Motion Pictures Project

  • Mechanical Televisison

    the rotatating-disk was invented to transmit pictures over the wire.
  • Electric Television

    Karl Braun invented the cathode ray tube oscilloscope.
  • Cathode Ray Tube

    Electronic television is based on the development of the cathode ray tube, which is the picture tube found in modern TV sets.
  • Transparent rod

    In the1920's John Logie Baird had an idea of using arrays of transparent rods to transmit images for television.
  • Mechanical

    Charles Francis Jenkins invented a televisison system called radiovision and claimed to have the transmitted the earliest moving silhouette images.
  • a television image comprised of 60 horizontal lines.

    Philo Farnsworth was the first inventor to transmit a television image comprised of 60 horizontal lines.
  • An improved cathode-ray tube

    Russian inventor, Vladimir Zworykin invented an improved cathode-ray tube called the kinescope in 1929.
  • television receiver

    Louis Parker invented the modern changeable television receiver.
  • Childrens TV

    The American Broadcasting Company first aired Saturday morning TV shows for children on August 19, 1950.
  • Color Television

    Color TV was by no means a new idea, a German patent in 1904 contained the earliest proposal
  • Remote Control

    It was in June of 1956, that the TV remote controller first entered the American home. The first TV remote control called "Lazy Bones," was developed in 1950 by Zenith Electronics Corporation.
  • Plasma TV

    The very first prototype for a plasma display monitor was invented in 1964 by Donald Bitzer, Gene Slottow, and Robert Willson.