Inventing the television

Joanne Richter, Author

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Joanne Richter, Author
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Before television -- Sending images by wire -- Mechanical televisions -- Electronic televisions -- Selling to the world -- Color and cable -- How does a TV work? -- New and improved -- On the air -- Other uses of TV -- TV and video tomorrow -- Glossary.
No other form of communication reaches people in as many parts of the world as television. Broadcasts are received by audiences in every country, in nearly every language. This fascinating history follows the evolution of television from early technology to its development as the world's most popular global medium. The book also takes a close up look at the contributions of different inventors, the growth of broadcasting, and the cultural implications of TV viewing. Detailed illustrations also help explain the basics of electronic signals and transmissions.
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32 p. : ill. (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm.,
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Joanne Richter. 2006. Inventing the television, 07-1839. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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