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Russell Kirsch in Portland, Oregon with Joel Runyon
June 20, 1929|
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Died||August 11, 2020
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
|Education||Bronx High School of Science (1946), BEE New York University (1950), SM Harvard University (1952), American University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Known for||First digital image scanner|
|Spouse(s)||Joan (née Levin) Kirsch|
|Children||Walden Kirsch (KGW reporter), 3 other children|
Russell A. Kirsch (June 20, 1929 – August 11, 2020) was an American engineer and computer scientist. He worked at the National Bureau of Standards (now known as the National Institute of Standards and Technology). He was known as the inventor of the pixel. He also developed the first digital image scanner.
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Pioneering digitally scanned image of Russell Kirsch's son Walden, 1957
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