Invention of Electronic Television


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 his electronic television for the press, which was commonly regarded as the first demonstration of electronic television (Gregersen 2018). During the early exploration of television technology, electronic television is another path different than the mechanical one, but later the advantage of electronic television made it gradually replace mechanical ones and became the dominant TV for a long time.

Image of electronic scanning:
Gregersen, Erik, “Philo Farnsworth”. Britannica. Accessed on May 8, 2018