TOPIC: The Effects of Television to the Youth of the New Generation I
Background History of Television
Children Between the Television
Reasons Why Children Watch Television
Viewing to Learn
TV People as Companions
Improving on Bad Moods
Effects on the Sensory Development to the Youth
Sense of Wonder
Bad Effects of Watching Television to the Youth
TV Influence Aggressive Behaviour
Good Effects of Watching Television to the Youth
TV Encourage Good Behaviour
An Excellent Educator
Good Form of Entertainment
A Source of Enjoyment
A Source of Relaxation
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Background history of television
The development of the television occurred over a number of years, in many countries, and using a wide application of sciences, including electricity, mechanical engineering, electromagnetism, sound technology, and electrochemistry. No single person invented the television; instead, it is a compilation of inventions perfected by fierce competition.
1831 - Joseph Henry's and Michael Faraday's work with electro magnetism jumpstarts the era of electronic communication. 1862 First Still Image Transferred- Abbe Giovanna Caselli invents his Pan telegraph and becomes the first person to transmit a still image over wires. 1873 - Scientists May and Smith experiment with selenium and light, this reveals the possibility for inventors to transform images into electronic signals. 1876 - Boston civil servant George Carey was thinking about complete television systems and in 1877 he put forward drawings for what he called a selenium camera that would allow people to see by electricity. Eugen Goldstein coins the term cathode rays to describe the light emitted when an electric current was forced through a vacuum tube. 1870s - Scientists and engineers like Paiva, Figuier, and Senlecq were suggesting alternative designs for Electroscopes.
1880 - Inventors Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison theorize about
telephone devices that transmit image as well as sound. Bell's Photo phone
used light to transmit sound and he wanted to advance his device for image sending. George Carey builds a rudimentary system with light-sensitive cells.
1881 - Sheldon Bidwell experiments with his Telephotography that was similar to Bell's Photo phone. 1884 - 18 Lines of ResolutionPaul Nipkow sends images over wires using a rotating metal disk technology calling it the electric telescope with 18 lines of resolution. 1900 - And We Called It Television at the World's Fair in Paris, the first International Congress of Electricity was held. That is where Russian Constantin Perskyi made the first known use of the word television. Soon after 1900, the momentum shifted from ideas and discussions to physical development of television systems. Two major paths in the development of a television system were pursued by inventors. 1906 - First Mechanical Television System. Lee de Forest invents the Audion vacuum tube that proved essential to electronics. The Audion was...
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