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Webcast marks TV milestone, unsung pioneer behind it

September 7, 2017

Via: Phys.org

A live webcast will celebrate the transmission of the first electronic TV signal on Sept. 7, 1927, and the man behind it, Philo T. Farnsworth.

The webcast is set for 6 p.m. Thursday from the original location of Farnsworth’s San Francisco lab. It’s available on www.thehistoryoftv.com and will be repeated at 9 p.m. and midnight Thursday.

Veteran producer Phil Savenick created the site to detail the medium’s history and the contributions of Farnsworth and other TV pioneers.

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