About Woody Norris:
Elwood G. "Woody" Norris is an American inventor and serial entrepreneur. He is founder of multiple public corporations he established to promote, fund and commercialize his inventions. Norris has held officer and director positions in all of the public companies he founded but eventually resigned from most. He currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Parametric Sound Corporation, a spin-off from LRAD Corporation.
I've been really lucky as an inventor. I'm the happiest guy you're ever going to meet. And my dad died before he realized anybody in the family would maybe, hopefully, make something out of themselves.Woody Norris
I became an inventor by accident. I was out of the Air Force in 1956. No, no, that's not true: I went in in 1956, came out in 1959, was working at the University of Washington, and I came up with an idea, from reading a magazine article, for a new ki...Woody Norris
I invent by analogy. I thought, 'It's commonplace that you can mix colors, smear them together to get new emerging colors. Likewise, you can mix radio waves to get new frequencies.' So, I wondered, 'Why can't you mix sound to get new sounds?'Woody Norris