Philo T. Farnsworth made the first television and transmitted the first image, which was a dollar sign made up of 60 individual lines. Farnsworth filed for a patent on his work in 1927. More »

The first television, an electromechanical device capable of producing very small and blurry monochrome images, was developed in 1884. The first transmission of images using this device occurred in 1925. Philo Farnsworth... More »

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 »

The first television, an electromechanical device capable of producing very small and blurry monochrome images, was developed in 1884. The first transmission of images using this device occurred in 1925. Philo Farnsworth... More »

The inventor of the first television was Paul Gottlieb Nipkow. Paul Nipkow was a German student at the time of this invention. The invention of the first electric-mechanical television occurred in 1884. More »

The first camera was the camera obscura, a device that used a lens or small hole to project an image onto a screen inside the camera. It was invented around 1000 A.D. by the scientist and inventor Alhazen. Modern photogr... More »

The first person to invent a fully functional television was Philo Taylor Farnsworth, an amateur inventor from Idaho. He publicly displayed his invention in 1927 but had conceived of the technology as early as 1921, when... More »