Camera Origination and Imaging Medal
Technical Director, Angénieux (Retired)
The Camera Origination and Imaging Medal, established in 2012, honors the recipient by recognizing significant technical achievements related to invention or advances in imaging technology including sensors, imaging processing electronics and the overall embodiment and application of image capture devices.
The 2020 Camera Origination and Imaging Medal is awarded to Gérard Corbasson, for his enduring contributions to the improvement of television and film camera optics, notably the incorporation of real-time microprocessor control in lenses, the design of optical collimation equipment for CCDs, and the design of the first beam splitter for a color-broadcast CCD camera.
Gérard Corbasson retired in 2008, as the Managing Director of the Pôle Optique Rhône-Alpes, after having worked from 1962 to 1993 as Technical Director and then Deputy Managing Director of Angénieux.