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Moments in Time: The First Kodak Moment

Moments in Time: The First Kodak Moment

Some world-changing events happen with a shot heard around the world. Others are only accompanied by a quiet click. This is one of those.On December 1st, 1975, the first digital camera took its first picture. It was, quite literally, a Kodak moment.In this 2008 video, Steve Sasson, the camera’s inventor, leads us through the genesis and development of his camera at Kodak’s research labs in Rochester, New York.