At the height of the still video camera era and whilst striving for the perfect camera design Andreas Fiol designed the Nexus. His prime goal was to move away from standard camera designs in black and white.
Back in the days when digital cameras for kids were rare, VTech came up with this one. It was first demonstrated at the Nuremburg Toyfair in Germany in 1999. It could also connect to the VTech IQ learning computers.
Comdex Fall 2000 saw the rise of the no-name lo-res entry level digital cameras. Mostly Korean manufacturers suddenly showcased a motherload of small and cheap CMOS digital cameras. The majority however never saw the light of day. Here is a little gallery of those nifty little buggers.
Shown at Comdex Fall 2000. An unknown company from Hong Kong showcased this digital camera. I don't think the strong resemblence to an existing Fujifilm camera is a coincedence. The companies name is Express Office Automation and this was their first model.
Discovered at Computex Taipei 2000. This strange looking prototype reminded me of the Toshiba Digital Eye prototype. Simply because I have never seen a digital camera in this shape. But even for 2000 standards..
Shown at CES 2001. In 2001 a new means of storage was introduced to the market. The DataPlay Disc. A small optical disc that could store 250 and 500MB of data. You can see it in the Memory Cards section. The company DataPlay Inc. also demonstrated a