television history

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TELEVISION HISTORY First English printed use of the word “television” in 1907. No single inventor. Experimentation in two different methods: mechanical and electronic.
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MECHANICAL AGE Early experimentation had 30 lines of resolution, compared to today’s 525. Charles Francis Jenkins was the leading U.S. inventor. June 13, 1925. Jenkins’ first public demonstration of “radiovision.”
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ELECTRONIC AGE Electronic development was a corporate endeavor rather than individual achievement. Two inventors stand out, though: Philo Farnsworth – invented the “Image dissector” Vladimir Zworykin–invented the Iconoscope
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Farnsworth and the Image Dissector Similar to “WonkaVision” from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Gene Wilder as Mr. Willy Wonka)
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Philo Farnsworth invented an image dissector. Vladimir Zworykin invented the Iconoscope. Zworykin was hired by RCA to lead
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