From cathode rays to qled: 100 years in the evolution of television

December 27, 2019


A video of incredible imageography, worthy of close study, humbly understated as merely a demo video by Samsung.


Matched by a great song by Antoinette Halliday & Louise Dowd: My Symmetry. 


Let the second half play out in a historical comparison:



From the first rotating disc mechanical televisors... the advent of electronic scanning.


The wireless transmission of live moving pictures was the first challenge, then improved resolution, then leap from black & white to colour.


Recall your first set, decade by decade, thanks to Kevin Ventura:



Fitting that 2020 brings detail so real its untrue.


John Logie Baird & Philo Farnsworth might then question: has the pinnacle of screen projection been reached?


Only displayed reality could go further....


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