American photographic manufacturer, known for its emphasis on film products and a mass-market consumer orientation. The companys full name is Eastman Kodak after its founder, George Eastman.
Though the maker of many well-known cameras over the years, particularly the breakthrough Brownie camera in 1900, Kodak is known today primarily for its important work in film technology. Most currently-used film stock, in fact, derives largely from Kodak technical innovations.
Kodak is tied with Fuji Film in terms of global film sales.
cf. 110, 126, 35mm, APS, camerosity, Fuji Film, Polaroid, Wratten numbers.
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