The first practical use of television was in Germany?

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Offline tommya300

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I figured that since the topic is related to TV, this would be the best spot at the moment to place this thread.

Why in Germany that made the use of TV to be considered to be practical in the first place?

Was it scientific, econnomics, political, world morals, sporting or considered to contain the best impliced message sent the world needed to see proof of.
 
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The first practical use of television was in Germany?
« Reply #1 on: 21/03/2011 06:49:49 »
Well, it is quite impossible to indicate the real user of television in the world. But, most often people believe that the Germans  was  first who really used at the beginning.

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The first practical use of television was in Germany?
« Reply #2 on: 21/03/2011 07:11:29 »
Bollocks! It was a Scotsman.
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« Reply #3 on: 21/03/2011 12:24:47 »
First wide scale use of high power television was the 1936 Olympics. There were smaller, lower power tests before that in the UK, were done by Baird, but the all electronic television concept was developed by a Russian.

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« Reply #4 on: 31/03/2011 15:57:56 »
I think fully electronic televison was proposed (with diagrams) by a Scot.. Campbell Swinton as early as 1905. German.... Nipkow patented mechanical TV in 1884.

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« Reply #5 on: 08/07/2011 02:17:17 »
Maybe what they actually mean by the first practical use was that it was used as a small stepladder in a library.
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The first practical use of television was in Germany?
« Reply #6 on: 11/07/2011 13:56:33 »
Maybe what they actually mean by the first practical use was that it was used as a small stepladder in a library.

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