What company produced the first camera to use a ccd for imaging and is said to have started the digital revolution?
The CCD, or Charge Couple Device, was invented in 1969 by two Bell Laboratories employees. Willard Boyle and George Smith produced the first working prototype a year later. They were given the Charles Stark Draper award for their work on the CCD. You can find more information here: http://www.dpreview.com/news/0601/06010503boylesmith.asp
A charge-coupled device (CCD) is a device for the movement of electrical charge, usually from within the device to an area where the charge can be manipulated, for example conversion into a digital value....