Vladimir Kosma Zworykin, Russian-American electrical engineer invented an electronic television system while at the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), received two patents on December 20, 1938. One patent was for the iconoscope, a cathode-ray transmitting tube, the second patent was for the kinescope, or cathode-ray receiving tube, the device that displays the image on all televisions and most computer monitors. Zworykin was the first to develop practical implementations despite early 1908 predictions.
December 20, 1938
Vladimir Kosma Zworykin
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