Boris Lwowitsch Rosing
Boris Lwowitsch Rosing
Russian engineer who invented the first cathode ray tube to reproduce television images. In 1907 Rosing was able to transmit black and white silhouettes of simple shapes using a mechanical mirror-drum as a camera and a cathode ray tube as a receiver. He was the first to suggest that electrical signals from a mechanical transmitter might be transformed into visual images when sent to a cathode ray receiver.
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