• Polaroid Founder Edwin Land Foresaw the Smartphone Camera in 1970

    16 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Polaroid founder Edwin Land was a visionary tech titan of his time, and as is common with pioneering entrepreneurs, Land had unusual foresight into where technology was headed. Here's a neat video from 1970 in which Land accurately predicts the coming age of smartphone cameras in everyone's pocket.
    The film was shot for Polaroid's shareholder meeting in 1970, and it shows Land giving a tour of the company's headquarters and factories .
    As Land walks through an under-construction factory, he discusses his company's history and where it was going (the launch of the iconic SX-70 folding...
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