04/04/1950 American engineer Steven Sasson is born
Steve Sasson, Digital Camera Inventor
Steve Sasson: Inventor of the Digital Camera
The Digital Camera | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios
The digital camera inventor's dream
He is known as the inventor of first self-contained digital camera. He developed it shortly after leaving an engineering school as a new employee of the Kodak Company. His prototype was about the size of a toaster and weighed three and half kilos. It had resolution 100 × 100 pixels. The image was recorded onto a cassette tape and this process took 23 seconds.
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