Recent Posts tagged with Albert Robida

Where Did The Newscast Come From?

  Where Did The Newscast Come From? SMPTE DC Bits-by-the-Bay, Chesapeake Beach Resort May 20, 2015 Direct Link (16 MB / TRT 8:14): Where Did The Newscast Come From? Embedded:  More

HPA 2014 – Is Nothing New? [video]

  Mark Schubin’s Is Nothing New? presentation from the HPA Tech Retreat, presented on February 21, 2014 (audio recorded later). Video (TRT 31:26) HPA 2014 – Is Nothing New (1276×720, mp4, […]  More

Getting the Big Picture

  When did theatrical television begin? Would you believe 1877? On March 29 of that year, someone using the pen name “Electrician” described a device called an “electroscope,” some sort […]  More

What It Was Was Television

  Did Thomas Edison predict television? According to some histories, the answer is yes, and the evidence is the image below, published on December 9, 1878 and captioned “Edison’s Telephonoscope […]  More

Television in 1882

For a long time, I’ve been familiar with the illustrations of the French artist and writer Albert Robida because of his “predictions” of television as early as 1882.  But, until […]  More

Password must contain the following:

A lowercase letter

A capital (uppercase) letter

A number

Minimum 8 characters