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  2. Vladimir K. Zworykin - Wikipedia

    Awards. IRE Medal of Honor, 1951, IEEE Edison Medal, 1952. Vladimir Kosma Zworykin [b] (1888/1889 [a] – July 29, 1982 [7]) was a Russian-American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray tubes.

  3. Vladimir Zworykin | Biography, Inventions, & Facts | Britannica

    See all related content →. Vladimir Zworykin, in full Vladimir Kosma Zworykin, (born July 29 [July 17, Old Style], 1888, Murom, Russia—died July 29, 1982, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.), Russian-born American electronic engineer and inventor of the iconoscope and kinescope television systems.

  4. Vladimir Zworykin, Father of the Television - ThoughtCo

    Vladimir Zworykin (July 30, 1889–July 29, 1982) is often called the "father of television," but he never accepted that, stating that he shared credit with many others such as David Sarnoff. Among his 120 patents are two instruments that were critical to the development of television: the iconoscope camera tube and the kinescope picture tube.

  5. Vladimir Zworykin | Lemelson

    One of the foremost figures in the complex history of television is Vladimir Zworykin (1889-1982), who invented the “iconoscope,” “kinemascope,” and “storage principle” that became the basis of TV as we know it. Born in 1889 in Murom, Russia, 200 miles east of Moscow, Vladimir Kosma Zworykin began his career in electrical ...

  6. Vladimir Kosma Zworykin | Biographical Memoirs: Volume 88 ...

    Dr. Vladimir K. Zworykin was the recipient of 29 major awards: 1934 Morris Liebmann Memorial Prize of the Institute of Radio Engineers. 1938 Honorary degree of doctor of science, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. 1939 Overseas Award from the British Institution of Electrical Engineers. Modern Pioneer Award from the National Association of ...

  7. Vladimir Zworykin summary | Britannica

    Vladimir Zworykin, (born July 30, 1889, Murom, Russia—died July 29, 1982, Princeton, N.J., U.S.), Russian-born U.S. electronic engineer and inventor. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1919. While with Westinghouse Electric Corp. (1920–29), he filed patent applications for his inventions of the iconoscope (a TV transmission tube, 1923) and the ...

  8. Vladimir K. Zworykin - National Academy of Sciences

    TELEVISION AND ELECTRONICS PIONEER Vladimir K. Zworykindied at the Princeton Medical Center on July 29, 1982,one day short of his ninety-third birthday. His inventions ofthe tubes for image pickup and display provided the keys totelevision.

  9. NAE Website - Dr. Vladimir K. Zworykin

    Biography Vladimir K. Zworykin, often called the father of television, died in Princeton, New Jersey, on July 29, 1982. At the time of his death, Dr. Zworykin held the special title of Honorary Vice-President of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), having officially retired in 1954 as Vice-President and Technical Consultant to RCA Laborato­nes.

  10. Zworykin | Pennsylvania Center for the Book

    In 1919, Vladimir Zworykin came to the United States where he attended the University of Pittsburgh. He worked at Westinghouse developing the television and then worked for the Radio Corporation of America, becoming associate research director.

  11. Vladimir Zworykin, 92, Father of Television, Dies - The ...

    Vladimir K. Zworykin, the immigrant scientist and engineer often called the father of television in recognition of the devices he invented for converting moving images into electronic signals and...