The History of TV (Part 3, 1950s – 1990s)

Television is a telecommunication medium that is used for transmitting and receiving moving images and sound. Television can transmit images that are monochrome (black-and-white), in color, and now even in three dimensions. Below you’ll see Part 3 of our series on the development of TV through history.

CBS camera, 1950.

CBS camera, 1950.

Ferguson television receiver, type 306T, 1956.

Ferguson television receiver, type 306T, 1956.

RCA-21CD7916, 1957.

RCA-21CD7916, 1957.

RCA Fliptop OPEN, 1959.

RCA Fliptop OPEN, 1959.

Panasonic National Flying Saucer, late 1960s early 1970s.

Panasonic National Flying Saucer, late 1960s and early 1970s.

Retro TV set, television set from the 1970s.

Retro TV set, television set from the 1970s.

Bang and Olufsen model 2600, 1971.

Bang and Olufsen model 2600, 1971.

Decca CS2230, 1973.

Decca CS2230, 1973.

1980s.

1980s.

1981.

1981.

Sony Watchman TV FD-10A, 1987.

Sony Watchman TV FD-10A, 1987.

1990s.

1990s.