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The first television was invented in 1925 by John Logie Baird. He demonstrated the first working model at Selfridges department store in London, where spectators were able to view blurry, but recognizable, letters on the... More »

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According to the Federal Communications Commission, Vladimir Kosma Zworykin filed two patents for early versions of the television in 1923. However, RCA revealed the first black-and-white television sets sold to the Amer... More »

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According to the Grolier Encyclopedia, the electronic television was successfully displayed for the first time on Sept. 7, 1927 in San Francisco. This predecessor of the modern television was invented by Philo Taylor Far... More »

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According to a BBC history article, John Logie Baird invented television because for many decades it had been a preoccupation of many scientists and inventors, and he had the natural ingenuity to accomplish the task. A b... More »

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The first patent for color television, although unsuccessful, came from as early as 1904; however, the first successful color TV was produced by RCA in 1953. There was another color television, produced by CBS, that was ... More »

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According to the Federal Communications Commission, Vladimir Kosma Zworykin filed two patents for early versions of the television in 1923. However, RCA revealed the first black-and-white television sets sold to the Amer... More »

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Program the V-chip in a television through the remote control to block access to channels, shows or movies that contain language or other content that is inappropriate for children. The process takes about five minutes, ... More »

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