31 Aug '12, 3pm

Today in Tech History... Edison patents Kinetoscope, August 31, 1897: via @ednmagazine

On August 31, 1897, Thomas Edison patented the complete Kinetograph camera, best known publically as the Kinetoscope. The Kinetoscope is often referred to as the first movie projector. Viewing was done through the machine's peep hole on its top. Despite Edison originally believing film projection was not a money making idea, the device had had nearly a decade’s worth of promotion before it was fully patented, with drips and drabs of related patents throughout the years. Edison’s decision to hold off on filing for a patent covering the full design is said to have boosted its popularity, particularly in Europe where several imitations sprouted up, some offering improvements on designs presented by Edison’s company and largely developed by employee William Kennedy Laurie Dickson. (See image of Kinetoscope inner workings) The first commercial exhibition of motion pictures in h...

Full article: http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/other/4395005/Thomas...

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