20 Years Ago, Apple and Kodak Launched the Digital Camera Revolution

Sasson camera 1 copy 2This is Steve Sasson. In 1975, he was a 23-year-old Kodak junior engineer and he invented the digital camera. After 19 years of development – 20 years ago this week – Apple started selling the Kodak-designed QuickTake 100, the first consumer digital camera, launching the digital imaging revolution.  You can read the story on Mashable.com here. (I took this picture in December 2006; in addition to being a smart man, he’s a nice man.)

About Stewart Wolpin

I have been writing about consumer electronics for nearly 35 years, including news, reviews, analysis and history for a wide variety of consumer, niche and trade outlets. For the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), I annually update the industry's history and write the official biographies of the CTA Hall of Fame inductees. Aside from writing about consumer technology for a variety of consumer, tech and trade publications, I write a blog and do market research for Digital Technology Consulting. In the non-tech world, I have written "Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers" and "The Rules of Neighborhood Poker According to Hoyle." Check out my work at www.stewartwolpin.com.
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