Television in Mexico (a little history) The first steps of television in Mexico, in the experimental stage, dating back to 1934. A 17-year-old student of the National Polytechnic Institute, is experimenting with a system of closed circuit television in a small laboratory.
Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena obtained a patent for his invention both in Mexico and the United States on August 19, 1940. This color television system began to be used for scientific purposes. In 1951, broadcasts from the National School of Medicine, anatomy lessons.
The first black and white transmission in Mexico, takes place on August 19, 1946. The first commercial TV channel in Mexico and Latin America was inaugurated on August 31, 1950. The first color broadcasts were made in 1967.
In September 1948, begin daily broadcasts from the Palace of Mining of the "First Exhibition Presidential Objective." Thousands of people witness thanks to receivers installed in shopping centers. For all these facts, it is known as the "Father of Mexican television."
The first commercial TV channel in Mexico and Latin America was inaugurated on August 31, 1950, a day later, on September 1, transmitting the first program. It is precisely in 1968 when Mexico was venturing into the communications satellite to broadcast across the world, the various events of the XIX Olympiad Mexico 1968.
U.S. Television The first experimental transmissions were born to life in USA It was in July 1928 from the experimental station W3XK Washington, Jenkins began broadcasting mainly scanned images of films with some regularity and with a definition of 48 lines. The first public television broadcasts of the CBS and NBC made in the U.S. in 1930.
The emissions program started in the United States on April 30, 1939. The color TV became operational in the U.S. and other countries in the 1950s. Television is one of the most massive of the United States. 99% of the population has at least one TV in your home, and most have more than one.
Television was first marketed in the U.S. in the 1950s. Development of television stopped with the outbreak of the Second World War, but the pioneers returned to the airwaves, when the conflict ended.
Half of all U.S. households had television sets in 1955, although the color was a premium feature for many years (the majority of households who can buy the TV series could only afford black and white models and few programs were broadcast in color until mid-1960).
Subscription television (eg, cable and satellite) became popular in the 1980s. The U.S. has now moved to digital television. U.S. networks began the transition to the recording of their programs HDTV in late 1990, a process that is nearing completion.
During the 2000s, further development on U.S. television was the growth of reality television, which proved an inexpensive and entertaining programming scripts primetime. In 2008, there were an estimated 327 million televisions in the U.S..
TV in UK BBC One is the first television channel of the BBC. It was opened on November 2, 1936 as Television Service of the BBC and was the first television network in the UK. Like the rest of the media of the Corporation, this string is funded exclusively through a license fee, and his schedule is not interrupted by commercial breaks.
The simultaneous retransmission of sound and image began March 30, 1930 through a new transmitter, and gradually began to develop emission testing continued. An important step in the consolidation of the BBC television service was regular press start, and the transmission of live broadcasts, such as the coronation of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
Characteristics of television Television is an audiovisual medium (combines sound and image) in which the recipient receives the message at the moment it is issued. As in radio, that message can be created at the time of issuance (live broadcast) or may have been created previously (delayed coverage). Although the medium allows the participation of viewers, the truth is that few programs offer this possibility, unlike what happens with the radio.
This makes the TV has a low degree of interactivity: viewers only influence through quotas get every program screen. The TV has the same purpose as the radio, to inform, guide, educate and entertain. The different genres are adapted to one or another function: Television news and some news reports have the function report.
Documentaries and educational spaces whose function form. Talk shows and many interviews are intended to guide. Fiction programs (movies, sitcoms, television serials ...), contests, magazines, musicals, spaces of humor ... whose function is to entertain. This is the dominant role in the television and devoted most of the spaces and environmental resources.
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