My Story of ‘Digital’ Imaging Inventions

Speaker Dr. Michael Tompsett
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 – 5:00 PM

In 1973, British engineer Dr. Michael Tompsett took the world’s first digital photograph using a digital camera of his own invention. Tompsett continued his work on imaging technology at Bell Laboratories for decades and has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering and an Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering, amongst many other accolades. Join the Atwood Museum on April 13th at 5 pm to hear Dr. Tompsett, now a full-time resident of Chatham, talk about his work and the foundations that it set for the technology that we use every day.

Reservations are available by clicking HERE.  Zoom link will be sent 1 hour prior to the start of the talk, you can join 15 minutes before the start.

Admission: $10, Members are Free