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A Nipkow disk is also known as a mechanical disk, which is one of the early image scanning device to dissect and transmit images sequentially. The Nipkow disk was first patented in 1884 by a German engineering student Paul Gottlieb Nipkow (Bellis…
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Mechanical television is a television system that relies on a mechanical scanning disc to scan the scene and generate the signal. The Scottish inventor John Logie Baird gave the first public demonstration of televised images in motion on March 25,…
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In 1897, German Physicist Karl Ferdinand Braun invented the earliest version of the cathode ray tube (CRT). Therefore, the CRT is also known as the Braun’s tube. Before digital and smart television become commonplace in modern society, most…
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On September 7, 1927, the American inventor Philo Farnsworth (August 19, 1906 – March 11, 1971) invented the first electronic television, which was regarded as the direct ancestor of modern television. On September 3, 1928, Farnsworth demonstration…
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In mainland China, the first black and white television Beijing was invented on March 18, 1958 by Tianjin Radio Factory (Sina Tech 2009), which marked the start of China’s television industry. The first national broadcast was produced by the…
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The advent of color television is another great leap in the development of television technology and industry. It not only has fundamentally improved the television technology but also has greatly changed people’s television watching experience. The…
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On December 26,1970 China produced its first color television. At that time, the key elements of color television were still imported from other countries. When the firs color television was produced the country was suffering from the Cultural…
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Started since January 1, 1978 (CCTV 2008), Xin Wen Lian Bo is a daily news program produced by China Central Television (CCTV). This program is shown simultaneously by all local TV stations in mainland China on 7 pm, making it the most-watched and…
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Cable television is another important development in television industry. Generally speaking, any system that distributes television signals via radio frequency (RF) through coaxial or fiber-optic cables can be regarded as a cable system This…
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On the one hand, the development of the satellite industry and satellite television was made possible by a variety of factors, for example the advent of the space program, advances in digital technology, and the efforts of pioneering individuals like…
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Digital Television (DTV) is a significant broadcasting technology that has transformed the television format and television viewing experience. Unlike analog televisions, DTV transmit and receive digital signals and it could provide better picture…
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On April 30, 1939 (Salazar 2014), the National Broadcasting Co. (NBC) introduced the electronic television to the public at the World's Fair in New York (Lemm 2018). On that day, the electronic television broadcast the opening speech addressed by…
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In January 2007, a Japanese web designer Nobuo Kawakami launched an innovative website Niconico, on this website, users can upload, view and share video clips. Unlike other video sharing sites, comments of its users can be plastered directly on top…
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Originated in 1979 (163 2014) and officially launched in 1983, Chun Wan or the Spring Festival Gala is one of the most important and watched TV programs in China (People 2013). The Gala is annually hold on the eve of Chinese New Year, including…
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On April 8, 1984 China launched its first experimental geostationary orbit communications satellite DongfanghongII (Global Security 2018). This has opened a new chapter for China’s telecommunication industry and has laid the foundation for China's…
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Bilibili was established on June 29, 2009 (163. 2017), it is a video-sharing website which uses an Adobe Flash or HTML5 player to create a real-time overlaying subtitle system which can provide a interactive video watching experience for its users.…
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国家宝藏(National Treasure)is a 2017 Chinese cultural exploration program. In the program, the nine major museum in China, the Palace Museum, Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Museum, Hunan Provincial Museum, Henan Museum, Shaanxi History Museum, Hubei Provincial…
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