Fun facts about digital cameras you may not have known

Posted On: Sep 30, 2020   |   Posted By: iMore

Fun facts about digital cameras you may not have known

The very first digital camera was likely invented before you think! Here are some fun facts about digital cameras.
Today the very best digital cameras are amazingly advanced and useful for all sorts of different videography and photography. Still, long before digital cameras became the norm, film cameras were all the rage. The digital camera has an interesting history, so I thought I would share some of the fun facts about digital cameras you may not know!
When was the first digital camera invented?
Photo from The New York Times
When you think of the first digital camera, you likely imagine some sort of point-and-shoot camera you remember your parents using, or buying yourself, but it wasn't like that at all.
While digital sensors were being worked on by various people since about 1959, the first self-contained digital camera is mostly attributed to Steven Sasson, an engineer at Eastman Kodak. He designed and built the camera in 1975. It weighed about eight pounds, and the best estimates were that it had...

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