TV 90 years old

Today marks the day when the first first all-electronic TV signal occurred. Sept. 7, 1927, The man behind it, Philo Taylor Farnsworth (The father of television) an inventor from San Francisco transmitted a first signal from it’s station called W3XPF, which includes cartoons, sports, and live entertainment at the age of 21!

To get things excited… he was without electricity until he was 14 years old!. Besides the invention of the electronic television and theĀ fusor, he holds 300 U.S. and foreign patents that includes contribution to:

  • radar
  • infra-red night vision devices
  • the electron microscope
  • the baby incubator
  • the gastroscope
  • astronomical telescope

How TV looked?

Philo T. Farnsworth

Born on August 19, 1906, on Indian Creek in Beaver County, Utah. Died on March 11, 1971, in Salt Lake City, Utah. His statue located at the Letterman Digital Arts Center in San Francisco

Philo T. Farnsworth

 

Now?

Now days we have Netflix which started the broadcast in 1999 and has achieved over 100 Million subscribers worldwide that is streamed with 4K resolution. And TV’s jumping up to 8k Resolutions already.