiber Optics will endure Electron beam lithography Thomas ... Alfred Cho Packet data bell Double UVM? Transmiting over microwaves Solar power .. Transistors getting so small, you can't even see them [""] DSPs All in one chip, if you please Penzias and Wilson win the Nobel Prize Bell Labs gets a new boss, by the name of Ian Ross Lightwave goes long distance Cellular gets digitized S language C++ ... data bus Femtosecond pulses Deep UV lithography Software windows in a screen Gigabite transmission seams Tunable lasers Programming ... sharp as a razor [""] Megabits on a chip First electro-optic switch Atom doping Microcells HDTV Transatlantic lightweight cable Neural networks Bucky balls Superconductivity Data ... without the wires Operating systems Software methodologies Optical crossconnect ... president Bell Labs ... Lucent Technologies [...] Steven Chu wins Nobel Transistors smaller than 200 atoms wide X-ray, microcode Imaging your frontal lobes Circuits on plastic Internet telephony Microphones the size of peas Stormer, Laughlin, Tsui win the Nobel Prize Free space optics Petabits Lucent's star is on the rise [""]