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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.
Vladimir K. Zworykin MP
(1889 - 1982)
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...
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...
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...
Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton MP
(1863 - 1930)
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...
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...
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...