9. 1975: dig­i­tal stills now: Dig­i­tal cam­eras

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The first dig­i­tal cam­era was in­vented at Ko­dak in 1975, but the con­cept is much older. NASA Jet Propul­sion Lab en­gi­neer

Eu­gene Lally first de­scribed the use of pho­to­sen­sors, which trans­late in­com­ing

light into elec­tri­cal charges that can be pro­cessed into an im­age. The same ba­sic idea can be found in mod­ern CMOS sen­sors.

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