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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...



...to 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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