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John Logie Baird 

August 13, 1888 -14 June 1946 


Biographical notes


 John Logie Baird was born in Scotland in 1888 in the small town of Helensburgh near Glasgow. From boy, liked working with electricity providing their homes with electric lights. After completing his basic education, he enrolled in universities to study electrical and mechanical engineering.  Opremljen with a knowledge of electronics learned more from that practice jo school, Baird built his first experimental television system with material "home" (lamp of bicycle), electronic valves and other components.  The work of Baird Television been to the British public in 1924, giving demonstrations in a department store. In 1926, showed the first mechanical television authorities fully operational reality. Television mechanics was welcome but not funded. Baird But while television undertook mechanical, others such as Vladimir Zworykin and Philo T. Farnsworth stavano sviluppando la televisione elettronica. Farnsworth was developing television address.  Baird, however, was convinced of the superiority of mechanical television until 1935. That Farnsworth has demonstrated its electrical system at the Baird Television Company in London. Despite the failure of mechanical television, Baird is known to the British public as the inventor of television. In the winter of 1946 had a serious illness which led to death .
John Logie Baird and his television apparatus
From The Times (London), Thursday 28 January 1926, p.9 column C.



Documents Baird


 Patent system like Television and 07 October 1927