Broadcast Media - Sean Noble

Timeline created by Sean Noble
In Film
  • Still Picture

    Still Picture
    a still picture was transmitted through a wire.
    Moving images were not successfully sent for another 65 years!
  • First moving images.

    First moving images.
    1st moving images were transmitted between Washington, DC and New York City.
  • Coverage.

    Coverage.
    •July 1 - first national broadcast covering the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation.
    •New transmitters installed in Montréal and Toronto.
    •National radio coverage increased to 76 per cent of the population from 49 per cent.
  • Increase number of t.v sets.

    Increase number of t.v sets.
    – 200 TV sets in the U.S.
  • First Presendiential Speech.

    First Presendiential Speech.
    the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) broadcast the first televised Presidential speech, delivered by F.D. Roosevelt.
  • CBC

    CBC
    •CBC began"farm broadcasts".
    •CBC/Radio-Canada provided full coverage of the six-week visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
    •In March, CBF launched the soap opera Un homme et son péché based upon the popular Claude-Henri Grignon novel. The soap opera ran for 22 years.
    •Regular broadcasting began of the Montréal Canadians' hockey games from the Montréal Forum.
    •With the declaration of World War II, CBC/Radio-Canada sent a team of announcers and technicians to accompany the Canadian Arm
  • News Service

    News Service
    The national public broadcaster really takes off in this decade. On January 1, 1941, CBC News Service is formally opened; Radio-Canada's News division is also created. Several special radio broadcasts took place in the 1940s including Winston Churchill's speech from the House of Commons in Ottawa. By mid decade, a number of private radio stations were affiliated with the national network and a total of 43 hours of French and English programs were being broadcast daily, compared with 10 hours.
  • 1000 Million T.V sets.

    1000 Million T.V sets.
    1 million TV sets in the U.S. and Community Antenna Television was introduced in mountainous rural areas of Pennsylvania. This became what we now know as cable TV.
  • Mostly live telivison.

    Mostly live telivison.
    Television was mostly “live” as programs were broadcast as they were being performed. Programs recorded onto film were very poor quality.
  • Montreal

    This was the decade of television. In 1952, the first CBC and Radio-Canada television stations, CBLT-Toronto and CBFT-Montréal, began broadcasting. By 1955, CBC/Radio-Canada's television services were available to 66 per cent of the Canadian population. With the inauguration of Canadian television, work continued on the regulatory framework for Canadian broadcasting. In 1951, the Massey Commission endorsed the regulatory role of the national public broadcaster. However, in 1957, the Fowler Com
  • Korea

    Korea
    •Radio programming made available to Canadian troops in Korea.
  • Parliment

    •First telecast of opening of Parliament.
  • Technology

    Technology
    The 1960s included several important technological advances such as the opening of shortwave service to the High Artic (1960), the presentation of proposals, by the national public broadcaster, for satellite use in Canada (1961) and the introduction of colour television in 1966! In this decade, the regulatory framework was refined and the Canadian Radio-television Commission (CRTC) established as the regulatory and licensing authority.
  • Satellite Broadcasting.

    Satellite Broadcasting.
    Satellite broadcasting was introduced and made it possible to send and receive television signals anywhere in the world.
  • Connecting people around the world.

    Satellite broadcasting allowed people around the world to watch the images transmitted from the moon landing.
  • Colour T.V.

    Colour T.V.
    •The federal Government announced its policy on colour television.
    •The Fowler Committee on Broadcasting recommended a new regulatory and licensing authority.
  • Satellite

    Satellite
    Canada made history in this decade by launching the world's first national domestic satellite. Put into orbit in 1972, the Anik A1 satellite gave CBC/Radio-Canada the ability to beam television signals to the Canadian North for the first time in history. Canadian content rules for television and radio were also introduced in the early 70s. In 1970, the CRTC established a "minimum 60 per cent" Canadian content rule for public and private television broadcasters in Canada.
  • Practical Videotape recording system.

    Practical Videotape recording system.
    – A practical videotape recording system for home use became available.
  • Growth of Technology

    Growth of Technology
    Consumers could subscribe to direct delivery of programming to their homes, instead of cable systems or conventional broadcast programming
  • New Channels

    •In partnership with Power Broadcasting Inc., CBC/Radio-Canada launches two new specialty channels for the American market: Trio and Newsworld international.
  • 1 Billion T.V sets worldwide.

    1 Billion T.V sets worldwide.
    1 Billion T.V sets.
  • HD

    HD
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the broadcast standards for high-definition television (HDTV).
  • Galaxy!

    Galaxy!
    •CBC/Radio-Canada launches a new digitial audio music service, Galaxie.
  • Digital Tuner

    – The FCC mandated that TV manufacturers must equip all new TVs with tuners capable of receiving digital signals by 2007
  • Celebration

    Celebration
    2002 •CBC/Radio-Canada celebrated the 50th anniversary of public television in Canada with various events, including an historic visit by Queen Elizabeth to the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto and, in partnership with VIA Rail, a special anniversary train that travelled across the country.
  • Digital Media

    •CBC announced its integration of radio, television and digital media.
  • No more atennae.

    No more atennae.
    – The FCC mandates no more broadcasting by antennae, only by digital. The transmission frequencies are sold to improve wireless internet capabilities for handheld devices
  • All T.V.'s 3D

    All T.V.'s 3D
    All T.V.'s sold must be able to accompany a 3D T.V Show/Movie.
  • Surrogate is Born

    Surrogate is Born
    The Surrogate will be a virtual reality system that allows the user to experience a different reality through different eyes. This be a wireless headset that connects to the television.
  • Where did the box go?

    Where did the box go?
    Television will no longer be sold as an item, but as a subscription. When someone wants to watch T.V they simply take out a handheld project, and the T.V. will become from the small device. This device can play DVD's, and is smaller than a remote, but has better quality than any other T.V.