The Achievement of Television: The Quality and Features of John Logie Baird’s System in 1926

  title={The Achievement of Television: The Quality and Features of John Logie Baird’s System in 1926},
  author={D. F. McLean},
  journal={The International Journal for the History of Engineering \& Technology},
  pages={227 - 247}
  • D. F. McLean
  • Published 2014
  • Engineering
  • The International Journal for the History of Engineering & Technology
Abstract In January 1926, John Logie Baird gave what was considered at the time to be the first public demonstration of television. The image quality that people experienced can only be guessed; no details were released of the equipment and published reports were vague and inconsistent. Historians since then have been unable to add to the understanding and occasionally have confused the story through assumptions that are inconsistent with the available facts. This paper explores the period… Expand
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