LAND, Edwin Herbert (Land Edwin Herbert)( American inventor.)
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Biography LAND, Edwin Herbert (Land Edwin Herbert)
Born May 7, 1909 in Bridgeport (pc. Connecticut). He studied at Harvard University. In 1934 received his first patent for a polarizing materials, developed a method of manufacturing a polarizing filter for cameras, glasses for sunglasses, antidazzle car headlights. In 1937, together with other scientists founded the 'Polaroid', and four years later created the color stereoscopic, based on the use of polarized light.
In 1946, Land has embarked camera, which would be combined to photography and processing images. In 1947, demonstrated a camera, in which the whole process takes 60 seconds. In 1959, Land announced the creation of a single-stage process for obtaining a color image, and in 1972 built the camera, which gave ready to photograph in a dry form.
During his life, Land patented over 500 inventions. Land died in Cambridge (ea. Massachusetts) 1 March 1991.