Television

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[[image: tv.jpg|thumb|right|A 1950s era Television set]]
 
[[image: tv.jpg|thumb|right|A 1950s era Television set]]
'''Television''' (colloqialy referred to as '''TV''' or '''Telly''') is a technology involving the transmission of moving images by electronic signal, either using wires or [[radio]]. The first electric television screen was developed by Kenjiro Takayanagi in 1926. Television first emerged as a form of mass media in the late 1930s and exploded in significance in the developed world during the 1950s.
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'''Television''' (colloqialy referred to as '''TV''' or '''Telly''') is a technology involving the transmission of moving images by electronic signal, either using wires or [[radio]]. The first electric television screen was developed by Kenjiro Takayanagi in 1926. Television first emerged as a form of mass media in the late 1930s and exploded in significance in the developed world during the 1950s. Early televisions were only able to display monochromatic images.
  
 
== Use in fiction ==
 
== Use in fiction ==

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