George Simjian - Inventor of ATM Machines

George Simjian - Inventor of ATM Machines

ATM machine inventor Luther George Simjian was one inventor and scientist who lived long enough. He was born in Turkey on January 28, 1905, and died on October 23, 1997 at the age of 92 years.

Young Simjian emigrated to the United States at the age of 15 years, since separated from his family during World War I. After meeting with relatives in Connecticut, he began working as an independent study with Photographers in accordance with the field of interest.

In the beginning, Simjian studied at Yale University by taking the field of Medicine. However, his interest changed when The University provides jobs in the Laboratory of Images. In 1928, he has occupied the post of executive director at the Department of Photography at the University.

Simjian in 1934 moved to New York, where he developed a color X-ray machines and self-posing portrait camera, which allows the subjects to look into the mirror and see the exact image to be captured. Denagn armed with this invention, Simjian set up a camera manufacturing company and sell the license to use the camera on a mini studio that is placed in a department store with a name that was later replaced by Photoreflex Reflectone name. The company is then continuing to develop optical, mechanical and electrical devices.

When Simjian offer ideas to make bank customers without meeting the Financial transactions with the teller, he doubted many people. Relentless, in 1939, Simjian registered 20 patents related to the new findings, and to offer its findings to a large company that is now known as Citicorp.

Only after 6 months later, Citicorp respond to an offer Simjian it.
"Apparently, people who will use this machine is only a small number of prostitutes and gamblers who are shy and do not want to meet face to face with tellers" wrote Simjian.

Oops, it turns out these days on every street corner, we can easily find the machine "magic" is. What are the doubts many people at that time is not proven. ATM has become an integral requirement for most people who live in cities. Simjian invention which at first doubtful, has been helping many people with a presence of ease through ATM machine.

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