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Television change over time

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Introduction to televisons
* according to USA Today and Nielson Media Reasearch, the average American home has 2.71 televisions and 2.55 people
* Vladimir Zworykin made a small piece of technology called cathode ray tube (CRT) in the receiver. Which is still used in TV sets today Televisions in the 1950s * More people were buying consumer electronics, by the end of 1951 there was more than 8,000,000 TVs in the United States.
*Color became the wave of the future and the Remote Control was invented.
* By the end of the decade, a 21-inch black and white set was about $200 and the average 21-inch color set was almost $500. BY: JIMIA UNDERWOOD TELEVISONS Televisions in the 1930s 1940s Bibliography * Top Ten Reviews 2013
http://tv.toptenreviews.com/standard/telvision-through-the-decades-and-the-ways-it-changed-our-world.htm * Television History - A Timeline 2005
http://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/exhibits/mason_&_associates/documents/timeline.pdf * Google Images Unknown
http://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi Change of televisions through the decades *After its formal introduction at the 1939 World’s Fair, the first real commercial televisions became widely available.
*Sets were large pieces of equipment with about 12 inch screens. They cost about $400 to $500 and the average household income was about $1300 a year.
*One of the most recognized images from this early era includes the 1936 Olympics from Berlin in which Hitler announced the opening of the ceremonies. Televisions in the 1970s
*Nighttime broadcasts started
*The average salary was 7,500 a year and the average price for a TV was between $400 and $700 dollars
*The first direct to broadcast satellite television was launched in 1972. 1978 was the last year large Black and White consoles were manufactured. Televisions in the 2000s *At the beginning of the decade, DVD players were in approximately seven percent of homes; in less than 10 years, more than 80 percent of homes had a DVD player. This lead to advances in LCD and Plasma technology to produce a better picture, larger screen sizes and save space.
*The “home theater” experience was in the forefront of manufacture’s minds providing bigger and better quality to the consumer.
*TiVo had the ability to pause live broadcasts and record several programs at once, even while the television was on another channel. No longer were people pinned to their couches living by the network’s times. They were free to watch what they wanted when they wanted.
* Less than 10 years after the DVD player’s introduction, the second wave of video players were introduced with better quality and longer run times.
* With the introduction of high speed Internet, video streaming and digital recording enter the scene. Seventy-five years ago, the television was introduced with skepticism and awe. No one truly believed it would change the way we view the world. Now, people are more attached to their televisions than ever including programming on computers and cell phones; and manufactures, broadcasters and producers are continually finding new ways to bring big entertainment to the small screen. *Much of the hype surrounding televisions in the 1940’s was mainly with the onset of WWII.
*The production of televisions stopped during the war but the innovation persisted and color was introduced at the early part of the decade. This is also when the television commercial was invented.
*During the war, the television was used as a small propaganda machine. Encouraging people to buy bonds and support the effort.
* Two types of models surface the tabletop and console. *After the assignation of President Kennedy, families gathered around to watch the news.
* Americans begin to get more news from the television than the newspaper.
*Televisions also became more portable and affordable. Which eneded up with more people buying televisions
* the first conflict to be televised as the Vietnam War
*By the end of the decade there were approximately 78 million television sets in homes across the United States 1960s 1980s * Although cable had been around since the 50’s, cable television saw a significant boom during the 80’s. Although introduced in the late 70’s, the VCR didn’t become a staple in the American home until the mid 1980s.
* People were now able to watch movies in the comfort of their own home and record and watch their favorite programs on their own timetable. 1990s * The personal computer became affordable enough for average people to own, the Internet was available through dial-up ISPs like Prodigy and AOL, and information was at people's fingertips.
*Standard CRT televisions still lead the market. However, televisions now include additional features like picture in picture, sleep timers and parental controls.
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