Tag Archives: Design

Zeiss Ikon’s Statistical Machine

Published in Spring 1995 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author:  Michael Buckland

See Page 6 – 7.

Professor Emanuel Goldberg invented many things but the most interesting  may well be the first electronic document retrieval system which he designed for microfilm but would be analogous to a modern digital application. This article provides a clear narrative on the importance of this concept that was halted due to the advance of the Hitler regime and World War II.

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A New Concept: The L-Stand (Microscopes)

Published in Spring 1991  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Charles Gellis

See Page 3 – 6.

The author covers the introduction in 1933 the newly designed L Stand which brought an entirely new silhouette to the market with a cornucopia of newly designed accessories and features that would influence the design across the market for many years to come. VEB Carl Zeiss Jena would continue the design after World War II but the folks in Oberkochen would begin with a totally clean design table and would advance these concepts but in a totally new device trademarked the Standard series

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