philo farnsworth

Audiobook Excerpt: TELEVISION: Innovation, Disruption, and the World's Most Powerful Medium, by Seth Shapiro

[itvt] is pleased to present the first in a series of excerpts from Seth Shapiro's new book, TELEVISION: Innovation, Disruption, and the World's Most Powerful Medium (Volume 1: The Broadcast Age and the Rise of the Network ), read by Shapiro himself. To listen to the excerpt--from Chapter 8: Philo Farnsworth --click below. Shapiro, a high-profile figure in advanced-TV and new media circles, is a two-time Emmy winner, an adjunct professor at USC School of...

[itvt] Presents...The tvot^ Hackathon: a Contest to Invent the TV of Tomorrow

Break>Remake TV! REGISTRATION AND DEDICATED SITE : http://hack.tvot.com DATE & PLACE : June 22-23 (Saturday-Sunday), 202 Green Street, San Francisco, California PLATFORMS BEING USED : iOS, Android, Connected TV, Tablets, Smartphones, PCs SDKs: Synchronizing Mobile with TV and Metadata ( Gracenote ), Mobile Video Editing ( Ignite Video ), Commerce ( PayPal ), 3D Motion ( Leap Motion ), Voice Control ( Nuance ), Connected TV ( Samsung Developers ), Online Video Storytelling ( Pemberley...

Radio Interview: Alex Magoun, Director of the David Sarnoff Library

Alex Magoun
In this recorded episode of [itvt]'s talk radio show, "The TV of Tomorrow Show with Tracy Swedlow," Alex Magoun , director of the David Sarnoff Library , discusses David Sarnoff's legacy; outlines parallels between the early development of television and the development of interactive TV today; describes the David Sarnoff Library's work; discusses Sarnoff's and Philo Farnsworth's respective roles in the invention of television; and more. To listen to the show, click here Next Live...

ITV Interview: Pem Farnsworth, Wife of Philo T. Farnsworth, the Inventor of Electronic Television

Elma "Pem" Farnsworth, who died on April 27th at the age of 98, was the widow of Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of electronic television. In 2002, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored her late husband's memory by naming a new Emmy award after him, that recognizes technical achievement by a corporation. Mrs. Farnsworth granted [itvt]'s Tracy Swedlow a brief interview immediately after the 2003 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, where she presented...