Since that time there were many ideas and experiments in the electrity and radio fields in hopes of developing a television.<br /><ul><li>In the 1800s PualKipkow developed the 1st mechanical module of a television.
In 1907 Boris Rosing created an electric TV system.
In 1923 Charles Jenkins (U.S) invented the 1st practical TV.
In 1926 John Baird (U.K) was the 1st to succeed in transmitting moving pictures.</li></li></ul><li>In 1927 Philo Farnsworth invented the 1st working electronic TV.<br />The 1st US TV station was WRGB (1926)<br />The 1st commercial broadcast and advertisment aired on July 1st 1941. <br />The 1st remote was created in 1948 called "Tele Zoom" though it wasn't until 1955 when a remote was invented that could actually power on and off TVs and change channel. <br />Ideas for color TV were talked of for many years. It wasn't until after World War II it became reality. <br />The 1st electronic color TV was created in 1953 but it wasn't until 1966 until color TVs became popular.<br />
Role/Function<br />Television functions:<br />-informative function<br />-management or social function <br />-educative function<br />-entertaining function <br />Televisions role in socialization:<br />-beginning at infancy into adulthood <br />
Impact of televison on our society…<br />Random Facts<br />98.5% of American households have a T.V.<br />90% have two or more<br />Televison can be viewed in over 60 countries worldwide<br />
Impacts of our T.V.s<br />The POSITIVE <br />Is able to spread news quickly and effectively<br />Shows us weather forecasts<br />Entertains us<br />Can deflect feelings of lonliness or social deprivation<br />Keeps the general public aware of world happenings<br />The NEGATIVE <br />T.V. violence can affect increased aggressive behavior and desensitization to real life violence<br />Images of celebrities create unrealistic and sometimes unattainable representations of body types<br />Can affect learning and school performance<br />Excessive T.V. is linked to obesity<br />Children can be exposed to violence and things of a sexual nature at a young age<br />