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posted on 7th of october, 2009

October 1969: Willard Sterling Boyle and George Smith invented the CCD, Charge-Coupled Device (the first successful imaging technology using a digital sensor).

October 6, 2009: Willard Sterling Boyle and George Smith received Nobel Prize for Physics from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.


Dear Users of Digital Photography,

We all must be grateful for this great discovery!

Comments (3)

Posted by Mani33 on October 07, 2009
Thanks for informing us. Cheers ;)
Posted by Keki on October 07, 2009
thanks for the insight :)
Posted by Lupideloop on October 07, 2009
Took the world a while to recognise the contribution these two guys made towards photography!

A big congratulations to them both!

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