John Logie Baird: TV Pioneer

John Logie Baird: TV Pioneer

by R. W. Burns, Russell W. Burns
     
 

ISBN-10: 0852967977

ISBN-13: 9780852967973

Pub. Date: 02/21/2001

Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

This is a balanced biography of one of the 20th Century's outstanding inventors, published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Baird's first public demonstration of a rudimentary television system.  See more details below

Overview

This is a balanced biography of one of the 20th Century's outstanding inventors, published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Baird's first public demonstration of a rudimentary television system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780852967973
Publisher:
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Publication date:
02/21/2001
Series:
IEE History of Technology Series
Pages:
433
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chronology
1: Early life
2: Hastings
3: Frith Street, London
4: The first demonstration of TV
5: Noctovision, phonovision and spotlight TV
6: Company formation and long distance TV
7: TV and the BBC
8: The first TV broadcast and other 'firsts'
9: Overseas interests
10: Large screen TV
11: Early TV work of Bell Telephone Laboratories
12: Financial difficulties
13: The first public 30-line service
14: Baird's personality
15: A rival and high definition TV
16: The London TV station
17: Baird and cinema TV
18: The war years
Epilogue: 'Two greats'
Appendices
Index

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