The Battle for Television: Farnsworth vs RCA

The Television Inventor Television, also known as telly or TV, is a system for converting visual images into electrical signals and transmitting them over wires. It is a hugely popular device, and many of us cannot imagine life without it. John Logie Baird was a Scottish inventor who developed the first mechanical television in 1920s. He also invented a hybrid electro-mechanical field-sequential color television system in 1935. Philo Farnsworth Farnsworth was the first to create an all-electronic television system. His “image dissector” camera tube (third image) transformed images into an electronic stream of charged particles. This stream could then…