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History of Television Television   has   been   around   for   75   years;   however   the   concepts   of   television,   in   the   form   of  electromechanical television, [I] was created by  Willoughby Smith   in 1873 when he discovered the  photoconductivity   of   the   element  selenium  and   then   further   experiments   through  Paul   Gottlieb   Nipkow   and his invention of the  scanning disk   in 1884.  John Logie Baird   demonstrated televised moving  images in 1926 and in 1927  Philo Farnsworth   created the   image dissector . Paul Nipkow was 20 years old  when he patented the first  electromechanical television system   in 1884, however he never build a working  model. Discovery and invention were the hallmarks of the early 20 th  century with the dawn of the  Industrial   Age   and   in   1907  Lee  DeForest   and  Arthur  Korn   developed   the   amplification   tube   into   a  practical use technology. Various forms and models were introduced as certain technologies made it  possible and by 1923, Vladimir Zworykin , while working for  Westinghouse Electric Corporation   had  produced what was called an electronic camera tube. During a patent controversy 
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