FUJI DS-1P - 1988. The DS-1P was the world's first fully digital camera and the first to record images on removable flash card media. It recorded images digtially on SRAM memory cards (SRAM, Static Access Random Memory, with built-in battery for maintaining the memory rather than on a floppy disk as used by still video cameras of that time.) The card was developed jointly with Toshiba. 400K CCD. Fixed-focus 16mm f/5.6 (f/4 with flash) lens. Shutter 1/60 to 1/2000 second. Understanding Electronic Photography, John J. Larish, 1990, p44.
AP/KODAK NC2000 AND NC2000E - 1994. First professional digital camera marketed specifically for photojournalists. Associated Press announces digital SLR cameras for photojournalists based on the Nikon N90 and N90s. 1024 x 1280 (1012 X 1268 usable) pixel CCD. ISO 200 - 1600. Shutter 1/8000 to 30 seconds. The Vancouver Sun converted to all digital photography in May of 1995. The paper became the world's first to convert from a film-based photo-production system to an all-digital camera based photo-production system using AP's NC 2000 camera. The staff realized that it was a tool that would revolutionize the newspaper and wire service industry, and a tool photojournalists had to master. Original MSRP ,950 (,950 for AP members).
RICOH RDC-1 - 1995. The RDC-1 was the first digital camera to offer both still and moving image and sound recording/reproduction. Its recording capacity on a 24MB PC card was 246 still pictures in standard mode, or 492 in economy mode, or 246 still images in economy mode each with 10 seconds of sound, or 173 still images in standard mode each with 10 seconds of sound, or four video scenes of 5 seconds each with sound, or one hour and forty-five minutes of sound only. The DM-1 removable 2.5 inch color LCD monitor provided a live viewfinder image. 768 x 480 pixel CCD. 3X f/2.8 zoom. Approx. ,500.
1976 Launches "Fuji Color F-II 400", the world's first high-sensitivity color film.
1986 Launches "Fujicolor QuickSnap", the world's first one-time-use recyclable camera.
1998 FUJI In-Printer Camera, Instax Mini Printer, and FinePix PR21 - 1998. Prototype digital camera with built-in printer. In-Printer Camera and Mini Printer shown at Photokina '98. The In-Printer Camera stored images on SmartMedia memory cards. Both the In-Printer Camera and the Instax Mini Printer utilized the Fuji Instax Mini film and produced credit-card sized prints. An improved version of the In-Printer Camera was marketed in 2000 as as the FinePix PR21 (camera on the right above), world's first digital camera with an integral printer. 1800 x 2100 pixel CCD.
1998 Launches the world's first motion picture film to incorporate 4th color layer technology.
Fujicolor QuickSnap recycling plant comes into operation.
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