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40 Years of Imaging: From Prints to Pixels



Highlights in the Photo Imaging Industry 1965-2005

1965

  • Photographic Processing Debuts
  • The term "Moore's Law" coined

1967

  • Kodak installs first Video Color Negative Analyzer at Olan Mills Chattanooga, TN

1969

  • Kodak supplies 35mm stereo camera to Apollo IX mission
  • Cibachrome hits U.S. market

1970

  • Fuji enters U.S. market with FujiColor N-100 film

1972

  • 110 format takes market by storm

1973

  • Kodak C-41 process targets the industry

1976

  • Kodak develops E-6 process
  • Fuji shows 400-speed color film at Photokina '76

1979

  • Noritsu installs first daylight minilab in San Pedro, CA

1981

  • According to PMA, minilab businesses double from 800 to 1600 in one year
  • The SLRs market booming

1982

  • Kodak markets Disc Camera System
  • The term "Internet" is coined

1984

  • Apple unveils the Macintosh computer

1987

  • Fuji develops QuickSnap single-use camera

1989

  • Kodak Develops RA-4 process

1990

  • Kodak unveils Photo CD system
  • Canon targets labs with CLC 500 color copier
  • HTML is introduced

1992

  • FujiColor Super FA Type 3 paper is developed

1993

  • LaserMaster shows 36-inch DisplayMaker printer at Fall PMA in Anaheim, CA

1994

  • Durst Lambda introduced at Photokina '94

1995

  • Digital cameras enter the market

1996

  • Advanced Photo System introduced
  • EIA reports 9 million multimedia computers in U.S. households

1997

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