Science Fair Project Encyclopedia
Ottomar Anschütz (c.1846-1907)
Inventor, photographer, chronophotographer Significant ontributor to the development of history of cinema.
Invented 1/1000th of a second shutter.
Invented the electrotachyscope in 1887: a disk of 24 glass diapositives , manually powered, and illuminated by a sparking spiral Geissler tube... used by a single viewer, nickelodeon style, by one person, or projected to a small group. 
1891 a slightly smaller, powered version: the Electrical Schnellesher was being manufactured by Siemens & Halske in Berlin, used in a public arcade and was displayed at the International Electrotechnical Exhibition in Frankfurt; nearly 34,000 people paid to see it at the Berlin, Germany Exhibition Park in summer 1892 also Strand, London and at the1893 Chicago World's Fair.
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