The end of an era

Eastman Kodak, the company that invented the hand-held camera, has filed for bankruptcy protection.

  • Kodak founder George Eastman produced the first camera film in rolls in 1883
  • The firm Kodak is set up in 1888 and launches the first consumer camera in 1888 with the slogan: “You press the button, we do the rest”
  • In 1900 Kodak introduces a consumer camera for $1 called the Brownie, which goes on to become a best-seller in America
  • In 1969 a Kodak camera is used during the first Moon landing
  • Kodak claims to have invented the world’s first digital camera in 1975. It had a resolution of 0.1 megapixels; the camera was the size of a toaster

Enjoy reading this “Reblog.”  Thanks to http://opinionehted.com for the article.

That Kodak Moment.

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