How Was Video Invented?

[Click] [High-pitched CRT TV noise] Film is a very straightforward technology. It just involves taking a two-dimensional image, and focusing it on to a two-dimensional piece of film, and there you have a photo. But video, and by that, I mean moving electronic images, has a very different history with a lot of changes that have really transformed […]

Gaming on CRT Televisions, PVMs and BVMs :: RGB104 / MY LIFE IN GAMING

– If you’ve been playing games for any amount of time, then you most certainly have memories of playing games on your childhood CRT. Yet for all their history, in so short a time, CRTs have fallen into disuse. Large and bulky in comparison to the sleek and thin screens of today, most people think of CRTs as […]

Television: Where did it come from? | Stuff of Genius

(intense music) – [Narrator] Behold, the television. Where did it come from? Meet Philo Farnsworth, born in Utah in 1906 to a family of sharecroppers. At the age of 14, Farnsworth basically invented television in his head. He realized that electrons could scan images onto a screen one line at a time the same way he plowed across […]