Inventing the Digital Camera

Photographer David Friedman has published a series of thirty-two profiles of modern inventors. Earlier this week he published the following video profile of Steven Sasson who invented the digital camera. This brief profile features Sasson explaining the challenges of developing a digital camera and showing off the first digital camera. That first camera actually used a cassette tape. Watch the video below.

Inventor Portrait: Steven Sasson from David Friedman on Vimeo.

H/T to Open Culture.


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