Film to Digital and a Nobel Prize

Posted by ed oboyle on Tue, Oct 06, 2009 @ 10:37 AM

Nobel Prize

A retired Bell Labs employee in New Jersey has been awarded the Nobel Prize in physics. George Smith and a co-worker (Willard S. Boyle) invented the digital eye known as the charge coupled device (CCD) in 1969. The device transforms light into the electric signals that become digital images.

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