Presentation on theme: "Invention of the Television Late 1800s - Fax machines Rasterization - Visual image to electrical pulses Paul Gottlieb Nipkow - First TV (1884) First-"— Presentation transcript:
Invention of the Television Late 1800s - Fax machines Rasterization - Visual image to electrical pulses Paul Gottlieb Nipkow - First TV (1884) First- Spinning disk with holes Progression- Rotating mirror drum scanner
Invention of the Television Moving images were still not possible John Logie Baird- Scanning disk allowed for moving images (1926) First practical use of television was in Germany (1929) Kálmán Tihanyi- Plasma TV (1936)
Important Figures Paul Gottlieb NipkowJohn Logie BairdKálmán Tihanyi
Popularity of Televisions 1946: 7,000 televisions existed in the United States 1950: 4.4 families were tuned in 1956: 20,000 TVs sold a day Americans owned 50 million TVs 90% of American homes had at least one television
Impacts on Everyday Life How people dressed, ate, and talked TV dinners Theaters shut doors Radio listening and book sales dropped Racial stereotypes were reinforced All spare time was used to watch TV
Popular 1950s TV Shows Leave It to Beaver The Amos and Andy Show Hopalong Cassidy Mickey Mouse Club I Love Lucy
Television in the 1950s and Fahrenheit 451 Size Times when shown Popularity Involvement Popular Shows Color VS
Quotes from Text They wrote the script with one part missing. Its a new idea. The homemaker, thats me, is the missing part. When it comes time for the missing lines, they all look at me out of the three walls and I say the lines (Bradbury 24)
Quotes from Text Mildred kicked at a book. Books arent people. You read and I look all around, but there isnt anybody! …Now, said Mildred, My family is people. They tell me things: I laugh, they laugh! And the colors (Bradbury 75).
Quotes from Text No, said Mrs. Bowles. Im trotting right straight home. You want to visit my house and my family, well and good. But I wont come in this firemans crazy house again in my lifetime (Bradbury 103)!
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