Friday, July 4, 2008

kodak: POST 1 laeten taylor

History of Kodak
1931 Tennessee Eastman began marketing its first cellulose acetate yarn in the textile field Kodak introduced kodalith film and plates which replaced the collodian wet plates used in graphic arts
Kodak bought the Negal camera company in Stuttgartt Germany which became Kodak ,s equipment factory for manufacturing for decades
In 1935 kodachrome film was introduced and became the first commercially successful amateur colour film inially offered in 16 mmformat motion pictures 35mmslide and 8mmhome movies
In 1942 kodacolour the worlds first true colour film for prints was announced
Introduced in 1950 colour print film won Eastman an Academy award forcolour negativewhichhelp popularise colour movies for theatre and television
1976 The bayer pattern colour filter {CFA} invented by Eastman,s researcher Bryce Bayer The order in which dyes are placed on an image sensor photosite is still in use today
1986 Kodak scientists invented the worlds first megapixel capable of recording 1.4million pixels capable of producing a photo quality print 5x7
Introduced improved imulsion technology with its Eastman EXR colour negative film products in 1989 these gave cinamatographers significant creature flexibility providing more under exposure latitude truer colour in fluorescent light and greater sharpness
2002 Kodak vision 2 motion picture films were launched ,designed to work with both film and digital post production systems thus providing less grain improved detail in shadows and increased neutralality in tone and colourKodak,s cinesite unit is engaged in in digital special effects ,it is also developing a high quality digital solution
Eastman,s virtually monopoly of of colour film and camera Kodak design logo from 1987 to 2006

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