Edwin H. Land

"Marketing is what you do when your product is no good."

Born
May 7, 1909
Died
May 7, 1991
Birth Place
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America
Current Place
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

About

Edwin Land was an American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. Among other things, he invented inexpensive filters for polarizing light, a practical system of in-camera instant photography, and his retinex theory of color vision. His Polaroid instant camera, which went on sale in late 1948, made it possible for a picture to be taken and developed in 60 seconds or less.

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