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Scottish engineer John Logie Baird was the first man to televise pictures of objects in motion. He also demonstrated color television, in 1928.
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John Logie Baird was born August 13, 1888 in Helensburgh, Scotland. He produced televised objects in outline in 1924, transmitted recognizable human faces in 1925, and demonstrated the televising of moving objects in 1926 at the Royal Institution, London. The German post office gave him facilities to develop a television service in 1929. He completed his researches on stereoscopic TV in 1946.
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