Invention of TV

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  • 1781

    1781
    Phillipe Jacques de loutherbourg creates the Edophusikon which uses moving pictures to represent natural phenomena
  • 1801

    1801
    Thomas Young formulates the wave theory of light
  • 1807

    1807
    Dr.William Hyde Wollaston invetns the "Camera Lucida", which projects the virtual image of an object onto a screen.
  • 1832

    1832
    Joseph Plateau invents a toy called the Phantascope. This was considred the fist motion picture device.
  • 1843

    1843
    Alexander Bain shows the "Pantelegraph" which is an electrical method for transmitting images over a distance.
  • 1859

    Thomas Du Mont patents the camera zootropica which reporoduced the phases of movement in a 12 successive image.
  • 1873

    2 scientists May and Smith expierment with the photoconductivity of selenium and light and trasform images into electronic signals.
  • 1893

    1893
    One of the earliest examples of remote control was developed by Nikola Tesla
  • 1906

    1906
    Boris Rosing combines Paul Nipow`s disk and a cathode ray tube and builds the first working MECHANICAL TV system.
  • 1925

    1925
    The first TV is shown.
  • 1928

    1928
    Television is introdudced in the U.S.
  • 1948

    1948
    One million homes in the U.S. have televison sets.
  • 1951

    1951
    Color televison is introduced in the U.S.
  • 1987

    1987
    98%of U.S. households have at least one televison set.