When was the ink-jet printer invented?

Answer The IBM 4640 was the first ink-jet printer and was invented in 1976, according to the Canvas Art Production Center. The IBM 4640's popularity dropped in 1977 when Siemens invented an ink-jet printe... Read More »

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Who invented printer ink?

According to, the same inventors who created the first ink jet printer also developed printer ink. These two California natives---Stephan Sears and Edmond Kyser, Ph.D.---applied for the pr... Read More »

When was the laser printer invented?

The first demonstration of a laser printer was performed in the year 1969 at the Xerox research facility in Webster, New York. The first commercially available laser printer was produced by IBM in ... Read More »

Who invented the first color printer?

A single person has not been credited for the invention of the first color printer because it was a combined group effort. It was invented in 1976 but was not released to the public market until 19... Read More »

Who invented the laser printer?

The laser printer was invented in 1969 by Xerox researcher Gary Starkweather. The laser printer was commercialized in 1976 by IBM. The first laser printers cost thousands of dollars, but over time ... Read More »