Steven Sasson

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Birthday
4, 1950
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

American electrical engineer who invented the digital camera in 1975. President Obama awarded him with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation in 2009.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in electrical engineering in 1972.

Trivia

His original digital camera model took black and white photos and weighted eight pounds.

Family Life

He grew up with family in Brooklyn, New York.

Associated With

President Barack Obama honored him with the most prestigious medal U.S. engineers can earn in the East Room of White House in 2009.