The inventor of the first television was Paul Gottlieb Nipkow. Paul Nipkow was a German student at the time of this invention. The invention of the first electric-mechanical television occurred in 1884.Know More
Some changes were made to the original design over the next 50 years. The first event of broadcast television in the United States occurred in 1928 in a suburb of Washington, DC. The broadcast was compiled of images shown only in silhouette.
The first instance of regularly scheduled programming for broadcast television began in the United States in 1931. This seven day a week programming schedule was broadcast by CBS out of New York.Learn more about Inventions
The comb is such a basic human tool that historians have no way to know who the inventor of the first comb was. Combs that have been found by archaeologists have been located in settlements from 5,000 years ago in Persia.Full Answer >
While the inventor of the first drum is unknown, drums were first played around 6,000 B.C. in Mesopotamia by the ancient Babylonians and Sumerians. Drums may have been used prior to this by pre-civilized humans, but there is no direct evidence.Full Answer >
The first television to offer 4K video was LG's 84-inch LM9600 mode. It was released for sale in the United States in October 2012.Full Answer >
The first person to invent a fully functional television was Philo Taylor Farnsworth, an amateur inventor from Idaho. He publicly displayed his invention in 1927 but had conceived of the technology as early as 1921, when he was only 14 years old.Full Answer >