Baird, John Logie

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Born: Aug 13, 1888 AD
Died: 1946 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: Scottish
Categories: Engineers, Inventor


1888 - Born on the 13th of August in Helensburgh, Scotland.

 

1906 - Studied Electrical Engineering at Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College.

 

1911 - Experimented with remote-controlled photography.

 

1925 - He was able to transmit the 30-line image of a ventriloquist's dummy named Stooky Bill across the room.

 

1926 - Baird demonstrated the system in public.

 

1928 - Succeeded in sending images across the Atlantic.

 

1929 - Baird broadcast tests on the 2LO transmitter from his studio facility at Savoy Hill. Baird also sold 'Televisor' sets to receive the broadcasts.

 

1931 - Baird had married Margaret Albu.

 

1932 - The BBC use Biard's system to broadcast from television.

 

1933 - Baird Television Limited moved from Long Acre to the Crystal Palace, Baird demonstrated 120-line, 25 frames-per-second telecine equipment at the British Association's annual meeting.

 

1937 - Demonstrated sequential-frame colour television.

 

1938 - Baird demonstrated it to Dominion Theatre in London's Tottenham Court Road, where images from Crystal Palace were shown on a 12ft x 9ft screen.

 

1941 - He refined the mechanical system to transmit colour stereoscopic TV images using revolving shutters and Red/Green/Blue sectored discs.

 

1946 - John Logie Baird died at the age of 57, on 14th of June.

 

 

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