The Expansion of Television in the 1950s Timeline

Television Evolution

1831: Joesph Henry's and Michael Faraday's work with the elctromagnetism

1831 - 1832

Initiates the era of electronic communication

1862: First Still Image Transfer

1862 - 1863

Abbe Giovanna Caselli invents his Pantelegraph, which becomes the very first person to transmit a still image via wire

1873: May and Smith Experiment with Selenium and Light

1873 - 1874

Reveals the opportunity for people to transform images into electronic signals

1876: George Carey's proposes blueprints for Selenium camera

1876 - 1877

Allows for people to see by electricity

1870s: Paiva, Figuier, and Senlecq suggest alternate designs for Telectroscope

1876 - 1879

1880: Bell and Edison's theory of transmitting image as well as sound

1880

1881: Sheldon Bidwell experiments with his Telephotography

1881

1884: 18 Lines of Resolution

1884

1900: Constantin Perskyi uses the word "televsion"

1900

1906: First mechanical Television System

1906

1907: Early Electronic Systems

1907

1923: Vladimir Zworykin patents iconoscope

1923

1924: First Moving Silhouette Images

1924 - 1925

1927: First long distance use of the Television

1927

1928: First television station license

1928

1929: Kinescope Tube

1929

1930: First television commercial

1930

1937: BBC High Definition broadcasts in London

1937

1940: Goldmark invents a 343 line resolution color television

1940

1943: Developed camera tube called Orthicon

1943 - 1946

1948: Cable television

1948 - 1950

1950: FCC approves colored television

1950