Friday, August 14, 2020

Russell Kirsch, Inventor of the Pixel, Died

DigitalTrends, Wikipedia: Russell A. Kirsch recognized as the inventor of the pixel died from a form of Alzheimer’s disease at the adge of 91. He invented the pixel in 1957 when working at the National Bureau of Standards, now known as the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The first image was a digitally scanned photograph of his 3-month old son and had a resolution of 176 x 176 pixels:

1 comment:

  1. A true down to earth gentleman, inventor and father of image sensors and cameras. RIP.


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