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Robert Adler

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Robert Adler on his management style as director of research at Zenith and becoming a vice president
03:30
Robert Adler on advice to aspiring television scientists and inventors
02:38

Garrett Brown

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Garrett Brown on inventing the Steadicam and the Arm
19:39
Garrett Brown on the final form of the Steadicam
02:50
Garrett Brown on how the Steadicam works
02:34
Garrett Brown on teaching Steadicam workshops
01:30
Garrett Brown on what it takes to be a successful Steadicam operator
01:38
Garrett Brown on inventing the Skycam, often used for sports on television
07:27
Garrett Brown on his process of invention
01:27
Garrett Brown on advice for aspiring inventors
03:12

Ray Dolby

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Ray Dolby on his patents on the video tape recorder
03:26
Ray Dolby on the basics of his noise reduction system
02:37

Elma Farnsworth

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Elma Farnsworth on the reaction of her and her husband, inventor Philo T. Farnsworth (and colleagues Cliff Gardner and Carl Christensen), on September 7, 1927 when he produced the first all-electronic TV picture (a simple straight line) with his Image Dissector tube
04:54
Elma Farnsworth on the drawbacks to mechanical disc television and the obstacles Philo encountered when creating electronic television
01:43