Engineer


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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John Silva on the main duties of a chief television engineer
01:48
Les Flory on the development of the television pick up tube in the 1930s
02:09
Ray Dolby on his early contributions to the video tape recorder
03:24
Sam Christaldi on the job of an engineer
05:26
John Silva on advice to aspiring television engineers
01:45
Les Flory on his involvement with the development of color television and the controversy over the CBS and RCA systems
05:43
Who talked about this profession

Sam Christaldi

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Sam Christaldi on the job of an engineer
05:26

Ray Dolby

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Ray Dolby on his early contributions to the video tape recorder
03:24
Ray Dolby on creating a pulse FM system for modulating the signal going to video tape
01:05
Ray Dolby on his patents on the video tape recorder
03:26
Ray Dolby on the basics of his noise reduction system
02:37
Ray Dolby on the then-current (2007) state of sound on television
01:27
Ray Dolby on the then-future of sound on television
01:18

Les Flory

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Les Flory on the development of the television pick up tube in the 1930s
02:09
Les Flory on how much he was aware of the work of Philo T. Farnsworth, and differences between Farnsworth's system and RCA's
01:59
Les Flory on the differences between the early mechanical and electronic television systems
02:22
Les Flory on his involvement with the development of color television and the controversy over the CBS and RCA systems
05:43

John Silva

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John Silva on first learning about television and knowing he wanted to work in it
01:25
John Silva on his first job as a television station engineer
01:36
John Silva on becoming KTLA's director of engineering and research
04:00
John Silva on the main duties of a chief television engineer
01:48
John Silva on advice to aspiring television engineers
01:45