Geek Fact for June 27th


In 1929, the first mechanically scanned color television was demonstrated by Bell Laboratories in New York City.

It consisted of three complete systems of photoelectric cells, amplifiers, glow-tubes, and color filters, with a series of mirrors to superimpose the red, green, and blue images into one full color image.

Learn more about the history of color television at http://mediacultureone.blogspot.com/2012/02/color-television.html.

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