Isaac Shoenberg, Rusian engineer, c 1850-1859.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Isaac Shoenberg, Rusian engineer, c 1850-1859.

ScM Photo Studio

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Isaac Shoenberg (1880-1963) was Director of Research at the Electric and Musical Industries (EMI), responsible for creating the team which developed the world's first all-electronic television system. Previously a 150-line system had been used, but Shoenberg decided to use a 405-line high definition standard. This was so succesful that it was taken on as the British standard in 1935. Regular broadcasts followed two years later. This standard was superseded in 1985.
 

Artist

 

Image Ref.

10303150
 

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas