motion picture projector

motion picture projector

[′mō·shən ¦pik·chər prə‚jek·tər]
(engineering)
An optical and mechanical device capable of flashing pictures taken by a motion picture camera on a viewing screen at the same frequency the action was photographed, thus producing an image that appears to move.
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* Is Lake County the birth place of the motion picture projector? Yes!
World famous innovator Thomas Edison is widely known as the creator of many of the technologies that led to the motion picture projector, but few know that he also owned the Edison Manufacturing Company, which produced and distributed movies to create commercial demand for the projector.
Curated by Mark Godfrey and organized for the Henry by associate curator Sara Krajewski, it features three video installations with sound--Everything I Need, The Spirit and the Letter, and False Future (all 2007)--that test the collective weight of human history by means of three pivotal figures: Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A Vindication on the Rights of Women (1792); Charlotte Wolff, renowned psychologist, author and lesbian activist; and Louis Le Prince, little-known inventor of the motion picture projector. These installations are accompanied by photographs and other related documents.
When the pain-killing effect of the laughter wore off, we would switch on the motion picture projector again and not infrequently, it would lead to another pain-free interval."
Over 1,000 patents, including the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture projector. Edison's legacy to modern technology is unparalleled.
We had no money, but we had an idea for the world's most sophisticated motion picture projector and the most sophisticated camera.
Located in Bloomingdale, Ill., LaVezzi was founded more than 100 years ago as a manufacturer of components for motion picture projectors. The company reinvented itself in the mid-1980s as a high-precision component supplier to the medical device market.
Located in Bloomingdale, LaVezzi was founded more than 100 years ago as a manufacturer of components for motion picture projectors. The company reinvented itself in the mid-1980s as a high-precision component supplier to the medical device market.

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