John Logie Baird

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John Logie Baird
Birthday
BirthplaceHelensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Died
NationalityScottish
Occupation
Inventor
Businessman
EducationLarchfield Academy, Helensburgh
Known for Invention of television

Baird, John Logie,

1888–1946, Scottish inventor. In 1926 he gave the first demonstration of true television with a televisor of his own invention that differed from later instruments in being partially mechanical rather than wholly electronic. He accomplished transatlantic television in 1928 and demonstrated color television in the same year. He also invented (1926) the noctovisor, an instrument for making objects visible in the dark or through fog by means of infrared light.
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1928: A policeman's helmet and a bunch of red roses were among the pictures shown on John Logie Baird's first television transmission in colour at Baird Studios, London.
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1926 - First public demo of TV by John Logie Baird, above.
| 1888: John Logie Baird, electrical engineer who helped pioneer television, was born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire.
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EVENTS 1928: A policeman's helmet and a bunch of red roses were among the pictures shown on John Logie Baird's first television transmission in colour at Baird Studios, London.
Quite apart from politics, literature and the arts, those luminaries include (among others): John Logie Baird, Alexander Graham Bell, Andrew Carnegie, James Dewar, John Boyd Dunlop, Alexander Fleming, James Gregory, Douglas Haig, David Hume, David Livingstone, John McAdam, Robert McAlpine, Charles Macintosh, Adam Smith, Robert Thomson, Robert Watson-Watt and James Watt.
1925: In his workshop in London, John Logie Baird achieved the first television pictures using a dummy's head.
Iain Logie Baird, whose grandfather John Logie Baird invented the first TV set, said: "Television continues to hold our attention.
"There is no question television is playing a more central role in our lives than ever," Iain Logie Baird, grandson of the inventor of the television set, John Logie Baird, and curator at the National Media Museum in Bradford, added.