Caution: Kodak's comeback may not be picture-perfect

Aug 7, 2020
The Trump administration has given Kodak hundreds of millions of dollars to produce chemicals for COVID-19 treatments. But the venerable photography company will have to compete with a global supply chain.
Kodak once could claim the majority of the global film market. Now, it's being tapped to produce chemicals for potential COVID-19 treatments.
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What "old" technology are you hoping will make a comeback?

Jun 5, 2018
Amid Kodak's decision to bring back the Ektachrome, we asked you what products are still hanging around your house.
Old Ektachrome 160 film.
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Instruction manuals tell us more than how to use a product

May 29, 2018
They're the "supporting actress waiting in the wings," says the BBC's Helene Schumacher.
A view of one of Ikea's instruction manuals.

The birth of the digital camera

Dec 30, 2016
When Steve Sasson worked at Eastman Kodak, he came up with the prototype for the digital camera. But the company wasn't interested.
A Kodak digital camera in 2004.
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A Job in Manufacturing through a Kodak Lens

Oct 28, 2016
Kodak was once known as a titan of the manufacturing industry. A retired employee looks back.
Kodak black and white film is offered for sale at Central Camera in Chicago, Illinois. Kodak, which once had a 90 percent market share of U.S. film sales filed for bankruptcy in 2012.

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Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke on the ‘analog renaissance’

Oct 11, 2016
He thinks print is here to stay.
Kodak hopes to release a Super 8 movie camera later this year that shoots four kinds of film and has digital video, seen here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January.

Edwin Land: "The original Steve Jobs"

Feb 23, 2015
The name Edwin Land may mean nothing to you, but to Steve Jobs he's a hero.

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Film directors want to give Kodak another artsy moment

Jul 30, 2014
Directors want the option to shoot on film. But can they prop up that industry?

The end of Kodak moments?

Sep 3, 2013
Kodak is emerging from bankruptcy – with a new focus on commercial printing.

Guess what Kodak kept in its basement...

May 14, 2012
The now-bankrupt photography company kept a little something (surprising) in its basement for 35 years.