Saturday, 17 August 2019

982) Vladimir K. Zworykin

Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (1888 – 1982). Russian-American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray tubes. He played a role in the practical development of television from the early thirties, including charge storage-type tubes, infrared image tubes and the electron microscope.

- "Because of the grumblings and rumblings of this red-haired, red-tempered genius, the whole of the TV spectrum has not been surrendered to vaudeville clichés and verbal Irish sweepstakes."…

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