the proverbial 'man-in-the-street', who invented television? The simplistic answer
will probably be John Logie-Baird. Although Baird is probably best
remembered for his part in the development of the electro-mechanical television
system, there are many other pioneers involved in the fascinating story
of the development of the television medium, including the American
Farnsworth, developer of electronic television who as a young boy had his vision whilst driving a tractor on his father's farm.
our television history feature we endeavour to give an insight into the
beginning of the research and experimentation which led to television
as we know it today.