Engineer


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Highlights
John Silva on the main duties of a chief television engineer
Les Flory on the development of the television pick up tube in the 1930s
Ray Dolby on his early contributions to the video tape recorder
Sam Christaldi on the job of an engineer
John Silva on advice to aspiring television engineers
Les Flory on his involvement with the development of color television and the controversy over the CBS and RCA systems
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Sam Christaldi

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Sam Christaldi on the job of an engineer

Ray Dolby

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Ray Dolby on his early contributions to the video tape recorder
Ray Dolby on creating a pulse FM system for modulating the signal going to video tape
Ray Dolby on his patents on the video tape recorder
Ray Dolby on the basics of his noise reduction system
Ray Dolby on the then-current (2007) state of sound on television
Ray Dolby on the then-future of sound on television

Les Flory

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

John Silva

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