Advent of Computing
Episode 106 - Digital Eyes
Back in episode 90 I made a passing reference to the Cyclops, the first consumer digital camera. It's this masterstroke of hackery that uses a RAM chip as a makeshift image sensor. In this episode I'm coming back around to the Cyclops and taking a look at the origins of digital imaging in general.
- Terry Walker CHM lecture
https://sci-hub.ru/10.1109/6.591664 - The origins of the PN junction
https://sci-hub.ru/10.1364/AO.11.000522 - The silicon vidicon photometer