THE FIRST DIGITAL CAMERA

In 1975, Kodak engineer Steve Sasson invented the very first digital camera.  Its capacity was only .01 megapixels by today's standards and the black and white images it took were stored on cassette tape, which took about 23 seconds to write on.  To play back the images, you needed a special computer and it took an additional 23 seconds to read the images back off of the tape.

 

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