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|Memories of VideoDisc - Who's Who in VideoDisc|
Fred Stave received a BSEE degree from Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana. He joined the Consumer Electronics Division of the RCA Corporation in 1964 as a product design engineer in record-changer development. After three years of part-time video disc development work, he was transferred to the VideoDisc Advanced Development group in 1971. He is currently Manager, Player Mechanical Design, Consumer Electronics Division. Mr. Stave has been awarded nine US patents concerning AC motor and video disc player mechanical design, and is a co-recipient of the David Sarnoff Technical Excellence Award.
- RCA 1981 Company Biography
Mr. Stave has been a technical contributor to the VideoDisc program since 1973. He has been responsible for much of the technical development of the mechanical design of the player and for the disc/caddy interface with the player. He has been issued eight patents, seven of which are related to the VideoDisc system.
- 1981 David Sarnoff Award Announcement
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