The History of Television Essay

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History of television and its influence on people lives. How did television revolutionize the world?

TV, more commonly known as ‘television’ is one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century. In ancient Greek tèle means ‘far', and in Latin visio means sight. From my perspective and many people of the world television has changed the way we live. Television has brought many amazing things, however nothing is perfect.
Television sets were commercially available since the late 1920s but in very small quantities. Since then television had become a bit more common in houses or business institutions because of it’s purposes. Which are entertainment, and news. In the 1950s, television shaped public opinion among citizens. After the introduction of color television (mid 60s), it has become more available for the ‘average‘ person. In my essay I will analyses how television has changed the word, people, human habits, perception of the surrounding reality and of course I’ll explain how has television evolved through the century.

Mechanical television(20s and 30s)

I would like to begin with an explanation of what television is. Television is a medium of telecommunication. Television is used for transmitting and receiving sound and moving images. It refers to the images which that are black-and-white (monochrome), color, or images with sound or without. The first mechanical television systems that produced real television images were developed by by Charles Francis…

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