Who Invented Television

Who Invented Television

TV is one of the best things to entertain yourself. It has so many different movies and shows. But what wonderful, genius person came up with the invention of television? Well, you will find out right here right now.

I did some research on who invented it and this is what I found…

Philo Taylor Farnsworth successfully demonstrated the first television signal transmission on September 7, 1927, with his own scanning tube. A legal battle ensued in the late thirties, when RCA, the company Zworykin worked for wanted to claim the right to the patent (and the royalties). The court however ruled in favor of Fransworth, giving him a patent priority and making him, officially the inventor of the first fully functional, all-electronic television.

I found that information at History On The Net.

But I also found this information at a different website called Thought Co.

German inventor Paul Gottlieb Nipkow developed a rotating disc technology in 1884 called the Nipkow disk to transmit pictures over wires. Nipkow is credited with discovering television’s scanning principle, in which the light intensities of small portions of an image are successively analyzed and transmitted.

In the 1920s, John Logie Baird patented the idea of using arrays of transparent rods to transmit images for television. Baird’s 30-line images were the first demonstrations of television by reflected light rather than back-lit silhouettes.

Charles Francis Jenkins invented a mechanical television system called Radiovision and claimed to have transmitted the earliest moving silhouette images on June 14, 1923. His company also opened the first television broadcasting station in the U.S., named W3XK.


So it seems that many people worked to create the television (TV). Many people worked on different parts needed for it to work. This shows that teamwork can create great things. I mean, TV! IT’S GREAT!

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