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Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law

in A Dictionary of Physics

Eighth edition

Published in print March 2019 | ISBN: 9780198821472
Published online March 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780191860805
Baird, John Logie (1888–1946)

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who in 1925 became the first person to succeed in televising an image. In 1926 he gave the first demonstration of television at the Royal Institution, London. He then extended the distances over which it was possible to transmit television. In ...

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