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BAIRD, John Logie FRSE (1888-1946)

Born Helensburgh, Scotland. Television pioneer. First demonstrated true television in 1926; made first transatlantic transmission  and first demonstration of colour and stereoscopic TV in 1928. His system used by BBC 1929-37; showed big screen TV in 1930 and ultra-shortwave transmission in 1932.

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