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Eugene Polley MP (1915 - 2012)

"Eugene Joseph Polley"

Eugene Polley (November 29, 1915 – May 20, 2012) was an engineer and engineering manager for Zenith Electronics, most widely known for inventing the first wireless remote control for television.

5/24/2012 5/24/2012

Vladimir K. Zworykin MP (1889 - 1982)

10/31/2009 3/28/2012

David Sarnoff MP (1891 - 1971)

American businessman and pioneer of American commercial radio and television. As a young man in April 1912, He received the first notification of the foundering of the R.M.S. Titanic from a Marconi rci...

3/30/2007 3/27/2012

Charles Francis Jenkins MP (1867 - 1934)

Charles Francis Jenkins (August 22, 1867 – June 6, 1934) was an American pioneer of early cinema and one of the inventors of television, though he used mechanical rather than electronic techno...

6/26/2011 3/27/2012

Philo Taylor Farnsworth, Sr. MP (1906 - 1971)

Philo Taylor Farnsworth (August 19, 1906 – March 11, 1971) was an American inventor. He is best known for inventing the first completely electronic television. In particular, he was the first to...

6/17/2007 3/27/2012

Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton, FRS (1863, Kimmerghame House, Berwickshire – 1930, London) was a Scottish consulting electrical engineer. He began experimenting around 1903 with the use of ca...

5/17/2009 3/27/2012

Alan Blumlein MP (1903 - 1942)

Alan Dower Blumlein (born June 29, 1903 in Hampstead, London, died June 7, 1942) was an electronics engineer who made many inventions in telecommunications, sound recording, stereo, television and ra...

9/2/2008 3/27/2012

Manfred von Ardenne, Baron MP (1907 - 1997)

Manfred von Ardenne (20 January 1907 – 26 May 1997) was a German research and applied physicist and inventor. He took out approximately 600 patents in fields including electron microscopy, medic...

1/26/2010 3/27/2012