Timeline of television

Evolution of the Television

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  • B&W Analog TV

    B&W Analog TV
    Analog television is the original television technology that uses analog signals to transmit video and audio.
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    Timeline of the Television

  • Color Analog TV

    Color Analog TV
    Color television is a television transmission technology that includes information on the color of the picture, so the video image can be displayed in color on the television set.
  • MSO TV

    MSO TV
    multiple-system operator (MSO) is an operator of multiple cable or direct-broadcast satellite television systems.
  • Digital TV

    Digital TV
    Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of television audiovisual signals using digital encoding, in contrast to the earlier analog television technology which used analog signals.
  • High Definition TV

    High Definition TV
    High-definition television (HD or HDTV) describes a television system providing a substantially higher image resolution than the previous generation of technologies.
  • Streaming TV

    Streaming TV
    Consumers can watch TV or listen to podcasts on Internet-connected devices. With streaming, the media file being played on the client device is stored remotely and is transmitted a few seconds at a time over the Internet.
  • Summary

    A focal point of many first-world households for over half a century, television has moved far beyond a simple means of basic entertainment. Today, the broadcast landscape continues to evolve. The world of television has changed significantly from the 1930s when everything was seen in black and white from the comfort of your home until now when everything is in high definition and color.
  • Summary Part 2

    Summary Part 2
    Even the size of the television has changed. Initially, televisions were small but over the years they have grown tremendously in size. Now you can enjoy a movie experience from your couch with a high definition experience and surround sound similar to that of a movie theater.