The word “Starmatic” may stir up some nostalgic emotions for hardcore photography fans out there, and although it now exists as a piece of mobile software designed for the iPhone, it initially began life as the Kodak Brownie Starmatic. The physical device was part of the Brownie Star series of devices from Kodak and found itself in production from 1959 to 1963. As well as having a rather interesting name, the Kodak creation was also the world’s first automatic camera and came with Automatic Exposure Control as well as fixed-focus abilities as standard.

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