You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Bryce Bayer, who invented key digital camera technology, dies

Kodak research scientist invented the Bayer Filter

Bryce Bayer, an Eastman Kodak research scientist who invented color filter array the Bayer Filter, a key technology now found in nearly every digital camera and camera phone, including current digital cameras used in film and television, died Nov. 13 in Bath, Maine. He was 83. Bayer retired from Kodak in the 1990s after spending his career at the company.

He was honored in October at the SMPTE convention for his invention.

More Scene

  • GLSEN Respect Awards

    Gay Actors Talk Sexual Harassment at GLSEN Awards: 'It Definitely Happens'

    Bryce Bayer, an Eastman Kodak research scientist who invented color filter array the Bayer Filter, a key technology now found in nearly every digital camera and camera phone, including current digital cameras used in film and television, died Nov. 13 in Bath, Maine. He was 83. Bayer retired from Kodak in the 1990s after spending […]

  • Made By Google

    Rashida Jones, Jaden Smith and More Stars Party at Made by Google Opening Night

    Bryce Bayer, an Eastman Kodak research scientist who invented color filter array the Bayer Filter, a key technology now found in nearly every digital camera and camera phone, including current digital cameras used in film and television, died Nov. 13 in Bath, Maine. He was 83. Bayer retired from Kodak in the 1990s after spending […]

  • 'Boo 2! A Madea Halloween' film

    Tyler Perry Hopes 'Boo 2!' Can Help Bring Laughter to Nation's 'Darkness'

    Bryce Bayer, an Eastman Kodak research scientist who invented color filter array the Bayer Filter, a key technology now found in nearly every digital camera and camera phone, including current digital cameras used in film and television, died Nov. 13 in Bath, Maine. He was 83. Bayer retired from Kodak in the 1990s after spending […]

  • 'Geostorm' film premiere

    'Geostorm' Director Hopes Harvey Weinstein Scandal Signals 'Sea Change' for Hollywood

    Bryce Bayer, an Eastman Kodak research scientist who invented color filter array the Bayer Filter, a key technology now found in nearly every digital camera and camera phone, including current digital cameras used in film and television, died Nov. 13 in Bath, Maine. He was 83. Bayer retired from Kodak in the 1990s after spending […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content