Presentation on theme: "By Emmett Mobley. The Makings of the Television Late 1800’s Paul Gottlieb Nipkow created first mechanical module television 1907 Campbell-Swinton."— Presentation transcript:
The Makings of the Television Late 1800’s Paul Gottlieb Nipkow created first mechanical module television 1907 Campbell-Swinton and Borris Rosing both, separately, used the cathode ray tube and the mechanical scanner system to create a new television system 1923 Charles Jenkins used Nipkow’s disc idea to create first practical mechanical television
1927-1948 1927 Philo Taylor Farnsworth created first working electrical television 1928 Charles Jenkins received first television license 1930 Charles Jenkins aired first television commercial 1945-1948 Commercial television stations grew from 9 to 48 1945-1948 Cities with commercial television service grew from 8-23 1945-1948 Television sales increased 500%
1949-1966 1957 Robert Adler created the first practical/wireless television remote 1962 First transatlantic reception of a television signal via TELSTAR satellite The TELSTAR satellite was the product a multi- national agreement between AT&T, Bell Labs, NASA, the British Post Office, and the French National Post Office The agreement was to develop, launch and mobilize two telecommunication satellites
1967-1995 1967 Most programming was in color 1972 Color televisions were in ½ of U.S. households 1975 Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier fight was broadcast live to those who paid for paper view Transatlantic broadcasts changed the understanding and relationship America with the world
1967-1995 (Continued) 1967 First VCR created by Sony, priced at $1,295 1985 VCR/VHS format widely popular 1994 99% of U.S. households had at least one television 1994 HDTV was established
Television Today Three types of televisions today Plasma, LCD and LED Plasma the old/original version of television LCD is the new, LED is a newer version of LCD Plasma is currently the best LCD has made many major advancements, but has not caught up to plasma LED much more expensive and not very good, but will be as thin as a credit card in the future Plasma proven more resilient when bigger
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