Tag: CCD sensor

The beginnings of digital photography

Nowadays capturing moments photographically is easier than ever. Almost every person has a smartphone and therefore also a digital camera. Even better, the smartphone is always ready to hand. Click! The picture is taken and the moment is captured for eternity. But the beginning of digital photography was not that easy. The invention of the ...

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The following videos illustrate the difference between CCD and CMOS sensors

The inventors of the charge-coupled device (CCD), Willard Boyle and George E. Smith, could not have imagined in their wildest dreams that one day their invention would make film obsolete and ruin Kodak. Yet, shortly after they were invented in 1969, it became obvious, that CCDs were photosensitive. A year later, CCDs - which were ...