|born||11 august 1860|
|died||26 september 1939 (aged 79)|
|known for||electric transformer, parallel ac connection, and ac electricity meter|
prototypes of the world's first high-efficiency transformers, 1885 (széchenyi istván memorial exhibition nagycenk
bláthy's wattmeter (1889)
ottó bláthy in the armature of a ganz turbo generator (1904)
ottó titusz bláthy (11 august 1860 – 26 september 1939) was a hungarian electrical engineer. in his career, he became the co-inventor of the modern electric transformer, the tension regulator, the ac watt-hour meter.motor capacitor for the single-phase (ac) electric motor, the turbo generator, and the high-efficiency turbo generator.
bláthy's career as an inventor began during his time at the ganz works in 1883. there, he conducted experiments for creating a transformer. the name "transformer" was created by bláthy. in 1885 the zbd model alternating-current transformer was invented by three hungarian engineers: ottó bláthy, miksa déri and károly zipernowsky. (zbd comes from the initials of their names). in the autumn of 1889 he patented the ac watt-meter.