the history of television

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  • first moving pictures

    first moving pictures
    A series of photographs can be viewed by stroboscopic disc.
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    television through out time

    Through out time in this world televison has expanded and change through out the years. At first television did not have any color . now in the 20 century televisoion has upgraded and now has internet ( wifi and ect) color and even more. peole dont even have to watch a movie or show on the tv we now have other elcetronics.As in our cell phones all varities.
    like... iphones, galaxys, android, HTC, and many others.
  • george eastman

    george eastman
    George Eastman invents flexible photographic film.
  • edisons kineograph

    edisons kineograph
    RCA conducts black and white broadcasting experiments.
    Dickson shoots numerous 15 second motion pictures using Edison's kineograph, his motion picture camera.
  • the invention of the kinetograph

    the invention of the kinetograph
    Unlike these earlier cameras, Edison's Kinetoscope and Kinetograph used celluloid film, invented by George Eastman in 1889. In February 1893, Edison built a small movie studio that could be rotated to capture the best available sunlight.
  • cathode ray tube

    cathode ray tube
    Use of cathode ray tube to produce television images.
  • first demonstration of television

    first demonstration of television
    Herbert E. Ives and Frank Gray of Bell Telephone Laboratories gave a dramatic demonstration of mechanical television
  • tv broadcasting

    tv broadcasting
    First television broadcast made available in London.
    Initial proposal for color TV broadcast made by George Valensi
  • televison on air

    televison on air
    1946 The Blue Network, part of NBC, officially becomes the ABC network. A 1941 FCC ruling required RCA to divest itself of one of its two networks; NBC Blue was sold in 1943 to Edward Noble for $8 million, and becomes ABC in 1945. NBC and Gillette stage what's billed as the first "television sports extravaganza" -- the Joe Louis-Billy Conn heavyweight fight at Yankee Stadium -- in June. The fight is a viewing success with an estimated audience of 150,000 watching 5,000 sets. For every TV set tun
  • color television

    color television
    The first commercial color broadcast took place at 4:35PM on Monday, June 25th, 1951, when CBS offered an hour-long program entitled “Premiere” to an ad-hoc network of five stations in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington. Among those participating in the program were Arthur Godfrey, Ed Sullivan, Robert Alda, Faye Emerson, William S. Paley and Frank Stanton (the latter two board chairman and president of CBS, respectively)
  • "the jazz singer"

    "the jazz singer"
    Talking films begin with Al Jolson in "The Jazz Singer"Until the late 1920's, motion pictures were silent except for the musical accompaniment provided by theatre owners in the form of live orchestras. Up to this point, movies had enjoyed a wide degree of popularity, but they still remained a secondary form of entertainment, largely due to their lack of sound. As evidence of this fact, many silent films were originally used as "chasers" in the more popular vaudeville shows.
  • 20 century televison

    20 century televison
    20th Television distributes almost all programming from the television production unit and its subsidiaries and the motion picture studio's output (and their own subdivisions); since sister company 20th Century Fox Television produces most of the Fox network programming, 20th Television can also be considered the network's syndication arm. It owns programming from other production companies and studios they've acquired, including MTM Enterprises, most by Metromedia Producers Corporation, most by
  • satellite transmition

    satellite transmition
    Satellite communication,
    AUSSAT-1 [Credit: NASA]in telecommunications, the use of artificial satellites to provide communication links between various points on Earth. Satellite communications play a vital role in the global telecommunications system. Approximately 2,000 artificial satellites orbiting Earth relay analog and digital signals carrying voice, video, and data to and from one or many locations worldwide.