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1 Importance of Design in the 21 st Century 4 December 2007 Dr. Gabb ARCH 106
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2 Invention of the Color Television Color Television led to Remote Control Remote Control led to Cable Television Cable Television led to VHS Tapes VHS Tapes led to DVD’s DVD’s led to Wide Screen Televisions Wide Screen TV’s led to Digital Cable Digital Cable led to DVR Recorders DVR Recorders led to HD Televisions HD Televisions led to Blu-ray Discs Blu-ray Discs led to Present Television. . .
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3 Color Television The Color Television was first displayed to the general public by CBS on January 12, 1950. It cost roughly $1,295 ($9,400 in 2006) when it first came out. The color television gave birth to TV as we know it today. The one flaw behind the TV was that to change to another television channel the viewer needed to get up and do it manually. To fix this problem, the remote control was designed in 1956. Remote Control The main function of the remote control was to prevent the viewer having to get every time the station was to be changed. Even though this item may have made humans a little bit more “lazy,” it did allow for more channels to be developed because the remote allowed us to explore through the numerous networks on TV. This resulted in the design of cable TV giving the viewer approximately 40 more channels to choose from.
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4 Cable Television The first cable connection to a television was seen in mid 1960’s. It was
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